Our Team

We’re a lean (but growing) team of 15 lawyers that pulls off over 60 deals a year.

Parag Srivastava


Parag Srivastava is a partner at the firm who still has the undying energy of a teenage boy. Prague is especially admired for his inspiring enthusiasm to work on deals.

Prasad Subramanyan


Prasad is experienced in handling complex cross border transactions with a special focus on exchange control compliances.

Priya Makhijani

Senior Associate

Priya joined RL to pursue her passion for VC transactions.

Priyadarshani Sherchan


Priyadarshani's core areas of practice include venture capital and private equity investments and corporate transactions.

Aakanksha Pagnis

Senior Associate

Aakanksha is the smarty pants of the firm who is dual qualified to practice in India and the state of New York.

Archana Rajaram

Founder and Managing Partner

Archana advises several venture capital investors in their investments and exits.

Mihir Roy

Senior Associate

Mihir represents an array of clients in the PE / VC / M&A space —right from big league PE Bros to angel investors to conglomerates.

Nikhil Joseph

Senior Associate

Nikhil follows a collaborative approach to work, and has also received appreciation from across the table for his role in closing deals through friendly assistance and dialogue.

Poonam Sharma

Senior Associate

Poonam Sharma forayed into the start-up world under the stewardship of Roopa Doraswamy followed by a short stint at Aarin Capital Partners where she learned the ropes of the VC world.

Nikita Rajwade

Senior Associate

Nikita knew venture capital was ‘the one’ the minute she set her eyes on her first transaction, and is super passionate about working in the VC space.