Sarika is a Partner in the New Delhi office of Kochhar & Co. She is a member of the corporate practice group with a focus on private equity & venture capital.
Sarika has over a decade of experience of advising clients on corporate and commercial matters. She has advised domestic and foreign clients in the areas of private equity, venture capital, fund formation, mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, setting up business in India, besides advising on a wide range of general corporate, commercial and regulatory issues, contracts and employment law matters. She regularly assists clients in structuring, due diligence, drafting a variety of contracts and negotiations.
Prior to joining Kochhar & Co., Sarika was the co-founding partner of Yuti Law Partners, Advocates. Sarika also worked as an in-house counsel with a well-known private equity firm and as a member of the India group of a leading European law firm.
Over the last few years, Sarika has been regularly advising on fund raising transactions, other corporate, commercial and employment matters of startups and emerging companies across various verticals. She has been actively involved in the start-up eco-system of India and regularly mentors startups not only on various ongoing legal issues but also on fund raising and legal strategies. Sarika has received recognitions from the UK Corporate/M&A (Experts Based Abroad) for 2012 and India Corporate/M&A (Foreign Experts) for 2013 and 2014.