PEOPLE

Rohan Singh

Rohan Singh

partner
Mumbai

M: +91 91672 23387
E: rohan.singh@foxmandal.in

Rohan is a Partner in the Corporate practice with significant experience in a wide range of corporate transactions, including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, venture capital, joint ventures and corporate restructuring.

EXPERTISE

His practice focuses on cross-border and domestic M&A, joint ventures, strategic alliances, acquisitions, investments and divestitures. He has worked with leading domestic and foreign corporations, sovereign wealth funds, private equity investors, financial sponsors, governmental institutions and venture capital funds in complex transactions in a range of industry sectors, including financial services, information technology, e-commerce and retail, manufacturing, fintech, insurance, and real estate (IT parks, residential and education infrastructure).

He has advised clients on key aspects of share acquisitions and disposals, asset purchases and business transfers, including entry and exit strategies; deal structuring; finalising term sheets; buy-side and vendor due diligence; drafting and negotiating transaction documents; working with representations & warranties insurers, and providing advice on regulatory applications (including with the Reserve Bank of India and the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India).  

EDUCATION:

  • B.A., LL. B (Hons.), National Academy of Legal Studies and Research (NALSAR), Hyderabad

ADMISSION:

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

PRACTICE AREAS

Mergers & Acquisitions
Venture Capital
Private Equity
Joint Ventures
Corporate & Commercial
Corporate Governance
Corporate Restructuring

 

SECTORS

Financial Services
Fintech
Internet & E-commerce
Consumer Goods & Retail
Information Technology
Manufacturing
Insurance
Real Estate

PEOPLE

Malvika Bakshi

Senior Associate
Mumbai

M: +91 98206 59238
E: malvika.bakshi@foxmandal.in

Malvika has 11 years of experience as a Real Estate lawyer and works at the firm’s Mumbai Office. Her practice also extends to Corporate and Commercial Litigation as well as matters pertaining to Consumer Law and Admiralty Law. The sectors she primarily focusses on encompasses Education, Consumer Goods & Retail to Food & Beverages and Start-up.

EXPERTISE

Malvika’s expertise in Real Estate & Litigation includes advising on acquisition of rights, title and interests in immovable property/ies including commercial and residential properties (from title verification, due diligence to drafting, reviewing and finalizing various agreements and deeds, negotiating relevant terms & conditions and completing registration procedures) through absolute conveyance, agreement to sell, lease, mortgage, Joint Venture, development agreement, power of attorneys, leave and licence agreement and so on;

She has further worked on assignments pertaining to redevelopment of housing societies in Mumbai. In addition, she advises on testate and intestate succession, Consumer Law, Stamp Duty and Registration Fee obligations and providing legal assistance & facilitating registration procedure at the concerned Sub Registrar’s offices. She also takes up Civil matters by representing clients before the appropriate Courts arising in connection with Property disputes. Malvika is further skilled in handling matters related to Employment and Labour Law.

She wins her client’s trust through her compassionate disposition exhibiting emotional intelligence and providing creative solutions.

EDUCATION

  • Masters of Law (LLM) – Mumbai University 2014

ADMISSION

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa

AFFILIATION

  • IPBA

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial Law
Anti Sexual Harassment and Discrimination at Workplace
Employment & Termination
Labour Law
Labour & Industrial Disputes
Trademark
Corporate Real Estate
Residential, Commercial & Township Development
RERA
Arbitration
Constitutional Law
Consumer Disputes
Litigation

SECTORS

Education
Consumer Goods & Retail;Food & Beverages;Start-ups;·

PEOPLE

Sushant Shetty - Partner - Fox Mandal

Sushant Shetty

PARTNER
Mumbai

M: +91 98201 12748
E: sushant.shetty@foxmandal.in

Sushant Shetty is a Partner in the Mumbai office of Fox Mandal and heads the Real Estate & Infrastructure Practice of the firm for the Western India region. Sushant regularly advises domestic and foreign clients on the due diligence, investment, and acquisitions in real property, with a particularly strong focus on commercial leases, manufacturing facilities, warehousing, renewable energy projects and data centre advisory. His clients include global fund houses, multinational corporations, property developers, property owners, local and international investors, statutory boards, banks and financial institutions.

EXPERTISE

Sushant practices primarily in the area of real estate and construction law including transactions pertaining to acquisition, disposition, leasing, and financing of residential, commercial, and mixed-use properties. He is familiar with all stages of the real estate development process including construction agreements, loan documents, and performing real estate due diligence. He is experienced in landlord-tenant as well as society matters. He also advises on the procedural aspects of stamp duty and registration of real estate documentation.

Sushant also handles general corporate matters dealing with capital structure, conventional financing, contracts, and entity formation including simple and complex structures involving joint ventures, corporations, partnerships, and trusts. 

He also advises on setting up of data centers particularly with respect to planning, financing, due diligence, zoning, construction, leasing, colocation, operations and service level agreements. He further lends his expertise on issues pertaining to the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016, appearing for disputes before the Authority under the Act as well drafting of the Model Form Agreement for sale of units by promoters to allottee/s.

EDUCATION

  • BLS/ LLB, Government Law College, 2009

ADMISSION

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa

AFFILIATION

PUBLICATIONS

RECOGNITION

  • Featured by Asian Legal Business as one of ALB India’s Rising Stars of 2022.
  • Awarded the International Bar Association (IBA) Scholarship, 2012 for research paper titled ‘Structuring Real Deals: Aiming for “True Value” in Real Estate Transactions’

SPEAKING OPPORTUNITIES/wEBINARS

PRACTICE AREAS

  • Real Estate & Conveyancing
  • Construction laws
  • Corporate Commercial Laws

SECTORS

Data Center and IT/ ITeS

Industrial Unit, Park and SEZ

Warehousing & Logistics

Manufacturing

Renewable Energy

Residential, Commercial & Township Development

Life Sciences

PEOPLE

Vibhore Chaturvedi

Group head
Mumbai

M: +91 98331 43491
E: vibhore.chaturvedi@foxmandal.in

Vibhore is a Group Head at the firm’s Mumbai office and has over 10 years of extensive experience working in project finance, infrastructure, and energy laws. He has advised financial institutions, developers, investors, and international banks throughout the Asia Pacific region. With strong analytical skills. He has been recognized as a key lawyer in the Projects & Energy Sector by Legal 500.

EXPERTISE

Vibhore has substantial experience in handling end-to-end due diligence and documentation in project financing and infrastructure projects, including public-private partnerships and government contracts. His expertise includes roads and highways, airports, power plants (conventional, solar, wind, and hydro), educational institutions, rail networks, healthcare infrastructures such as hospitals and diagnostic facilities, agribusiness, and other infrastructure assets.

Vibhore has considerable experience, having worked as an in-house counsel with distinguished financial institutions. He brings a strong commercial understanding of assisting institutions in negotiating and structuring a transaction.

He offers sound legal advice combined with strong analytical skills to deliver a satisfactory solution to all his clients.

EDUCATION

  • LLB

ADMISSION

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa

PRACTICE AREAS

Banking and Finance
Project Finance
Transportation (Roads, Bridges, Railways & Metro)
Renewable Energy
Urban Infra

SECTORS

Start-ups
Education

PEOPLE

Dipti Das

GROUP HEAD
Mumbai

M: +91 98201 80456
E: dipti.das@foxmandal.in

Dipti is a highly efficient legal professional with more than 19 years of experience. She operates from the Mumbai office and routinely handles litigation matters ranging from civil to criminal cases. She has successfully represented clients before various statutory authorities, judicial and quasi-judicial bodies, courts, forums and commissions. Her experience also includes settling matters through mechanisms for alternate dispute resolution, especially arbitration.

EXPERTISE

Dipti has dealt with matters before the High Court, Small Causes Court, City Civil Court, District Courts, Metropolitan Magistrate’s Court, NCLT, MAHARera, Consumer Court, Sessions Court.

She is proficient in initiating legal proceedings for recovery of dues for various companies via recovery suits & issuing Legal Notices, filing recovery suits before District Courts, Complaints u/s 138 of Negotiable Instruments Act. Her skills also include drafting and dealing with Recovery Suits, Summary Suits, Testamentary matters, Writ Petitions, Contempt Petitions, Appeals, Arbitration Petitions/ Applications, Family disputes, Property matters, etc., before the High Court.

Dipti has handled various issues relating to civil, corporate and commercial, arbitrations, recovery and negotiation between clients willing to settle the matter amicably. She is accomplished in conducting extensive research work, handling procedural aspects in various courts, interacting with clients, taking instructions and preparing them for trials. She believes in building and maintaining relationships every step of the way with clients and colleagues.

In addition, she is well-versed in alternate dispute resolution, including experience in handling international arbitration, arbitration before the NSE, BSE and MCX. She has broad-based legal expertise, including experience in working with various corporations, preparing Case Papers, Plaints, Written Statements, Affidavits, Writ Petitions, Caveats, and Appeals for managing legal activities/ proceedings, complaints, etc. She is also acquainted with property related documentation. Her responsibilities further include extensive legal research and coordination with Counsels; drafting deeds and documents, including letters and application forms etc., providing legal advice to clients, conceiving appropriate legal strategies for the client’s case after assessing  case history.

Her positive outlook, organized approach and leading attribute have helped her steer her team out of crucial challenges.

EDUCATION

  • LLB, MUMBAI UNIVERSITY, 2002

ADMISSION

  • BAR COUNCIL OF MAHARASHTRA AND GOA

AFFILIATION

  • BAR ASSOCIATION OF BOMBAY HIGH COURT

PUBLICATIONS/WEBINARS

Conference Participation

  • CII and GAR

RECOGNITION

Notable Achievements / Awards

  • Assessed as the best student for the year 2009-2010 in the Certificate Course in Intellectual Property from Institute of Intellectual Property Studies, NMIMS University.

PRACTICE AREAS

Commercial Law
Corporate Law
Disciplinary Proceedings
Employment & Termination
Labour Law;Labour & Industrial Disputes
Copyrights
IP Transactions
Trademark
RERA
Arbitration
Bankruptcy & Insolvency
Constitutional Law
Consumer Disputes
Economic Offences
Litigation
Mediation
Quasi-Judicial Representation

SECTORS

Consumer Goods & Retail

PEOPLE

Shuva Mandal

CHAIRMAN AND Managing Partner
Mumbai

M:+91 98809 74882
E: shuva.mandal@foxmandal.in

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.

EXPERTISE

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.”

EDUCATION

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

ADMISSION

  • Bar Council of Karnataka

AFFILIATION

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

RECOGNITION

  • Recognized within the ‘A List’ – Top 100 India Lawyers by Vantage Asia- India Business Law Journal

PRACTICE AREAS

Mergers & Acquisition
Corporate & Commercial
Real Estate
Family Business

SECTORS

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