Phoenix Legal Welcomes New Partner

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Phoenix Legal is delighted to announce the addition of Sumit Sinha to its partnership. Sumit Sinha has joined Phoenix Legal as a Partner on August 2, 2023. He will be a part of the Firm’s General Corporate, M&A, Private Equity and Venture Capital practice and will operate out of the firm’s New Delhi office. He has 17 years of experience. His areas of practice include mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions, corporate restructuring and reorganizations, corporate investigations, white collar crimes and general corporate and commercial transactions.

Sumit has been advising domestic and international clients, including private
equity funds, venture capital funds, banks and financial institutions and
businesses across a range of sectors. He has significant transactional
experience and has been actively involved in some large M&A and private
equity deals. He has been appreciated by clients for his hands-on approach
and for providing solution-oriented sound legal advice. Sumit has also
handled complex investigations involving corporate frauds and regulatory issues.

Sumit has previously worked with Trilegal, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas), J Sagar Associates and DMD Advocates. He completed his B.S.L. LL.B. from Symbiosis Law College, Pune, in 2006. He has featured in the Forbes India Legal Powerlist 2022 as one of the “Top 100
Individual Lawyers” (Above 10 Years Experience) and recognized as amongst “India’s Future Legal Leaders” by India Business Law Journal in 2020.

Sumit said, Phoenix Legal is known for high quality work, solution-oriented approach and commitment towards client service and I am completely aligned with this vision and approach. I am very excited to be a part of the firm and look forward to working with all members of the firm to help the firm scale greater heights.

Commenting on Sumit’s addition to the partnership, Manjula Chawla, Co-founding partner said, we are pleased to welcome Sumit and his colleagues to the firm. They make a great fit to the firm’s strong corporate practice. Sumit represents some of the marquee names in the venture capital and start up sector and with Sumit’s energy, enthusiasm and strong client relationships we expect him to make a strong contribution to the growth of the firm and its corporate practice.

Sumit joins Phoenix Legal with a team of 2 lawyers, Ashima Dewan – Associate Partner and Sukanya Bhattacharya – Senior Associate


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