Kirti Mahapatra works in the General Corporate & Policy & Regulatory Affairs Practice Group of the Firm.
Along with work experience in corporate restructuring deals, corporate advisory under company law and foreign exchange regulations, she has worked on a range of regulatory issues relating to the media and technology laws, product liability and consumer protection laws, intellectual property laws, foreign contribution laws, and anti-bribery laws, in India.
Kirti also regularly advises clients on compliance issues relating to India’s data protection laws under the Information Technology Act, 2000 and has experience in advising digital intermediaries and e-commerce entities on digital payments, platform policies, privacy policies and collection and sharing of personal and sensitive personal information, law enforcement access requests and content regulation.
She is involved in providing continuous legal support, as part of an outside-counsel team, to a large United States based multinational software company/OEM. In this role, she supports the company’s in-house commercial legal team with their product adoption with third party users, re-sellers and affiliates, product licenses, advisory on product liability issues and also supports the company’s research and development teams on commercial and regulatory issues surrounding AI/ML product development, etc. She is also involved in advising clients on the impact of India’s new consumer protection laws on their products and services.
A detailed experience statement can be shared on a confidential basis.
- Bachelor of Civil Laws, University of Oxford
- B.A. LL.B, (Hons), NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign (Student Exchange Program)