Himanshu Chahar

Dubai, UAE

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

Himanshu is part of the corporate and M&A practice at BSA.

He is a highly experienced lawyer with many years of quality transactional and advisory proficiency across multiple industry sectors. Prior to joining BSA, he worked with one of the largest law firms in Asia and has experience of working on several noteworthy M&A deals. Bearing an in-depth understanding of key industry sectors, he also enjoys the endorsement of a number of high-profile and multi-national clients, with whom he works closely on a variety of corporate, commercial and regulatory matters.

Besides significant core experience of advising on M&A transactions, corporate (re-)structurings, corporate governance, foreign investment and policy matters across various industry sectors, Himanshu also has specialized experience and know-how in the defence, education and non-banking finance sectors. His notable ancillary experience additionally includes advising on alternative investment funds, airport concessionaire contracts, thermal power projects, clinical trials, rope-way projects, tele-medicine projects, anti-trust/ competition law matters and public charities.

Himanshu also remains admitted to practice law in India, and has native fluency in written and spoken English, Hindi and Urdu.

Areas of expertise
  • Corporate & M&A
  • Commercial
  • Regulatory & Compliance
  • Employment
  • Real Estate
  • Financial Institutions
  • Life Sciences & Healthcare
  • Technology, Media & Telecommunications (TMT)
  • Leisure & Hospitality
  • Energy
  • Retail & Consumer Goods
  • Family-owned Businesses
  • Private Client
  • High Net Worth Individuals
Highlights of experience
  • Representing one of the largest sovereign wealth funds on several big-ticket investments in the Indian real estate sector
  • Leading a global PE firm’s investment in a niche B2B services provider with exposure and operations in 100+ countries
  • Acting for a large pharma contract development and manufacturing group in connection with complex multi-jurisdictional debt and equity investments and overlapping investor exits
  • Representing one of the biggest regional K12 education service providers with PE fund-raising, involving multi-jurisdictional transactional structuring and documentation
  • Advising a leading global insurance player on their corporate re-structuring involving winding down of one of their divisions in the UAE
  • Advising and assisting several global defence equipment manufacturers in connection with defence procurements by the Indian government, including, structuring of offset obligations, technology transfers, and strategic alliances and joint ventures with domestic offset partners
  • Representing a leading Indian real estate-focused AIF on its debt investments in a large housing construction group and allied collateral structuring
  • Assisting a leading Japanese steel manufacturing group in connection with their investment in listed securities of a large India-based steel manufacturer
  • Assisting one of the largest regional development banks on their investment in listed securities of a leading India-based non-banking finance company
  • Advising a large multi-national infrastructure player on their joint ventures with the Government of Nigeria in the public healthcare sector
Education & qualifications
  • Bachelor of Laws, University of Pune, India, 2009
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