Mr Jeevanandham Rajagopal > Fox Mandal & Associates > Chennai, India > Lawyer Profile

Fox Mandal & Associates
FM House 302 Anna Salai Teynampet
Chennai 600 006

Work Department

Corporate & Commercial
Mergers & Acquisitions
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Intellectual Property Rights




A Fulbright fellow, Jeeva understands the pulse of complex business transactions and applies his expertise of Commercial Laws to provide valuable advice to his clientsAs a partner at Fox Mandal, he heads the Chennai office and co-chairs the Corporate and Commercial practice of the firm in South and West IndiaHe has significant experience in the energy sector, especially renewable and technology related.  


English, Tamil, Hindi


Madras Bar Association
American Bar Association
International Bar Association (IBA)
International Trademark Association (INTA)
British Business Group


Global Leadership Program – Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA
B.A. (Law) and B.L. – University of Madras

Lawyer Rankings

India > TMT

Co-led by Chennai-based Jeevanandham Rajagopal and Bangalore-based Rajesh Vellakkat Fox Mandal & Associates offers expertise across TMT. The duo are regularly relied upon by e-commerce platforms, media houses, banks, and telecoms companies on contentious and non-contentious matters. Vellakat is highly skilled in IP, information technology laws and data protection, whilst Rajagopal works on corporate and M&A matters related to the intersection of tech and renewable energy.

India > Projects and energy

Ramanathan Chandrasekaran leads Fox Mandal & Associates‘ infrastructure and project finance practice. Chandrasekaran predominantly works on concession agreements and EPC contracts on a range of areas from energy storage facilities to water treatment projects and domestic construction companies. Also present in Chennai, Jeevanandham Rajagopal advises domestic manufacturing companies on contractual relationships with renewable energy companies for the maintenance and operation of wind projects, and supports joint ventures between energy companies for renewable energy projects. Bangalore-based partner Prashantha Kumar, who has expertise in real estate, routinely conducts land title due diligences for the acquisitions of land for solar and wind projects in the southern states.

India > Corporate and M&A

Fox Mandal & Associates advises domestic and international clients on transactions, including due diligence and regulatory issues, as well as the formation and operation of businesses in India. The team also handles contracts and other commercial considerations, and strengthened its M&A capabilities with the addition of Bengalaru-based Krishnan Murali, who arrived from a consultancy position in April 2022. Sector focuses for the team include energy, software and applications, logistics, and e-commerce. A broad nationwide team features a number of leading names, including Jeevanandham Rajagopal  in Chennai, Sathya Prasad T and Rajesh Vellakkat  in Bengalaru, Hyderabad’s Purnima Kamble , Orijit Chatterjee in Kolkata, Shourya Mandal, based between Kolkata and New Dehli, and Mumbai-based Shuva Mandal.