Ruchi Mehta


Ruchi’s key focus area is general corporate advisory and private equity transactions. She has assisted clients from the inception of acquisitions, contributed during negotiations and helped in the completion of the transactions. 

She has drafted, reviewed and negotiated facility agreements and security documents including closing legal opinions on enforceability. 

She has advised domestic start-ups and offshore companies on contractual rights and obligations including multiple investment opportunities and strategic sale transactions. She has also drafted memos and issued opinions on matters pertaining to the Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) Policy, Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 and Regulations issued thereunder such as, those relating to transfer of shares, acquisition of immovable properties, external commercial borrowings and establishment of branch/ liaison offices in India, Companies Act, 2013, removal of managing director, corporate governance and CSR contribution. Also, she drafted an employee handbook and advised on matters pertaining to employment laws in the State of Telangana. 

Ruchi has advised a leading fashion and beauty multinational company for acquiring a target company in India. She has assisted the Indian target company in complying with key regulatory compliances required under the Indian laws. She has conducted due diligence on several private and public listed IT companies engaged in the business of software testing and quality management services. Ruchi has had articles published in various national and international journals. 

Ruchi has been practising law since 2011. Before joining JSA, she was with AZB & Partners, Mumbai for two and a half years.

PRACTICE AREAS

SECTORS

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Bar Council of India

EDUCATION

  • BA LLB (Hons.), Hidayatullah National Law University

LANGUAGES SPOKEN

  • English
  • Gujarati
  • Hindi

Last Updated on 28th January 2019

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