Tejesh Chitlangi is a senior partner with IC Universal Legal and heads the firm’s financial services and investment funds practice at its Mumbai office. He has assisted in setting up of some of the biggest offshore and Indian Investment Fund structures. Under his leadership, the firm has regularly maintained a share of more than 30 per cent in the Indian private equity, venture capital, credit and hedge fund structuring/set-up space. He has advised several foreign investors on structuring their large billion-dollar deals.
Tejesh also advises majority of the Top Ten Indian asset management companies/mutual funds, biggest wealth managers and advisers. He has also negotiated several global PE/VC & M&A deals. He holds a B.B.A. LL.B. (Honors) from National Law University, Jodhpur, with specialization in corporate and securities laws.
Tejesh has been featured as one of the top Indian Investment Funds' lawyer and a Thought Leader by Who’s Who Legal. He has also been listed as India’s top lawyer in private equity and investment funds by Chambers & Partners, Asia Law as well as Lexology, world’s leading independent law firm ranking agencies. He is recognized as one of the most quoted securities and financial services lawyers in India’s business media and regularly writes columns for leading publications. He regularly assists the Regulators on various policy initiatives. Tejesh is also a part of several regulatory working groups, including being a Member of the prestigious Expert Committee on Investment Funds constituted by IFSCA. He is a regular speaker at various global forums.