Bahram N Vakil

Bahram N Vakil
AZB House, Peninsula Corporate Park
Ganpatrao Kadam Marg
Lower Parel
400 013
+91 22 6639 6880
+91 22 6639 6888


Who's Who Legal Corporate: Corporate Governance

Bahram N Vakil is a founder and senior partner of AZB & Partners and has served as a member on various high-level government committees on financial reform, foreign direct investment and securities market reform. Bahram is recognised by Chambers and Partners, The Legal 500 and other publications as a leading lawyer for banking and finance in India.

Regarded as a renowned restructuring, bankruptcy, infrastructure and project finance attorney, Bahram Vakil was appointed as a key member of the Ministry of Finance’s bankruptcy law reforms committee (BLRC), chaired by Dr T K Viswanathan, to draft the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC). Bahram is also a member of the insolvency law amendment committee of the Ministry of Corporate Affairs for recommending amendments to the IBC.

As part of his restructuring and bankruptcy experience, Bahram has advised bidders, insolvency professionals, domestic and international banks, hedge funds and interim financiers under the IBC including the large stressed accounts referred to insolvency resolution by the RBI.

Bahram is considered by multiple leading publications as one of the country’s best-reputed lawyers  practising in restructuring, and in banking and finance. Chambers Global states: “Bahram Vakil is an instantly recognisable figure who is commended for his being able to ‘get into the details’ of more complex matters. Vakil's strength lies in his ability to bring the commercial point of view to the table.”

Bahram also served on the UK Sinha Committee’s working group on foreign investment in India; the financial sector legislative reforms committee (FSLRC) of the SEBI advisory group; and the SEBI sub-group on regulatory guidelines for redeemable non-convertible preference shares.

WWL says: Bahram Vakil is highly regarded among respondents who commend him for the practical counsel he delivers to his corporate clients.

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