Banking and Finance

Our top ranked Banking & Finance team has been at the forefront of advising and executing some of the most complex, strategically important and large scale transactions for both providers of finance as well as borrowers.

We represent a diverse range of banks and financial institutions, public and private companies of all sizes on domestic and international transactions across every industry, commercial, financial and governmental sectors including infrastructure projects covering airports, ports, roads and highways power generation and distribution (solar, hydro, wind and thermal) oil and gas, mass rapid transit system, cement plants, schools, mining etc. 

Our specialist knowledge of the sector & its issues and comprehensive understanding of banking laws enable our lawyers to provide the best advice to our clients. The banking and finance team works very closely with other practice area experts such as infrastructure projects, dispute resolution, insolvency and restructuring specialists etc for the purposes of developing innovative solutions for our clients.

IFLR1000 2022 ranks highly the following practices:

Banking, Project Finance, Capital Markets: Debt & Equity, Project Development: Infrastructure, Project Development: Energy, Project Development: Transport, Restructuring and Insolvency, M&A and Private Equity.

Winner in Aviation, Energy & Natural Resources and Infrastructure & Project Finance by India Business Law Journal’s Indian Law Firm Awards 2021.


Ranked #6 both by deal volume and number of deals as FY 2020-21 India Lead Banks' Legal Counsel in the India Loans League Table Report FY 2020-21 published by Debtwire 

Ranked in the Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution; Litigation, Projects & Energy, Antitrust and Competition, Restructuring & Insolvency, TMT, Private Equity and Investment Funds by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2021 Rankings.


Ranked highly in Aviation, Banking & Finance, Corporate/ M&A, Dispute Resolution, Private Equity, Projects, Infrastructure & Energy and Restructuring/Insolvency by Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific 2021 Rankings

 



Top Ranked Legal ranks highly the following practices:



Aviation, Banking & Finance, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate/M&A, Dispute Resolution.



 


Ranked highly in the Banking & Finance and  Banking & Financial Services Practice by Asialaw Profiles 2021

Recognised as 'Infrastructure & Project Finance Law Firm of the Year' by Legal Era's Indian Legal Awards 2019-20.


 

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific ranks highly the following practices:

Banking & Finance, Dispute Resolution, Projects, Infrastructure and Energy,  Corporate/M&A, Restructuring/Insolvency

Ranked highly in the Banking and Finance Practice by Asialaw Profiles 2020


Ranked highly in the Banking and Project Finance Practice by IFLR1000 2020

Ranked highly in the Banking and Finance Practice by Chambers Asia Pacific.


Ranked # 2 for two consecutive years in Asia (excluding Japan) and Australasia in Project Finance League Table - Dealogic Rankings (January 1- December 31, 2016) and (January 1- December 31, 2017)

Banking and Finance Practice has been rated highly by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific.


Adjudged as “Project Finance Law Firm of the Year – 2016 - India.

Key People

Aditya Bhardwaj
Associate Partner
Mumbai
Bhalchandra Palav
Partner
Mumbai
Gaurav Priyadarshi
Associate Partner
Delhi
K. A. Najmi
Partner
Delhi
Ketan Mukhija
Partner
Delhi
Neha Singh
Associate Partner
Delhi
Nidhi Pathania
Partner
Mumbai
P Ravi Charan
Partner
Hyderabad
Pushkar Bavare
Associate Partner
Mumbai
Ravindran K.
Partner
Chennai
Samantha Fernandes
Partner
Delhi
Sanjay Gupta
Partner
Delhi
Vishakha Bhagvat
Partner
Mumbai
Y. Sriniwas Arun
Partner
Hyderabad

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