Krishnava Dutt’s experience encompasses the entire repertoire of corporate commercial practice including mergers and acquisitions, private equity, banking and finance and commercial disputes.
Krishnava has closely worked with several large corporate groups, investors, private equity funds and renowned banks and financial institutions. He has also worked closely with both the central and state governments in India while advising on several transactions including disinvestments of public sector undertakings and framing of policies. Clients have deeply appreciated his strong financial, accounting and business acumen, which helps in providing a well-rounded commercially prudent legal advice to clients.
Forbes India Legal Powerlist 2020 recognised Krishnava as Top 50 Managing Partners. He has also been recognised as Top 100 Individual Lawyers for Insolvency & Bankruptcy and Mergers & Acquisitions by Forbes India Legal Powerlist 2020. 'ALB India 2020 Super 50 Lawyers' list also recognised Krishnava as one of the top 50 private practitioners in India. Krishnava has been recognized as ‘Highly Regarded’ in M&A by IFLR1000 2020 Rankings. He has been identified by India Business Law Journal as one of India’s top 100 lawyers and is mentioned amongst the India A-List lawyers of 2020, 2019, 2018 and 2017. Describing him as “a sharp, distinctive individual who has made the most of the booming Indian infrastructure market”, RSG Consulting (London) has identified Krishnava as being amongst the leading second generation of Indian corporate lawyers. Chambers and Partners has identified Krishnava as a leading lawyer in India.
Krishnava started his legal career at Calcutta High Court. After a short stint at the high court, he joined ICICI Bank in Mumbai where he gained several years of experience in handling transactions involving stressed assets and the international banking sector. He joined Amarchand Mangaldas in 2005 and was made partner in 2007. He retired from Amarchand Mangaldas in June 2009 after which he founded Argus Partners.
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