Aashit Shah

Aashit is an equity partner at J. Sagar Associates (a leading Indian law firm) and chairs the firm’s Finance Practice.
He regularly advises creditors and Indian borrowers on complex and structured credit facilities. He is actively involved in navigating various stakeholders through the intricacies of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 as well as advising creditors, asset reconstruction companies and potential investors on out-of-court debt restructurings, one-time settlements and refinancings. Additionally, he has counselled several investors and corporates in the burgeoning private credit market in India.
Aashit has been recognised as a highly regarded lawyer for private equity and M&A by IFLR and a leading lawyer and distinguished practitioner in the banking and finance practice and insolvency practice by IFLR, Chambers and Partners Global, Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific, Legal 500, AsiaLaw, Whos Who Legal and Legal Era.
He has been recognised amongst:
•           India’s Super 50 Lawyers in 2022 by the Asia Legal Business;
•           India’s Top 100 Lawyers (A List) in 2022 by India Business Law Journal; and
•           India’s Top 100 Lawyers in 2022 by Forbes.