Ashwini Vittalachar

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Ashwini Vittalachar 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. Her expertise extends not just to deal negotiations, but also in advising on general corporate / commercial, employment and advisory matters.  The breadth of her practice helps her provide a full range of services to her clients and tackle complex issues with a holistic perspective.

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.

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

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

She is a recommended practitioner for Labour & Employment. (Legal500 2019, 2018 and 2017)

She has also 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 Asia-Pacific 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 Asia-Pacific 2014)