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AZB & Partners

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 2IndiaGlobal 2021 View ranking table
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What the team is known for

Well-established group that advises domestic and international banks on a wide variety of work, including syndicated lending, ECB and corporate finance transactions. Go-to choice of counsel for key borrowers in the market and active on structured and project finance transactions as well as securitisation issues. Also handles a number of real estate financings. Additional expertise in handling corporate insolvency matters. Adept at advising energy companies on securing funding for renewable projects.

Strengths

One client notes that they are "excellent" and adds that "the advice is sound and clear."

Another client specifies: "Their thoroughness, insight, knowledge and proactiveness is what we really appreciated. Their responsiveness was a critical attribute."

Work highlights

Advised Goldman Sachs on the settlement of its debt under listed NCDs issued by Nitesh Pune Mall including filing under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, and negotiating a contentious settlement process with the issuer, the acquirer and the refinancing bank.

Notable practitioners

Anand Shah acts for notable financial institutions and handles a range of financing matters from NCDs and acquisitions to asset financing. He is reported to match "very strong financing knowledge" with the capacity to be "protective yet practical in solving issues."

Co-founder of the firm, Bahram Vakil is well known in the market for his considerable expertise in project finance work. Of late, he has been very active on insolvency issues and has handled some of India's most complex insolvency matters.

Gautam Saha is noted by clients for his "prompt responses" and "practical and credible advice." He is adept at advising lenders on a range of matters including term loans and ECB work.

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Banking & Finance

AZB & Partners

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AZB House Peninsula Corporate Park

Ganpatrao Kadam Marg.

Lower Parel

Mumbai

Maharashtra

India

400013

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Chambers Research is conducted by 200 Research Analysts, across 200 jurisdictions and provides nearly 6,000 rankings tables. Annually we collect hundreds of thousands of responses from clients, the majority via in-depth interview. Learn more about our methodology.

India

Banking & Finance


Anand Shah
Up and Coming
Bahram N Vakil
Eminent Practitioners
Gautam Saha
Band 2