Mr. Jian Johnson joined Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) as a Partner in its Financing Practice. Prior to joining CAM, Jian worked in the corporate legal group at ICICI Bank for thirteen years. He will be based out of the Mumbai office of CAM. With his joining, CAM Financing practice now has total 34 partners.
Welcoming him on board, Mr. Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, said that “I am pleased to welcome Jian. He has impressive professional credentials and his addition to our Financing practice will further strengthen our capabilities to serve our clients.”
Jian has serviced the project finance, markets, treasury, strategy, corporate centre, and securitisation verticals at ICICI Bank, and advised on several marquee transactions including the first initial public offerings of Indian life and general insurers respectively. His areas of experience are derivatives, financial services M&A, financial regulatory, project finance, and securitisation. Jian graduated from National Law School of India University, Bengaluru in 2009.
Mr. L. Viswanathan, Partner & Chair – Finance, Projects & Insolvency, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, added, “Jian’s capability and experience makes him a great addition to our market leading financing practice. Jian brings with him focus and perspectives on derivatives and financial regulation. With the changes in the derivatives and financial market, his addition will help our Firm strengthen its comprehensive offerings to its clients. I welcome him to the firm and look forward to working with him.”
On his joining, Mr. Jian Johnson, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, said, “I am both delighted and humbled in equal measure on joining the pre-eminent finance practice in the country. I thank the CAM leadership for placing faith in me and look forward to contributing and being a part of the firm’s journey.”