Sonali specialises in banking & finance, financial services, trade finance and securitisation. She has extensive experience in banking & finance related transactions including different types of debt transactions (secured, limited recourse and syndicated), project finance, structured finance, real estate financing, security creation and debt instruments.
She has advised on matters pertaining to overseas direct investment, bilateral and syndicate lending extended by way of foreign currency lending and bond issuances. Sonali advises on financing transactions as lenders, arrangers, agents, security trustees and financial advisors. She regularly advises clients on regulatory issues, including foreign exchange laws, securitisation and direct assignment transactions. She has also assisted an Indian bank in closing its foreign branch and in shifting their operations to one of their branches in India.
Sonali draws widespread experience from her exposure to the financial sector in advising Indian incorporated banking entities in relation to their interbank borrowings by way of resource raising keeping in mind legal, regulatory and compliance requirements stipulated under applicable laws.
Sonali has been recognised in banking & finance and restructuring & insolvency by IFLR1000.
Sonali has been practicing law since 2019. Before joining JSA, she was an associate with the banking and finance team at Juris Corp, Advocates & Solicitors.
- Co – authored an article on “Deep Dive into Delhi HC Ruling on Sanctity of RBI’s Approval”, published by LawStreetIndia (a portal of TaxSutra).
- Co – authored an article on “Moving Towards A ‘Cash-Lite’ Society! – Advancement of Payment Infrastructure Facilities”, published with Lexology.
- Co -authored an article titled ‘Pandemic induced credit crunch faced by MSMEs and a rise in alternate financing methods’ published in Financial Regulation International.
B.L.S. LL.B, Government Law College, Mumbai (2019)