About Murtaza Somjee

Murtaza Somjee is a partner at the firm and heads the disputes department. He specialises in disputes and in insolvency/restructuring. Murtaza’s practice consists in advising on financing and corporate debt transactions, including syndicated facilities (international and Indian), acquisition financing transactions, external commercial borrowings (ECBs) and structured bond transactions. His understanding of issues which arise in financing and investment transactions facilitates the advice he provides to clients in dispute resolution matters. Murtaza advises the firm’s clients on pre-litigation strategies, contentious proceedings, and disputes representations before tribunals, arbitrators and superior courts in India. In addition, Murtaza has recently advised on a variety of M&A and private equity transactions in the healthcare space. He is dual-qualified in India and in England & Wales, and is a member of INSOL.


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