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Jahan Ajay Chokshi

Advocate, LL.M. – Hon’ble High Court of Bombay. [2012] Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa. [2012]

Co-Founder & Managing Partner

             Mumbai

Focused Practice Areas:

Dispute Resolution, White Collar Crime, Real Estate, Corporate Commercial, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Client Practice.

Professional Qualifications & Affiliations:

  • Master of Law, LL.M. – Specialization in Corporate Laws, NMIMS – Mumbai [2017]
  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa [2012]
  • B.L.S. LL.B. – Government Law College, Mumbai University [2012]

Practice Profile :

Jahan has over 10 years of experience as a practicing advocate, before the Hon’ble High Court of Bombay. He has advised and successfully represented the Reserve Bank of India – before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India (Swiss Ribbons Pvt. Ltd. vs. UOI), Hon’ble High Courts of Delhi, Mumbai, Allahabad, Ahmedabad, Telangana, Orissa and Madras in regard to the challenge to the constitutional validity of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

He specialises in advising clients on dispute resolution and commercial litigation and has extensive experience in dealing with disputes under all forms of contracts and agreements. He represents clients before various courts and tribunals including Supreme Court of India, High Courts, NCLTs, appellate tribunal for PMLA, FEMA, SAFEMA and before arbitration tribunals. He has advised corporate debtors, financial creditors, operational creditors and other stakeholders in relation to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016.

Jahan has appeared before the Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT) on contentious matters involving takeover code violations, insider trading, fraudulent and unfair trade practices in the securities markets.

Jahan also works closely with Tushar Shah on issues related to White Collar Crimes, corruption, fraud, extradition, money laundering, criminal offences etc.

He further has experience in handling real estate mandates in respect of – advising and representing co-operative housing societies / developers in relation to the process of redevelopment. Facilitating title due diligence including drafting of various documents relating to property deals, including agreement for sale, tenancy agreement, development management agreement, development agreement, leave and license agreement, sale deed, lease deed, assignment deed, deed of apartment, etc.