Current position: Partner; national practice head, projects & infrastructure
Practice area/industry focus: Airports, real estate, private equity, M&A, infrastructure, oil & gas, power generation and distribution, railways, public private participation, highways
Career highlights: Mr Jatin Aneja is a partner and the national practice head of the projects & infrastructure group at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas. He has extensive experience in project and project finance-related transactions in various sectors in India, including oil and gas, power, roads, ports and airports. Jatin has advised various Indian and multi-national companies on numerous aspects of commercial law, including drafting, structuring and negotiating various business purchase agreements, share purchase agreements, shareholders agreements, financing agreements, EPC contracts, consortium agreements, and other related legal advisory work.
Jatin has also advised on a series of award winning transactions, including: the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India pipeline project, the Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline project, the privatisation of the Delhi & Mumbai International Airport, cross-border LNG sale purchase transactions, and establishing the first PPP in railways with the privatisation of the private container freight train services plying the Indian railways.
Jatin has been extensively recognised as a leading lawyer in the projects and energy space by various global legal evaluators, including Chambers and Partners and Legal 500 for five successive years (2013 to 2017), and IFLR 1000 and Asialaw for the last three years (2015 to 2017). He has been cited as bringing 'invaluable legal input' and 'tremendous commerciality' to transactions.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2017 in Energy & Natural Resources