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TT&A

Banking & Finance

3 ranked lawyersBand 1IndiaGlobal 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Widely considered to be a formidable presence on sophisticated banking work, and valued for its international experience. Regularly entrusted with important mandates by major international banks and non-banking financial companies, with particular activity on high-value acquisition finance and refinancing for lenders. Also acts for domestic borrowers, including those in the energy sector. Capable of handling debt restructurings and securitisation issues, as well as real estate and project financing. Experienced at advising banks on large investments.

Strengths

One client comments: "Talwar Thakore and Associates is widely regarded as the best in the banking and finance space. If a matter of great complexity comes in the near future then TT&A is definitely going to be on our minds for engagement."

One interviewee says: "They are a firm that is doing really well. They have very much built out and expanded and they are active on high-value, stellar work. They are one to watch."

Work highlights

Acted for HSBC as the lender in relation to the INR1.6 billion facility provided to Nature’s Essence for acquisition of the business of Nature’s Organics.

Notable practitioners

Rahul Gulati can call upon his extensive knowledge and experience of capital markets in his banking work. He is highly rated for his work on structured financings, and attracts particular praise for his knowledge of derivatives and banking regulations. One client comments: "He is very good on trading regulations and derivatives, he is excellent at navigating the rules and regulations in India."

Rituparno Bhattacharya earns praise from interviewees for being "hands-on" and "strong," with clients appreciating his "varied exposure." He handles a range of financing matters and also advises on debt restructuring mandates.

Highly-respected lawyer Sonali Mahapatra is described by market sources as "the firm's key strength" and "a real expert," while a client says she is "the one I go to" because she is "sharp and engaged." She is well known for advising on acquisition finance mandates.

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India

Banking & Finance


Rahul Gulati
Band 4
Rituparno Bhattacharya
Up and Coming
Sonali Mahapatra
Band 1