NAME: Abhijit Joshi

LAW FIRM: Veritas Legal


PRACTICE AREAS: Corporate and M&A, Private Equity

Founding and managing partner Abhijit Joshi of Veritas Legal wins September’s lawyer of the month for his leading role in advising Serum Institute Life Sciences, a subsidiary of Serum Institute of India (SII), on the acquisition of a 15% stake in Biocon Biologics.

Abhijit Joshi is an esteemed practitioner with over 27 years of experience. He focuses mainly on corporate and M&A, private client and private equity work. Clients include various MNCs, domestic giants, promoter families, private equity houses and high net worth individuals. He is a qualified solicitor in India and England.

Joshi is a former senior partner of AZB & Partners and the sole founder of his current firm Veritas Legal, which he established in 2015. He started off his career at Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co, then did a stint as a partner at Dua Associates, before joining AZB for 13 years.

The Biocon Biologis-SII deal, valued at over $730 million, will grant SII access to over 100 million doses of vaccines annually over the next 15 years.