HSA Press Release: HSA Advocates invites Bharat Sharma to join as 24th Partner.
HSA Advocates (HSA), a full service law firm, continues to add to the experts on the partnership collegium and strengthen its practice areas. In less than a month of hiring Partner Sharath Chandrashekhar in newly opened Bangalore office, the firm has added Bharat Sharma, who is the twelfth Partner in the firm’s Corporate Commercial Practice. Bharat will be based out of HSA’s Mumbai office, but like that of all other Partners, his work will not be bound by geography, extending across locations to fortify the firm’s reach both nationally and internationally.
Prior to joining HSA, Bharat was a Partner at Naik Naik & Co. He is a Solicitor and holds an LL.B. degree from K.C. Law College, University of Mumbai. In addition to being a skilled legal expert, Bharat also holds a Masters in International Finance from Middlesex Business School, London, which has consistently given him a holistic perspective on Corporate transactions. He started his career with Crawford Bayley & Co. Advocates & Solicitors in 2003, followed by Talwar Thakore & Associates in 2007 where he was seconded to Linklaters LLP, Hong Kong. Bharat joined Khaitan & Co. in 2010 and led some big ticket transactions in the Corporate M&A and Infrastructure space.
With more than a decade of work experience, Bharat specialises in mergers & acquisitions (in-bound and out-bound), private equity, venture capital, joint ventures, corporate restructuring, regulatory advisory and general corporate.
“We want to consolidate and grow our existing areas of practice. The firm already provides the full suite of legal services and now the time has come to strategically expand these areas and be at the forefront of the legal service providers in each of our practice areas. Bharat comes with impeccable credentials as a corporate lawyer, and I on behalf of the HSA Partnership welcome him to the firm to further bolster our corporate practice”, says Hemant Sahai, Founding Partner of HSA.
“Firm has entered into an exiciting growth trajectory, and is driven to glide through this growth phase, honing and maintaining excellent credentials and building on bench strength to support the launch of HSA into its next phase”, Hemant Sahai further adds. With this appointment, HSA now has 24 Partners & Associate Partners in its partnership collegium, with offices across New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Kolkata.