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Yash J. Ashar

Yash J. Ashar

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Mumbai, IND

Yash J. Ashar is the National Head of the Capital Markets Practice of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.  He joined the Firm (erstwhile Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co.) in 2001 as an Associate after graduating from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru. He was made Partner in 2008. He is a member of the Firm’s Conflicts Committee and the Firm’s Markets’ Committee.

An experienced practitioner in securities law, Yash has been associated with a number of capital markets transactions including initial public offerings; follow on offerings, QIPs, rights offerings, ADRs, GDRs and FCCBs. He has advised on several pioneering capital markets transactions involving India’s leading corporates.

Yash is part of the faculty of the Securities Law Course at the Government Law College, University of Mumbai on topics relating to Indian securities markets. He also conducts training sessions at the National Stock Exchange of India. He was included in the inaugural ALB Asia’s 40 under 40 list of 2015 which profiles the brightest young legal minds in the region. He has been a speaker for Practising Law Institute (PLI) - Annual Institute on Corporate & Securities Law in Hong Kong for several years.

Yash is ranked as a leading lawyer by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017. He has been recognized as a ‘Thought Leader’ by Who’s Who Legal: 2017 for Capital Markets He is ranked as a leading lawyer for Capital Markets (Band I): India by Chambers Asia. “excellent at maintaining relationships and extremely knowledgeable.” (Chambers Asia 2016); “Solution-focused, with a sharp eye for detail.”, “He’s always able to give his advice carefully, clearly and without ruffling any feathers.” (Chambers Asia 2013). “His deep experience makes him somebody you would want acting for you on a deal.” (Chambers Asia 2011). He is “commended by numerous sources, and is frequently called upon to advise on the most innovative and cutting – edge transactions” (Chamber Asia 2010).


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