Aparajit’s focus areas of practice are Corporate Commercial, Mergers & Acquisition and Private Equity. He is also a member of the Infrastructure team with a specific focus on environmental matters. In his legal experience of almost a decade and a half, he has led diverse assignments and transactions in corporate commercial and has advised clients on many cross-border transactions that relate to foreign investment in India, their entry strategies, M&A, equity investments, joint ventures, management buyouts and corporate restructuring. He has worked across varied segments of commerce and industry in services, trading and manufacturing sectors. The spectrum of industries, ranges from manufacturing (across diverse sectors), consumer products and durable, retail, financial services, infrastructure, power / energy, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, F&B and health-care, IT, technology and software, e-commerce etc.
Aparajit is a pioneer in the area of Clean Development Mechanism (CDM). He extended his legal counsel to one of the first CDM projects in India and has advised some of the largest CDM transitions in the world.
Aparajit has been a trusted advisor to many of his clients and sits on the advisory board and committees of several companies. He also sits on the board of two renowned global charities, Childreach International and SightLife.
Aparajit has consistently been listed as a leading Indian M&A corporate lawyer by Chambers Asia Pacific and by Chambers Global. He has been listed as a leading lawyer by Asia Law Profiles, The Intercontinental Finance Magazine (UK), ACQ Law Awards (UK), Global Business Magazine (UK), and Global Law Experts for Climate Change Legal Advisory Services. Legal 500 (Asia Pacific) 2016 ranked him as a Leading Lawyer in Corporate Commercial/M&A.
Mergers & Acquisitions
Telecom, Media and Technology
Environment & CDM
B.S.L; Symbiosis Law School
LL.B, Symbiosis Law School
Member Bar Council of India
Member Delhi High Court Bar Association
Member Inter- Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
Aparajit is praised by sources as a practitioner who "knows his subject well." Chambers Global 2015
Aparajit Bhattacharya is described as "very firm and honest," and "very confident about the advice that he gives." Chambers Asia Pacific 2015