Pratibha Jain

Founding Partner and Head (Delhi Office)
Nishith Desai Associates

Pratibha Jain is the Founding Partner and Head of the Delhi Office of Nishith Desai Associates. She also leads the Funds and Regulatory Practice at NDA. She brings with her a breadth of international and Indian experience having worked in New York, Tokyo, Hong Kong, and Mumbai.

Pratibha’s educational qualifications include B.A (Economics) Hons. and LL.B. degree from Delhi University, a Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the University of Oxford, and an LL.M. degree from the Harvard Law School. Her areas of focus include FDI investments, banking & finance, and corporate & regulatory advisory. Her client list includes marquee corporate and private equity clients, including Softbank, Amazon, Flipkart, Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan Chase, Deutsche Bank, Deutsche Börse, Tiger Global, Soros, Norwest Venture Partners, General Atlantic, SAIF Partners, Everstone Capital, Bombay Stock Exchange, and Ministry of Finance.

Pratibha sits on various important committees, including FICCI Capital Markets Committee and FICCI Sub-Committee on Internet and Social Media and has worked on some of the most challenging projects in the financial services and regulatory sector, including representing investors in the biggest infrastructure investment by a consortium of private equity investors, representing Softbank in its investment of USD 1.4 billion in Paytm, Ministry of Finance for structuring of India’s first sovereign wealth fund with proposed corpus of over six billion, representing investors for facilitating listing of stock exchanges in India, representing investors in investigations by the Enforcement Directorate, Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), and Reserve Bank of India (RBI.)