Mona Bhide is a partner based in Mumbai, India at Dave & Girish & Co, a law firm focusing on International Finance and Corporate laws. Ms Bhide is a Partner of the firm from 1992.
Apart from the recent rating by Corporate INTL, Mona is listed as Highly Recommended Lawyer for Project Finance & Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions transactions, restructuring and insolvency practitioner and corporate transactions practitioner in India in Global Counsel 3000.
She is ranked as a leading individual in Banking & Finance by Legal 500 and ranked for Banking and Finance, Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Dispute Resolution in Chambers Global and IFLR 1000.
Mona Bhide is presently in charge of international finance, corporate law, securities and private equity transactions, structured finance, securitisation, swaps, project finance, derivatives, mergers and acquisitions, and restructuring.
During her stay in Chicago, Mona worked with the American Bar Foundation in the field of investment banking, conflicts and globalization of the legal profession, and with the international law firm Sedwick, Deetert Moran and Arnold.
She has participated in and chaired numerous professional and seminars and conferences on banking, corporate, mergers and amalgamations and securitisation and written numerous articles for legal journals and professional publications. Ms Bhide has helped the firm’s clients to structure some of the most significant securitisation and lending transaction.
Graduated: 1987 Bombay University (B.Com, LL.B) and obtained Master’s in Law (LL.M) Degree in 2000-2001 from Northwestern University, School of Law, Chicago.
Main Areas of practice of the firm: Banking, External Commercial Borrowings, Securities Laws, Securitization and Microfinance, Derivatives, Mergers and Acquisition including Corporate Restructuring, Structuring and Security Documentation, Bank Restructuring, Corporate finance, Joint Ventures, Offshore Bond Issue, Property Conveyancing and Leasing, Mining and Oil exploration, construction contracts, Mutual Funds, Project Finance, Litigations, Structured Financing, Computer Software and Hardware Contracts, Arbitration, Conciliation and Mediations, Due Diligence, Company Formations.