Kabya Chaharia

Associate

Kabya Chaharia
  • LLM, New York University School of Law, 2018
  • LLB and BA (Economics), University of Delhi, 2012

Qualifications

  • New York, 2021

Kabya Chaharia

Associate

Kabya Chaharia joined the London antitrust practice group as an associate in 2022. Prior to joining Ropes & Gray, Kabya worked as an associate in Magic Circle law firms in their London offices.

Kabya advises clients on EU and UK competition and foreign direct investment matters. Kabya has a broad range of experience advising on complex antitrust matters and obtaining multi-jurisdictional merger control and FDI clearances, for clients across a variety of sectors which include big tech, financial services, retail, energy and private equity.

Kabya has undergraduate degrees in Economics and Law, and a Masters' degree from NYU School of Law, New York.

Experience

Experience includes advising:

  • A private equity firm on a potential public takeover of a pharmaceuticals company.
  • A health tech company on its acquisition of an API integrations company in the UK. 
  • Major pharmaceuticals companies on licensing and collaboration agreements. 

Notable matters prior to joining the firm include advising: 

  • E.ON on its €43 billion asset swap deal with RWE.
  • Philip Morris on its $16 billion public takeover of Swedish Match. 
  • CVC Capital Partners on its €4.5 billion acquisition of Unilever's global tea business.
  • Clayton, Dubilier & Rice on its £2.8 billion public to private takeover bid for UDG Healthcare.
  • A Big Tech company on various investigations by antitrust regulatory authorities.
  • Louis Dreyfus Company on its multi-billion dollar sale of minority stake to a sovereign wealth fund.
  • JD Sports on its acquisition of Footasylum, investigated by the CMA.
  • EDF energy in setting up a joint venture for its renewable energy offshore wind farms in the UK.
  • Deutsche Börse in relation to a potential acquisition of a foreign exchange electronic trading platform.
  • Rio Tinto on its sale of the largest uranium mine in Namibia. 

Disclaimer

Ropes & Gray International LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in Delaware, United States of America and is a recognised body regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority (with registered number 521000).
  • LLM, New York University School of Law, 2018
  • LLB and BA (Economics), University of Delhi, 2012

Qualifications

  • New York, 2021
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