Vinayak Burman

Vinayak’s years of experience have honed his specialisation in Private Equity, Venture Capital, M&A practice and strategic acquisitions across varied sectors. He has been frequently representing many Founders & Promoters and Private Equity & Venture Capital Funds related to investments and several companies for various rounds of capital promotion at all stages.

Nurturing a holistic and an in-depth understanding of the corporate legal framework, Vinayak headed the PE Vertical with some of the top tier law firms of the country prior to taking the entrepreneurial plunge and starting Vertices Partners. A seasoned and well-rounded corporate lawyer, his career began in the Supreme Court with litigation. This varied background gives Vinayak a vantage point that ensures his advice remains cutting edge and relevant so that the firm’s clients can stay ahead of the curve.

Vinayak was acknowledged in the Forbes India Legal Powerlist 2020 and 2021 as one of the Top Managing Partners in the country and the Top 100 Individual Lawyers for Joint Venture, M&A and PE & VC in 2021. He was also titled by Legal Era 2021 as Leading Lawyer for Private Equity.

Having been acclaimed as The Highest Rated Lawyer for Private Equity by Asialaw Client Service Excellence 2021, Vinayak has been marked as a Notable Practitioner by the same awarding body. He was acknowledged as one of the Super 50 lawyers by Asian Legal Business besides being ranked by Chambers and Partners APAC Rankings in Venture Capital – India in 2021 and 2022.

Recognised by RSG Rankings 2015 & 2016 as a highly recommended lawyer for private equity and named by Legal 500 2015 as a go-to-lawyer, Vinayak got featured as India Rising Star by Asian Legal Business. Having several national and international accolades under his belt, Vinayak was also honoured by Thomson Reuters Asia Law Business for the year 2018–2019 as one of the best lawyers under the age of 40 in the Asia Pacific region and by Legal Era in 2016 as one of the 40 under 40 Rising Stars of the year.

“Play your life like a video game. Level Up.”

“Vinayak’s perceptiveness is sharp and unique and that may be an understatement. With all the work he has seen through for us and the manner in which he gets things done, I have no doubt about the fact that he is one of the finest lawyers this country has produced.”

Piyush Goenka
General Partner, Tano Capital

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