J Sagar Associates

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) Department

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What the team is known for An outstanding practice offering expertise in a wide range of issues in the TMT space, covering matters relating to mobile devices and payments, cloud computing, online gaming, data privacy and telecoms regulatory advice. Also well reputed for its skill in related transactional work. Retains an impressive roster of clients among blue-chip international technology and telecoms companies. Additionally represents a roster of emerging and established fintech companies in relation to a full suite of issues including licensing, regulatory work and dispute resolution.

Strengths Clients are outspoken about the quality of service they receive. One source comments: "I have the highest regard for them. They give good, thoughtful advice and they are creative and extremely responsive."

A further source finds the firm "responsive, clear and on point with their advice."

Work highlights Advised eBay Singapore Services in relation to the sale of its entire stake in Flipkart to Walmart.

Notable practitioners

Asim Abbas is a specialist in telecoms regulations, with extensive experience in TRAI policy. He is respected for his industry knowledge, having previously held a senior role in the Department of Telecommunications and as in-house counsel for a leading telecoms provider.

S P Purwar is a seasoned individual with over 30 years of experience handling telecoms work. He has a particular focus on regulatory and licensing mandates.

Sajai Singh is highly reputed for his wealth of experience, regularly assisting clients with complex technology and telecoms-related transactions. One client notes: "He is great - very knowledgeable and strategic. He knows the industry."