Mr Saurabh Sharma > Juris Corp > Mumbai, India > Lawyer Profile

Juris Corp
302, Century Bhavan, 3rd Floor
Dr Annie Besant Road, Worli
Mumbai - 400 030
India

Work Department

  • Banking & Finance
  • Project Finance
  • Trade & Commodity Finance
  • Financial Services Regulatory & Advisory
  • Securitisation & Receivables Financing
  • Restructuring & Distressed Assets

Position

Partner, Juris Corp (Mumbai)

Career

Saurabh’s expertise includes advising banks, non-banking financial companies, other financial entities and corporates in relation to a varied array of lending and financing transactions, including by way of acquisition finance, structured finance, interbank borrowings, bond issuances, note issuances and restructuring etc. He regularly assists foreign clients on their overseas direct investments and foreign currency lending. He is frequently involved in structuring and strategizing arrangements from an Indian legal, regulatory and compliance perspective.

Saurabh has an extensive range of experience in precious metals related documentation, structuring and regulatory issues and disputes in relation thereto.

Saurabh also assists banks and corporates with drafting and reviewing of a wide spectrum of project and financing documents in relation to various projects in sectors such as power, renewal energy, transportation, oil and gas, steel, real estate, pharma, hotels telecommunications, manufacturing, mining, etc.

He also regularly advises clients on regulatory issues, including foreign exchange laws, securitisation, stamp duty, policy of financial institutions, etc. He has assisted entities in establishing legal presence to operate their businesses in India, including setting up of non-banking financial companies.

He regularly conducts workshops and presentations for bankers on banking documentation and regulatory and compliance requirements in relation to the same.

Saurabh is recognised for his contribution for World Bank Group’s Doing Business 2018: Reforming to Create Jobs.

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Languages

  • English
  • Hindi

Memberships

Individual Memberships:

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

Through Firm Memberships:

  • Asia Pacific Loan Market Association (“APLMA”)

Education

  • Saurabh is a law graduate from Gujarat National Law Institute University, Gandhinagar
  • He is enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa.

Leisure

Saurabh enjoys writing poetry and participating in long distance run.

Lawyer Rankings

India > Banking and finance

International financial institutions and syndicates retain Juris Corp‘s banking and finance team for high-value transactions including structured deals as handled by co-head Jayesh H. Co-heads Saurabh Sharma and Ankit Sinha have a thriving financing practice incorporating multibillion-dollar mandates for lenders and borrowers alike. The team saw an uptick in matters relating to distressed fundraising, restructuring and debt portfolio transferrals, while also advising on an increasing number of environment-related deals. The team is advising the State Bank of India on its $1bn loan co-financed by various Japanese lenders into the Covid-19-impacted automotive sector.

India > Projects and energy

Juris Corp‘s project finance practice acts for a large number of major Indian and foreign lenders. Joint heads Ankit Sinha, Saurabh Sharma and Jayesh H handle financing work in the urban infrastructure, manufacturing, housing and transport sectors. The team is a leader in the green loans space, having recently advised on headline deals on behalf of Singapore-based lenders.