Vandana is a Senior Associate primarily focusing on private equity / venture capital transactions, general corporate and commercial matters. Her practice mainly entails negotiating, advising and implementing domestic and cross border investments. She has represented leading financial sponsors and corporate houses on a variety of matters including cross border investments, business acquisitions, fund raises, flips and joint ventures. She also actively contributes to policy development initiatives, and frequently interacts with regulators/ intermediaries on foreign exchange law issues. Most recently, Vandana was part of a team tasked to examine the lacunae in the existing company law framework and provide a recommendatory report to address the same. She also has publications in national and international publications to her credit, on matters of corporate and foreign exchange laws.
Vandana previously worked with Nishith Desai Associates as a senior member of the Corporate Transactions Group. Vandana holds a B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur (HNLU). She graduated as the 2nd rank holder for the University, and was also the recipient of 4 gold medals for her excellence in the fields of jurisprudence and investment laws. While at HNLU, she served as a trainee with Justice Panchal, Judge, Supreme Court of India. She is admitted to practice law in India.
In her free time, Vandana enjoys swimming, reading, travelling and practicing yoga. She is an SSI certified scuba diver.