I&S Associates

Editorial analysis
    • Established: 2006
    • Partners: 2
    • Lawyers: 5
    • Split of work: Domestic 65% International 35%
    • Offices: Mumbai
    • Practice Areas: Debt Financing; Equipment Procurement, Construction and Turnkey Contracts; Financial Ser vices; Foreign Exchange Laws, Regulations and Structuring; General Corporate; Hotel Management and Franchising; Information Technology; Investment Funds; Labour and Employment; M&A and Joint Ventures; Media and Enter tainment; Mining; Private Equity and Venture Capital; Real Estate and Real Estate Funds

    Despite its small team and relatively short lifespan, I&S Associates offers a broad range of legal services and boasts and impressive domestic and international client list.

    PEOPLE & PRACTICES

    Anuradha Iyer is a founding partner of the firm and a corporate transactional specialist with particular expertise in the manufacturing, mining and financial sectors. Fellow founder Bakhtiar Sunavala is also noted for his transactional work, advising both Indian targets and overseas acquirers, including multinationals and private equity funds.

    CLIENTS

    In the past year I&S has represented JSM GGC Restaurants in the acquisition of franchise rights to both the Inakaya and Pinkberry brands in India. The firm advised Mahindra EPC Services contractor for two solar photovoltaic power projects in Rajasthan, and assisted Accion International and OneAssist Consumer Solutions in their expansions into India.