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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

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Executive Chairman: Shardul S Shroff
Managing Partners: Pallavi Shroff, Akshay Chudasama
Number of partners: 120 Number of lawyers: 604

Firm Overview:
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, founded on a century of legal achievements, is among India’s leading full service law firms. The firm’s mission is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisors through excellence, responsiveness, innovation, and collaboration.
With over 600 lawyers including 120 partners spread across offices in seven locations in India, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co is one of India’s biggest and most well-reputed law firms. The firm’s lawyers create bespoke and comprehensive solutions for its multi-jurisdictional clients.
The firm is at the helm of major headline transactions in all segments of industry and business. The firm represents major transnational corporates on their India entry and business strategy and is known globally for its exceptional merger & acquisition, tax, competition law, dispute resolution and arbitration, regulatory litigation, capital markets and private equity practices.

Main Areas of Practice:
General Corporate
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity
Banking & Finance
Competition Law
Insolvency & Bankruptcy
Dispute Resolution
Projects & Project Finance
Capital Markets
Intellectual Property

General Corporate:
The firm’s work in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, JVs, private equity and business restructuring is highly regarded. The firm’s competition law, intellectual property and regulatory teams work very closely with the corporate teams for facilitating deal closures. The firm’s insurance practice is robust and well recognised.

Banking & Finance:
The team’s offerings range from traditional banking documentation to securitisation, factoring, setting up payment banks, syndicated loans, structured finance, acquisition finance and mortgage backed securities, guarantee structures, equipment financing, non-convertible debentures, external commercial borrowings and working capital loans.

Insolvency & Bankruptcy:
The firm has a highly skilled and diversified bankruptcy and restructuring practice. The team’s experience covers an entire range of scenarios relating to bankruptcy and insolvency, starting from early signs of distress to corporates and restructuring towards revival to processes involving liquidation and winding down of businesses. The team provides a comprehensive solution in terms of financial restructuring and recovery, insolvency, corporate reorganisation and restructuring, creditors’ rights, and contingent preparedness against any peripheral litigation.

Competition Law:
With a strong and recognised competition practice in India, the 21-member strong competition team has a proven track record of successfully steering clients through the team’s largest transactions, complex investigations and high-stakes litigation.

Dispute Resolution:
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co is a go-to firm for domestic and international arbitrations, commercial and corporate and regulatory disputes in various courts, tribunals, forums, administrative authorities and regulators in India.

Projects & Project Finance:
The firm advises developers, EPC contractors, investors and lenders on various infrastructure projects in sectors such as power, oil and gas, nuclear energy, ports, roads and mining. The firm advises on regulatory aspects, contractual issues and government tendering aspects typically associated with such large scale projects.

Capital Markets:
The firm’s offerings include legal and regulatory advice on IPOs, FPOs, rights issues, QIPs, ADRs, GDRs, IDRs, AIM listings, on the Equity side. On the debt capital markets side, our offerings include issuance and restructuring of FCCBs, non-convertible bonds, unlisted infrastructure bonds, and medium term note programs (MTN Programs). The firm also has a well-developed financial regulatory practice (FRP).

The firm offers a broad range of direct and indirect tax services (including customs duty, central excise, service tax value added tax, central sales tax, state excise duty etc.) ranging from tax planning, advisory, implementation, documentation, representation and litigation support. The firm has been instrumental in providing tax advice for international transactions, in addition to being involved in advising and structuring major transactions in India.

Intellectual Property:
The firm offers a full range of services that cover patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs and other allied laws, from conceptualisation to enforcement and from negotiations to creation of innovative corporate structures based on intellectual property.

■Mr. Shardul S. Shroff, Executive Chairman
Email: [email protected]
■Ms. Pallavi Shroff, Managing Partner New Delhi Office
Email: [email protected]
■Mr. Akshay Chudasama, Managing Partner, Mumbai Office
Email: [email protected]


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