Pallavi Kanakagiri

Partner, Bengaluru

India (Advocate)

LL.B (Law), Bangalore University (2009)

Pallavi Kanakagiri is a graduate of Bangalore University and specialises in private equity, venture capital investments, mergers and acquisitions (both foreign and domestic). 

Pallavi regularly advises on the structuring aspect of transactions, particularly in instances involving foreign direct investment. She has also advised on an array of merger & acquisition transactions (on both the buy and sell sides).

Pallavi has advised a varied set of clients including private equity funds, hedge funds, sovereign investors and venture capital funds all of whom she advised on both early stage (seed rounds and Series A) as well as late stage investments. She has also advised a number of start-ups and companies operating in the fields of technology, pharma, non-banking finance, education and healthcare.

Apart from Pallavi’s regular practice which involves drafting and negotiating a wide range of documentation (including shareholders agreements, share purchase agreements, escrow agreements, etc.), she also has considerable experience in setting up joint ventures, setting up family offices and settling trusts.

In her spare time, Pallavi enjoys reading and has an avid interest in Carnatic music.

Apart from a short stint practicing civil litigation and arbitration under senior counsel SKV Chalapathy, Pallavi has spent her entire legal career with INDUSLAW.

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