ESTABLISHED IN 2003
Total number of professionals: 150 (28 partners)
Principal office: New Delhi
Other offices: Bengaluru, Kolkata and Mumbai
Key practice areas
HSA has a full-service suite of capabilities encompassing more than 16 practice areas and sector-specific expertise. We are a team of 150-plus professionals based out of four offices across India’s major cities – Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore and Kolkata.
We are known for combining knowledge, experience and expertise to create outcome-oriented, pragmatic and implementable solutions across our platform of practices and focus sectors.
Banking & Finance: Complete support for debt and equity financing, securitisation, refinancing and restructuring transactions, including dispute resolution representation
Competition & Antitrust: Merger control fillings, support on cartelisation and abuse of dominance matters and regulatory litigation representation in enforcement cases
Corporate & Commercial: Holistic transaction support, assistance with negotiating and establishing optimal commercial/contractual arrangements and expert counsel to boards on duties, governance, risks and accountability
Aerospace & Defence: End-to-end support for market entry, corporate transactions, contractual assistance, program bids and regulatory aspects
Dispute Resolution: Advisory and representation before the Supreme Court, all High Courts and tribunals as well as institutional and ad hoc arbitrations
Investigations: Prosecution and defence support (anti-bribery, money laundering, blacklisting, contract cancellation, defamation, etc.), including investigations by government agencies and regulators
Labour & Employment: Contractual assistance for employment agreements, advisory support on disputes and internal disciplinary issues
Project Finance: End-to-end support on structuring of debt and effectuating all types of financing transactions
Projects, Energy & Infrastructure: Complete transaction, procurement and bidding support; comprehensive contractual assistance and representation for the entire spectrum of disputes
Real Estate: Holistic transaction and diligence support, advice on RERA-centric aspects, clearances and approvals
Regulatory & Policy: Specialised support across multiple industry sectors on proceedings before regulators and judicial fora, including preemptive risk assessment, policy formulation and impact assessment
Restructuring & Insolvency: Negotiation, structuring and documentation for loans and assets for borrowers and lenders, security enforcement, bankruptcy proceedings and representation before the National Company Law Tribunal, the Debt Recovery Tribunal and courts
Taxation: Structuring support in corporate transaction, indirect tax advisory and representation before tax authorities, tribunals and courts
Technology, Media & Telecommunications: Specialised support on transactions and sector-specific contractual arrangements including advice on outsourcing, cybersecurity and data-related aspects
Independent intelligence on this law firm
The following information is sourced directly from India Business Law Journal and/or Law.asia and is not part of the directory listing provided by the law firm.
“HSA has end-to-end capabilities in energy, with strong sector specialisation,” says Babita Ambekar, a partner at CMS in Singapore.
“They provide top-notch advice both on legal topics, but also, more generally, on negotiation tactics, and are always very fast and reactive,” says Marc-Elie Bernard, group senior vice president at Altran. He says the company has used the firm for several transactions and “they have systematically proven accurate, reliable and timely”.
“[Sahai is] an astute and exceptionally competent professional with the rare skills and qualities of providing legal advice with a clear understanding and appreciation of the business impact of such advice,” says Pandey. He is similarly appreciative of Pragya Ohri, who assists with court-related disputes, and Rajdeep Choudhury, who assists with ADR.
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