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Mithun Thanks, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Mithun Thanks

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Tel: +91 22 4933 5555
Email: mithun.thanks@amsshardul.com

Practice areas

Corporate & commercial; mergers & acquisitions; private equity, venture capital & funds; real estate


Mithun V Thanks is an equity partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. He specialises in mergers and acquisitions, with a key focus on private equity, along with a strong background in general corporate work.

Over the years, Mithun has worked on several marquee transactions and has substantial experience in advising high-profile clients on foreign investment laws and their joint ventures, strategic acquisitions, India entry strategies and, integration work streams, exit strategies, pre-litigation/arbitration strategic advisory, general corporate advisory etc. Among others, some of his anchor clients over the last decade include McCormick Inc., British American Tobacco, UPS Inc., Jan De Nul Group, Goldman Sachs, Blackstone and Partners Group. Mithun has worked across various sectors including FMCG, food and beverage, education, logistics, manufacturing (industrial and consumer), real estate, retail and franchising.
Mithun is very well-regarded by his clients. He is recognised for “consistently providing clear, commercially practical advice in a very prompt and responsive manner, no matter the time of day” and as someone who “makes a special effort to get to know his clients and understand their business in depth, which helps him provide strategic inputs as well.” His referees also credit him as a seasoned practitioner who “has a deep knowledge of the law, holds a very precise pen on documentation and has worked closely with our teams to provide business-oriented solutions to complex problems. He is intelligent, friendly, accessible, and fun to work with”.

Mithun has been recognised among India Business Law Journal’s A-List of India’s Top Lawyers, 2022 and profiled in the prestigious inaugural “Emerging Leaders” list of 20 lawyers, who stood out as those leading the Indian legal profession forward, in the RSG India Report 2019. He has been ranked as a “Rising Star” by ALB in their recommended list for 2021 and among the Top 100 Individual Lawyers in the Forbes India Legal Power lists in 2020 and 2021.

Mithun graduated from the National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata in 2005. He is enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa and is also admitted as a solicitor of the Senior Courts of England and Wales.

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