Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Tel: + 91 99 1009 8314
Infrastructure; project finance
Jatin Aneja is a senior equity partner at the firm and is also part of the management board of the firm and the national practice head of projects and project finance practice of the firm. He has extensive experience in projects, infrastructure, project finance and investment across infrastructure sectors including airports, roads, ports, oil and gas, energy (conventional and renewable), power and other urban infrastructure in India.
Jatin has been involved in advising various Indian as well as multinational companies on commercial law aspects including drafting, structuring and negotiating various investment agreements, joint venture agreements, business purchase agreements, financing agreements, concession agreements, offtake agreement, tolling agreement, EPC contracts, consortium agreements, and other related legal advisory work.
Jatin has led several precedent setting and high value transactions that have hugely impacted the projects and infrastructure landscape of India.
Some of his most prominent transactions include drafting the concession agreement for Delhi and Mumbai airports and undertaking the privatization of the two airports; Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan- India pipeline project; Indian Oil’s LNG procurement from the United States; Petronet LNG and other PSUs LNG procurement from Qatar; private container train concession for Indian Railways; Delhi & Mumbai airport city side development project(s). Recently, he advised GMR Infrastructure Ltd in relation to divestment of major shareholding (approx. USD 1.5 billion) in GMR Airports Ltd., GMR’s holding company for multiple airports globally.
Jatin has advised on a series of award-winning transactions and has been consistently ranked in “Band 1” in the Projects, Infrastructure and Energy practice by Chambers and Partners and as a “Leading Lawyer” by The Legal 500 (each year, from 2009 to 2020), IFLR1000 and Asialaw Profiles from 2017-20 editions. Jatin was recognized as an “Expert” by Who’s Who Legal – Energy in 2016, and as a “Thought Leader” in 2019 and 2020.