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Harsh Pais

Partner

London

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Harsh Pais

Partner

London

Harsh leads our India Corporate Practice and is a key member of our wider India Group.

He has a broad corporate M&A practice, focussing on large cross-border acquisitions (involving public and private targets), joint ventures and private capital investments, as well as providing strategic advice on corporate governance, securities laws and crisis management.

Harsh advises a wide range of international clients, both large multi-national corporations and private capital (private equity, sovereign wealth and pension funds) across a range of sectors, including regulated industries such as financial services/insurance, infrastructure, and TMT. He also acts for leading Indian corporates on their major outbound M&A matters.

His past experience includes serving as Corporate practice Co-Head at a leading Indian law firm and working at a major international law firm in New York. Harsh is qualified to practice in England & Wales, New York and India.

Office

London

One Bishops Square
London
E1 6AD

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Qualifications

Professional

Admitted as solicitor, England & Wales: 2009

Admitted to the New York Bar: 2007

Admitted as advocate, qualified to practice in India: 2002

Academic

Columbia University School of Law, New York, LL.M. (Harlan Fiske Stone Scholar): 2006

National Law School of India University, Bangalore, B.A.LL.B (Hons): 2002

Ranked individual for Corporate/M&A

Chambers Global 2022

Recommended, Global Leader, M&A

WWL 2022

Leading lawyer for Corporate M&A

IFLR1000 Guide