Varghese Thomas

Varghese specialises in handling matters related to the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code and debt recovery proceedings. He routinely appears for Indian and foreign banks. 

With an extensive experience in commercial dispute resolution, Varghese has advised several clients in arbitrations and court cases related to shareholder disputes, commercial contracts, concession agreements supply, sale contracts and engineering contracts.

Having advised several multinational port operators in setting up operations including negotiating license agreements, Varghese has a hands-on experience in the Port Sector.

He regularly advises clients on Indian law issues concerning General Corporate laws, Exchange Control regulations, and Securities Regulations.

Some of his recent assignments include:

  • Represented Aircel Limited in its corporate insolvency proceedings
  • Adani Wilmar in the corporate insolvency proceedings of Ruchi Soya Limited 
  • Deutsche Bank on the corporate insolvency proceedings of United Seamless Tubular Private Limited
  • Currently advising Standard Chartered Bank and DBS Bank on various recovery proceedings 
  • Multiple arbitration proceedings for the Sulzer Group and Nuziveedu Seeds Limited

Varghese has been with J. Sagar Associates since 2003 and got promoted as a Partner of the firm in 2007. He has been practising law since 2000.




  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa


  • B.A. LLB(Hons.) from National Law School of India University, Bangalore


  • English
  • Hindi

Last Updated on 30th January 2019

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