The Indian GC Summit & Awards

  • February 22 - 23, 2024
  • Confidential Venue

    Bengaluru, Karnataka
Ticket Price $0.00-$169.00 This event is now over


Following 6 Law Ninjas General Counsel Summits in Cape Town, Sydney, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Mumbai which have attracted over 1,100 lawyers and leading sponsors such as Allen & Overy, Ashurst, Baker McKenzie, Deloitte, DLA Piper, Herbert Smith Freehills, Jones Day, KPMG, Mercedes-Benz, PepsiCo, SpotDraft, Vahura and more, the global Law Ninjas community will be hosting 6 General Counsel summits in 2024 in Bengaluru, Cape Town, Dubai, London, Singapore and Sydney, and we’d love for you to get involved!

Law Ninjas is proud to present the inaugural edition of this invitation-only summit and awards event which will feature GCs and senior leaders engaging in interactive discussions on the key issues facing the legal industry in India.  It will be a 2-day event with a series of interesting panel conversations, networking opportunities and fun activities, with a stellar Awards Night on the first day, and an exciting "Ninja Night" afterparty on the second day.

If you get a chance, do take a look at these promo videos from the Sydney summit (see Sydney video) and the last Bengaluru summit (see India video).



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Further information about the Awards

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Topics and Speakers

  • How to Build a Rockstar Legal Team
    • Kanika Shah Wadhwa, Head of Legal, India Subcontinent, Haleon
    • Karl Fernandes, Partner, Director and Head of Corporate Practice Group, Vahura
    • Sanjit Nagarkatti, Vice President – Legal, Ola Electric Mobility
    • Tapan Pati, Executive Vice President and Group General Counsel, Godrej & Boyce
    • V R Shankar, Senior President and Chief Law Officer, Hindalco Industries Ltd, Aditya Birla Group
  • Key Challenges in the Healthcare Sector
    • Anshuman Jaiswal, Group Head – Legal, Rainbow Hospitals
    • Dhiroj Barad, General Counsel, Company Secretary and Data Privacy Officer, Siemens Healthineers
    • Hena Datta, Head – Legal and Compliance, MediBuddy
    • Richa Singh, General Counsel, Medanta Group of Hospitals
  • Make in India
    • Rohit Jain, Partner, Economic Laws Practice (ELP)
  • Dispute Resolution Tactics for GCs
    • Sheila Ahuja, Partner, Allen & Overy
  • Current Trends in Media and Entertainment
    • Dhiraj Mhetre, Partner, Khaitan Legal Associates
    • Nikhil Guliani, Head - Legal & Secretarial, NDTV Group
    • Pavit Singh Katoch, Group General Counsel, Inshorts
    • Sambit Das, Head of Legal – India, Condé Nast
  • How to Create a Strong Data Privacy and Data Protection Framework  
    • Anjali Balagopal, General Counsel, Tata Technologies
    • Shujath Bin Ali, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, Re Sustainability Limited
    • Sreenidhi Srinivasan, Partner, Ikigai Law
    • Vinay Bhagawan, Head - Legal & Compliance, Daimler India Commercial Vehicles 
  • An Insight into the World of Gaming    
    • Joyjyoti Misra, Group General Counsel, Gameskraft
    • Kapil Chaudhary, General Counsel, Junglee Games 
    • Kumar Visalaksh, Partner, Economic Laws Practice (ELP)
    • Sameer Chugh, General Counsel & Chief Legal Officer, Games 24x7 
    • Varsha Shivanagowda, Associate Vice President (Policy & Legal), Mobile Premier League (MPL) 
  • ESG & Corporate Governance – Solving the Complexities
    • Mini vandePol, Partner and Head of Asia Pacific Investigations, Compliance & Ethics Group, Baker McKenzie 
  • Fundraising and the Common Pitfalls  
    • Amrita Barthakur, Partner & COO, Saama
    • Monica Umesh, Vice President, 3one4 Capital
    • Shruti Gupta, Associate Vice President – Legal, Fireside Ventures
    • Sumeet Singh, General Counsel and Head of Corporate Affairs and Corporate Strategy, BharatPe
    • Tarun Bhatia, Regional Managing Director, Co-Head of APAC, Forensic Investigations and Intelligence Practice, Kroll
  • How to Supercharge Efficiency within the Legal Team    
    • Akshay Doshi, VP, Business, SpotDraft
    • Dipalok Dutta Choudhary, General Counsel, Crompton Greaves Consumer Electricals 
    • Sandeep Choudhary, Group General Counsel, HCC
    • Saurabh Jaywant, Chief Legal Counsel, Northern Arc Capital
    • Varun Kalsi, Global Head of Legal & Business Solutions, Lighthouse Canton
  • How to Survive and Thrive as an In-House Counsel 
    • Hardeep Singh, Legal & Policy, CRED
    • Kanishk, Director of Legal, India & South Asia, Uber
    • Richa Mohanty Rao, General Counsel, Urban Company
    • Siddharth Manchanda, Partner, IndusLaw and General Counsel (External), Unacademy
    • Sujeet Jain, Chief Legal, Regulatory & Compliance Officer & Company Secretary, Nykaa
  • Technology, AI and the Risks      
    • Akshay Doshi, VP, Business, SpotDraft
    • Alpa Sood, Principal Counsel, India, Marvell Technology
    • Ashish Chandra, General Counsel, CoinSwitch
    • Deepalakshmi Vadivelan, General Counsel, Quess Corp
    • Ira Dhasmana, Vice President & Head of Legal, Sinch
  • Fintech and the Future 
    • Arjun Alexander, VP – Legal, Open Financial  
    • Shabareesh Suresh, General Counsel, Ippopay 
    • Shivli Katyayan, Senior Director Legal, Razorpay
    • Sumeet Singh, General Counsel and Head of Corporate Affairs and Corporate Strategy, BharatPe
  • How to Tackle Intellectual Property Issues   
    • Abhilasha Bhatnagar, General Counsel, Ultrahuman
    • Anant Dang, Founding Team and General Counsel, Mensa Brands
    • Ankita Sharma, Associate Vice President - Legal and Regulatory, Honasa Consumer Pvt Ltd (Mamaearth)
    • Debopama Roy, General Counsel, Airmeet
    • Priyanshu Pandey, General Manager (Legal) and Company Secretary, India, UNIQLO
  • How to Build a Stronger Bond with Stakeholders  
    • Abhishekh Kanoi, General Counsel & Company Secretary, PDS Limited
    • Anweshaa Majumdar Dugar, Legal Counsel - India & Singapore, Entrepreneur First
    • Divya Joshi, Regional GC, India and APAC, Mavenir Systems
    • Panduranga Acharya, General Counsel, Zepto
  • How to Manage Risks in M&A Transactions     
    • Hanno Kunkel, General Counsel, Siemens Ltd. India
    • Montek Mayal, Partner, Osborne Partners 
    • Pathik Arora, General Counsel, Senvion India
    • Pavit Singh Katoch, Group General Counsel, Inshorts
    • Seher Ali, Partner, Antares Legal
  • How to Conduct Internal Investigations
    • Dr. Devika Singh, Co-Founder and Lead Legal Consultant, Cohere Consultants
    • Jagvinder Brar, Partner, KPMG
    • Pooja Bedi, Head of Legal & Compliance, Indian Sub Continent, Philips
    • Preeti Balwani, Global General Counsel, CRISIL Limited
    • Srinit Misra, General Counsel and Executive Director (India), Regional Senior Counsel (EMEA), Ball Corporation

Participant Profile 

General Counsel, Head of Legal, In-House Counsel


Dress Code

Summit and Afterparty
Smart Casual
Awards Night
Bollywood Glamour


Current Sponsors

Diamond:  Allen & Overy, SpotDraft
Gold:   Baker McKenzie, Economic Laws Practice (ELP), Ikigai Law, Khaitan Legal Associates, KPMG, Kroll, Osborne Partners, Vahura
Silver:  Antares Legal, ContractPodAi, INDUSLAW, Legistify, Provakil
Knowledge Partner:  Cohere Consultants 
Event Supporter:  Aarna Law, Aeka Advisors, Dua Associates, Rainmaker, Saraf and Partners


Date & Time

Feb 22, 2024 9:00 am - Feb 23, 2024 9:00 pm

Venue Details

Confidential Venue

Bengaluru, Karnataka Confidential Venue
Law Ninjas

Law Ninjas was established in 2017 as a WhatsApp group for in-house lawyers.  

Since then, it has transformed into a community for thousands of lawyers and law students around the world where one can build relationships and learn everything about being a successful lawyer.  

We host conferences and workshops featuring world-class speakers, run coaching sessions, and provide invaluable resources on a range of topics, such as drafting an effective CV and cover letter, applying for an LLM, succeeding as an in-house lawyer, acing a legal job interview, and much, much more.  

Our speakers have come from the African Development Bank, Amazon, Citi, Deutsche Bank, H&M, Harvard Law School, Infosys, KFC, Mercedes-Benz, Oxford University, PepsiCo, SIAC, SpiceJet, TikTok, Twitter, UNIQLO, Volvo Cars, and many more global organizations.  

We are incredibly passionate about giving back to the legal community, and 10% of our profits go towards funding scholarships for deserving law students across the globe.  

We have received Businessworld’s Legal Entrepreneur of the Year award, we were named as finalists in two categories at the Australian Law Awards 2022, and we have hosted large GC conferences in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Sydney.

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