Vaneesa AgrawalLL.M., New York University
B.B.A, LL.B., NLU Jodhpur
Member, CII National Committee on Insurance & Pensions
Member, CII National Committee on Regulatory Affairs

Areas of Expertise
  • Capital Markets
  • General Corporate Commercial
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Financial Regulatory Practice
  • Bar Council Of Maharashtra And Goa, India

Vaneesa is a founding partner of the Firm. Her areas of expertise include capital markets and commodities, general corporate and dispute resolution. On the transactional side, she assists companies and investment bankers in preferential allotments, open offers, IPOs, FPOs, rights issues as well as domestic and international mergers and acquisitions. She also advises clients on a broad range of issue relating to general corporate and commercial matters, including drafting of agreements, negotiations, commercial arrangements and on day-to-day legal issues.

She appears regularly before the regulators, Securities Appellate Tribunal (SAT), Bombay High Court, National Company Law Tribunal and arbitration panel established by Exchanges. She has experience in dealing with matters relating to fraud, insider trading, takeovers, delisting, oppression, mis-selling, corporate governance, liability of non-executive directors, disclosure-related violations, rights of minority shareholders, deemed public issue and collective investment schemes. Vaneesa also represents the insurance regulator, IRDAI, before the Securities Appellate Tribunal.

Vaneesa writes regularly on issues related to securities and corporate law and is also quoted by media frequently. She also serves on various committees of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). She has previously worked with the General Corporate team of Majmudar & Co., Financial Regulatory Practice team of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. and as a Legal Officer of SEBI.

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