Rohit Jain is a Senior Associate at Singhania and Partners LLP, one of the top tier firms in the country with 70 fees earners and offices in New Delhi, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. He is currently working out of their New Delhi office and is advising clients on issues relating to commercial contracts, general corporate advisory and dispute resolution. Rohit advises clients on commercial disputes and regularly appears before the NCLT, Delhi High Court and the Supreme Court of India.
Rohit started his career with the law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh S. Shroff & Co. (Erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh S. Shroff & Co.) where he worked with the Corporate and Intellectual Property teams and advised clients on intellectual property licensing issues. A qualified engineer, Rohit actively participates and advises clients on technology related issues especially, in the areas of energy efficiency. Rohit is on the panel of Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), Ministry of Power and has been advising it on issues arising under the PAT Scheme relating to enhancing efficiency of heavy energy consumption industries in the country.
Rohit has been advising World Bank since 2014 on Company Law issues and has been recently awarded for his contribution in the 2018 edition of their annual publication “Doing Business in India”. Besides, he represents National Highways of India, Ministry of Road, Transport and Highways, in various contractual disputes and arbitrations and advises on various contentious as well as non-contentious legal issues. He provides both hands-on legal advice and overall strategic inputs to reflect the clients’ interest at all times.
A recent article by Rohit on ‘Hybrid Instruments’ has made it to the ‘Capital Markets’ special issue of the Chartered Secretary Journal. Rohit has been associated with startups since his college days at IIT Kharagpur where he had his own startup named, CLIP (acronym for Corporate, Litigation and IP) that provided advise on IP and agreements to engineering students who were early stage entrepreneurs. Since 2015, Rohit has been associated with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park (IIMCIP) and has been advising IIMCIP and its incubatee on all kinds of legal issues including compliances, contracts, trademarks, legal opinions etc.
Rohit is also on the advisory board of a number of startups and advises many startups regularly on different issues.