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Janmejay Rai

Janmejay is a Senior Partner based at the Gurgaon office of the Firm. He is a member of the Firmís Corporate and TMT practice groups.

With rich and diversified professional experience spanning over two decades, Janmejay has extensively represented clients in structuring and implementing complex transactions (including joint ventures, mergers & acquisitions, private equity and disinvestments), ensuring legal and regulatory compliance, providing strategic inputs, risk assessment and direction to general corporate initiatives and managing government relations and public policy.

Janmejay has also extensively advised clients on issues such as broadcasting and telecom regulations, content liability, number portability, new media, liability of intermediaries, data security, sensitive personal information, encryption and decryption, mobile banking, unsolicited commercial calls, outsourcing, technology transfer, licensing, e-commerce, libel, privacy, slander, defamation, trademark infringement, product disparagement, passing off, copyright violation and other related issues.

Over the years, he has represented several large International and Indian media publications in libel, defamation and privacy infringement claims across various state High Courts. He has also acted for several telecom service providers and satellite television channels in regulatory and anti-trust matters at the Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal (TDSAT) and various state High Courts. Litigation exposure also includes action for trademark, copyright and domain name infringement and passing off.

He also advises clients on real estate transactions, exchange control, competition law, company law issues and labour & employment.

Janmejay has also contributed to several international publications writing extensively on issues such as libel, privacy, data protection and laws relating to media, advertising and entertainment. He has also spoken on the aforesaid subjects in conferences and seminars both in India and overseas.


  • LL.B., University of Delhi
  • B.A., University of Delhi

Practice Areas

  • Media and Broadcasting
  • Telecom
  • Information Technology
  • Automobiles
  • Financial Services
  • Retail and Chemicals
  • Structuring and Implementing Complex Transactions
  • Joint Ventures,
  • Mergers and Acquisitions,
  • Private Equity and Disinvestments
  • Legal and Regulatory Compliance


  • Admitted to the Bar in the year 1999


  • Delhi High Court Bar Association

Contact Details

3rd Floor, Tower-B, Technopolis Building, Sector-54 DLF Golf Course Road,
Gurgaon-122002 (India)
Tel. : (91-124) 4545222
Fax : (91- 124) 4375596 
E-mail :

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