Himanshu Chahar

Dubai, UAE

T. +971 4 528 5555
E. himanshu.chahar@gmail.com

Himanshu is an associate in the corporate and M&A practice in BSA’s DIFC office in Dubai.

Himanshu is an experienced corporate M&A lawyer with many years of quality transactional and advisory proficiency across multiple industry sectors. Prior to joining BSA, he worked with the largest full-service law firm of India where he regularly advised and represented several high-profile domestic and multi-national clients in a variety of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters.

Aside from frequently assisting his clients on M&A transactions, corporate (re-)structuring's, corporate governance aspects, foreign exchange control issues and policy matters, Himanshu also has significant specialized experience and know-how of the Indian defence, education and non-banking finance sectors. Additionally, some of his key ancillary experience include advising on alternative investment funds, airport concessionaire contracts, thermal power projects, clinical trials, rope-way projects, tele-medicine projects, anti-trust/ competition law matters, public charities, etc.

Himanshu is admitted to practice law in India, and is fluent in written and spoken English and Hindi languages.

Areas of expertise
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Real Estate
  • Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
  • Leisure & Hospitality
Highlights of experience
  • Assisted one of the largest sovereign wealth funds on various India-focused investments in the real estate sector
  • Represented a global private equity firm’s investment in a niche B2B services provider with operations in 100+ countries
  • Assisted a leading pharma contract development and manufacturing group in connection with complex multi-jurisdictional debt and equity investments and overlapping investor exits
  • Represented one of the largest regional K12 education service providers with private equity fund-raising, involving multi-jurisdictional transactional structuring and documentation
  • Advised and assisted leading global defence equipment manufacturers in connection with various defence procurements by the Indian government, including, structuring of offset obligations, technology transfers, strategic alliances and joint ventures with domestic offset partners, etc
  • Represented a leading Indian real estate-focused fund on its debt investments in a large housing construction group and allied collateral structuring
  • Assisted a leading Japanese steel manufacturing group in connection with its investment in listed securities of a large India-based steel manufacturer
  • Assisted one of the largest regional development banks on its investment in listed securities of a leading India-based non-banking finance company
Education & qualifications
  • B.S.L, LLB, ILS' Law College, University of Pune, India
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