PEOPLE

Sameena Jahangir

Partner

LOCATION
Mumbai
EMAIL
sameena@mumbai.kochhar.com
PHONE
+91 22 6112 0700

Profile

Sameena is a Partner in the Firm’s Mumbai office. She is a  Corporate and Tax lawyer with more than eleven (11) years of post-qualification experience. Sameena is also a qualified company secretary.

Her practice areas include corporate law, company laws, foreign investments, transaction advisory, secretarial compliance, direct taxation and regulatory affairs. She has also extensively advised corporate clients on employment law issues.

Sameena has significant experience and expertise in drafting various types of agreements, advising on foreign exchange laws, RBI policies and structuring deals. She is proficient in drafting, vetting and negotiating commercial agreements and contacts, transactional documents in relation to private equity, mergers & acquisitions.

Over the last decade, Sameena has been involved in representing numerous multinational and foreign  companies across sectors with respect to  investments in India, establishment of wholly owned subsidiaries, branch and liaison offices, joint ventures & acquisitions in addition to assisting them with day to day corporate and regulatory compliances. Her work has included organizational structuring, due diligence and advice on regulatory approvals.

In the recent past, she has handled some of the marquee deals involving  high-value restructuring and acquisition transactions for clients in Financial Services and Manufacturing

Sameena is also actively involved in promoting legal education, she regularly  mentors professionals through online and offline modes.

Expertise

Corporate/M&A
Private Equity & Venture Capital
Taxation
TMT
Education

Education

  • BLS LL.B, Mumbai University PCS, ICSI

Memberships

  • Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa

Select Experience Statement

  • Advised Finicity on the Indian leg of the global acquisition by Mastercard for an all cash deal of USD 825 million and assisted in all pre-closing, closing and post-closing formalities.
  • Advised Kirloskar Oil Engines Limited in its acquisition of Optiflex and assisted in all aspects including conducting due diligence, drafting of the transaction and ancillary documents, and assisting in the pre-closing, closing and post-closing formalities.

Industry Presence

  • Panelist at a webinar on IBC and Capital Finance- The Road Ahead, June 2020

Contact Details

  • 17th floor, Nirmal Building, Nariman Point, Mumbai, Maharashtra-400021 (India)
  • +91 22 6112 0700
  • +91 22 6655 9705
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