Vineet Vij is serving as the Global General Counsel of Tech Mahindra Group. Leading a team of 100 passionate and business-focussed lawyers spread across the globe with presence in India, US, Mexico, UK, Netherlands, Israel, and so on, Vineet and team is responsible for taking care of the legal and regulatory aspects to support the organisation’s growth in due compliance with applicable laws that involves supporting multi-billion cross-border commercial transactions, mergers and acquisitions, disputes and litigations, global compliances, legal policy and regulatory, IPR, strategic legal support with the overall responsibility to safeguard the legal & business interests of the company and its principal officers. As part of the overall department structure, the legal teams of group companies worldwide, namely, Comviva Technologies, Born Group, Target Group, Tech Mahindra Business Services, LCC also work under Vineet’s supervision and guidance.
Vineet has worked for over 27 years at established IT, ITeS, Engineering, Banking & NBFC corporations. As an independent practitioner he has also worked across variety of practice areas including Commercial and Contract law, Litigation and Dispute resolution, Cross-border M&As, Global regulatory compliances, Financial and Banking laws, Real estate SEZ and STPI regulations, Company law, IT, Data protection, Privacy, Cyber and IPR laws, Criminal law, Telecom, Arbitration, Employment, Bankruptcy, Competition and Indirect tax laws. Vineet has bagged several awards and accolades by prestigious publications & institutions, including Forbes Powerlist Top India GCs 2020 and 2021; Business World’s Top 100 GCs 2020 and 2021; Global General Counsel 2021-22 by Legal Era; General Counsel IT Services 2021 by IBLJ; General Counsel 2020 by IDEX Legal; General Counsel (Male) 2019 by Legal Era; Shining Star of Indian Legal Fraternity 2019 by CCAI; General Counsel 2019 by INBA; General Counsel 2018 by ICCA, Legal Excellence Award 2017 by Legal Era among others.
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Vineet has a distinctive sole leader calibre which protrudes from others, and his capacity to think unalike and being innovative in his role, has beyond any doubt added phenomenal merit to his rich walks of life for over 27 years. His business and industry acumen on a variety of practice areas, encompassing IPR, Commercial & Contract, IT, Privacy, Data Protection, Cyber, Litigation & Arbitration, M&A, International, Global Compliances & Employment Laws are ceaselessly admirable.
Though coming from a family of lawyers, Vineet pursued his career in law only after testing his mettle in chartered accountant and company secretary ship programs. Having begun as a practicing lawyer with Delhi High Court and several district courts, the diverse nature of his responsibilities coupled with his excellent analytical & interpersonal skills, solution-oriented approach, an eagle eye to spot the risks and superb decision-making ability gave him the impetus to pursue an in-house counsel role