PEOPLE

SHWETA P IYER

Senior Associate
Chennai

M: +91 97899 39183
E: shweta.p@foxmandal.in

Shweta, ranked as a rising star by IFLR1000, boasts profound expertise in Infrastructure Projects, Project Financing, and Insolvency laws. Graduating as a top-ranking student from her college, she embarked on her professional journey with our firm in Chennai. Her adeptness in offering strategic counsel in Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Projects has led to the successful initiation, financing, construction, and operation and maintenance (O&M) of various Infrastructure Projects.

EXPERTISE

Shweta has honed her skills in overseeing the entire project lifecycle, encompassing both greenfield and brownfield projects. She demonstrates a keen ability to pinpoint project risks and propose effective mitigation strategies. Shweta’s proficiency extends to PPP & Engineering, Procurement, and Construction (EPC) Projects, Construction Contracts, Project Administration and Management, Financing of Greenfield and Brownfield Projects, as well as Claims and Claims Management.

Adding to her repertoire, Shweta has gained significant experience in contract drafting, including concession agreements, RFP & RFQ bidding documents, loan agreements, and other project-related documents. Her diverse background is enriched by outstanding academic achievements, internships, and notable participation in moot-court competitions during her academic tenure.

She is sharp and quick to grasp the requirements, has a professional approach to the deliverables, and is flexible to work according to the timelines. These are a few of the positive attributes to mention.” – Asialaw, 2022-23

EDUCATION

  • A. L.L.B (Hons.), School of Law, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT)

ADMISSION

  • Bar Council of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry

RECOGNITION

  • Rising Star, IFLR1000, 2022/23, 33rd Edition
  • Certificate of Merit for being among the Top 10% in National Online Quiz on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, organized by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI) in collaboration with MyGov.in.

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES

“Opportunities in Law and Law Firms” – School Of Law, Vellore Institute of Technology

“Government Projects through the lens of  Competition Law” Competition Law Lecture Series conducted by Chettinad School of Law, Chettinad Academy of Research And Education, Chennai.

JUDGING OPPORTUNITIES

  • 12th Amity International Moot Court Competition, 2022 conducted by Amity Law School, Noida
  • Amity National Moot Court Competition (Online), 2022 organized by Amity Law School, Amity University, Rajasthan.
  • 3rd Virtual International Mediation Competition, 2023, hosted by APIIT Law School, Sri Lanka
  • 2nd Virtual International Negotiation Competition 2023, hosted by Newcastle University, United Kingdom, and Jagran Lakecity University as Knowledge Partner
  • VI Edition of the National Med-Arb Competition, 2024 organized by Tamil Nadu National Law University

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Banking & Finance
  • Construction Finance
  • Bankruptcy & Insolvency
  • Project Finance
  • Airports
  • Tourism
  • Transportation (Roads, Bridges, Railways & Metro)
  • Urban Infra
  • Government, Regulatory & Compliance Advisory
  • Public Policy

SECTORS

  • Automotive
  • Consumer Goods & Retail
  • Education
  • Food & Beverages
  • Healthcare & Life Sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Start-ups
  • Textiles, Apparels & Accessories