KEY TEAM

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 entrepreneurs and high growth startups, Roma actively conducts workshops and mentorship programs in collaboration with various organizations and Govt. initiatives such as Invest India.
In 2015, Roma envisioned a law firm that is innovative and collaborative with startup entrepreneurs providing affordable and quality legal advisory and support. Over the last 10 years, Roma has worked with over 500 clients and with her distinctive perspective and strong market understanding she advises them on complex legal issues ranging from formation to exit including angel investment, venture capital/private equity financing, convertible-debt financing, acquisition, founder compensation, employment, stock option plan and contract negotiation.
Roma believes in adding real value to her clients by focusing on building long-term relationships with them and understanding their business needs. Belonging to a school of thought that is contemporary, adaptive and dynamic, Roma has imbibed the same in Burgeon Law. For her contribution to the start-up ecosystem, Roma was awarded The Build India Award for excellence in the field of investment by Bharat Nirman and the Industry Excellence Award on the occasion of National Summit on Women & Education Empowerment 2020.

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 independent practitioner. He assisted Mr. Sanjeev Narula (now appointed as a Hon’ble Judge of the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi) in respect of his various matters defending and representing the Union of India. Abhay’s expertise and practice areas cover diverse areas of corporate commercial law including M&A, Infrastructure, Retail & Marketing, e-commerce/IT, Media and Entertainment. Abhay’s work profile includes advising clients on their day to day corporate/commercial issues like contract drafting, negotiations, transaction structuring, advisory. He has extensively advised several domestic and international clients from start-ups to mature private and public companies in respect of whole array of their corporate, contractual and legal arrangements including, inter alia, vendor/procurement/re-seller contracts, distribution and franchise agreement, consultancy and various service agreements, technology and IPR licensing agreements, variety of collaborations and tie-up arrangement dispute resolution matters.
Abhay has enormous experience in transactional advisory and has advised various clients on their domestic and cross-border investments, mergers & acquisitions, transaction structuring, technology transfer and private equity/seed/venture capital funding. His role in these transactions has included negotiations, drafting, structuring, rendering strategic advice and interacting with in-house counsels, foreign law firms and financial advisers.

Suraj Malik

Senior Advisor

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Suraj Malik is a private client domain expert with vast experience in structuring M&A deals, private equity, corporate and business restructuring, alternate investments, family business and succession planning.

He is founder of a boutique multi-family office with assets under governance and advisory of more than USD1 bn and is Senior Advisor at Burgeon Law advising private clients, founders and funds.

In the past Suraj was associated with top tier consulting firms in India for close to two decades.

He has successfully spearheaded several M&A and private equity transactions across sectors and involving family-owned businesses and several Fortune 500 companies and companies listed on Indian stock exchanges. He has also advised many start-ups entrepreneurs, business owners and HNIs on strategic finance and tax structuring matters.

He has been actively engaged with family business owners and start-up founders on critical areas such as planning, growth, finance, providing innovative solutions on deal and tax structuring, fundraising & successful exit planning.

He has also advised and implemented one of the largest family settlements in India and supported several families on their succession and governance matters.

He is a prolific speaker and regularly speaks as an industry expert across national and international industry forums and prestigious institutions. He has also been recognised among the Top 40 Alternate Investment professionals in India for 2021.