Principal Areas of Practice:
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 and General Corporate Advisory.
Mr. Sud has been actively advising financial institutions such as Power Finance Corporation Limited and Rural Electrification Corporation Limited and banks such as State Bank of India, Axis Bank Limited, Export-Import Bank of India and Bank of Baroda 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, 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 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, on legal aspects of project funding modalities.