Associate | Travers Smith
- Ethnic minority
- Culture & religion
Nihaal is a Private Equity Finance Solicitor at Travers Smith, a leading law firm in the City of London. He specialises in acquisition finance with a particular focus on advising private equity houses and financial sponsors on their domestic and cross-border leveraged finance acquisitions and investment holdings. Nihaal also advises financial institutions, portfolio companies and major corporate borrowers on their LMA-based debt facilities across the capital structure and corresponding security packages. Nihaal also sits on the India Group Committee in Travers Smith.
Nihaal has spent 6-months on secondment as Legal Counsel in the corporate and acquisition finance department of Investec Bank. He was principally involved in negotiating term sheets for competitive bids and advised on deal structuring and security packages in mid-market private equity transactions.
By background, Nihaal read Law at the University of Warwick and achieved a Master of Laws with distinction at the University of Law. He has spent 6-months working in leading Indian corporate law firms in Mumbai and New Delhi from which he has developed strong relationships within India.
Nihaal is also Vice Chairman of City Hindus Network, a 3,000 member strong networking organisation in London and serves as the UK Director of global microfinance charity, Shanti Life. In 2018, he was recognised as one of the ’35 under 35′ Young Leaders in fostering UK-Indo relations.