COURT APPROVED MERGERS
CROSS BORDER / PRIVATE
Naresh is a partner at Lex Consult. His primary areas of practice are joint ventures, financial & technical collaborations, mergers (including demergers), acquisitions, private equity investments, business restructuring and cross border transactions.
Prior to joining Lex Consult, Naresh was a Counsel at Trilegal, Mumbai (a tier-I full-service law firm in India). Naresh has advised clients on a wide range of issues relating to acquisitions, structuring (including entry and exit strategies), regulatory trends and compliances, strategic issues and developments in a variety of sectors such as manufacturing, power/infrastructure, healthcare, retail/consumer goods, financial services, real estate, media & technology and hospitality.
He has also advised certain clients on contentious matters such as shareholder disputes, arbitrations, liquidation proceedings and fraud investigations.
ACQUISITIONS / INVESTEMENT
Majid Afsar Siddiqi is a partner at Lex Consult. He specializes in joint ventures and acquisitions. He has, in the past, also advised leading banks and financial institutions in their lending and structured financing transactions.
Prior to joining Lex Consult, Majid was a Counsel at Trilegal where his focus was on joint ventures, shareholder exits and disputes. Majid has been regularly advising international clients in structuring their investments in India, especially in relation to heavily regulated sectors such as real estate and retail.
Majid was one of the key members of the team which successfully obtained the requisite government approvals and concluded the first and only foreign direct investment deal in the multi-brand retail sector in India
PRIVATE EQUITY / M&A
WAREHOUSING AND LOGISTICS
NOVICE TENNIS PLAYER
Nidhi is a partner at Lex Consult. She is a corporate commercial lawyer with close to two decades of experience with both, tier 1 law firms, AZB and Trilegal, and as a general counsel with LOGOS India and Matrix Partners.
As a seasoned in-house lawyer with both the logistics industry and a fund, Nidhi has a unique ability to stitch the commercial requirements of a deal with the nuances of Indian law and market practice.
She has in-depth knowledge of the warehousing and logistics industry and has led a variety of transactions in the sector including land acquisition/M&A deals, debt raising, drafting and negotiation of general contractor agreements, agreements to lease and lease deeds with marquee tenants.
In addition, Nidhi also specializes in commercial contracting and M&A/ PE/ VC, across sectors.
PRIVATE EQUITY / CROSS
STAND UP COMEDY
Pooja is a Senior Associate at Lex Consult. Her primary areas of practice are private equity investments, acquisitions, cross-border transactions, and strategic collaborations with a focus on the fintech sector. She has advised clients such as CRED, Tata Trent, Medkart, Snapmint, and Zokudo.
Prior to joining Lex Consult, Pooja was an associate at AZB & Partners, Mumbai. Pooja has worked on transactions encompassing FMCG, manufacturing, healthcare and fintech sectors, and advised clients on regulatory and corporate compliances.
She has also worked on liquidation matters, partnership restructuring, and employee disputes. She also takes a keen interest in the edtech sector.
Pooja is a trained Bharatanatyam dancer, and is passionate about dancing, with a penchant for semi-classical styles. She also moonlights as an improv theatre artist and a stand-up comedian.
URDU POETRY, SINGING
Mehreen is a Senior Associate at Lex Consult. Her primary areas of practice are strategic collaborations with a focus on the fintech sector, private equity investments, acquisitions, banking and finance. She has advised clients such as Animall, Arthvit, CRED and Quanteon Powertrain.
Prior to joining Lex Consult, Mehreen was Chief Manager (Legal) at ICICI Bank, Mumbai. Mehreen has also worked as an associate at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Mehreen has worked on private equity investments, acquisitions, wholesale banking transactions, liquidation matters and advised clients on regulatory and corporate compliances.
Mehreen is passionate about cooking, enjoys singing and takes a keen interest in Urdu poetry.