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Tushar V. Shah

Judicial Member | Ex- Chairman (Acting) Adjudicating Authority, PMLA & PBPTA, New Delhi. [2016-2021] Advocate on Record | Supreme Court of India. [1993] Solicitor | Bombay Incorporated Law Society Hon’ble High Court of Bombay. [1982]

Focused Practice Areas:

White Collar Crime, Dispute Resolution, Real Estate & Private Client Practice.

Professional Qualifications & Affiliations:

  • Bombay Incorporated Law Society [1982]
  • Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa [1980]
  • LL.B. Government Law College, Mumbai University [1980]

Practice Profile :

Tushar has over 41 years of legal experience as a registered and practicing Solicitor with the Bombay Incorporated Law Society – High Court of Bombay and as a Judicial Member and Ex-Chairman (Acting)- Adjudicating Authority, appointed by the Central Government of India, under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 and Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988, New Delhi. Tushar has a niche and significant experience in advising clients on various white-collar crime matters such as black money, corruption, corporate governance, defamation, economic offences, embezzlement, extradition, financial frauds, foreign exchange management, money laundering, undisclosed foreign assets and related investigations.

In the course of advising clients on real estate matters, he regularly deals with several issues relating to development and redevelopment related advisory, land titles, acquisition of lands, development of such lands, sale of premises constructed on the lands, leasing of premises of such lands, leasing of premises, including residential and commercial leave and licences.

Publications:

  • Authored the Commentary on The Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 Published in the years – (a) 2006 (First Edition), (b) 2009 (Second Edition) and (c) 2013 (Third Edition) – Publisher: “Current Publications”.
  • Law relating to Jails, Prisons and Prisoners in Maharashtra (Year 2008) – Publisher: “Current Publications”.

Jahan Ajay Chokshi

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

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.