Manan Lahoty is a partner in the firm’s Mumbai office and specialises in capital markets. Manan is qualified to practise in both England and Wales, and India. Prior to joining IndusLaw, he worked with Shearman & Sterling in London, and Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co, and L&L Partners.
He has advised on some of the largest and most prestigious Indian transactions in the domestic and international capital markets, including the largest public offering and the largest “block sale” in India, as well as on a number of novel transactions, such as public offering of an exchange-traded fund. He has recently advised on capital markets transactions across sectors, including BFSI, technology, telecom, hospitality, real estate and manufacturing.
He also provides general advice on securities law matters to leading domestic and international investment banks in India. In addition, Manan’s practice includes providing advice on pre-offering corporate restructuring, corporate governance and other corporate and securities law matters.
Manan has been recognized as a leading capital markets lawyer in India and consistently included in the top tier by several independent surveys and directories. He is ranked Band 1 by Chambers and Partners, which in 2019 described him as very articulate, and technically very sound. Chambers and Partners has also described him as a solution provider who excels in client handling. In addition, Manan is highly ranked by IFLR 1000, Asialaw Leading Lawyers, Legal Era and Who’s Who Legal. He has been included in India Business Law Journal’s A-List since 2017. He has also been named one of India’s Top 100 Great People Managers by Great Manager Institute in the Forbes India Magazine.