CORE TEAM - MUMBAI

Sandeep Aole

Sandeep heads a team of professionals in the practice areas of dispute resolution and structuring transactions. He has vast experience in commercial and criminal litigation and arbitration and has argued cases pertaining to disputes arising out of Commercial Contracts, Central Excise law, Service laws and Land Laws before the High Courts and respective subordinate Courts. He also appears in the Supreme Court.
Sandeep also has experience in structuring transactions on Acquisitions and Real Estate. He has, along with his team, conducted legal due diligence including land due diligence for SEZ projects. He regularly advises clients on contractual issues, Real Estate, Service issues and Company Law.

Deepti Mohan

Deepti heads a team of competent professionals in the areas of dispute resolution, real estate, banking and corporate advisory. In her role as a corporate advisor, she advises on issues pertaining to investments (including foreign investments) regulatory issues, mergers and acquisitions, funds and structuring of corporate transactions. Deepti has advised clients on the acquisition and development of real estate and has conducted title due diligences.
As a part of her non-contentious practice, she is actively involved in private equity transactions and acquisition of companies and has drafted commercial documents such as joint venture agreements, business transfer agreements, franchisee agreements, employment contracts, loan agreements and related security documents. Blending her litigation skills with corporate advisory experience, Deepti also has an extensive experience in handling commercial litigation and arbitration under Banking Laws, Company Laws and Property Laws before various forums.

Dhirendra Sinha

Dhirendra is one of the key members of the organization entrusted with General Civil Litigation and Arbitration. Dhirendra has the experience of having conducted complex commercial litigations and has deep exposure to the Banking Laws, The Bombay Public Trust Act and Arbitration Act.
Apart from leading a team of professionals, Dhirendra is an arguing counsel and has argued many cases successfully for the clients of the organization. The other members and divisions of the organization draw benefit of his experience in litigation while finalizing transactional documents.

Saket Mone

Saket is a key member of the real estate team of the organization. He is armed with considerable experience and knowledge in this highly specialised area of law and handles real estate (advisory and litigation). Saket with his exposure in various aspects of Central and State real estate laws has successfully undertaken several land due diligences for various clients who are in the business of real estate development and acquisition on a mass scale.
He has handled complex legal issues in real estate litigation involving acquisition of development rights in immovable property and has made immense value addition to all these matters. He is also actively involved in providing strategic legal advice to clients, ranging from property developers to Public Sector Undertakings.
Saket advises clients on environmental issues and represents them before the National Green Tribunal, High Court and Supreme Court.

Nidhi Singh

Nidhi has extensive experience in handling diverse commercial transactions which involve structuring of investments, setting up of both offshore and onshore funds, mergers and acquisitions and private equity placements. She has been involved in several due diligences on target companies and has been a part of several transactions wherein she has been instrumental in negotiating and structuring the deals including drafting, reviewing and execution of the transactional documents. She is also part of the team handling work relating to capital market offerings.
She has assisted in various transaction documents and opinions especially in matters relating to corporate commercial laws. In addition to the corporate work, she also strategizes and handles litigation arising out of corporate disputes before NCLT, High Courts and Supreme Court. Nidhi also handles Arbitrations for clients of the Firm.

Satyavrat Joshi

Satyavrat has vast experience of handling criminal litigations pertaining to offences under the Indian Penal Code, Prevention of Corruption Act, Maharashtra Control of Organised Crimes Act, Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances Act, The Explosive Substances Act, The Negotiable Instruments Act etc., He along with his team handle matters before the Metropolitan Magistrate Courts, Sessions Court at Mumbai, Sessions Court at Pune, Sessions Court at Kolhapur and before the Bombay High Court (Bombay and Nagpur benches).

Shakib Dhorajiwala

Shakib is an integral part of the team handling general civil litigation and banking practice in the organization. He has wide exposure in handling and arguing cases relating to debt recovery laws, securitisation laws and commercial laws. He renders valuable assistance in terms of research, drafting and strategising of complex litigations for the clients of the organization. His skill is his ability to effectively implement the strategy formulated for speedy recovery and resolution of non-performing assets.
He is also a part of the team that advises clients on acquisition and sale of loan portfolios in the banking sector.

Tasneem Zariwala

Tasneem is a senior member of the team handling banking and general civil litigation practice. She possesses the ability to delve deep into a matter and to come up with exemplary points of support / defence. She possesses good drafting and research skills and wins praise for her work from her peers and seniors.
She acts for Banks, Asset Reconstruction Companies and other Financial Institutions and Individuals before the Bombay High Court and Tribunals (DRT, DRAT, NCLT & NCLAT). She also focuses on matters pertaining to Commercial Suits under the Commercial Courts Act, 2015, Writ Petitions/Applications under Article 226 / 227 of The Constitution of India, and, Corporate Insolvency under Insolvency & Banktruptcy Code, 2016. Tasneem has also successfully undertaken Legal Audits and Legal Due Diligence of Non Performing Assets for various Banks and Asset Reconstruction Companies and also handles Testamentary matters for the Organisation.

Subit Chakrabarti

Subit specialises in general civil and commercial litigation with extensive exposure to real estate and environmental matters. He regularly appears and argues matters before the Supreme Court, Bombay High Court, Maharashtra Real Estate Regulatory Authority (MahaRERA), Maharashtra Real Estate Appellate Tribunal, and the National Green Tribunal (NGT). Subit also handles domestic and international commercial arbitrations for the Organisation.
Subit represents a wide range of clients including public authorities, leading real estate developers, housing societies and corporate entities. He has worked on several complex litigations including litigations related to major public infrastructure projects, which have translated into a number of reported landmark judgments. Subit's non-contentious work includes providing legal opinions, conducting due diligence, title searches and drafting and vetting agreements.