Overview

Aakanksha Joshi is a Partner in the Energy & Infrastructure, Hospitality, Corporate & Commercial, Private Equity and Real Estate practices of ELP. She graduated from the Government Law College, Mumbai and obtained her Solicitor’s qualification from the Bombay Incorporated Law Society.

Aakanksha has been involved in various infrastructure, corporate and hospitality transactions ranging from drafting and review of fuel supply agreements, power purchase agreements, construction contracts, concession agreements, bid documents and hotel agreements. She also advises on joint venture and private equity transactions, primarily in the infrastructure and hospitality space. She has represented various kinds of clients ranging from government bodies, international cement companies, construction companies, power generation companies, international hotel management companies, hotel owners and private equity funds.

Aakanksha recently advised New Silk Route Advisors in relation to the sale of its stake in Destimoney Enterprises Limited to Carlyle which also resulted in an indirect acquisition of 49% stake in Punjab National Bank Housing Finance Limited. The deal also involved giving off six subsidiaries of Destimoney. This is said to be Carlyle’s first major buyout in India. This deal has been recognised as the Private Equity & Venture Capital Deal of the Year by India Business Law Journal in the Deal of the Year Awards 2015.

Aakanksha has been recognised as an Up and Coming Lawyer for her expertise in Projects, Infrastructure & Energy by Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 & 2016. The IFLR1000 Energy & Infrastructure 2014 & 2015 guides have recommended her as a Rising Star in India.

Prior to joining ELP, Aakanksha was an article clerk and an associate with DSK Legal, Mumbai and worked on corporate and real estate transactions.

Recognitions

Chambers Asia Pacific

Clients say: “She is very meticulous and understanding of any issue put forward.”

Asia Law

She is open in communications and clear in feedback. She understands issues very quickly. She has maturity in negotiating and resolving with the counterparty.”

Chambers Asia Pacific

Clients appreciate that she is “hands-on” in her approach.

Legal 500

Recognized as Next Generation Partner for Projects & Energy

IFLR 1000, 2020

“Excellent work.”

Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific 2019

“She provides a lot of clarity of thought, and is very efficient and speedy,” enthuses one client.

RSG India Report 2015

Clients commented on Joshi’s “accessibility, quick turnaround and technical competence.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2013

Sources praise her efficiency, sector knowledge and drafting skills.

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