Trilegal announced today the appointment of Pranav Sharma and Mallika Chopra as partners in its Banking and Finance practice. With this, the partnership strength of Trilegal grows to sixty-five (65).
Nishant Parikh, Partner and member of the management committee, said, “We are excited about Pranav and Mallika joining the Banking and Finance group at the firm. They are both very accomplished professionals who will add more depth to our practice. We would like to extend a warm welcome to both of them and wish them the very best.”
Ameya Khandge, Partner and Head of Banking and Finance, Trilegal, said, “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Pranav and Mallika to the firm. We see the growing set of clients that are increasingly active in the debt market creating a strong demand for high quality lawyers and we will continue to invest our efforts in growing this practice over the next few years. Pranav and Mallika’s strong focus on corporate and structured finance plays well into Trilegal’s traditional strengths in this space and we are confident that they will make an excellent addition to our team in Mumbai.”
About Pranav Sharma and Mallika Chopra (incoming partners)
Pranav Sharma specialises in banking & finance and debt capital markets and has 20 years of indepth experience in these areas. In addition to acting for leading banks and financial institutions and other credit providers on all forms of onshore and offshore financings, Pranav also regularly represents sponsors and borrowers on such financings. He joins us from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Prior to that, he was a Managing Associate in the banking group of Linklaters LLP in London. He is dual qualified under both Indian and English law. Pranav consistently features as a recognised Banking & Finance lawyer in IFLR 1000 and The Legal 500.
Mallika Chopra advises across a wide spectrum of banking and financing matters with a special focus on structured debt transactions, real estate and asset backed financings. She regularly represents lenders (both domestic and overseas institutions) as well as private equity sponsors and corporate borrowers. Mallika will be joining Trilegal from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas where she has been a partner in the Banking and Finance practice. She has also worked at ICICI Bank.
Pranav and Mallika have acted for sponsors, borrowers, lending institutions (including multilateral agencies) and export credit agencies across a wide spectrum of banking and finance transactions. Their expertise includes acquisition and sponsor finance, real estate finance, share or receivables backed financings, structured finance and trade finance.
About Trilegal: Trilegal is one of India’s leading law firms, with expertise across the full spectrum of corporate legal services. Trilegal has offices in four key cities of India.
Trilegal has been recognised as ‘Best Overall Law Firms in India’ as part of the India Business Law Journal Annual Indian Legal Awards 2021. It has also been recognised as ‘M&A Law firm of the Year’ by VCCircle Awards 2020; ‘Law Firm of the Decade’ at the RSG Grow India Summit and Awards 2019; one of the most innovative law firms in Asia in the inaugural edition of ALB Trailblazers 2020 and ‘highly commended’ in the FT RSG Innovative Lawyers Awards 2020.
For more information, please contact