Tony Verghese

Tony's practice largely focuses on corporate commercial transactions in various sectors. He handles complex advisory matters, commercial contractual reviews, due diligence exercises, M&A, foreign investment related matters, real estate and employment matters.

His practice areas include advising clients on setting up business in India, day-to-day business operations, corporate compliance, licensing and regulatory issues. In addition, Tony regularly advises on all types of commercial and corporate contracts.

His experience in the telecom and Information Technology sectors involve providing regulatory advice on the licensing regime in India, setting up BPOs, Call Centres, software licensing arrangements, technology licensing arrangements, advice on SEZ, STPI and other general advisory.

Some of his recent assignments include: 

  • Advised GCX, a subsidiary of Reliance Communications on various transactional structures from a regulatory perspective for providing data center services 
  • Assisted various clients in the IT/ITES sector for obtaining licenses/registrations necessary for undertaking/rendering services that have a combination of technology and telecom
  • Assisted Hewlett Packard in a project relating to restructuring of its businesses, wherein he was involved in advising on the restructuring of its telecommunications infrastructure and resources in India, as well as on the real estate portion of its various entities in India

Tony has been practising law since 2000 and has been with JSA for more than a decade. Before joining JSA, he has worked  in-house (with Bharti Airtel as a legal & regulatory counsel) as well as with other corporate law firms such as Kochhar & Co.




  • Bar Council of Karnataka


  • B.Com - Bangalore University
  • LL.B - Bangalore University


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Kannada
  • Malayalam
  • Tamil

Last Updated on 30th January 2019

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