Akshay N Chudasama

Partner, J. Sagar Associate

Akshay specialises in Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Cross BorderInvestments, Private Equity, Real Estate, Hospitality, Franchising and Media &
Entertainment law. He has a vast experience in Cross Border Mergers & Acquisitions advising both foreign companies entering India and Indian companies in their outbound acquisitions, particularly in the Real Estate sector. He has represented several large investors as well as property developers in relation to construction and development projects throughout India. He has also been actively involved in setting up of Domestic and Overseas, India focused Private Equity funds, predominantly in the Real Estate sector.
Akshay has been practicing law since 1994. Prior to joining JSA as partner Akshay had partnered with "AZB & Partners" for over 3 years, prior to which he was Managing Partner in Lex Inde. The Asia Pacific Legal 500 has described Akshay Chudasama as a 'cross border M&A specialist' & 'a highly recommended corporate lawyer'. He has been listed as a leading Individual in the Corporate / M&A, Real Estate and Telecom / Media / IT category. Chambers & Partners states that, 'Clients praised "smart and efficient" Akshay Chudasama as a "fantastic deal maker – he understands the Real Estate Funds sector and anticipates the issues a foreign investors will face." and that he "offers high quality and is responsive on transactions". Others enthused: "He thinks quickly when there is a deadlock and is able to structure a creative solution to make a transaction move
forward." He has 'won client recommendations for his legal and business acumen, as well as "his great empathy and friendliness."' He has also been 'recommended for his expertise in the media sector, particularly involving M&A and joint venture agreements.' Akshay has been consistently rated as "recommended" and "leading individual" in the Corporate / M&A and Telecoms, Media & IT by "PLC's Which Lawyer?" and "Mergers & Acquisition" guide