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HSA Advocates, Anjan Dasgupta, New Delhi, INDIA

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Anjan Dasgupta

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HSA Advocates

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Banking & Finance (including Project Finance), Energy, Infrastructure & Project Development, Public Private Partnerships


Anjan Dasgupta is a senior partner and a core member of the firm’s highly reputed energy, infrastructure and finance practice areas. He focuses his practice on corporate and commercial matters with particular concentration in the development and financing of energy, transportation and general infrastructure projects including Public Private Partnerships.  

He has more than 15 years of experience in advising on projects and transactions in emerging markets across a range of sectors including telecommunications, energy, mining, roads, oil and gas, air and sea ports, agribusiness and healthcare. He also has significant experience in clean technology and sustainable development projects.

Anjan’s clients include major corporations, equity investors, banks and financial institutions, governments and other public bodies, and commercial organizations. He also has extensive experience acting for export credit agencies and multilateral institutions.

Prior to working with HSA Advocates, Anjan was a senior associate and a core member of Herbert Smith Freehills LLP’s (then Herbert Smith LLP) energy, infrastructure and project finance practice in London.  He has also worked with Norton Rose Fulbright LLP (then Ogilvy Renault LLP) in Toronto, Trilegal in Mumbai and The Centre of Innovation Law and Policy at the University of Toronto, Canada.

Legal 500 has recommended Anjan for banking and finance, projects and infrastructure, corporate and TMT practices in India. Chambers Global and Chambers Asia Pacific has ranked Anjan for Projects and Infrastructure and Chambers Asia Pacific has recognized him as a notable practitioner for Banking and Finance and TMT practices in India. ASIALAW PROFILES (a Euromoney publication) and IFLR 1000 have listed him as a recommended lawyer for banking, projects development, TMT, energy and natural resources practices in India. Who’s Who Legal has recommended Anjan for Project Finance practice in India. 

Anjan currently serves on the management council and the executive committee of the firm.  He regularly writes and speaks on topics relating to energy, infrastructure, TMT, banking and finance, project finance, and PPPs in India.  Anjan has a strong academic background and is a recipient of number of awards and scholarships for excellence in the study of law. He has keen interest in teaching, and has been a visiting faculty in various law schools in India and overseas.


From 2011 onwards

Employer: HSA Advocates, Mumbai

Positions held: Senior Partner

From 2007 to 2011

Employer: Herbert Smith LLP, London

Positions held: Senior Associate

From 2005 to 2007

Employer: Oglivy Renault LLP, Toronto

Positions held: Legal Counsel

From 2004 to 2005

Employer: The Centre for Innovation Law and Policy – University of Toronto Faculty of Law

Positions held: Research Assistant

From 2002 to 2004

Employer: Trilegal, Mumbai

Positions held: Associate



English, Hindi and Bengali


Member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa
Member of the Law Society of England and Wales
Member of the International Bar Association


School, college and/or University Attended

Degree/certificate or other specialized education obtained

Date Obtained

University of Toronto 

LL.M  Business Law


Symbiosis Law School



Symbiosis Law School




Banking and finance

Within: Banking and finance

HSA Advocates is known for its strength in the energy and infrastructure space; recent highlights include advising the State Bank of India and the Import-Export Bank of India on the financing of railway development projects by Konkan Railway Corporation, and assisting the government of Goa with a loan from Axis Bank for the construction of an airport at Mopa in Goa. Practice head Anjan Dasgupta left for DSK Legal in May 2019. Harsh Arora is noted for his infrastructure expertise.

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