Principal Areas of Practice:
Insolvency and Bankruptcy
Banking and Finance
General Corporate Advisory
Mr. Tanuj Sud is a Partner and Founder of the Firm. He completed his Bachelors of Laws (LL.B.) from Cardiff University, United Kingdom in 2004 and his B.A. (Hons.) in Economics from Delhi University in 2001. He is enrolled with the Bar Council of Delhi. He has previously worked with Dua Associates, Delhi from September 2004 - May 2007 and June 2008 - December 2009 and with SJ Berwin LLP, London from June 2007 - May 2008. Thereafter, Mr. Tanuj Sud was the head of Project Finance and Infrastructure Practice at Khaitan Sud & Partners until recently post which he co-founded Gravitas Legal. His areas of focus are Banking and Finance, Projects, Insolvency and Bankruptcy Laws and General Corporate Advisory.
Mr. Sud has been actively advising financial institutions such as Power Finance Corporation Limited, PTC India Financial Services Limited and REC Limited (formerly known as Rural Electrification Corporation Limited), banks such as State Bank of India, Axis Bank Limited, Export-Import Bank of India and Bank of Baroda and financial consultants such as IDBI Capital Markets & Securities Limited in connection with their financing of various infrastructure projects (encompassing power and roads etc.,) and non-infrastructure projects (encompassing steel, hotels and commercial real estate development) owned and managed by renowned corporates such as the Lanco Group, Bajaj Hindusthan Group, RattanIndia Group, Aryan Coal Beneficiation Group, ACME Group, KVK Group and Jindal Steel and Power Limited and, in such capacity, has drafted/finalized financing and security documentation and advised on various transactional aspects of Indian legal issues such as assignment/novation of contracts. Mr. Sud is also actively involved in devising litigation strategies in relation to corporate and commercial litigation and insolvency proceedings. He has represented/advised various corporate debtors, resolution applicants and resolution professionals/liquidators.
Mr. Sud has been involved in advisory work relating to foreign exchange laws, corporate laws and acquisitions/mergers. Mr. Sud also has a long-standing relationship with infrastructure companies such as Isolux Corsan and EMCO and has been regularly engaged for rendition of documentation preparation and negotiation services in relation to engineering, procurement and construction contracts, concession agreements, transmission services agreements, operation and maintenance contracts and power purchase agreements. Mr. Sud also renders general structuring advice, including from a taxation standpoint and on legal aspects of project funding modalities.