Shuva Mandal - Managing Partner-Fox Mandal

Shuva Mandal

CHAIRMAN AND Managing Partner

M:+91 98809 74882

Mr. Shuva Mandal is the Chairman and the Managing Partner of Fox Mandal. Being a fourth-generation lawyer and a client-focused leader, he has led the firm for more than two decades while exuberating unmatched determination and innate compassion.


With his 3H success formula – Humility, Honesty and Hard work, he has steered the firm’s leadership towards delivering quality service and ensuring client satisfaction each time. Apart from maintaining positive client relationships and driving new acquisitions, he develops and implements the organization’s goals, procedures, and policies. Under his guidance, the organization has forged into new markets and expanded operations while maintaining strong client credence.

Revered as an A-List Lawyer by the Indian Business Law Journal, he specializes in Corporate M&A, Real Estate and Private client advisory in addition to providing general guidance in all the practice areas of the firm. Armed with a law degree from Calcutta University, an M&A Program from Wharton School, and a diploma on Negotiation Skills from MIT, he discerns and drives transactions that affect clients’ futures across industry sectors.

His practice includes advising clients on inbound investment into India including entry strategy, corporate governance, M&A and joint ventures. He has also advised clients on disposal of companies, private equity & securities transactions, and public offerings of debt and equity. Shuva is a Director on the Board of several large corporates, besides being entrusted with responsibility for trusteeship of select organizations.

He is enthusiastic about legal education and has supported it through the Fox Mandal Foundation Finishing School. He devotes himself with an ardour to helping start-ups through pro-bono initiatives and the Start-up Leadership Program. His altruism can be evinced by the firm’s policy of providing ex-gratia payment to retired and distressed staff members. He has inspired his associates through his candour and upstanding work ethics.

He is described as an “excellent corporate lawyer,” by his peers. One client has also stated, “his team and he are very efficient and are one of the go-to teams in south India.”


  • M&A Program – Wharton University
  • LLB – University of Calcutta


  • Bar Council of Karnataka


  • International Bar Association
  • Inter Pacific Bar Association
  • Family Business Network
  • International Fiscal Association
  • American Bar Association


  • Recognized as a Legal Icon within the ‘A List’ – Top 100 India Lawyers by Vantage Asia- India Business Law Journal for 2024, 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020 and 2019.

  • Listed in the Lawyers Power League – 100 leading law firm professionals in 2023 by Lawizer.

  • Ranked as one of the Top Managing Partner’s in India in the Legal Powerlist published by Forbes India.
  • Recommended Lawyers – Corporate M&A – Legal500 2022 and 2023 Asia Pacific Guide.


Mergers & Acquisition
Corporate & Commercial
Real Estate
Family Business


Banking, Financial Services & Insurance
Healthcare & Life sciences
Consumer Products & Retail