About Us

Samvād: Partners is a partner-led, solution-oriented law firm.  The Firm is committed to providing smart and quality legal advice to our clients; maintaining the highest levels of professional integrity; and nurturing our lawyers in a work environment that motivates them to achieve and maintain the highest standards.

The Partners and other lawyers are leaders in their respective fields of practise.  The majority of our Partners have a rich mix of domestic and international experience, having worked in several legal and financial capitals around the world, including London, Hong Kong, Singapore, Mumbai, New Delhi and The Hague. Our lawyers are truly international, with several being admitted to practise law in India, England & Wales and New York, bringing with them a deep and diverse international perspective.

The Partners of the Firm:

Ms. Ashwini Vittalachar works primarily in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity and venture capital transactions, employment law, commercial contracts, general corporate and advisory matters.

Ms. Ekta Bahl has significant experience in corporate and commercial laws, with specific focus on corporate restructuring, project finance, private equity and M&A. Ekta has substantial industry specific experience in the areas of real estate, information technology, biotechnology, education, healthcare and pharma as well as infrastructure (including power and roads). She heads the team of lawyers in Hyderabad.

Mr. Harish Narasappa has extensive experience in advising on cross-border mergers and acquisitions, banking, corporate financing, private equity, projects, regulatory and dispute resolution matters. He heads the team of lawyers in Bengaluru and New Delhi.

Ms. Natasha Mahajan has extensive experience in banking and finance, acquisitions, joint ventures, investments, general commercial contracts and corporate advisory.

Ms. Nivedita Nivargi has considerable experience in advising clients on mergers and acquisitions, venture capital, and private equity transactions and general corporate and commercial matters.

Ms. Neela Badami works primarily in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, private equity & venture capital, TMT, general commercial contracts and public international law advisory.

Ms. Poornima Hatti has extensive experience in advising clients across jurisdictions in all aspects of dispute resolution.  She heads the dispute resolution team in Bengaluru.

Mr. Rohan K. George has extensive experience in the field of intellectual property, information technology law and media law.  He heads the team of lawyers in Chennai.

Mr. Sudipta Routh has two decades of extensive experience in the areas of Mergers & Acquisitions (covering complex and heavily regulated sectors like Pharmaceuticals, Telecom, Finance, Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Coal, Speciality Chemicals, Healthcare, Alcoholic Beverages and Power); Banking & Finance; and Debt Capital Markets – spanning domestic, cross-border and international transactions.

Ms. Vineetha M. G. has extensive experience in private equity investments, investment funds, banking, project and corporate finance, projects, cross-border and domestic M&A, corporate governance, domestic and cross border anti-corruption statutes and ethics. She leads the team at Mumbai.

With offices in Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi – the Firm’s partners have regularly received the highest accolades and ranking from our peers, including recognition in Chambers & Partners and Legal500, over the past few years.