Corporate generalist attorney Dr. Rajesh K Sehgal has joined Link Legal as Partner at its New Delhi Office.
Rajesh has a PhD from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University and has Master’s (LL.M) from Southampton Solent University, UK specializing in Energy & Environment Laws.
With more than 23 years of experience, Rajesh has experience in handling diverse functions including cross border energy assets acquisition, renewables and infrastructure, project financing, environment & natural resources, risk management, contracts & due diligence and global compliances. He will strengthen the existing robust renewables, infra and ESG practices of Link Legal.
Prior to joining Link Legal, Rajesh was Head Legal for APAC with Trina Solar based out of Singapore and has specialization in development and acquisition of energy projects in various Asia Pacific countries. He has also been Senior Counsel with Sembcorp Industries earlier. He was also a Partner with Fox Mandal heading its infra and natural resources practices. Rajesh has also worked with British High Commission in India as Senior Advisor Legal Services supporting its Trade & Investment arm.
Welcoming Rajesh to the firm, Atul Sharma, Executive Chairman of Link Legal stated that “Rajesh’s addition to the firm will further bolster the existing strong practice of the firm in the infrastructure space across all practice areas in this sector.”
Commenting on the appointment, Nusrat Hassan, Managing Partner, said, “Rajesh will prove an asset to the firm having seen the infrastructure practice from the perspective of outside lawyers as well as an in-house counsel. His experience across all verticals of infrastructure practice will help the firm in providing strategic and business advice to its clients.”
Anand Srivastava, Managing Partner said, “Rajesh’s addition to the infrastructure practice of the firm is another step in the direction of strengthening the already existing credentials of the firm in this sector. Rajesh has been involved in the complete lifecycle of infrastructure projects from conceptualization to implementation which has been the forte of the firm as well. The firm welcomes addition of Rajesh whose vast experience will be of immense value to the firm.”
On his appointment, Rajesh said, “I am super excited to return to private practice and enter into the new phase in my career and inspired to be a part of a Firm that is expanding exponentially and pushing boundaries in all its practice areas!”