M & A Partner - J. Sagar Associates

J. Sagar Associates

J. Sagar Associates (JSA) is a leading national law firm in India. We are 300 professionals operating out of eight offices located in Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, GIFT City, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi. Over 25 years, JSA is recognized as a leading national law firm providing legal services to top Indian corporates, Fortune 500 companies, multinational banks and financial institutions, governmental and statutory authorities, and multilateral and bilateral institutions. Our practice is organized along legal service expertise and sector specialization. We focus on our clients and communities.


With a keen focus on learning and specialized practices, we keep in touch with the constantly changing environment in which our clients operate. We pride in combining expertise with diversity of experience of a large firm with the personalized attention and responsiveness of boutique firms. Our 300 lawyers work seamlessly across offices to assist our clients.


Our practice have been re-organized into three practice clusters focusing on our clients – Corporate, Finance and Dispute Resolution – with 30 service lines. We serve clients across 21 segments of the economy including energy; knowledge based industries (IT/ITES); manufacturing; financial services, health care and life sciences, hospitality; media, sports and entertainment; telecommunication and broadcasting; mining; municipal and public services; urban/rural developmental infrastructure, non-government sector, real estate, retail & other trading, transportation & logistics. We serve our clients through partner-led teams with domain knowledge in industries and legal service lines.


JSA’s vision to be the finest Indian law firm is strengthened by our core values: exceed client expectations; integrity in whatever we do; belief that “people matter”; an understanding that we best serve our clients with teamwork and collaboration; and the beauty of our profession is constant learning. We honour and pursue diversity. We invest in our attorneys with focused continuing legal education and training in industry related issues and in soft skills.


We are committed to social responsibility. We serve our communities by rendering “pro bono” legal services and supporting initiatives. The firm has committed to achieve an average of sixty pro bono hours per attorney per year. Our work in pro-bono space extends to assisting on formulation of community sensitive and meaningful policies, laws and legal frameworks to facilitate economic and social development at national, regional, city and neighbourhood levels.


A collegial partnership that is led by five member elected executive committee that includes two joint managing partners and three partners handling specific management portfolios. With a transparent and accountable management team, we are seen as the law firm that heralded paradigm change in India in institutionalising and professionalising law firm ownership and management. Our one nation, one firm, one balance sheet approach is unique for India.