Rajesh Narain Gupta
SNG & Partners
Tel: +91 22 4028 5151
Banking & finance, M&A/private equity/corporate restructuring, private client practice (will, executorship & estate management), real estate
Rajesh Narain Gupta has been enrolled as an advocate with the Bar Council of India since 1988. He has vast experience in corporate and transactional matters and also litigation. He is the managing partner of full service law firm SNG & Partners that has a presence in Mumbai, New Delhi and Singapore.
Gupta’s area of specialization includes banking and finance, commercial laws, real estate, litigation and private client practice. He is an advisor to a number of foreign and Indian banks, financial institutions, corporate and industrial houses and real estate players.
Gupta has done pioneering work in India in the area of succession and estate planning. He advises large business families on matters connected with their business, investments, disinvestments, and business succession, which among other things requires the handling of complex inter-generational issues.
Closely connected with the banking industry, Gupta has been involved for over two and half decades in negotiating and drafting, lending and security documentation for banks and non-banking financial companies.
Gupta has assisted well-known multinational banks from various jurisdictions to set up their offices and branches in India, and to commence their operations. This has included advising and helping them with regulatory approvals and putting legal process in place.
Gupta was a special invitee of the Indian Bankers Association and the Reserve Bank of India in connection with the amendment of Banking Regulation Act, 1949. He recently advised National e-Governance Services, a government entity, in connection with the setting up of an information utility under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code. He sits on the board of a well-known housing finance company as an independent director, and on several advisory boards.
Gupta has authored books, contributed to legal research papers, and has been a speaker at various forums in India and abroad on matters of legal significance. He recently revised the 27th edition of M L Tannan: Banking Law and Practice in India, which was released in June 2017 and also the 25th edition of M L Tannan: Banker’s Manual: A commentary on Banking Laws and Allied Acts. Both were published by LexisNexis.