Gaurav Nair

Founder & Managing Partner

Gaurav Nair, founder of Saga Legal, is a well-established litigator known for his expertise in commercial litigation and dispute resolution. His leadership has propelled the firm to become one of the fastest-growing law firms in the country. He is an expert in handling various contentious cases, with a wealth of experience in areas such as Contracts and Agreements, Banking & Finance, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Securities & Regulatory Laws, Insurance, Societies & Trusts, Labor & Employment, and White-Collar Crime.

Sanika Mehra

Co-Managing Partner

Sanika is a lawyer seasoned in General Corporate and Commercial Laws. Sanika's experience spans the entire ecosystem of commercial matters pertaining to Contracts & Agreements, Real Estate, Employment, Taxation, Banking & Finance, Regulatory Practice, and Securities Laws. She is at the forefront of the entire spectrum of Corporate Laws at the firm, including transactional areas concerning Restructuring, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Joint Ventures. She has also handled projects in Infrastructure and Aviation sector with a special focus on PPP projects which includes drafting and vetting of RFPs, letters of Intent, Expression of Interest, etc. for various public and private organizations.

Priya Mamgain

Partner , Delhi

Priya has amassed extensive experience of over a decade in subject matters pertaining to corporate laws, contracts, IPR laws (Gold Medallist in PG Diploma), labour laws and statutory and regulatory compliances. Priya, besides being a commerce graduate from Sri Venkateswara College and a law graduate from the Faculty of Law, Delhi University, also holds Associate Company Secretary membership. During the entirety of her professional journey thus far, she has served as an inhouse counsel of a NBFC, telecommunications giant, and an ITES major in India. She has independently executed and advised on varied projects involving global compliances related to India's employment laws, EMEA and South Africa, corporate laws, due diligence, corporate restructuring, labour audits, HR policies, staff leasing license, IT hardware leasing and license requirements, contracts and IPR laws. Priya strongly endorses competence, collaboration, and communication as key skills to achieve end results.

Neeraj Vyas

Partner, Bangalore

Neeraj, a law graduate from the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru, is a Partner at the Bengaluru office. He comes with a professional experience of almost a decade. He is a distinguished expert in navigating intricate private equity and investment fund transactions. His proficiency extends to diverse areas, including general corporate advisory, M&A, and venture debt matters. He is known for his comprehensive advisory services across various sectors such as technology (Edtech, Agritech), FnB, education, media, and entertainment, in addition to private equity and venture debt investments. He has been recognized as a ‘Key Lawyer’ within the ‘Private Equity and Investment Funds’ category by The Legal 500. Prior to joining Saga Legal, he worked with prestigious law firms in the country like Samvad Partners, Indus Law, and ICICI Bank Limited.

Ishwar Ahuja

Principal Associate

Ishwar is a skilled legal professional with a diverse background in arbitration, litigation, regulatory advisory, and corporate-commercial matters. He has effectively represented media houses, healthcare giants, and news conglomerates in high-stake cases before various forums. His expertise includes navigating complex regulatory frameworks, advising on change-in-law issues, and handling insolvency and tax matters. With a proven track record, Ishwar has skilfully represented a diverse array of clients in high-stakes cases before a range of legal forums. His competencies extend to navigating complex regulatory frameworks, offering adept counsel on change in law implications, and proficiently managing intricate insolvency cases. Prior to joining Saga Legal, he has worked with leading law firms in the country such as Phoenix Legal, and HSA Advocates, and as an in-house counsel with ACME Solar Holdings P Ltd.

Rahul Saxena

Senior Associate

Rahul has experience in representing individuals and companies in various Consumer disputes, criminal laws, Civil & Commercial Disputes and Matrimonial matters. He has also been actively advising clients in Real Estate and Arbitration related matters. He has single-handedly represented the firm in high-value matters before various judicial and quasi-judicial forums such as the Supreme Court of India, High Courts, National Company Law Tribunal, DRT/DRAT and the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission. Rahul comes with profound knowledge and know-how of legal researching techniques and is acclaimed for his analysis of critical issues of law.

Shilpa Chaudhary

Senior Associate

Shilpa brings valuable experience in matters concerning Intellectual Property Rights to the table. Having worked with clients operating in various industries from digital marketing to FMCG, healthcare to technology, she has a “fingers on the pulse” understanding and approach to all things IPR. She regularly conducts seminars & workshops on the dynamic IP laws and developments concerning the same within and outside the country. Specialising in consultation, registration, prosecution and management, Shilpa has carved a niche‟ for herself within the Firm and amongst Clients alike, for her all-around expertise in the domain. A firm believer in doing things the right way, Shilpa brings unmistakable zeal and energy to the firm.


Senior Associate

A skilled Corporate Lawyer has experience in areas of law concerning contracts, civil & commercial in nature. She also provides general corporate advisory to clients ranging from business start-ups to multinational organisations. Having extensive knowledge of corporate law, she assists the firm in advising on major structuring issues. She is proficient in advising and providing oversight in large corporate negotiations.

Sweekrithi Chandrashekhar

Senior Associate

Sweekrithi is a Corporate Lawyer with a proven track record in providing comprehensive legal, advisory, and transactional support. With a diverse skill set spanning Intellectual Property Law, Litigation, Legal Metrology, and General Corporate Practice, she brings an unparalleled depth of expertise to the table. She has been assisting and advising a wide range of clients, including start-ups, private companies, and airport authorities. Known for her meticulous approach, she serves as a master of due diligence, meticulously examining every detail. Her adeptness extends to drafting offer documents, shareholders’ agreement, service agreement, and non-disclosure agreement, and conducting comprehensive due diligence reports, to ensure every aspect is in compliance with the currently applicable law.

Bhairavi SN

Senior Associate

Bhairavi S N is a Senior Associate at Saga Legal with expertise in electricity law, information technology law, media and entertainment law, and commercial law. She has a Bachelor of Arts and Law (B.A.LLB) from Symbiosis Law School and a Post Graduate Diploma in Media Laws from NALSAR University of Law. Bhairavi has a proven track record of independently handling writ petitions, appeals, and other miscellaneous cases for clients such as the Kerala State Electricity Board and Google India Pvt Ltd. Her expertise extends to trademark applications, legal opinions, and contract drafting. In addition to her legal expertise, Bhairavi is also a highly skilled mediator and advocate. She is known for her ability to build strong relationships with clients and to effectively represent their interests in court and in negotiations. Bhairavi has a deep understanding of the complex regulatory landscape in India, and she is able to advise clients on how to navigate it successfully. She has a proven track record of success in representing clients in a wide range of legal matters, including high-stakes litigation and complex commercial transactions.

Sakina Kapadia


Sakina has been amassing experience in matters pertaining to and arising out of civil & commercial disputes, consumer matters and labour issues, over time. Predominantly having experience on the original side, Sakina has made significant contributions in determining applicable laws and precedents to cases ranging from commercial to criminal litigation. She has a developing penchant for Intellectual Property Rights related matters and is regularly assisting the Firm in mandates with respect to the same. From time-to-time, Sakina has also volunteered with District Legal Aid for Awareness campaigns. Sakina is a quick learner and has exceptional research abilities which makes her a good fit for the team.

Abhishek Malhotra


Abhishek Malhotra is a corporate lawyer who holds an LLB degree from the Faculty of Law at the University of Delhi. Prior to embarking on his legal career, he successfully obtained a Bachelor of Commerce degree from ARSD College, University of Delhi, demonstrating his commitment to a well-rounded education. Abhishek's professional expertise primarily centers around the field of Commercial transactions and Private Equity. His early career was marked by a tenure at a startup, during which he garnered invaluable experience in corporate governance and ensuring statutory compliances.

Sreelekha Ponnapalli


Sreelekha is a distinguished legal professional with almost half a decade of experience in the field of law. She holds a Master of Laws (L.L.M) degree from the esteemed University College of Law, Osmania University, and a Bachelor of Laws (B.A. L.L.B) from Padala Rama Reddy Law College, providing her with a strong academic foundation. Throughout her career, she has held roles as an in-house Legal Counsel at Microbite and has worked with renowned organizations such as Quis Lex and Pramod & Associates. Sreelekha has effectively represented clients before regulatory authorities, skillfully negotiated complex contracts, and conducted meticulous legal analyses. Her dedication extends to drafting essential documents, ranging from legal notices to board resolutions. Sreelekha's comprehensive approach to the practice of law, spanning research and courtroom representation to contract management, distinguishes her as a legal luminary.

Samreen Ismail

Business Development Manager

Samreen, a lawyer by qualification, comes with a rich and diverse experience of a decade in the field of Corporate Law, Human Resources and Business Development. A keen observer, having an eye for detail, Samreen's role is multifaceted including devising and implementing innovative and impactful business development strategies, overseeing efficient HR operations and policy integration. She has also been working extensively on the development and implementation of technology driven and process improvement projects within the Firm. Additionally, she forefronts the firm‟s digital as well as offline presence strategy. She is focused on maximizing resource utilization and enhancing performance with a forward-thinking approach. Samreen has a proven track record in the field of Human Resources & Compliance through her past assignments with Future Group, ICICI Prudential & New Dimension Group of Foundation Schools.


Manager, Practice Development & Strategic Partnerships

Muskan is a qualified lawyer, with a knack and diverse experience in the field of Human Resources, and Business Development. Being detail-oriented and a keen observer she undertakes a diverse range of responsibilities following a comprehensive approach. These include formulating and executing innovative business development strategies that yield impactful results, and overseeing the operations of HR functions while integrating policies effectively. She has been deeply involved in driving technology-driven initiatives and process enhancement projects within the organization. Muskan also spearheads the firm's digital and offline presence strategy, emphasizing a comprehensive approach. Her focus remains on optimizing resource allocation and elevating overall performance with a growth perspective.