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Kaveri Shrivastava

Senior Partner



Kaveri is a Senior Partner and Co-Head in the Firm’s Hyderabad office. She has over 18 years of diverse and extensive experience across law firms and corporates in India & USA in the area of corporate commercial laws.

Kaveri’s practice focuses on corporate advisory with special emphasis on mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, strategic alliances, employment and labour law, infrastructure law, contracts and corporate litigation. Kaveri has represented government bodies, purchasers, sellers and their financial advisors in a wide variety of cross border transactions.

Kaveri has industry specific experience in the areas of pharmaceuticals and life sciences, IT & ITes, Aviation, Infrastructure including roads and bridges, power (conventional and renewal), oil & gas, retail, education and precious metals & gemstones . She has substantive experience in regulatory laws and has appeared before the various High Courts, Civil Courts and sectoral tribunals such as the NCLT in India.

Kaveri has advised on broad range of employment and labour law issues, including employment agreements, transition of employees in M&A transactions, workplace policies and procedures, executive departures, post-employment non-competition and non- solicitation agreements, wage disputes, advisory on wrongful termination and discrimination, advisory on sexual harassment proceedings, advisory on social security benefits such as provident fund, maternity benefits, gratuity, contract labour arrangements etc.

Kaveri brings to the table international experience from her association with the New York State Bar Association. She has represented clients before the New York State Supreme Court.

Kaveri is known for her client focused approach and brings her varied experience and innovative thinking to provide solutions to complex problems on a wide range of legal issues.

Prior to joining Kochhar & Co., Kaveri has worked with prominent law firms in Delhi, Hyderabad and New York.



  • LL.M., New York University
  • LL.B., Campus Law Centre, Delhi University
  • B A (Hons), Lady Shriram College, Delhi University


  • New York State Bar Association
  • Karnataka State Bar Council
  • Telangana High Court Advocates Association

Select Experience Statement

  • Represented the founders of a medical outsourcing company in the secondary sale of 51% of their shares to a gulf based private equity firm for 20.6 million USD.
  • Represented a pharmaceutical company in its joint venture agreement with a Japanese pharmaceutical company to set up a 42.5 million USD pharmaceutical manufacturing unit to manufacture pharmaceuticals for global markets.
  • Represented a leading cement manufacturing company in its acquisition of a majority stake in an Indore based cement manufacturing company for 18.2 million USD.
  • Represented a satellite manufacturing company in relation to its joint venture with a German based satellite systems and technology company for mass manufacturing of satellites.
  • Provided comprehensive legal services to a leading retail brand, including in relation to setting up its franchise stores across India.
  • Provided advisory to an airport developer and operator on various aspects of operation, management and development agreement executed with the Airport Authority of India for one of the largest greenfield airport in India including in relation to preparing bid documents for duty free shops and food & beverages stores at the airport.
  • Represented the largest airport developer and operator in India in a reorganisation involving its cargo and logistics unit through a NCLT approved composite scheme of arrangement.
  • Provided comprehensive legal services to Asia’s largest Tier 4 data center group in acquisition of domestic and international entities, setting up of data center across India, leasing of data centers and commercial arrangements with vendors and customers.
  • Represented the second largest bus aggregator in India for a slump sale of its business to a listed online ticketing aggregator.
  • Represented promoter shareholders of a sports company operating a chain of world class sports centres in relation to private equity investments by a Hong Kong based fund.
  • Provided comprehensive legal services on all aspects of employment and labour issues in a business transfer transaction involving an IT/ITES company with over 500 employees.

Contact Details

  • Plot No.21, 1st Floor, Dwaraka Square,
    Opp: Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan's Public School,
    Film Nagar, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad – 500 096 Telangana
  • +91 40 4011 5222
  • +91 40 4020 5224