Rishya Belliappa

Rishya’s practice is predominantly focused on domestic and international advisory on private equity transactions, mergers & acquisitions, debt financing and renewable energy. He has also advised alternative investment funds, non-banking financial companies (non-systemically important) and group companies on their investments in the form of loans and debt instruments across industries including real estate, renewable energy and manufacturing.

He has worked closely with both investors and target companies across different growth cycles (i.e., seed funding to strategic acquisitions).

He has been practicing law since 2016. Before joining JSA, he was working with Dua Associates.



Bar Council of Karnataka



BA LLB (Hons.) – School of Law, Christ University



  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada

Rishya’s recent deals include:

  • Advising the promoters of a leading renewable energy company on a strategic investment of approximately USD 75,000,000/- by an international private equity fund.
  • Advising an international private equity fund on their Series B investment of approximately USD 120,000,000/- in a SaaS company.
  • Advising the promoters of a textile manufacturing company in respect of a sale of the said company to an international private equity fund for approximately INR 200,00,00,000/-
  • Advised a foreign portfolio investor on their subscription to debt securities issued by a real estate developer for approximately INR 800,00,00,000/-.
  • Advised a private company operating in the renewable energy sector on a project finance of approximately INR 370,00,00,000/- raised from a non-banking financial company.