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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
AMARCHAND TOWERS
216 OKHLA INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, PHASE 3
NEW DELHI 110 020
India

Work Department

Oil & Gas, Private Equity, M&A, Urban Infrastructure, Power Generation, Power Distribution, Railways, Public Private Participation (PPP), Highways & Roads, Financing, Airports & Real Estate

Position

Prashant Sirohi is a Partner at the Firm and works in the projects team at the New Delhi office of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. He has extensive experience in project and project finance related transactions in the power, roads, ports, airports, oil & gas sector in India.  Prashant has been ranked for Projects, Infrastructure & Energy practice by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific 2019 -21 editions.

 Prashant has been involved in advising various Indian as well as multi-national companies on commercial law aspects, including drafting, structuring and negotiating various business purchase agreements, share purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, financing agreements, EPC contracts, consortium agreements, and other related legal advisory work.

 Prashant has advised on a series of transactions in the oil and gas field, the gas sale and purchase as well as the gas transportation arrangements in relation to the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline project and the Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline project, which was awarded the Energy Deal of the Year by Asian Lawyer (ALM Emerging Markets Awards 2014). He also advised GAIL (India) Limited on its bidding documents for Time Charter hiring of LNG ships, and Bharat Petroleum, Indian Oil Corporation, GAIL India Limited in relation to renegotiation of their long term LNG Sale and Purchase Arrangements with Qatargas and Exxon.

 Prashant has also advised on large power projects across India as well as outside India. He has advised NTPC Limited in relation to a 500 MW coal based power project in Sri Lanka, and Bangladesh-India Friendship Power Company Private Limited, a joint venture of NTPC and BPDB in relation to drafting, reviewing and finalization of tender documents for the construction (on EPC turnkey basis) of 2×660 MW maître super-critical thermal power plant at Bangladesh.

 

Career

Prashant joined the Firm in 2008, after completing LL.B. from National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He was promoted to partnership in June 2018.

Languages

English, Hindi

Memberships

Bar Council of Delhi

Education

BA LL.B. (Hons), National Law School of India University, Bangalore, 2008

Lawyer Rankings

India > Projects and energy

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Project financing is one of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co‘s key specialisms, with the practice continuously advising on nationally significant transactions in the oil and gas, airports, roads, ports, SEZ and telecoms sectors. The team advises on the full scope of contractual negotiations, including PPAs, EPC contracts and LNG sale and purchase agreements. PPP experience extends to advising on the country’s ultra-mega power project programme. Practice head Jatin Aneja and key partners Deepto Roy, Prashant Sirohi and V.R. Neelakantan are retained by an expansive and diverse list of stakeholders; state governments, public sector bodies, multilateral agencies, developers, investors and lenders are all present on the roster.