Tushar Nagar

Tushar Nagar, Senior Associate, JSA

Tushar’s practice covers diverse aspects of Regulatory and Civil Litigation.

He handles sector specific commercial litigation, arbitration, constitutional & administrative law litigation and regulatory proceedings before statutory authorities, tribunals and courts. He specializes in handling regulatory and commercial matters relating to the Energy sector.

He has been involved in advising & representing various corporate entities involved in Generation, Distribution, Trading and Transmission of Electricity before various State Electricity Regulatory Commissions, the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, the Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court of India.

He has also been involved in advising and representing Resolution Professionals, Committee of Creditors and Operational Creditors in various Corporate Insolvency Resolution Processes involving power/ infra companies and has appeared before the National Company Law Tribunal’s across western India and National Company Law Appellate Tribunal at New Delhi.

He has been practicing law since 2013. Before joining JSA, he was working in Delhi with Praxis Counsel, Advocates & Solicitors, a law firm.

 

Memberships

Bar Council of Delhi

 

Education

BSL LL.B., D.E.S Law College, University of Pune

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Bengali
  • Gujarati

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Tushar amongst others, cover the following:

  • Advising and representing a Power Generating Company in compensatory tariff matters before CERC, APTEL and Supreme Court of India. These matters arose due to unforeseen, uncontrollable and unprecedented escalation in the imported coal price because of change in Law by Government of Indonesia. The said matter has been recognized as one of the most important matters of the year 2018 by IBLJ.
  • Advising and representing a Distribution Licensee before the Supreme Court of India, in defending the constitutional validity of sub-ordinate legislations made by MERC.
  • Advising and representing a Distribution Licensee in Tariff Appeals before the Hon’ble Supreme Court
  • Advising and appearing before CERC and APTEL in matters relating to various change in law claims for thermal and renewable energy based power plants.
  • Advising and representing solar based power generators in proceedings regarding reopening of PPAs and expropriation of Generation Based Incentive allowed by Union of India by the AP Discoms.
  • Advising and representing wind generators in proceedings relating to implementation of State Renewable Energy Policies and execution of contracts.
  • Advising and appearing on behalf of various wind generators in disputes seeking re-classification of wind zones in Maharashtra and consequential re-opening of PPAs.
  • Advising and representing the Resolution Professional of Sai Wardha Power Generation Limited – first resolution of a stressed thermal asset in the country.