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We are a lean team of lawyers who work closely with our clients to resolve critical aspects of their businesses.

Srishti Ojha



Srishti graduated from NLSIU, Bangalore in 2002 and was awarded a gold medal for international law. She has also read LL.M. from New York University, graduating in 2003, and cleared the New York Bar. 

Srishti's core focus is securities law. Srishti increasingly also focuses on legal strategy for complex and sensitive situations relating to shareholders, employees, counterparties, and regulators.

At Verist Law, Srishti has represented a wide range of clients ranging from unicorn and late-stage start-ups such as Razorpay and Porter, to investment banks such as ICICI Securities and IDBI Capital and listed companies like Essar and Repco Home and emerging start-ups like Jar and Y Combinator-backed companies such as Voosh and Marketfeed.

Srishti was included in Acritas Stars (part of Thomson Reuters) and was enlisted in the Forbes Legal Powerlist 2020.

Sudha Muddaiah



Sudha graduated from University Law College, Bangalore in 2003 and read the BCL from the University of Oxford in 2004.


Prior to joining Verist Law in 2016, she has on large structures debt transactions at Link Legal India Law Services. 

Sudha specializes in structured finance such as listed and unlisted non-convertible debentures including market-linked debentures and securitizations by direct assignments and PTCs.


Sudha has at Verist Law represented several well-known financial institutions and arrangers including Northern Arc and Bank of India, large companies such as Essar and start-up unicorns like Oxyzo and BharatPe. Sudha also has significant experience in funds formations.

Mansi Sood



Mansi graduated from NLSIU, Bangalore in 2015. She was elected as one of five Rhodes Scholars from India in 2015 and went on to read for two master’s degrees (in Law and Higher Education) at the University of Oxford.
Since 2018, she has been practicing as an advocate in Delhi and regularly represents a variety of corporate and individual clients across fora, including the Supreme Court of India, the Delhi High Court, the Competition Commission of India and the National Company Law Tribunals (NCLT and NCLAT).

*Litigation counsel with independent legal practice. 

Viwek Jha



Viwek joined Verist Law in 2023. He graduated from the National Law University, Jodhpur, in 2006. Prior to Verist Law, Viwek worked as a Principal Associate at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

Viwek specializes in M&A and commercial law with deep experience in both founder and fund-side equity raises (PE and VC), buy-outs and structurings.

Viraj graduated from NLSIU, Bangalore in 2014.

Before starting his independent litigation practice, Viraj worked at McKinsey & Company and Keystone Partners.

Viraj regularly represents corporates in dispute situations and insolvency matters at NCLT and the Bombay High Court.  

*Litigation counsel with independent legal practice. 

Viraj Parikh



Sarayu graduated from the NLSIU, Bangalore in 2016 and has completed her LL.M. from the Institute for Law and Finance (Goethe University), Frankfurt.

Prior to Verist Law, Sarayu worked at Khaitan & Co. for three years where she has advised on M&A, private equity and other corporate transactions. and notably has represented clients such as Temasek and Apax Partners in relation to their investments in India.

Sarayu has also worked with Hogan Lovells LLP and Deloitte Legal in Frankfurt where she has advised leading European clients on M&A transactions.

At Verist, Sarayu represents technology-centered companies such as Marketfeed, FairMoney, Tyke and others on their commercial transactions, funding and regulatory advice. 

Sarayu Satish

Senior Associate


Megan Carvalho



Megan graduated from Government Law College, Mumbai in 2022. She has completed a diploma in cyber laws from Asian School of Cyber Laws.

At Verist Law, Megan is focusing on employment and compliance laws.

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