Cyril Shroff

Managing Partner

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Cyril Shroff has over 38 years of experience in a wide range of practices areas, including corporate and securities law, disputes, banking, bankruptcy and infrastructure.

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Qualifications

  • 1983 Solicitor, High Court of Bombay
  • 1982 B.A., LL.B.,Government Law College, Mumbai
expertise

Expertise

Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy
  • Private Client

Over the years, his passion for a just world, blended with a keen sense of fairness and empathy has helped cam firmly establish itself as a trusted advisor to its clients. Mr. Shroff has consistently been ranked as “star practitioner” in India by Chambers Global and is often regarded as the “M&A King of India”. A thought leader and a visionary, Mr. Shroff is known for advising on many first of its kind transactions in India. He regularly gets recognised as an award-winning professional across practices.

Memberships

  • Chairman of FICCI’s Corporate Laws Committee
  • Member of CII National Council and Financial Markets Committee
  • Chairman of SES ESG Advisory Board
  • He was a member of SEBI constituted Uday Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance and SEBI Committee on Insider Trading
  • Member of first apex advisory committee of the IMC International ADR Centre
  • Task force member of Society of Insolvency Practitioners of India
  • Member of the Media Legal Defence Initiative International Advisory Board
  • Part of various committees of CII’s National Council on Corporate Governance and National Committee on Capital Markets, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Commodities Markets, Financial Investors and Regulatory Affairs
  • Board Member of Krea University
  • Member of the Apex Advisory Board of Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management
  • Member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Study of the Legal Profession established by the Harvard Law School
  • Member of the Advisory Board of National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM)

Awards & Recognition

  • ‘Deal Maker of the Year’, ALB India Law Awards 2020
  • Named as ‘A-List Icon’ in IBLJ A-list Lawyers 2020
  • Included in Legal500’s ‘Hall of Fame’ 2020
  • Recognised as IFLR Asia Best Lawyers 2020
  • ‘Band 1’ Private Wealth Law, Chambers & Partners HNW Guide since published
  • Consistently recognised as ‘Eminent Practitioners’ for Private Equity; Banking & Finance and Restructuring /Insolvency in India and ‘Star Individuals’ for Corporate M&A in India
  • ‘Commended External Counsel of the Year’, The Asian-Mena Counsel – In-House Community, 2019
  • ‘Managing Partner of the Year’, ALB India Law Awards 2019
  • Ranked as ‘Market Leader’ for Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development, Banking, Project Finance, Capital Markets: Debt, M&A by IFLR1000 for several years.
  • Recognised as ‘Elite practitioner’ for Banking and finance, Capital markets, Corporate and M&A by AsiaLaw for several years
  • Consistenly named as ‘Leading Lawyer’ for Corproate M&A, Legal 500

Qualifications

  • 1983 Solicitor, High Court of Bombay
  • 1982 B.A., LL.B.,Government Law College, Mumbai
expertise

Expertise

Practice Areas

  • Corporate
  • Corporate Governance
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy
  • Private Client