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Priyank Srivastava

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Duane Morris & Selvam LLP

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Corporate and Energy


Special Counsel

Areas of Practice:

  • Energy & Infrastructure
  • Banking & Project Finance
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Regulatory                                                                           


Priyank Srivastava is Special Counsel in the Corporate and Energy practices with over ten years’ experience advising in the energy and Project Development/Infrastructure/P3 sector. Mr. Srivastava focuses his practice on upstream, midstream and downstream oil and gas/LNG matters and the power sector. Having worked for over eight years at India’s largest exploration and production company, he is familiar with all the transactional aspects of global energy projects.

A client has provided the following testimonial about Mr. Srivastava: “We have known Priyank for almost a decade now. We have seen him handle Energy, Oil & Gas matters and a large variety of corporate matters with the highest degree of professionalism. Priyank is an excellent lawyer and carries a wide scope of commercial sense, wisdom and experience. Lawyers working in the oil & gas sector require both legal regulatory as well as industry experience, and Priyank is one of the rare professional lawyers, having the combination of both.”

Mr. Srivastava has considerable on-the-ground experience of advising clients in various sectors in Myanmar, including energy and power projects, infrastructure, telecom and project financing matters. He has rich experience of the local regulatory regime of Myanmar and has been actively involved in dealing with various government authorities.

Mr. Srivastava’s core areas of practice include cross-border mergers and acquisitions transactions in relation to oil and gas and energy and infrastructure projects. His practice covers acquisitions, joint ventures, project development and project finance within the oil and gas, mining, power and infrastructure sectors. He is fluent in Hindi and English and knows elementary Burmese and Spanish.


English and Hindi. Elementary Burmese and Spanish.


  • National Law School of India University, Master in Business Laws, 2010
  • Symbiosis Law School, B.S.L./LL.B., 2007


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The India practice at Duane Morris & Selvam LLP is 'noted for its commercial approach, and knowledge of the Indian market'  and offers 'a highly rated level of service'. The group has the capabilities across capital markets, corporate transactions and disputes. It was instructed by the President of India on the of the outstanding shares in HUDCO in an IPO in India and concurrent private placements outside India. Jamie Benson and the 'responsive, knowledgeable and solution-oriented' Babita Ambekar (now at DWF) jointly head the practice and focus on capital markets and corporate matters respectively. The team includes the recent addition of special counsel Priyank Srivastava from Allen & Gledhill (Myanmar) Co., Ltd, who has particular experience handling matters in the energy and infrastructure sector.

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