Neeta Sanghavi has joined Wakhariya & Wakhariya as a Partner with effect from September 1, 2011. She will be heading the firm’s financial Institution, Investment banking and Private Equity practice.
Neeta Sanghavi (pictured) has joined Wakhariya & Wakhariya as a Partner with effect from September 1, 2011. She will be heading the firm’s financial Institution, Investment banking and Private Equity practice.
Sanghavi has extensive regulatory and commercial experience. She is a 1993 qualified advocate enrolled with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and is qualified as a Solicitor in England and Wales and in India.
Prior to joining Wakhariya, Sanghavi was working as the Country Head, Legal at UBS India where she advised and assisted on investment banking, corporate and commercial banking transactions. Before UBS, she was Head of Legal, India at Lehman Brothers. She has previously worked with DSK Legal, Simmon & Simmon in London and Crawford Bayley.
Speaking to Bar & Bench on her decision to move to Wakhariya, Sanghavi said, “I enjoyed being in-house with UBS but there are at lot of opportunities in private practice and so I decided to make this move. I look forward to a very fruitful journey ahead”.
Bar & Bench had earlier spoken to Neeta Sanghavi on issues a company’s General Counsel faces with the changing trends in the Indian capital markets.