Adhitya focuses his practice on the structuring and negotiation of private funds, managed accounts and other investment platforms, representation of LPs in bespoke transactions and advising sponsors on governance and fiduciary issues.
He has acted for sponsors in India, the U.K. and the E.U. and is conversant with the various economic and governance issues that are hotly contested during the fundraising process and is familiar with a range of asset classes. He has experience dealing with secondaries transactions and has regularly advised on co-investment deals.
Adhitya holds degrees in law from the National Law Institute University, Bhopal and Harvard Law School. He is a dual-qualified lawyer admitted to practise in India and England. Prior to his return to India, he worked in London as an associate at Herbert Smith Freehills LLP and more recently at Simpson Thacher & Bartlett LLP.
- National Law Institute University, Bhopal, B.A. LL.B. (Hons.), 2013
- Harvard Law School, LL.M., 2016
- Admitted to the Bar Council of Delhi, 2015
- Admitted as a Solicitor in England & Wales, 2020
- ‘An Analysis of Fiduciary Duties Implicated Through Investor Side Letters’. (Harvard Law School, 2015).
- ‘SEBI rewrites rules on offshore derivative instruments (ODI)’. (Lexology, 2014).
- ‘Tax Pass Through for Alternative Investment Funds: Clarification Needs Little More Clarity’. (Mondaq, 2014).
- ‘SEBI Revises Operational Framework for Alternative Investment Funds’. (Mondaq, 2014).
- ‘Pursuit of Substance in Mauritius and what it means for India-focused funds’. (Mondaq, 2013).
- ‘Stimulus for onshore funds: insurers allowed enhanced investment coverage’. (Lexology, 2013)