Bharat Sharma

Bharat Sharma

Partner | Mumbai

Corporate & Commercial, Real Estate, TMT
Enrolment No. MAH/3732/2005

About

Bharat is a partner in the Corporate & Commercial practice group of the firm. With over 15 years of experience, his involvement in Corporate and Commercial transactions has been noteworthy. He regularly advises clients across various industries on both buy and sell side. Bharat has advised a full spectrum of clients across various industries including private equity, manufacturing, logistics, infrastructure, media, hospitality, startups, funds and healthcare. He is a commerce graduate and has also done M.A (International Finance) from Middlesex University - UK. He is a qualified lawyer and obtained his LL.B. (Merit Holder) from Mumbai University. Additionally, he is also registered with Bombay Incorporated Law Society as a Solicitor.

Practice areas

  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Real Estate
  • Technology Media & Telecommunications

Expertise

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Real estate transactions
  • Infrastructure projects
  • Projects

Representative matters

  • Altran SA in their USD 2.2 billion acquisition of Aricent
  • Leighton Group in the sale of their 35% shareholding in Leighton India Contractors (USD 150 million) to the Welspun Group
  • Tata Group in relation to the structuring of their defense vertical
  • Mumbai Port Trust/Kolkata Port Trust in relation to drafting of their land policies which in aggregate exceed USD 10 billion in terms of Valuation
  • Reliance Big Entertainment in relation to transfer of Reliance Big Entertainment film and media division to Phantom Films – Reliance Big Entertainment’s Joint venture with Phantom Films

Publications & recognitions

  • Recognized as a leading individual and a recommended lawyer by Legal 500 Asia Pacific