Akil Hirani

Akil Hirani is the Head of Transactional Practice and Managing Partner of Majmudar & Co., International Lawyers in India (www.majmudarindia.com).

Akil's particular experience includes M&A, private equity, securities and corporate finance, tax, and investment structuring work. He represents Citigroup, Hitachi Metals and many other international companies and banks in India.

Akil has been practicing since 1992. He is qualified to practice law in India, California, and England & Wales, although he is currently on inactive status in the latter two jurisdictions. His work experience includes a clerkship at the State Superior Court of Santa Clara County in San José, California, in 1995, and a stint at the London firm of Lawrence Jones (now known as TLT) in 1996.

He has written extensively and spoken on M&A structures, capital raising, issues affecting hedge funds and FIIs, India investment strategies, and related subjects at many international forums, including at seminars held by Terrapin in India and Hong Kong, PLI and ATLAS Legal in the US, and the International Bar Association (IBA).