Legal Head, Asia Pacific and Japan
B/4 Laxmi Towers, Bandra Kurla Complex, Bandra (E), Mumbai 400 051. India
Shantanu is a dual-qualified corporate lawyer, admitted in New York and India. He was recently awarded the ‘Forty under Forty Rising Stars’ award by Legal Era magazine.
He graduated from National Law School, Bangalore with a gold medal in Intellectual Property law; and holds an LL.M from Columbia Law School, New York.
After being admitted to the New York bar, he worked with Linklaters in New York, White & Case in Singapore and Goodwin Procter in Hong Kong.
He returned to India in 2014 as Cipla’s Global Legal Head for M&A. While at Cipla, he advised on transactions worth over USD 2.4 billion, including in the United States, China, Sri Lanka, Morocco, Algeria, Uganda, Yemen, Iran and Myanmar.
Shantanu is currently the Legal Head for APAC and Japan at Lupin Ltd., the 6th largest generic pharmaceutical company in the world by revenue, He also heads corporate legal for Lupin in India.