HSA Advocates awarded at the FT Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyer Awards 2019

We are pleased to announce that HSA Advocates has been awarded the “Innovation in legal expertise: Creating a new standard” award at the Financial Times Asia-Pacific Innovative Lawyer Awards 2019, held in Hong Kong on May 02, 2019.

See details here
https://www.ft.com/reports/innovative-lawyers-asia-pacific
In the overall rankings in the category, HSA was ranked on top of the table as the “stand out” firm.
https://www.ft.com/content/acabfd94-6b6e-11e9-80c7-60ee53e6681d

The firm was awarded for advising Chhattisgarh InfoTech Promotion Society (CHiPS) in the implementation of the Sanchar Kranti Yojana (SKY).
To quote FT – “Creating a New Standard: HSA Advocates Advised Chhattisgarh Infotech Promotion Society on a project to increase mobile connectivity in the Indian state. The project involves distributing smartphone handsets to 5.5m people in the region, which has the lowest mobile penetration in the country. The structure devised by the firm combined government funding with telecom companies, which set up more than 1,500 telecom towers across the region.”

The transaction was led by Mr. Rahul Arora, Partner assisted by Mr. Hemant Sahai, Founding Partner.