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Private Equity & Venture Capital

Negotiating with foresight; guiding India’s regulatory frameworks.


The Firm’s lawyers are established market leaders who have helped shaped the legal landscape in this space, contributing to regulatory and policy formulation. Their extensive experience and technical expertise, coupled with a sharp client focus and integrity has resulted in our being the ‘go to’ firm for India’s largest and most complex PE deals and VC fund raises.

In-depth, sectoral knowledge of operational issues and our in–house forensics’ inputs from a compliance perspective brings added value to the due diligence needed to make informed investment decisions. Our strong networks comprising industry veterans and former regulators, specialists in taxation and intellectual property further raise the bar.

Work Highlights


Front–running practice widely admired for its outstanding experience representing high–end international funds in all types of private equity investments. Highly sought after for its advice on the efficient structuring of investments, tax planning and regulatory issues. Notable strength advising on private equity transactions involving the financial services, real estate, healthcare and retail sectors, particularly those with cross–border aspects.

Chambers & Partners Asia–Pacific (2022) on our Private Equity and Venture Capital practice


We tailor our advice to realise key investment objectives in line with regulatory frameworks, including devising effective, strategic entry and exit structures. This also involves identifying regulatory red flags and guidance on the practicalities of doing business in India. Our stance towards negotiations is pragmatic; protecting clients’ needs is as important as closing the deal. Post investment, we continue to engage with advice on ongoing regulatory issues in the management of their portfolio companies.