Mr Sharath Chandrasekhar > DSK Legal > Mumbai, India > Lawyer Profile
DSK Legal Offices
1203, One World Centre, Tower 2B,
Floor 12B, 841, Senapati Bapat Marg,
Elphinstone Road, Mumbai – 400013, India
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Mr Sharath Chandrasekhar
Corporate & Commercial Laws; Mergers & Acquisitions; Real Estate; Private Equity and Venture Capital
Sharath specializes in the areas of Corporate Commercial work, including Private Equity, Mergers & Acquisitions and general corporate advisory, as well as Banking & Finance, and is a Bangalore based Partner in the Corporate and M&A group, and Debt & Restructuring group of the firm.
He has worked extensively in the services, banking, fin-tech, hospitality, power, healthcare, bio-technology, manufacturing, software and e-commerce industries, advising on a wide range of issues from acquisitions to structuring transactions, and has advised various high profile clients including large banks, investment funds and large companies as well as start-up companies.
Sharath’s recent key transactions include advising a large Europe headquartered MNC on its global acquisition of a large MNC conglomerate, advising a sovereign wealth fund in their investment into the healthcare sector as well advising an American multi-national company primarily engaged in operating a social networking website in its first acquisition of an Indian company. He has earlier advised on the legal and regulatory matters and was involved in the structuring, negotiation and documentation for financing a pioneering airport privatization project. Sharath has also ideated, structured and managed a large structured finance portfolio.
He is registered with the Bar Council of Karnataka and the New York State Bar. He has a B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) degree from National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and holds an LL.M. degree from Duke University School of Law, NC, USA.
English, Hindi and Kannada
Sharath is a member of Bar Council, Karnataka and New York State Bar, USA
Sharath has done his B.A., LL.B. (Hons.) from NLSIU, Bangalore and LL.M. from Duke University, NC, USA.
DSK Legal‘s practice regularly advises limited partners and private equity mangers on the creation of alternate investment funds, and foreign and domestic venture capital funds in different jurisdictions. Anand Desai oversees the practice as the managing partner, whilst Harvinder Singh and Gaurav Mistry remain key members of the team. Hemang Parekh focuses on advising domestic and international investee corporates and funds across the education, e-commerce, pharmaceutical and agriculture sectors. Sharath Chandrasekhar focuses on advising start-ups and investment funds in the fintech, hospitality, and power sectors on structuring transactions.
DSK Legal is focused on transactional work across the primary healthcare and pharma space, advising healthcare providers, drug companies, and private equity investors on M&A, joint ventures, and complex transactional arrangements such as demergers, as well as handling corporate structuring and post-acquisition integration issues. The team enjoys strong connections across the Indian life sciences and healthcare space, and also regularly works with international investors, and is able to provide regulatory support throughout cross-border transactions, as well as respond to contentious elements through the newly-arrived team based in New Dehli led by Bobby Chandhoke, recruited in July 2022 from Luthra and Luthra Law Offices India. Key team members include Hemang Parekh , Jayesh Kothari, and Gaurav Mistry in Mumbai, New Dehli-based Rishi Anand and Harvinder Singh , and Bengalaru’s Sharath Chandrasekhar , all accomplished commercial and M&A practitioners with strong links to the space.
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- 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