Rohit Venkat

Rohit Venkat, Principal Associate, JSA

Rohit specialises in disputes with a focus on litigation in the Energy, Infrastructure, Oil & Gas and Mining sectors. He has represented and advised clients on issues pertaining to EPC Contracts, Concession Agreements, Power Purchase Agreements, LNG Sale & Purchase Agreements, Gas Sale & Transportation Agreements and Off take Agreements, including issues pertaining to construction delays, imposition of liquidated damages and money claims. Rohit has also advised on risk analysis and mitigation strategies involved in fossil fuel-fired, simple and combined cycle and cogeneration generating facilities, wind and solar project including advice on regulatory issues in connection with construction, tariff fixation, licensing, restructuring and electricity trading.

Prior to joining JSA, Rohit was a member of the Projects, Energy and Infrastructure Group at Allen & Overy, New York, where he advised a range of institutions, such as sponsors and lenders on project financings, including advise and drafting of project documents, financing documents, fund formations and restructuring of project financings.

Rohit completed his B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad in 2012 and then went on to complete his LL.M. (Master of Laws) from Columbia Law School, New York in 2018.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Delhi

 

Publications

  • What was ‘mine’ is now yours for a fair price Read more
  • Opinion: Energy Storage in India – A Perspective Read more

 

Education

  • B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) NALSAR University of Law
  • LL.M. Columbia University in the City of New York

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Tamil
  • Kannada