Sharmil is a partner based in the Mumbai office of Khaitan Legal Associates.
With over a decade of experience, Sharmil has built areas of expertise around banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, takeovers, private equity, structuring and funds formation, inbound and outbound investments, securities market, strategic alliances, joint ventures, corporate and debt restructuring, resolution of distressed assets, enforcement of security, insolvency proceeding, general corporate and commercial transactions.
Sharmil has advised various multinational and domestic companies as well as funds across sectors on various aspects of Indian law. Her corporate advisory work comprises of deal structuring / conceptualization, negotiations, documentation, closing of corporate and commercial transactions including monitoring of pre and post-closing obligations. She also advises boards of listed and unlisted companies, on governance and other related issues.
Having also worked as in-house counsel, Sharmil carries a practical and resolution based approach, without compromising the legal position, in deal making. She has devised and implemented various exit strategies for domestic and offshore funds. Her interpersonal skills work well in dealing with the regulators and counter parties.
Sharmil regularly visits premium business and law schools in India, and conducts workshops on various subjects like capital raising, corporate governance and organisational behaviour, strategies on deal making, restructuring and insolvency, etc.