Abhijit Joshi


Veritas Legal


Veritas Legal has been founded by Abhijit Joshi, a professional with 22 years of experience in the Indian legal industry and a winner of many national and international accolades.

Previously, he was a senior partner and chief executive officer of AZB & Partners. His key practice areas included mergers and acquisitions, general corporate and commercial law and private client law.

He has been advising Indian business houses on succession planning for over 15 years and his private client practice includes estate planning, testamentary dispositions, trust formations, family arrangements, streamlining of corporate holdings and evolution of specialized ownership models. He also specializes in mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, cross border investments (inbound & outbound), private equity investments and corporate restructuring (mergers, demergers and spin offs) and various general corporate and commercial matters.

Abhijit has been practicing law since 1993. He started his career with Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. and then went on to practice with Dua Associates in Mumbai, before joining AZB & Partners, as one of their first partners, in 2001.

He has featured in International Who’s Who Legal as ‘Leading Lawyer for Mergers & Acquisitions 2013’ and ‘Prominent Lawyer in the Franchise Sector’. He has also been listed by IFLR1000 as ‘Leading Lawyer for Mergers & Acquisitions Leading and Private Equity 2012 & 2013’.

Abhijit is associated with Entrepreneurs Organization, Young Presidents’ organisation and is a member of Legal Practice Division of International Bar Association. A member of the Law Firm Management Committee of the International Bar Association, Abhijit is also associated with Law Society of England and Wales. He holds a Bachelor of Law degree from Bombay University.

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Veritas Legal’s Abhijit Joshi on the Evolution of Estate Planning for Asia’s HNWIs Abhijit Joshi is an eminent Mumbai-based lawyer, who in 2015, founded Veritas Legal – a firm that today boasts of 7 partners and approximately 50 lawyers, and offers a growing depth of expertise in a number of key areas. Abhijit and his colleagues have developed their private client practice as they....

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