Sitara Pillai

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Sitara Pillai is a Senior Associate and her primary focus lies in the practice areas of Banking & Finance, Debt Restructuring and General Corporate Advisory.

Sitara began her career as a litigating lawyer at various forums including the District Courts, the High Court, DRT and the Consumer Dispute Redressal Court. During her stint with ASA Legal, she has advised clients in the sectors of project finance, corporate finance and general corporate advisory. She has also advised various ARCs on the legal viability of NPA assets during her time there. Sitara, during her course at IL&FS, ventured into debenture funding and escrow management among various other bouquet of transactions in core sectors like Infrastructure, Energy and Real Estate.

During her time in Samvad, Mumbai she has constantly endeavored to test novel waters like structuring hybrid transactions, debt restructuring and mutual funds apart from her core practice areas of Banking & Finance.

Sitara holds a B.S.L. LL.B. degree from ILS Law College, Pune (2012) and she is admitted to practice law in India.

She also indulges in travelling and reading in her free time.