Mergers and Acquisitions

M&A Lawyers ensure that legislation is enforced when a business merges with another company or when a company acquires another company. They may work internally in the business or more broadly, as a consultant in an external law firm. They are familiar with federal and state law and also need work knowledge of, among other items, tax law, employment and labour, environmental law, antitrust regulation, intellectual property, corporate finance and commercial law.

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Pralika Jain

Counsel

12 years of industry experience

An experienced lawyer, with specialisations in Media and Entertainment Law, Intellectual Property Rights, Mergers and Acquisitions and Venture Capital law.
An alumnus of Government Law College, Mumbai and Georgetown University Law Center, Washington DC, Pralika has worked at several reputed law firms in India and abroad.

KEY SKILLS

  • Leadership skills

  • Persuasive

  • Business Strategy

  • Finance

  • Negotiating

  • Conceptual Clarity

  • Strong Work Ethics

  • Oral and Written Communication

  • Well informed on Government Regulations

  • Drafting

  • Critical thinking

  • Problem Solving

  • Interpersonal Skills

  • Accounting

  • Detail Oriented

PROS

  • It is a very well paying job

  • The opportunities are constantly growing

  • You stay abreasted with current developments

  • The cases are diverse, spilling over to several industries and other aspects of law

  • It is quite challenging to bring the termsheet to fruition

  • Overcoming insurmountable issues while negotiating is very satisfying

  • There are several options apart from law firms

CONS

  • The long and unpredictable hours

  • A very high-stressed environmnet

  • It is crucial to remain flexible

  • Requires knowledge of multiple sectors

  • An active deal market can mean unpredictable timings, fast-paced negotiations, and high stakes for your client.

OPPORTUNITY TYPES

GOT WHAT IT TAKES?

  • Litigation

  • Firms

  • Non-governmental Organisations

  • CA Firms

  • Corporate Entities

  • In-house Counsel

  • You enjoy striking dealsY

  • ou are well versed with the bsuiness trends

  • You express a prominent interest in finance

  • You know when to put your foot down without compromising your stance

KEY OPPORTUNITIES

  • JP Morgan

  • AZB & Partners

  • Khaitan & Co.

  • Goldman Sachs

  • Blackstone

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