Abhishek Sinha


Abhishek Sinha

Consulting Partner

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Key Capabilities & Career Highlights

Dual qualified (India and England & Wales) lawyer with almost 16 years of experience

Founder, NotJustLex; Ex-Equity Partner, Khaitan & Co, Mumbai; Ex Partner, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.

More than one and half decade of experience in transactions and advisory involving corporate and commercial laws, private equity matters, mergers and acquisitions ( domestic and cross-border), joint ventures and collaborations, etc.

Authored several publications in leading legal finance and trade news magazines, publications and platforms. Speaker at several law colleges, academic institutes, big corporate offices, big accounting firms and law firms. Visiting lecturer at several colleges in Mumbai

Educational Qualifications

  • BSL. LL.B. (University Medalist) and LLM (Corporate Law & Finance)
  • Solicitor, England and Wales (NP)
  • PGDBA in Finance (A+) ; Specialised Certificates: M&A, PE, Cyber Laws.
  • Harvard University- Teaching Certificate for Higher Education

Career Progression

  • Abhishek started his career at a leading law firm in Mumbai and later joined the Mumbai office of AZB & Partners. Abhishek has also worked as an ‘International Visiting Attorney’ at Morrison & Foerster, Tokyo.
  • Abhishek was an Equity Partner with the Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity Team at: Khaitan & Co, Mumbai and a Partner with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Mumbai.

Specialization And Focus Area

  • Abhishek has been leading transactions involving general corporate and commercial laws.
  • Abhishek has wide-ranging experience in advising on:
    (i) private equity matters, as well as structures requiring India entry strategies.
    (ii) Mergers and acquisition matters (both domestic and cross-border), contract negotiations, and
    (iii) investment strategies, joint ventures and collaborations, strategic alliances, regulatory compliances, exit options etc.

Awards And Recognitions

  • Most Profound Legal Educator of the Year | Golden Glory Awards | 2021
  • Times 40 under 40 Individual | Times of India | 2021
  • Top 10 Promising Entrepreneurs of India | The Indian Alert | 2021
  • Asia Pacific International Award | Best Legal Education Platform | 2021
  • Best Education & Training Initiative | India Legal Awards | 2021
  • India’s Top 40 under 40 Lawyer | LegalEra |2020
  • Young Achiever Award | Indian Achievers Forum | 2020
  • Best Education & Training Initiative | India Legal Awards | 2020
  • Best Online Legal Education Platform | Pride of Indian Education | 2020
  • Startup of the Year | Business Connect | 2020