Mr Aparajit Bhattacharya > DSK Legal > New Delhi, India > Lawyer Profile
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Mr Aparajit Bhattacharya
Corporate & Commercial Laws; Mergers & Acquisitions; Information Technology & Intellectual Property; Private Equity and Venture Capital; Joint Ventures and Foreign Investments; Labour & Employment; EHS & CDM; Real Estate M&A; Energy, Infrastructure M&A and Corporate Restructuring
Aparajit’s focus areas of practice are Corporate Commercial, Mergers & Acquisition and Private Equity. He is also a member of the Infrastructure team with a specific focus on environmental (EHS) matters. In his legal experience of close to two decades, he has led diverse assignments and transactions in corporate commercial and has advised clients on many cross-border transactions that relate to foreign investment in India, their entry strategies, M&A, equity investments, joint ventures, management buyouts and corporate restructuring. He has worked across varied segments of commerce and industry in services, trading and manufacturing sectors. The spectrum of industries, ranges from manufacturing (across diverse sectors), consumer products and durables, retail, financial services, infrastructure, power / energy, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, F&B and health-care, IT, technology and software, ecommerce etc. Aparajit previously worked at HSA Advocates, Trilegal and Hindustan Unilever Limited.
Aparajit is a pioneer in the area of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). He extended his legal counsel to one of the first CDM projects in India and has advised some of the largest CDM transitions in the world.
Awards and Recognition
Aparajit has consistently been ranked as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate Commercial and M&A by Chambers Asia, Chambers Global, as well as Legal 500. He has been ranked as one of the five Indian lawyers who have made it to the list of ‘Top 15 Asia’s hardest-working M&A Partners’ based on Merger Market’s research in 2017. He has also been listed as a leading lawyer by Asia Law Profiles, IFLR, The Intercontinental Finance Magazine (UK), ACQ Law Awards (UK), Global Business Magazine (UK), and Global Law Experts for Climate Change Legal Advisory Services.
In 2019, Aparajit has been recognised and is the recipient of the Award for Exemplary Contribution to Corporate Law awarded by Legal League Consulting at the India Ahead: Leading the New Age Economic Laws Summit & Achiever’s Awards held in New Delhi, India on August 23, 2019.
In October 2020, Aparajit has been ranked as a Highly Regarded Leading Lawyer under M&A category by IFLR1000 2021 Lawyer Rankings. In addition, Aparajit has also been ranked as a Distinguished Practitioner in Corporate and M&A, Private Equity by AsiaLaw Leading Lawyers 2021 Rankings.
In December 2020, Aparajit has been ranked in The A-List 2020 by India Business Law Journal, comprising of the top 100 A-List Lawyers and 50 Legal Icons in India.
Aparajit sits on the board of directors of several companies. He also sits on the board of directors of SightLife, the only non-profit global health organization solely focused on eliminating corneal blindness in the U.S., India and around the world.
English, Hindi & Bengali
Aparajit is a member of Bar Council of India, Delhi High Court Bar Association and Inter – Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
Aparajit has done his LL.B from Symbiosis Law School
Lawyer Rankings(Leading individuals)
DSK Legal has continued to expand its footprint in the M&A space, combining a high volume of transactions with involvement in complex, often cross-border deals in key sectors such as manufacturing, technology, and life sciences. The team expanded in Bengalaru with the recruitment of Srinivas B.R. and Siddharth Suresh from Dua Associates in April 2022, increasing the firm’s national reach. Clients include businesses in a diverse range of industries, as well as international private equity investors, with the team also offering notable regulatory and contentious capabilities across multijurisdictional mandates. Key members of the team include Aparajit Bhattacharya, who maintains a successful record in cross-border deals, particularly in the renewable energy and manufacturing spaces, Hemang Parekh, who advises healthcare and life sciences companies, as well as a number of private equity funds, and New Dehli’s Rishi Anand, who specialises in tech sector work. Also in New Dehli, Harvinder Singh is active on behalf of growth and innovation clients, advising on strategic acquisitions and venture capital investments. Gaurav Mistry has a growing reputation for private and public M&A, cross-border joint ventures, and commercial agreements. Lawyers are in Mumbai unless otherwise stated.
Top Tier Firm Rankings
- Antitrust and competition
- Banking and finance
- Corporate and M&A
- Life sciences and healthcare
- Projects and energy
- Real estate and construction
- White-collar crime
- Dispute resolution: arbitration
- Fintech and financial services regulatory
- Private equity and investment funds
- Restructuring and insolvency
- Aviation (including aerospace and defence)
- Capital markets
- Data protection