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"Ashwini is the go-to name for transactional advice"

Asia Pacific Legal 500

Ashwini Vittalachar


Ashwini Vittalachar was instrumental in establishment of the New Delhi office of the Firm.  She has more than a decade’s experience in advising a variety of clients on a wide range of private equity and venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions (both domestic and cross border) and joint ventures.

Ashwini holds a BAL-LL.B. degree from the University Law College, Bangalore, (2006) and LL.M. from the Law School, University of Chicago (2007).  Ashwini is admitted to practice law in India and has also been a visiting faculty at O.P. Jindal Global Law School.  Ashwini has contributed articles on several topics at national and international fora, including on private equity and employment laws. She is admitted to practice law in India.

Apart from the law, Ashwini loves road trips.  She is also an avid foodie, enjoys Carnatic music and yoga.

New Delhi

T: +91 11 4172 6200

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Ashwini Vittalachar's experience includes strategic investments and corporate restructuring. She also advises on senior hires and exits, internal investigations and broad regulatory advice including POSH policy implementation.

Asia Pacific Legal 500 2021

Ashwini is recommended lawyer for Corporate and M&A.

Asia Pacific Legal 500 2021 and 2020

Ashwini handles a steady volume of cross-border mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures, acqui-hires, restructuring matters and private equity exits. Commercial partner Ashwini is the go-to name for transactional advice.

Asia Pacific Legal 500 2020

Ashwini is also a recommended practitioner for Labour & Employment.

Asia-Pacific Legal500 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016

Ashwini Vittalachar has been ranked at #19 in Legally India’s list of the ‘20 busiest corporate partners at Indian law firms according to the number of deals they have led on,’ part of the ‘Top 100 Corporate Dealmakers of the Year.’

Legally India Annual Review 2019

Ashwini Vittalachar is recommended by All China Lawyers Association as one of the leading lawyers in Belt and Road region.

Ashwini is admitted to practice law in India, and has played a key supporting role in many of the firm’s recent M&A deals. This has included acting on cross-border M&A deals in the life sciences and automotive sectors

Chambers 2015

Ashwini is singled out by clients for her “communication skills, quick understanding of key business issues, and negotiating ability”. She has acted on several mandates for clients in the automotive and pharmaceutical sectors of late

Chambers 2014

Recognised as ‘Go-to name for transactional advice’

Asia-Pacific Legal500 2020

Ranked as ‘Recommended Practitioner’ for Corporate and M&A and Private Equity

Asia-Pacific Legal500 2021

Ranked for Employment Practice

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023 & 2022

Ranked 'Recommended Practitioner' for 
Labour & Employment

Asia-Pacific Legal500 
2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 & 2016

Ranked for Corporate and M&A, Lifesciences & Healthcare, Private Equity & Investment Funds, and TMT

Asia-Pacific Legal500 2023, 2022

Ranked 'Recommended Practitioner' for 
Corporate and M&A

Chambers 2015 & 2014

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