Sahil Taneja is a partner (Corporate and Commercial). Sahil is an attorney with more than 12 years of experience and is presently a partner in the firm, specializing in corporate-commercial law. He graduated in law from Amity Law School, GGSIP University, New Delhi (2005), is enrolled as an Advocate with the Delhi Bar Council and licensed to practice across all courts in India. Prior to joining Al Alawi & Co., Sahil worked for an eminent law firm in Delhi where he was heading the corporate law team as a Managing Associate.
Sahil specializes in cross-border investments, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, due diligences and regulatory matters, where he is extremely active on the transactional front. General corporate/commercial advisory also forms a significant part of his practice, including, rendering legal advice and opinions on unique aspects of company law, corporate governance, anti-trust regulations, free zone rules and employment legislation.
Sahil is regularly tasked with drafting/review/negotiation of a variety of commercial contracts, inter alia, shareholders’ agreements, joint ventures, distribution and franchising arrangements, employment contracts and service agreements. Further, he is also part of the firm’s real estate practice and frequently engaged as counsel vis-à-vis development projects, usufruct and sub-usufruct arrangements, matters relating to transfer/lease of immovable property and support on relevant government procedures/registrations.
Sahil also plays a key role in administering the India desk of the firm thereby engaging and managing relationships with clients and associate law offices from India. He is a regular attendee at International Bar Association seminars and events held in India from time to time.
Sahil has spoken at conferences on a variety of subjects, notably, non-compete provisions in employment contracts, anti-bribery/corruption & anti-money laundering law and corporate governance developments. Sahil has also authored/co-authored several publications, including, on viability of confidential information & trade secret protection, Omani laws on combating money laundering & terrorism financing and repercussions of the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement.
Sahil speaks English and Hindi. Sahil joined Al Alawi & Co. in 2013.