Current position: Partner
Practice area/industry focus: Mergers & acquisitions, private equity, corporate restructuring, debt restructuring, debt capital markets, securities and takeover regulations & general corporate
Career highlights: Gunjan Shah is a partner with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and specialises in mergers & acquisitions, private equity and banking & finance. She serves in the firm's management committee.
In 2014, Gunjan was awarded the Aspen Institute's India Leadership Initiative fellowship, which seeks to develop a new generation of values-based action-oriented leaders to serve India. In March 2015, India's leading business magazine – Business Today – included Gunjan in its annual listing of top corporate performers under the age of 40. In addition, one of India's leading business newspapers – Economic Times – recognised Gunjan as one of India's top 40 business leaders under the age of 40.
Gunjan is rated as 'a very strong and precise M&A Lawyer' and is appreciated for her 'practical and commercially viable advice'. Her clients value her ability to 'provide good advice' and her 'really strong grasp of law, skills in negotiating and top notch commercial sense' (Chambers and Partners, Asia Pacific). Gunjan is ranked as a highly recommended lawyer (Legal 500) and described as 'responsive and knowledgeable'.
Gunjan holds a number of spotlight positions on legal panels and forums and is a guest speaker in a number of national law schools.
Asialaw Leading Lawyer 2017 in Banking & Finance