Namita Viswanath

Partner, Bangalore

namita.viswanath@induslaw.com

India (Advocate)

B.A.L-LL.B. (Law) University Law College, Bangalore (2006)

LL.M. (Law) School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore (2014)

Namita is well-regarded for her technology law expertise across all industry sectors. Namita has advised several domestic and international clients from start-ups to mature private and public companies and investors in various technology-driven and technology-consuming industries on issues ranging from setting up an e-commerce business and outsourcing to data governance and cyber security. She focuses her practice on software, cloud-based services, artificial intelligence and machine learning, information technology, intellectual property, strategic acquisitions of business units/technology platforms and licensing, electronic and mobile commerce, health-tech, intermediary labilities, entertainment and digital business, and all forms of related legal and regulatory compliance and policy and advocacy initiatives. While Namita’s work primarily revolves around all facets of fintech related advice, she frequently advises and assists emerging and established companies on structuring their operations to house fin-tech activities, on new product offering and regulatory advisory services in the fin-tech space.   

Namita has also worked on a wide range of commercial contracts, corporate transactions, corporate restructuring assignments and has advised on compliance under corporate and foreign exchange laws, with a special emphasis within the e-commerce, technology, banking and fin-tech sectors.  

Namita is at the forefront of data privacy issues in India. She regularly speaks on data privacy, fintech and emerging technology law issues and has authored many academic articles on the subject.  Namita has been recognised by Legal 500 and Asialaw as one of India’s recommended TMT lawyers.
 

Prior to INDUSLAW, Namita has had the benefit of being associated with the IT and telecom industries right from the very beginning of her career which includes a stint as a senior in-house counsel in Lenovo, Oracle and Bharti Airtel Limited.  

In her spare time, Namita enjoys dancing, travelling and practicing Pilates. 

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