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Ajith is a Senior Resident Partner in the Chennai office of the Firm and has over twenty years of professional experience. He primarily practices in the areas of corporate, M&A, employment, banking and aviation laws and has earlier worked in the Firmís Delhi and Gurgaon offices.

Ajith has extensive transactional experience and has worked on many major M&A and joint venture deals. He routinely advises multinational companies on their India entry strategies and structuring aspects. He has advised clients in diverse sectors on foreign direct investment, technical collaboration, external commercial borrowings, foreign exchange guidelines, corporate restructuring and compliance issues. He also has wide experience in drafting & vetting of commercial contracts.

Ajith has been regularly advising several major clients on labour & employment law matters. He advises clients on employment contracts, issues relating to termination, VRS & ESOP schemes, confidentiality/intellectual property issues and compliances under various labour & employee welfare statutes.

Ajith regularly advises banks on compliance and regulatory issues under Indian banking regulations. He has wide experience in drafting and review of loan & security documents and other commercial agreements pertaining to banking operations.

Ajith has extensively worked on aviation leases and aircraft repossession matters and has advised several major aviation leasing and financing entities with respect to their leasing transactions in India. His areas of experience include preparation of jurisdictional analyses, review of aircraft leasing and financing documentation, obtaining of regulatory approvals in India, advising on compliance requirements and structuring of repossession strategies.


  • BAL, LLB - Kerala Law Academy
  • Fellow Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India

Practice Areas

  • General Corporate
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Labour & Employment
  • Banking
  • Aviation


  • Admitted to the Bar in 1999
  • Admitted as Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India in 2000


  • Member of the Bar Council of Kerala
  • Fellow Member of the ICSI

Contact Details:

Suite 305, Delta Wing, 3rd Floor, Raheja Towers,
#177, Anna Salai,Chennai Ė 600 002.
Tamil Nadu (INDIA). Tel: +91 - 44 - 4040 5222 Fax: +91 - 44 - 28607588

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