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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

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Chairman/CEO: Shardul S  Shroff
Number of employees: 743
Languages:English, Hindi


■ Chairman:
Shardul S Shroff
Tel: +91 1141590700
  Email: [email protected]

Managing Partner: Pallavi Shroff
Tel: +91 11 4590700 
   Email: [email protected]

Managing Partner: Akshay Chudasama
Tel: +22 49335555 
  Email: [email protected] 

Overview & History:
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., founded on a century of legal achievement, is one of India’s leading full service law firms. The firm’s mission is to enable businesses by providing solutions as trusted advisors through excellence, responsiveness, innovation, and collaboration. It is one of India’s most well recognised firms, and is known globally for its integrated approach.
The firm has 520 lawyers including 109 partners provide exceptional services across practice areas including:
■ General Corporate
■ Merger & Acquisition
■ Private Equity
■ Banking & Finance
■ Insolvency & Bankruptcy
■ Competition Law
■ Dispute Resolution
■ Projects & Project Finance
■ Capital Markets
■ Tax, Intellectual Property
■ Venture Capital.

The firm Recently Advised:
■ American Express
in connection with its investments in Mobikwik, IndiaLends and Coraza Technologies (Tapzo)
■ American Express in connection with their payment products and credit card business in India
One97 Communications Limited (PayTM) in connection with payment products, credit linked products and other financial solutions
United States India Strategic Partnership Forum in connection with representations and submissions to the Government of India’s FinTech Steering Committee
■ KiteCash in relation to the launch of a new payment platform and mobile financial services in India
Lendingkart Technologies Private Limited on their investment by Sistema Asia Fund Pte. Limited and Fullerton Financial Holdings
■ PayPal India in connection with product advisory matters
■ Paytm E-Commerce Private Limited in relation to primary investment by SoftBank and Alibaba, Inc. on their investment in CapFloat Financial Services Private Limited, a digital lending platform
■ Wal-Mart in connection with its acquisition of a majority shareholding in Flipkart
True Balance in relation to their prepaid payment instrument products in India
■ Zeta in connection with their prepaid wallet product
■ Clix Capital in connection with their digital lending & e-KYC processes
■ World First, UK in connection with their global payments processes
■ Flipkart in connection with certain payment solutions and FinTech products.

Key Clients:
American Express, Airtel, Amazon, Facebook, FICCI, Flipkart, Government of India, Helion, International Finance Corporation, Internet and Mobile Association of India, Lendingkart Technologies, Loyalty Payback Solutions, MasterCard International Limited, Norwest Venture Partners, Nokia Growth Partners, Nasscom, Oxigen Services India, PayPal, Paytm, US India Business Council, Venture Partners III, Vodafone.
Contact: Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia, Partner
Tel: +91 11 49859937
Email: [email protected]

Recent Highlights & Awards:
■ Ranked #1 in deal count and #2 in deal value in 2017 and #1 in both deal count and value in the Mergermarket India League tables as of Q3 2018
■ Awarded "National Law Firm of the Year, 2017, India" by Chambers and Partners
■ Ranked #2 amongst India’s Top 40 Law Firms by RSG India, 2017
■ Ranked #9 in the Acritas Asia Pacific Law Firm Brand Index 2018 table. SAM & Co is the only law Firm from India to appear in the Top 10
■ Ranked in ‘Tier 1’ for 'Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, M&A, Private Equity, Project Development and Project Finance' by IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2019
■ Ranked ‘Band 1’ for "Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Competition/ Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution, Private Equity, Projects, Infrastructure & Energy and White Collar Crime" by Chambers and Partners 2018
■ Ranked in ‘Tier’ 1’ for several of our key practice areas by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2018
■ Ranked in ‘Tier 1’ for 'Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, M&A, Private Equity, Project Finance and Infrastructure' by IFLR1000 Financial and Corporate 2018
■ Recognised as one of the 'Best Overall Law Firms' by India Business Law Journal’s Indian Law Firm Awards for eight successive years, 2010-17
■ Acknowledged as ‘Outstanding’ for banking and financial services, capital markets, competition/antitrust, construction, corporate and M&A, dispute resolution, energy, insurance, private equity, infrastructure and regulatory by Asialaw Profiles, 2019


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