About Us

Burgeon Law is a law firm for founders, startups, emerging growth companies, incubators, accelerators, angel investors, family offices and venture capital/private equity funds. Recognising our efforts, Burgeon Law was named as the ‘Rising Star’ by Indian Business Law Journal, 2018.

Burgeon Law was envisioned with the idea of intersecting the conventional ways of law practice to meet the requirements of the rapidly changing business environment in India. With the evolution and transformation in the ecosystem, a number of innovative and digital companies are on the rise. Burgeon Law understands the legalities and challenges involved in a business from incorporation, business planning, funding support, angel, venture…..

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Rajesh Sawhney

I have worked with Roma on 50 different transactions over the last 5 years, She is an ace lawyer who understands the requirements of both startups and investors. She has deep knowledge of the tech ecosystem and has experience of managing transactions of different sizes and complexities.

Co Founder at InnerChef & Founder of GSF Accelerator

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2019-01-25T13:38:38+05:30

Co Founder at InnerChef & Founder of GSF Accelerator

I have worked with Roma on 50 different transactions over the last 5 years, She is an ace lawyer who understands the requirements of both startups and investors. She has deep knowledge of the tech ecosystem and has experience of managing transactions of different sizes and complexities.

Utsav Somani

AngelList India’s experience with Burgeon has been nothing short of spectacular. The way they’ve handled our fast paced deal-making and took over our entire legal process including tracking, immediate feedback loops and diligent turnarounds. I’d recommend them to anyone who wants in on our secret to quick closures.

Partner at AngelList India

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2019-01-25T14:24:33+05:30

Partner at AngelList India

AngelList India’s experience with Burgeon has been nothing short of spectacular. The way they’ve handled our fast paced deal-making and took over our entire legal process including tracking, immediate feedback loops and diligent turnarounds. I’d recommend them to anyone who wants in on our secret to quick closures.

Prof. Peter Kabel

"We have worked with Roma on several cross - border transactions and got to know her as an exceptional attorney, with a good eye for the interests of all parties involved and efficient solutions. As an international investor, who can not always be present in India and limited knowledge about the details of the Indian legal system, trust is a decisive factor for cooperation and Roma can be trusted almost blindly. As a investor in early stage companies with limited investment ticket sizes we have to be cost aware and found in Roma the perfect combination: knowledge as a international law firm, while always understand the needs of such deals. "

Founding Partner - AECAL Asian E- Commerce Alliance

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2019-01-25T14:26:04+05:30

Founding Partner - AECAL Asian E- Commerce Alliance

"We have worked with Roma on several cross - border transactions and got to know her as an exceptional attorney, with a good eye for the interests of all parties involved and efficient solutions. As an international investor, who can not always be present in India and limited knowledge about the details of the Indian legal system, trust is a decisive factor for cooperation and Roma can be trusted almost blindly. As a investor in early stage companies with limited investment ticket sizes we have to be cost aware and found in Roma the perfect combination: knowledge as a international law firm, while always understand the needs of such deals. "

Pradyumna Dalmia

What sets Roma apart is her unique ability to balance both investor demands as well as founders' requirements and help find a middle ground in complicated transactions. This stems from the fact that she is deeply rooted in the ecosystem and is always ahead of the curve in the industry.

Partner at Triton Investment Advisors LLP, CEO at Lansdowne Investments Pvt Ltd

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2019-01-25T14:26:49+05:30

Partner at Triton Investment Advisors LLP, CEO at Lansdowne Investments Pvt Ltd

What sets Roma apart is her unique ability to balance both investor demands as well as founders' requirements and help find a middle ground in complicated transactions. This stems from the fact that she is deeply rooted in the ecosystem and is always ahead of the curve in the industry.

Kshitij Puri

Highlighting legal implications is one thing, but giving solutions which addresses needs of both the start-up and the investor is the key. Roma is very solution oriented and is a great advisor/lawyer guide packaged into one. Trust this is helpful.

Co-founder & CEO Ziploan

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2019-01-25T14:30:35+05:30

Co-founder & CEO Ziploan

Highlighting legal implications is one thing, but giving solutions which addresses needs of both the start-up and the investor is the key. Roma is very solution oriented and is a great advisor/lawyer guide packaged into one. Trust this is helpful.

Satyam Darmora

Roma has strong subject matter expertise and brings her experience to suggest practical solutions in complex deal solutions. Definitely someone you want on your side during a deal.

Founder , i2e1

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2019-01-25T14:32:06+05:30

Founder , i2e1

Roma has strong subject matter expertise and brings her experience to suggest practical solutions in complex deal solutions. Definitely someone you want on your side during a deal.

Ashish Chand

Roma is one of the best corporate lawyers that I have ever worked with. Not only is she a legal eagle but she is a master business negotiator often pacifying both sides to reach a suitable understanding. Backed by an super team, her firm provides reliable and efficient services.

Executive Director, Yukti Securities

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2019-01-17T16:05:06+05:30

Executive Director, Yukti Securities

Roma is one of the best corporate lawyers that I have ever worked with. Not only is she a legal eagle but she is a master business negotiator often pacifying both sides to reach a suitable understanding. Backed by an super team, her firm provides reliable and efficient services.

Brijesh Damodaran

If you looking for legal support for SSHA and the various compliances, Burgeon is the entity that should be your choice. With a team aligned to the client's needs and offering solutions, instead of looking at problems - it is a welcome approach. Can do attitude is an appreciable quality. Keep up the good work and raise the bar with every deal.

Auxano Capital LLP

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2019-12-20T17:18:54+05:30

Auxano Capital LLP

If you looking for legal support for SSHA and the various compliances, Burgeon is the entity that should be your choice. With a team aligned to the client's needs and offering solutions, instead of looking at problems - it is a welcome approach. Can do attitude is an appreciable quality. Keep up the good work and raise the bar with every deal.

Vishal Jindal

Biryani By Kilo has immensely benefited from our association with Burgeon Law . Other than great legal advice, Roma with her sensitivity and understanding  of legal challenges of our industry   assisted as aare great partner in growth of Biryani by Kilo . Best wishes for great success to them.

Co-Founder & Director, Biryani By Kilo

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2019-01-17T16:06:24+05:30

Co-Founder & Director, Biryani By Kilo

Biryani By Kilo has immensely benefited from our association with Burgeon Law . Other than great legal advice, Roma with her sensitivity and understanding  of legal challenges of our industry   assisted as aare great partner in growth of Biryani by Kilo . Best wishes for great success to them.

Sachin Bhatia

The lawyers at Burgeon understand start-ups and their specific issues extremely well.   They have protected our interests as a start-up and as founders, argue our case effectively with investors and at the same time recommend solutions and workarounds to make sure the process keeps moving forward. And they are super quick

Founder Bulbul, Ex Co-Founder MakeMyTrip.com

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2020-01-10T15:42:57+05:30

Founder Bulbul, Ex Co-Founder MakeMyTrip.com

The lawyers at Burgeon understand start-ups and their specific issues extremely well.   They have protected our interests as a start-up and as founders, argue our case effectively with investors and at the same time recommend solutions and workarounds to make sure the process keeps moving forward. And they are super quick

Manoj Dawane

Roma and Team Burgeon are a critical part of our startup, right from company incorporation to fund raising to introducing us in the ecosystem. Deliverables from Burgeon are immaculate and done in a diligent manner keeping our interest central. Extended engagements that we have in the ecosystem, facilitated by Burgeon, has made them our End to End partner for Legal / Regulatory / Professional Services already. Glad that Roma is around. It is very reassuring for a start up that someone has our back.

Founder, VTION, Ex- V.P. and Head India Business, Ericson

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2019-01-17T16:08:18+05:30

Founder, VTION, Ex- V.P. and Head India Business, Ericson

Roma and Team Burgeon are a critical part of our startup, right from company incorporation to fund raising to introducing us in the ecosystem. Deliverables from Burgeon are immaculate and done in a diligent manner keeping our interest central. Extended engagements that we have in the ecosystem, facilitated by Burgeon, has made them our End to End partner for Legal / Regulatory / Professional Services already. Glad that Roma is around. It is very reassuring for a start up that someone has our back.

Uday Lakkar

"Roma has been an integral part of our legal think-tank since inception, across all matters related to investments or contractual paperwork with third-parties. Now under the banner of Burgeon, her firm has a very structured approach towards working with growing start-ups and helping them out professionally. Highly recommend as a legal partner"

Founder & CEO, CoHo

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2019-01-17T16:09:32+05:30

Founder & CEO, CoHo

"Roma has been an integral part of our legal think-tank since inception, across all matters related to investments or contractual paperwork with third-parties. Now under the banner of Burgeon, her firm has a very structured approach towards working with growing start-ups and helping them out professionally. Highly recommend as a legal partner"

Samant Sikka

It has been a pleasure to work with team Burgeon lead by Roma and her passionate team. They have been an integral part of Sqrrl’s journey since inception guiding and walking along with us as we build this business. Burgeon is one must have ally for any startup founder to navigate traps & pitfalls!!

Founder, Sqrrl Fintech Private Limited

Burgeon
2019-01-17T16:10:43+05:30

Founder, Sqrrl Fintech Private Limited

It has been a pleasure to work with team Burgeon lead by Roma and her passionate team. They have been an integral part of Sqrrl’s journey since inception guiding and walking along with us as we build this business. Burgeon is one must have ally for any startup founder to navigate traps & pitfalls!!

Dharmendra Yashovardhan

Roma and the team are some of the best legal folks I have come across. “Super specialists” in the startup space, they definitely know their law, but what truly differentiates them is their empathy, a deep understanding of what a founder goes through during a startup cycle. This is seeped in their DNA, in everything they do - truly exceptional!

Director, Thought Roots India Private Limited

Burgeon
2019-01-25T13:27:28+05:30

Director, Thought Roots India Private Limited

Roma and the team are some of the best legal folks I have come across. “Super specialists” in the startup space, they definitely know their law, but what truly differentiates them is their empathy, a deep understanding of what a founder goes through during a startup cycle. This is seeped in their DNA, in everything they do - truly exceptional!

Priya Mohan

As a VC, our mantra is to never be the bottleneck in a transaction process and to make that happen we need partners, who help us deliver on it. Burgeon is definitely one of them! From a mid night call on terms discussion to turning around documentation in a fairly dynamic multi-investor environment, they keep pace, without compromising the rigour needed for different situations. In my view, in every transaction, all the stakeholders (VC, Founders, Legal & Fin advisors) have to understand the trade off between optimising for themselves/their clients and also the larger, consolidated interest of the deal - I think Roma has a good sense of this trade-off and she knows how no to sweat the small stuff and prioritising the relevant metrics. In all, its been a great experience working with her and Burgeon”

Startup Sensei, Venture Highway LLP

Burgeon
2019-01-25T13:28:35+05:30

Startup Sensei, Venture Highway LLP

As a VC, our mantra is to never be the bottleneck in a transaction process and to make that happen we need partners, who help us deliver on it. Burgeon is definitely one of them! From a mid night call on terms discussion to turning around documentation in a fairly dynamic multi-investor environment, they keep pace, without compromising the rigour needed for different situations. In my view, in every transaction, all the stakeholders (VC, Founders, Legal & Fin advisors) have to understand the trade off between optimising for themselves/their clients and also the larger, consolidated interest of the deal - I think Roma has a good sense of this trade-off and she knows how no to sweat the small stuff and prioritising the relevant metrics. In all, its been a great experience working with her and Burgeon”
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Practice Areas

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BUSINESS FORMATION

It is crucial for the success of the business to choose the right legal structure to ....

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CO-FOUNDERS AGREEMENT

It is indeed hard to pull a one-man show. For a successful business...

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FUNDRAISING

At Burgeon Law, we have a wealth of experience in the early stage, angel, venture....

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EMPLOYMENT CONTRACT, POLICIES AND STOCK OPTIONS

We understand that it is challenging...

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COMMERCIAL CONTRACTS

At Burgeon Law, we identify different kinds of business...

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IP PROTECTION AND COMMERCIALIZATION

Intellectual Property (IP) is a novel creation of the mind...

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DATA PRIVACY AND PROTECTION

At Burgeon Law we believe in taking a hands-on approach to...

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FUND FORMATION

With an evolving regulatory landscape, increased accountability and endless opportunities, more...

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FRANCHISING

At Burgeon Law, if you are looking to expand your business by starting a franchise or you...

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DUE DILIGENCE

The process of due diligence is an extensive investigation process that provides a purchaser...

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DISPUTE RESOLUTION

In addition to providing transactional and operational legal support, we assist our clients to...

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Our Team

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Roma Priya

Founder

An entrepreneurial lawyer and startup enthusiast, Roma advises early-stage startups, emerging growth companies, incubators, accelerators, angel investors, family offices and venture capital/private equity funds. A mentor to

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Smriti Tipirneni

Partner

Burgeon’s anchor at the Bangalore office, Smriti leads the corporate commercial team at Burgeon Law. With a vast experience of 8+ years, Smriti specializes in the areas of technology law, intellectual property and general

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Abhay Vohra

Partner

Abhay graduated in 2010 from NUJS, Kolkata. He has worked with leading corporate law firms in India namely L&L Partners (formerly Luthra & Luthra) and J. Sagar Associates/JSA for 5 years prior to commencing practice as an

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Jitender Ahlawat

Head, Compliance Team

Jitender leads the compliance and due diligence team at Burgeon Law. With 7+ years of experience as Company Secretary, Jitender has led several significant assignments, providing both hands-on legal advice as well as

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Aman Avinav

Counsel, Litigation and Dispute Resolution

Burgeon Law collaborates with the Aman Avinav for litigation and dispute resolution matters. Mr. Avinav has diverse experience in handling disputes involving corporates and start-ups including

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Zeni Arora

Senior Associate

Zeni has avid experience in the practice area of commercial and contractual law as well as intellectual property law. Before joining Burgeon Law, she has worked with veteran lawyers at reputed law firms in India

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Jansher Jaleel

Senior Associate

Jansher is a Senior Associate at Burgeon Law and works at the Bangalore office. He graduated from the National University of Advanced Legal Studies, Kochi in 2014. His core area of interest revolves around

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Shridevi K M

Associate

Shridevi is an Associate at Burgeon Law and works at the Bangalore office. She graduated from Tamilnadu National Law University in 2018.At Burgeon Law, Shridevi assists clients in the area of commercial and transaction

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Vritika Arora

Associate

Vritika is a qualified lawyer with experience in working on projects relating to corporate and commercial contracts at one of the big fours. At Burgeon Law, she practices in the area of commercial law providing assistance

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Amit Nain

Associate

Amit is a qualified lawyer who graduated from Amity Law School in 2019. His core area of interest revolves around Startups, Company Law and Intellectual Property Law. At Burgeon Law, Amit practices in core areas

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Shilpa Sharma

Office Manager

Shilpa holds the baton of managing administration and operations at Burgeon. She has done her bachelor’s in business administration and has over 9 years of experience in the management world encompassing

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Vikramaditya Singh

Associate

Vikramaditya Singh graduated from Campus Law Centre, Delhi University in 2015 and has worked on civil law issues such as drug pricing & regulation, administrative law  public interest litigation and the regulatory aspects of the telecom sector

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Tarunita Deol

Tarunita is a graduate of Amity Law School with a degree in B.Com LLB. Her core competency areas include Private Equity, Venture Capital, Mergers and Acquisition transactions. At Burgeon Law, Tarunita practices

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Parnik Saxena

Associate

Parnik is a hardworking and qualified lawyer, who graduated from Symbiosis Law School, Noida. His expertise includes general corporate advisory, commercial contracts

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Nikita Sukhkanthar

Associate

Nikita is a first-generation lawyer, graduated in LLB from the University of Mumbai with a focus on venture capital/private equity transactions and commercial drafting. he did her initial graduation in finance and has a brief experience

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Email: contact@burgeon.co.in
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