Vidhi Jhawar

Vidhi Jhawar, Associate, JSA

Vidhi specialises in securities litigation and advisory.  She has handled matters pertaining to violation of provisions of SEBI (Prevention of Insider Trading) Regulations, SEBI (Prevention of Unfair Trade Practices) Regulations, SEBI (Substantial Acquisition of Shares and Takeovers) Regulations, SEBI (Stock Exchanges and Clearing Corporations) Regulations, SEBI (Intermediaries) Regulations, etc. and has represented clients in proceedings before the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), SEBI, stock exchanges, High Courts and the Supreme Court. Vidhi also advises companies/ key managerial personnel, various intermediaries and market participants on matters involving SEBI and securities laws.

She has been practicing law since 2017. Before joining JSA, Vidhi was working with The Law Point where she represented and appeared on behalf of SEBI before SAT and the Bombay High Court. She also has experience handling civil disputes and arbitration.

 

Memberships

Bar council of Maharashtra and Goa

 

Education

B.A., LL.B, Symbiosis Law School, Pune

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

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

  • Represented minority public shareholders/ investors in proceedings filed before SAT and the Supreme Court against disposal of the investors’ grievance alleging violation of minimum public shareholding norms by a large media house. SAT issued strictures and set aside SEBI’s communication disposing the complaint filed by the investors and SEBI was directed to reconsider the grievances in a time bound manner.
  • Represented one of the largest broking houses in India in proceedings initiated by SEBI with respect to violation of various provisions of Stock Broker Regulations and various SEBI Circulars.
  • Representing one of the largest broking houses in India in ‘fit and proper’ proceedings initiated by SEBI on account of trading in paired contracts on National Spot Exchange Limited.
  • Representing the promoters of one of India’s largest air-cooling companies before SAT challenging an order passed by SEBI imposing a hefty penalty for violation of provisions of takeover regulations.