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Global Guide 2023
India Banking & Finance
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Band 1

3 Ranked Lawyers

About

Provided by Trilegal

Our Banking and Finance practice's reputation as a market leader has been built on the foundation of an intuitive commercial understanding of what our clients want to achieve, the quality of our documentation, and our ability to competently deliver the right outcomes within tight timeframes.​ 

Our Partners regularly advise clients on established as well as emerging products in a dynamic legal and regulatory environment. We provide a focused, pragmatic approach, with fee transparency, and highly effective, technology-driven transaction management.​ 

We represent lenders and borrowers across a wide spectrum covering sponsors and corporates. Our key clients include  

  • major domestic banks such as ICICI Bank, State Bank of India and Axis Bank,  

  • foreign banks such as Standard Chartered Bank, Deutsche Bank, Citibank, Barclays, Nomura and Rabobank, 

  • multilateral agencies such as IFC, US Exim Bank, and UK's CDC Group, 

  • sponsors such as Brookfield and Blackstone, and  

  • non-banking financial companies and offshore credit funds such as Edelweiss, SSG, Piramal Capital and Housing Finance, KKR, and Varde.​  

We work on a range of domestic and cross border structured financing transactions with varied complexity, covering acquisition finance,project finance,private DCM, securitisation,and debt restructuring. This includes distressed investments, enforcement and winding up, and advisory, regulatory, and mergers and acquisitions in the financial services sector. 





Chambers Review

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Banking & Finance - India
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Band 1
What the team is known for

Trilegal has a long-established legal practice which is well versed in advising large banks and financial institutions on complex structured transactions in India. The team is active across project finance, refinancing, acquisition finance and term loans. The lawyers are also experienced in distressed debt transactions and syndicated lending and handle deals across the renewable energy, transportation and real estate spaces. Some of Trilegal's key clients include State Bank of India, Axis Bank and Piramal Capital Housing Finance.

Work Highlights

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  • Trilegal acted for State Bank of India, Axis Bank and the Bank of Maharashtra on a INR20 billion rupee term loan to National Highways Infra Trust.

Notable Practitioners

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Kannan Rahul
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Band 2

Kannan Rahul is a partner based in Trilegal's Mumbai office. His work includes a significant amount of project and real estate finance matters. He regularly represents borrowers and lenders, winning praise from investment banks and major investment funds.

"Kannan is very good at his work, very hands-on, and a go-to guy for large domestic banks and some of the offshore funds. He is very thorough and practical in his approach to getting work done."

"His advice is both legally and commercially sound and we have never worked with someone as good before. It's an absolute pleasure working with him."

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Pranav Sharma
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Band 3

Pranav Sharma is a partner in Trilegal's Mumbai office with experience advising major investment banks. He handles a range of matters, including ECB deals.

"Pranav Sharma is a fantastic lawyer."

"He is blunt when providing his assessment of risk (which we definitely appreciate!) and does not shy away from holding on to this position while interpreting tricky provisions of law."

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Ameya Khandge
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Band 4

Ameya Khandge is a partner at Trilegal, based in its Mumbai office. He represents notable international lenders and public bodies on a range of financing work, including project finance matters.

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Kannan Rahul
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Ameya Khandge
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