J Sagar Associates
Tel: +91 98 450 78666
Corporate, including M&A; compliance and investigations, including white collar crime and data breach situations; employment, including benefits; and technology law, including data privacy
Sajai Singh’s practice focuses primarily on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, restructurings and financings (both debt and equity), with particular emphasis on cross-border transactions. He is an acclaimed transactional lawyer with more than 28 years of experience and has represented a wide variety of industries, businesses and sectors as they funnel investments into India. This wealth of experience means that he understands the issues that arise in the course of major transactions and can provide solutions to resolve these issues. He routinely provides advice that goes well beyond legal and contractual matters, which require an understanding of the technical and commercial aspects that lie at the heart of a transaction and define its success.
Singh also does corporate work related to regulatory matters, internal investigations and conflict resolution. This includes all aspects of white-collar crime, government investigation and compliance with the Prevention of Corruption Act, the Money Laundering Act, the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and other local and international anti-corruption laws; and Indian employment law, industrial relations, whistle-blower complaints and executive compensation practices.
In terms of sectors, Singh maintains an active practice in the knowledge-based industries sectors. He is known as a pioneering lawyer who has supported the development of the information technology sector in India.
Singh regularly publishes and speaks on a variety of legal, regulatory and transaction related topics, with a particular focus on cross-border trade.
Singh is passionate about education. He regularly conducts client education seminars, executive education programmes and boot camps for young lawyers. The Cyberspace Camp is one such programme, which he has patronized and promoted in several developing nations.
Singh is a president of ITechLaw, the international technology lawyers’ association, which is based in the US. This is a first for an Asian person.