Mr Ajai Achuthan > Bharucha & Partners > Mumbai, India > Lawyer Profile

Bharucha & Partners
13th Floor, Free Press House
Free Press Journal Marg, Nariman Point
Mumbai 400 021

Work Department

Capital Markets & Securities Law
Regulatory & Compliance
Private Equity / Venture Capital
Mergers & Acquisitions




Ajai focuses on capital markets transactions and has advised on several domestic capital market transactions including initial public offerings (IPOs), rights issues and qualified institutional placements (QIPs), structuring for equity/quasi-equity fundraising, mergers, demergers, and acquisition of listed companies.

Ajai’s practice also addresses the regulatory issues, listing, general compliance for listed entities, and
appearing in adjudication proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and
the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT). His regulatory practice extends to advisory and representation in
relation to takeovers, prevention of fraudulent practices, and insider trading.

His experience as an investment banker and a qualified Chartered Accountant have helped him gain
an understanding of processes and market dynamics, which has been extremely valuable as to his practice.


English, Hindi, Malayalam


Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa


B.Com, H.R. College, Mumbai University, Mumbai
LL.B, K.C. Law College, Mumbai University, Mumbai
Associate Chartered Accountant, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India

Lawyer Rankings

India > Capital markets

Bharucha & Partners’ capital markets practice is overseen by Alka Bharucha, with key team members including Vishnu Dutt and Ajai Achuthan. The group handles private placements, IPOs, and SEBI registrations. Disputes before the SEBI and the Securities Appellate Tribunal also feature in the caseload; litigator Sneha Jaisingh is the key contact here. She is supported by associate Mehul Jain.