About Nitin Potdar

With over two decades of distinguished career, Nitin has garnered profound expertise in corporate growth strategies, specializing in Public & Private Mergers & Acquisitions, Corporate Restructuring, Joint Ventures & Foreign Collaborations, and
Private Equity Deals. He crafts strategic India-entry solutions for multinational corporations across diverse sectors. He has been part of high-profile corporate takeover negotiations also successfully defended hostile bids. He has extensive experience of facilitating PE transactions, including leveraged buyouts and exits. He provides strategic counsel to family companies including succession planning.

Known for his solution-centric approach, Nitin excels in conflict resolution, achieving win-win outcomes while safeguarding core commercial interests. His transaction philosophy emphasizes lucid drafting, transparent negotiations, and unwavering work ethics.

A sought-after speaker at prominent industry forums and honoured by The Legal 500 as ‘The Most Influential & Significant Lawyer in 2019,’ Nitin is acclaimed for his client-centric advice and adept management of transactions, earning accolades in Chambers and Partners’ M&A/India Report for his deal-making prowess.

Nitin has distilled his extensive M&A experience into his book titled ‘The GPS Paradigm for successful mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures’. This book advocates enduring principles for transformative change in corporate strategies and transaction.

Nitin has played a pivotal role in guiding law students and the founders of small and boutique law firms, imparting his insights at various law schools and seminars focused on shaping future corporate lawyers. His dedication to mentoring emerging legal professionals is evident in his efforts to share practical experiences and strategic advice.

Scheduled for release shortly, Nitin’s upcoming book, ‘Companion Handbook for Law Students: What They Don’t Teach at Law Schools in India,’ targets young law students and budding lawyers. It promises to provide invaluable insights into navigating the complexities of legal practice and achieving success in their careers.

Through his speaking engagements and mentorship, Nitin emphasizes the importance of perseverance, continuous learning, and ethical practice in the legal profession. He believes in empowering the next generation of lawyers with the tools and knowledge needed to make a meaningful impact in the legal community.

With a commitment to fostering excellence and ethical standards in legal practice, Nitin continues to inspire and educate aspiring legal professionals, ensuring they are well-equipped for the challenges ahead.

An accomplished artist, Nitin showcases his abstract paintings titled ‘Odyssey’ at the prestigious Jehangir Arts Gallery, Mumbai.