Sawant Singh – Phoenix Legal – Mumbai – Lawyer Profile 2021
Bank and finance; Work and employment; Mergers and Acquisitions; Restructuring and insolvency
Sawant Singh is a founding partner of Phoenix Legal and his area of expertise includes private equity, project finance, securitization, asset reconstruction, syndicate banking, domestic and external commercial debt and corporate restructuring. the debt. He also advises clients on a host of corporate and commercial, labor/employment and real estate matters, including inbound and outbound foreign investment, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions. and joint ventures.
His services have been widely recognized and he is known to have a “high reputation” in the market. Recognized as a Distinguished Practitioner in Banking and Finance by Asialaw Profiles, Sawant has been cited as “highly respected by his peers and highly valued by his clients”. He has also been named, by Chambers and Partners, as one of the most in-demand banking practitioners in India and reported as a “go-to person for tactical solutions” who “always makes himself available”. He was named in the A list of India’s Top 100 Lawyers by Indian Journal of Business Law and has been recognized as a global leader by Who’s Who Legal.
According to Legal 500, Sawant “is recognized by clients and peers as one of the best finance lawyers in India. He impresses clients with his ability to make difficult transactions simple and provides clients with first class advice and is always available to provide the client with practical and quality solutions. He has a very pleasant interactive style which is a big positive point”. Clients praise him for his “hands-on, solution-oriented approach” in addition to his “very calm demeanor, which is a huge plus in high-stakes negotiations.” They admire him for being “accessible, smart and quick in his responses” and for being “able to see the business side of the case”.
Chambers and Partners has also certified Sawant as highly recommended as a leading lawyer in the areas of banking and finance and projects, infrastructure and energy. Sawant is described by Chambers as “a very good corporate lawyer, a well-regarded lawyer on the banking side and a veteran in project finance.”
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