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“One of the most active private equity professional in the market, she is very knowledgeable and a constructive presence at the table”

Chambers Asia Pacific

Vineetha MG


Vineetha MG has extensive experience in advising clients on private equity investments, cross-border and domestic M&A, and banking and financing transactions. Vineetha represents and advises various private equity investors, corporate houses, banks and financial institutions.

Vineetha is widely experienced in setting up and advising onshore and offshore funds venture capital and private equity funds which invest in several sectors.

Vineetha also regularly advises clients on issues arising out of domestic anti-corruption laws as well as foreign anti-corruption laws such as the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, 1977 and the UK Bribery Act, 2010, in connection with mergers and acquisitions, private equity and financing transactions. She has advised Indian companies who have faced enforcement actions under various Indian statutes, including the Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988, Criminal Procedure Code, Prevention of Money Laundering Act, the Companies Act, CARO and the listing agreement.

She is director on the board of Grameen Foundation India and an advisory member of SBC3 -Centre for Social and Behaviour and Change Communication.

Vineetha has a B.A., LL.B (Hons.) from the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, (1998), and an Executive Education Program – “Infrastructure in a Market Economy” from Harvard University, John F. Kennedy School of Government. She is admitted to practice law in India.

In her spare time, Vineetha loves to paint. She also enjoys going on occasional treks with friends, when time permits.


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Ranked for Antitrust/Competition, Corporate/ M&A, Private Equity & Investment Funds; Projects & Energy and Restructuring & Insolvency

Asia-Pacific Legal500 2023 & 2022

Ranked as “Leading Lawyer Champions” for for Banking & Finance

Legal Era Leading Lawyers Rankings 2022 & 2021

Vineetha MG’s expertise is routinely sought after by both lenders and borrowers in relation to financing transactions. She is an experienced practitioner in domestic and cross-border private equity investments. She regularly assists investment banks, funds and individual investors. She is also recognised practitioner for Corporate/M&A.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2019

Vineetha MG has been recognized by Insight Success magazine as “The Top 10 Powerful Lawyers in 2018.”

Vineetha MG is known as an experienced banking counsel, assisting leading banks with project finance transactions. She has advised on a number of large-scale financings for the energy and logistics sectors. Her practice also embraces private equity investments, investment funds, both cross-border and domestic M&A, and project and corporate finance. Sources value her as an effective negotiator. She is a well-regarded practitioner in the market who possesses extensive experience in the areas of infrastructure and oil and gas. 

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018

Vineetha MG well regarded for her established track record advising on private equity investments and fund formation matters. Sources consider her “one of the most active private equity professionals in the market” and add that “she is a very knowledgeable and constructive presence at the table.” She also draws significant praise for her projects work. Clients describe her as “very practical, down-to-earth, accessible and amenable to suggestions,” adding: “She’s a good listener: she really understands what the person is trying to say, and tries to understand what is required by the client and what could be the business imperatives“. 

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2017

Vineetha is well versed in project and corporate finance, including working on cross-border transactions. She regularly advises on banking regulatory issues and is praised by one source of her “supportive and solution-oriented approach.” Vineetha’s clients enjoy her ability to “bring a senior perspective while at the same time being very detail-oriented. With her on the job you can rest assured that even the minutest of details will be attended to.” She is frequently engaged by private equity investors and has extensive experience of fund-raising work. 

Chambers 2016

She is also praised by a client for her ability to "deliver on all aspects of an arrangement."

Chambers Global 2015

Vineetha is well respected by both peers and clients, with one describing her as a “hard-working and exceptional professional.” She is also praised for her meticulous approach to her work. Sources said “She is extremely hands-on. You can rest assured that she will have gone through every footnote.” She is also praised by a client for her ability to “deliver on all aspects of an arrangement.” 

Chambers 2015

Vineetha is said to possess “the expertise and professionalism that you require from a lawyer.” “She’s very meticulous about research and documents.” Clients see her as “very diligent,” who value her “personal attention to every document.”

Chambers 2014

Vineetha among “clients’ favourite lawyers to work with” and also acknowledged her for being “attuned to client requirements, and for her timely delivery and great accessibility.”

IFLR 1000 2009 

Recognised as Distinguished Practitioner for Banking & Finance

Asia Law 2022

Ranked for Project development, Private Equity Funds, Private Equity, M&A

IFLR1000 Asia-Pacific 2022

Ranked as one of India’s top TMT / Fintech Lawyers 

Asian Legal Business  2023, 2022 & 2021

Featured in the “Top Female Lawyers in India” List

Asian Legal Business 2022

Inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, having been recommended as a Leading Individual within Banking and Finance practice area

Asia-Pacific Legal500 2008-2023

Featured in Forbes India Legal Powerlist of ‘Top Individual Lawyers' (above 10 years’ experience)

Forbes India Legal
Powerlist 2022, 2021, 2020


'Most Influential Woman' in Private Equity Investments

Acquisition International – The Voice of Corporate Finance - 2018

Ranked for Corporate and M&A,  Investment Funds and Projects & Energy

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

Ranked for Private Equity Practice

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2023

Ranked for Banking & Finance, Corporate and M&A and Projects

Chambers Global & Asia-Pacific 2023

Featured in the IBLJ A-List - India’s Top 100 Lawyers 

India Business Law Journal 2023, 2022, 2021, 2020, 2019 & 2018

Ranked for Banking & Finance and Venture Capital

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2022

Ranked one of the 'Leading Individual’ in Banking and Finance

Legal500 2021, 2019, 2018, 2017, 2016, 2012 & 2009

Ranked for Restructuring/Insolvency Practice

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2021

Ranked an expert in the field of Banking & Finance and Private Equity

Chambers 2012, 2011 & 2010

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