Partner, JSA

Upendra’s practice primarily covers mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, restructuring, corporate commercial and anti-corruption matters.

Upendra’s vast experience, augmented over the years in representing multinational and domestic corporations, helps him appreciate the nuisances of different sectors like manufacturing, real-estate, defence, mediaentertainment, IT / ITES and retail with same vivacity.
His ability to quickly identify the critical issues in a transaction and suggest solutions for the same, has helped him navigate through some of the marque assignments for clients like Anheuser Busch InBev, Pepsi, Cinepolis, JUUL, Magneti Marelli, Avery Dennison, Suzuki, Samsumg CT, among several other leading global players.

Upendra’s practice also covers assignments pertaining to white collar crimes, compliance and internal investigations relating to domestic and international anti-corruption laws, including money laundering laws.
In his initial years of practice, Upendra focused on corporate dispute resolution matters as well, which enabled him to appreciate the practical complexities involved in joint ventures, strategic alliances, shareholders disputes, licensing issues and white-collar crimes. Such enriching experience helps him provide a pragmatic and fully compliant advise.