Vikrant Singh Jafa, Partner, Jafa & Javali, Advocates, Delhi, India.
BA (Law) Sussex University. LL.M. Institute of Maritime Law, Southampton University. Enrolled with Bar Council of Delhi vide Enrolment No. D/450/1992.
Vikrant is a Consultant to Kanaan Legal. He has been a lawyer for over 25 years and is a founding partner of Jafa & Javali, a leading law firm in India. Jafa & Javali are listed in the Asia Pacific Legal 500 as a leading law firm for corporate law, mergers & acquisitions, banking, finance and capital markets.
Vikrant’s practice areas include company, corporate and commercial, including advising overseas and Indian clients in relation to transnational business operations, foreign exchange regulations, joint ventures, technology transfers, licensing of intellectual property rights, distributorship, franchising, energy, aviation and advising on the regulatory, legal and policy framework for Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) into India, including obtaining of government consents and approvals from the Secretariat for Industrial Assistance (SIA), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB), Reserve Bank of India (RBI) and the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). Vikrant advises on the financial services sector in India, including for Foreign Institutional Investors (FII’s), venture capital and internet stockbroking operations. Has also acted as a non-executive Director on the board of client companies. His experience extends to commercial litigation, arbitration and mediation, shipping, carriage of goods by sea, admiralty and marine insurance.