Chandrasekhar Tampi

Senior Partner

New Delhi


Chandrasekhar Tampi is a member of the Firm’s Corporate, M&A and Private Equity practices. He has 20 years of experience in representing domestic and international clients in M&A deals in India.  

Chandra focuses on public and private M&A, cross-border and domestic investment, Restructuring, Capital Markets and Anti-Trust advisory. 

He has represented many renowned multinational and Indian companies in their cross-border and domestic M&A transactions and has acted for foreign & domestic funds and companies, in their Private Equity financing and Venture Capital investment projects in India. He provides diverse support on such transactions and projects, including deal structuring, legal due diligence, drafting and reviewing transaction documents, leading negotiations and advising clients from the standpoint of anti-trust and exchange control laws. 


Private Equity & Venture Capital
Aerospace & Defence


Awards & Recognitions

Notable Practitioner for PE, VC and Corporate M&A by IFLR 1000 (2019-2021)
Legal 500 Asia Pacific : Recommended Lawyer for Antitrust & Competition 2022,Corporate M & A 2022


  • LL.B, Campus Law Centre, University of Delhi, 2001

Select Experience Statement

  • Advised a US multinational in its acquisition of an Indian listed company by way of an open offer on the stock exchange.
  • Advised a US Media company on its joint venture in India.
  • Advised an international private equity fund in an e-commerce start-up in India.
  • Advised a German private equity fund in five investments in India in the real estate sector.
  • Advised a US investment bank on the sale of a NASDAQ listed entity.
  • Advised US private equity funds, with respect to investment in non-conventional energy, automobiles and power sectors in India.
  • Advised an automobile major in India on the demerger of its business.
  • Advised telecom companies in the merger of their businesses in India.

Industry Presence

  • Moderated webinar on Work from Home / Remote Working - Legal Issues & Challenges, organised by The Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA), June 2020
  • Speaker at webinar on Legal Implications on Performance of Contracts and Force Majeure under Indian Law, organised by Indo-French Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IFCCI), April 2020
  • Moderated Webinar on Opportunities for Indo European/Swiss Cooperation and Investments - Demystifying Legal and Regulatory Framework, organised by The Swiss Indian Chamber of Commerce (SICC), Swiss Business Hub India and EBG Federation, June 2020
  • Speaker at Webinar on Performance of Contracts and Employment & Labour practices post Covid-19, organised by The German Engineering Federation, May 2020
  • Conducted Masterclass on laws relating to M&A in India, organised by the Embassy of India in Spain (MEA)
  • Regular guest faculty at various law colleges and University of Delhi

Contact Details

  • 11th Floor, Tower A, DLF Towers Jasola, Jasola District Center,
    New Delhi 110025 (India)
  • +91 11 4111 5222, 4312 9300
  • +91 11 4056 3813