Kosturi Ghosh

Partner, Trilegal

Kosturi Ghosh is Partner, Trilegal, and Deputy Head of the corporate practice group of the firm. Her primary areas of practice are general corporate advisory, M&A and Private Equity and TMT.

Kosturi has been actively involved in several high profile in-bound and outbound acquisitions and joint ventures. She specializes in advising multinational clients on their entry into India – advising on commercial, regulatory and strategic matters, on setting up processes and procedures to ensure compliance in India, structuring investments and exit options, conducting due diligence and drafting transaction documentation.

She has a wealth of experience from advising on complex TMT matters including IP protection, software development, licensing and monetization of IP, data protection, technology transfer, etc. She also regularly advises clients on outsourcing related matters including some of the pioneers in the business process offshoring industry in India. Her advice to clients has ranged from structuring technology deals to negotiating large multiparty outsourcing contracts.

Some of her notable clients include Vodafone, Telenor, Merrill Lynch, TE Connectivity, Tyco Electronics, SPi Global, Tribune Digital Ventures, Philips, NXP Semiconductors, Olam International, Wipro, Regenersis PLC, CSC, OLX Inc. and Appirio.

Recognized as a leading individual, she was given high praise for being “an intelligent, business-minded lawyer with exceptional negotiation skills and on-point experience.” – RSG India 2017 and 2015.

She has recently won the special jury award – Women in Legal Leadership – at IDEX Legal Awards 2016 and was also featured in ’40 Under 40’ in Asia Pacific by Asian Legal Business.

Chambers & Partners has featured Kosturi as a leading lawyer in the Corporate/M&A and Private Equity and given high praise for being “approachable at all times and whose commitment towards clients is really admirable”. Kosturi has also been ranked by IFLR 1000.

Kosturi has completed Executive Education Programme 2016 designed for Leaders of Professional Service Firms – IIM Ahmedabad. She is an Alumnus of the University of Pune, ILS Law College and is a member of the Bar Council of Karnataka, India.

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