Jerome Merchant + Partners
Shameek leads the Firm's technology practice and advises on transactions in the technology, data analytics, privacy and commercialisation of information technology properties. These include advising on traditional outsourcing structures and increasingly in the ever-growing entertainment and fin-tech space. Our full-service outsourcing practice, covers a range of areas, including employment, privacy and information management, intellectual property and regulatory issues. Our extensive experience in outsourcing arrangements brings to our clients a unique perspective that comes from having represented both users and providers of outsourced services across a wide range of industries.
We advise clients on dealing with the legal and compliance issues in the financial services industry, such as mobile payments, money transfers and asset raising companies, whether captive or outsourced.
Our technology lawyers also advise on payment systems, data analytics, new forms of AI and blockchain technology, developing and publishing content, negotiating and drafting industry-specific contracts and implementing strategies to protect intellectual property.
Shameek also has extensive experience in advising both investors, and corporates in various financing transactions, ranging from hybrid securities, structured debt and preferred capital and equities, both on a private placement and public offer basis. Shameek has extensive experience in structured bond issuances (public issues and private placements, offshore and Indian) and on the financing of infrastructure projects in India, particularly in the roads and renewable energy space.
Prior to founding Jerome Merchant + Partners, Shameek worked at the Mumbai office of AZB. Shameek advises the Dalmia group, KKR, Kotak, Citrus Payment Solutions, Tata Motors and Citibank
We’re here to help businesses reach their full potential and make the most of their commercial assets and creative ideas. Regardless of whether they’re leading a start-up or a global concern, you will find our practical approach to your business and responsiveness to your needs will help us maximize your opportunities.Our team, lead by Vishnu Jerome, is made up of adaptable top-tier lawyers with a diverse knowledge base who work on your terms, in the way you prefer, and we’re available to help whenever you need us. Partners at JMP take genuine ownership of their work and our very high partner to associate ratio means our clients get far more partner attention than they would at other firms.The teams are compact and agile and we collaborate closely with one another to find the right solutions to your needs.Our principal office in Mumbai and through our associate relationship with Poovayya & Co we have offices at New Delhi and Bangalore, too.