FIRM PROFILE

FIRM PROFILE

WHO WE ARE


J. Sagar Associates (JSA) is a leading national law firm in India. We are over 300 professionals operating out of eight offices located in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, GIFT City, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi.

JSA is recognised as a leading national law firm providing legal services to top Indian corporates, Fortune 500 companies, multinational banks and financial institutions, governmental and statutory authorities and multilateral and bilateral institutions. Our practice is organised along service lines and sector specialisation. We focus on our clients and communities.

WHY WE ARE
UNIQUE


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ith a keen focus on learning and specialised practices, we keep in touch with the changing environment in which our clients operate. We take pride in combining the expertise and diversity of experience of a large firm with the personalized attention and responsiveness of a boutique firm. Our 300+ lawyers work seamlessly across practice areas and offices to assist our clients.

OUR COMMITMENT


We are committed to social responsibility. We serve our communities by rendering “pro bono” legal services and supporting social responsibility initiatives. The firm has committed to achieve an average of sixty pro bono hours per attorney per year. Our work in the pro-bono space extends to assisting on formulation of community sensitive and meaningful policies, laws and legal frameworks to facilitate economic and social development at the national, regional, city and neighbourhood levels.

WE WALK THE TALK


JSA’s vision to be the finest Indian law firm is strengthened by our core values: exceed client expectations; integrity in whatever we do; belief that “people matter”; an understanding that we best serve our clients with teamwork and collaboration; and that the beauty of our profession is constant learning. We honour and pursue diversity. We invest in our attorneys with focused continuing legal education and training in industry related issues and soft skills.

CLIENT FOCUS


Our practice has been re-organised into three practice clusters focusing on our clients - Corporate, Finance and Disputes – with 30 service lines. We serve clients across 21 segments of the economy including agriculture, automotive, aviation, banking & finance, defence, education, hospitality, knowledge-based industries, telecommunications, manufacturing & consumer products, media & sports, real estate, retail, pharma, logistics & allied industries, oil & gas, ports, transport, renewables & cleantech and start-ups. We serve our clients through partner-led teams with domain knowledge in industries.

MANAGEMENT
STRUCTURE


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ur management structure comprises of a collegial partnership that is led by an elected executive committee which includes two joint managing partners, and three partners handling specific management portfolios. With a transparent and accountable management team, we are seen as the law firm that heralded a paradigm change in India in institutionalising and professionalising law firm ownership and management. Our one nation, one firm, one balance sheet approach is unique for India.

AWARDS &
RECOGNITIONS


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Most Recent Achievement

Ranked 2 by deal count in India - Global M&A legal rankings Q1, 2018

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Most Recent Achievement

Tier 1 Law Firm for Banking & Finance, Projects, and TMT - 2017

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Most Recent Achievement

Outstanding - Banking & Finance, Projects & Infrastructure, Corporate/M&A, Private Equity

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Most Recent Achievement

Tier 1 Law Firm - 2017

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Most Recent Achievement

Best Overall Law Firm- Aviation, Capital Markets, Energy, Projects & Infrastructure, Policy & regulation, Structured finance & securitisation and TMT, 2017

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Most Recent Achievement

Tier 1 Law Firm for Banking & Finance, Private Equity, Project Finance, Energy, Infrastructure, Oil & Gas, TMT and Transport - 2017

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Most Recent Achievement

Ranked 15 amongst Most Innovative Law Firms (Asia-Pacific) - 2017

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Most Recent Achievement

Ranked 3 by deal count for both announced and completed Indian deals in Emerging Markets M&A legal rankings Q1, - 2018

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Most Recent Achievement

Ranked 2 by deal count in Private Equity, Quarter 1 - 2018

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AWARDS &
RECOGNITIONS


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