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Sumes Dewan

  • Firm: Lex Favios
  • Practice Area: M&A
  • Country: India
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Flat No. 18, Bombay Mutual Chambers, 19/21, Ambalal Doshi Marg, Fort Mumbai, 400023.

About Sumes Dewan

Mr. Dewan has over two decades of experience, advising on a variety of cross border deals, M&A transactions and international listing transactions. He continues to be associated with a number of complex and prestigious projects in different sectors. He represents large and reputed Indian companies, foreign investors and multinational corporations (including Fortune 100 companies) in various sectors.

Mr. Dewan specializes in Foreign Investment in India, Project Financing, Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Laws, Joint Ventures, Corporate Laws & FEMA, Joint Ventures, Hospitality, Real Estate and Banking and Finance and has been advising clients on issues relating to acquisition of both Indian and overseas companies including the foreign exchange and other governmental regulations applicable to such transactions; filing applications and obtaining clearances, with the various regulatory authorities; structuring the domestic and cross-border acquisition, with focus on issues such as tax management, determining the type of SPV, jurisdiction of SPV, type of instruments etc.; advising clients on various laws, rules and regulations applicable to the setting up of business operations in India; advising domestic and foreign clients in setting up joint ventures in India or overseas, including issues that are of critical significance to a joint venture, such as the nature of the entity to be set up, inter-se rights between the joint venture parties and the Indian legal, tax and exchange control implications.

Advise on complex collaboration agreements/joint development agreements and foreign investment issues; Assisting in obtaining regulatory approvals and registrations; etc.

Sumes Dewan, Managing Partner Lex Favios:

  • Sumes Dewan has been listed in the A List India Top 100 Lawyers 2016 by India Business Law Journal;
  • IFLR 1000 Financial And Corporate 2018 (The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms) has rated Sumes Dewan is a Notable Practitioner in Banking and Finance
  • International Who’s Who of Professionals the Ultimate Professional Directory selected Sumes Dewan as an Honored member of the Who’s Who Historical Society for the year 2010;
  • Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2007, 2008, 2011 and 2013 “ranked Sumes Dewan” as leading lawyer in Capital Markets & Corporate Finance;
  • India National Bar Association (INBA) presented Capital & Finance Market Law Firm of the Year 2016 award to Sumes Dewan, Managing Partner, Lex Favios
  • Sumes Dewan is one of the few lawyers in India to be admitted as an Honorary fellow of the Association of Fellows and Legal Scholars, Center for International Studies; and Member of Congress of Fellows of the Center for International Legal Studies.
  • Mr. Sumes Dewan has been nominated by Asia Law Leading Lawyers survey 2007, 2008, 2009 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014 as one of the most highly-acclaimed legal experts in the Asia-Pacific region in the practice area – Capital Markets & Corporate Finance.
  • Acquisition International has recognized Sumes Dewan as 2019 Leading Advisor as Leading Banking & Securities Lawyer of the Year;
  • The CEO Magazine awarded Sumes Dewan, Founder & Managing Partner of Lex Favios the “Consultant of the Year 2018” in Recognition in excellence in Corporate and Commercial Laws
  • Lex Favios has been awarded Client  Choice Awards 2020;
  • Lex Favios has been awarded Client  Choice Awards 2019;
  • Lex Favios has been recognized as “Consultant of the Year 2018” by The CEO Magazine in its December Issue;
  • Indian Law Firm Awards 2015 by India Business Law Journal as Emerging Law Firm of the Year;
  • IFLR 1000 Financial And Corporate 2017 (The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms) has rated Lex Favios is a Notable Firm in the IFLR 1000 2017 edition
  • IFLR 1000 Financial And Corporate 2018 (The Guide to the World’s Leading Financial Law Firms) has rated Lex Favios is a Notable Firm in the IFLR 1000 2018 edition;
  • Lex Favios has been awarded Rising Star Award 2018 by Practice League


Q&A With Sumes Dewan


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