Sahil Taneja

Muscat, Oman

T. +968 2 421 8555

Sahil is a senior corporate lawyer with more than fifteen years of experience. He specializes in cross-border investments, corporate restructuring, mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures, due diligences and regulatory matters, where he is extremely active on the transactional front. General corporate/commercial advisory also forms a significant part of his practice, including, rendering legal advice and opinions on unique aspects of company law, corporate governance, anti-trust regulations, free zone rules and employment legislation.

Sahil advises a wide array of clientele including multi-national corporations, investment companies, sovereign wealth funds, free zone operators and start-ups, owing to whose feedback he has been rated as a “Recommended Lawyer” for Oman for two years running (2020 & 2021) by Legal500 EMEA in the “Commercial Corporate and M&A” category.

Sahil has spoken at various conferences on a variety of subjects, notably, non-compete provisions in employment contracts, anti-bribery/corruption & anti-money laundering law, and corporate governance developments. Sahil has also authored/co-authored several publications, including, on viability of confidential information and trade secret protection, laws on combating money laundering & terrorism financing, and repercussions of the United States- Oman Free Trade Agreement.

Before joining, Sahil worked for a well-regarded firm in Oman for eight years, where he was heading the corporate group. Prior to that, Sahil worked for an eminent law firm in Delhi where he took charge of the corporate team as managing counsel.
Sahil graduated with honors in law from Amity Law School, New Delhi in 2005. He is presently enrolled as an advocate with the Delhi Bar Council and licensed to practice across all courts in India.

Areas of expertise
  • Commercial
  • Corporate & M&A
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