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Sumesh Sawhney

Sumesh Sawhney

Founder, Vyapi and Corporate Lawyer

  • Renowned corporate lawyer and M&A expert with over 25 years of experience
  • Founder and Director of Vyapi, a premium ALSP serving Businesses in contract lifecycle management and other allied services
  • Ranked in Chambers and Legal 500 as a leading M&A lawyer
  • Proven track record of executing and winning substantial India-bound corporate work
  • Played a significant role in building and developing India corporate practices at leading international firms
  • Extensive experience as in-house counsel and as a partner in leading Indian & international law firms
  • Recognized thought leader in legal sector
  • Group General Counsel, Essar (2019 – 2020)
  • Head of Corporate, Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan (2016 – 2019)
  • Partner, Jones Day (2013 – 2015)
  • Partner, Clifford Chance (2006 – 2013)
  • Partner, Amarchand Mangaldas, New Delhi (2003 – 2006)
  • In-House Counsel, Escort Group (1996 – 2000)
  • In-House Counsel, Thapar Group (1992 – 1996)