Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) Department

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What the team is known for Well respected for transactional TMT work, especially financing and investment in the technology, media and telecoms industries. Also recognised for skill in telecoms regulatory mandates as well as data protection and licensing. Acts for an impressive roster of international social media companies, including Facebook and WhatsApp, as well as e-commerce and mobile companies and cloud service providers.

Strengths The practice is lauded for its level of dedication, as one source reports: "They are very diligent with their research and they understand the nuances of the work."

Work highlights Advised Walmart on its USD16 billion acquisition of a majority shareholding in Flipkart.

Notable practitioners

G V Anand Bhushan offers a wealth of expertise in technology and telecoms work, including advising on regulatory issues, data protection and transactions in the sector. Clients portray him as "a good leader. His articulation skills are impressive. He goes beyond the solution. I'd look at him as a business lawyer – he is very solutions-focused."