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Sumesh Sawhney

Executive Partner, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (UK) LLP, London Sumesh Sawhney

Sumesh Sawhney is an Executive Partner in Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (UK) LLP, London. He focuses on cross-border corporate finance and private equity transactions involving India. He coordinates the diversity of substantive practice skills and market knowledge necessary to provide clients comprehensive services in a difficult market as India.
Ranked in Chambers (Band 2) and Legal 500, Sumesh is widely recognized as Indian M&A expert who has deep knowledge of the Indian market.

Sumesh advises public and private companies, banks and investment advisors on a diverse range of cross border transactional and corporate advisory matters. He specializes in joint ventures, spin-offs and buy-out transactions in India. Sumesh routinely advises clients on entry strategies for India. He also advises clients in devising exit strategies, mergers and public takeovers.

Prior to joining L&S he worked as Partner with Jones Day and was global co-head of India corporate practice of Clifford Chance.

Sumesh is a member of the bar council of Delhi High Court, India. Sumesh is also a solicitor of England & Wales but does not practice as such.


  • Bachelors of Commerce, Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
  • LL. B Punjab University, Chandigarh, India
  • Chartered Secretary, India

Practice Areas:

  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Corporate Advisory
Tel:  +44-7983329505
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