Jyoti Pawar is the Senior Vice President & Deputy General Counsel Global at Infosys. Her expertise reflects in transactions, contracts, litigation, digital projects and insurance for Infosys Limited and all its subsidiaries. She is a qualified Solicitor in England and Wales and also a member of The Bar Council of Maharashtra & Goa and The Law Society of the UK.
Jyoti started her legal career as an advocate with Mulla & Mulla Craigie Blunt and Caroe - Advocates & Solicitors (1992 to 2000). Subsequently, she joined GE Capital India as the General Counsel (2000 to 2008).
Thereafter, until 2014, she held the position of the General Counsel and Director – Legal & Regulatory for India and South Asia in Bharti Airtel Limited. The Company was then India’s largest and the world’s third-largest telecommunications firm. Prior to joining Infosys, Jyoti practiced law for three years. Initially, she was a Partner-in-Charge of Economic Laws Practice (ELP), Delhi and Head of Telecom Media & Technology Practice, and later, the founding partner of JPA Law Firm.
She has held significant positions in various committees. It includes being the President of the Legal Committee of the Cellular Operators Association of India (COAI) and a Member of the Financial Inclusion Committee at FICCI.
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