Yosham is an Associate Partner with Link Legal India Law Services and has over 7 years of experience. She specializes in cross-border and domestic mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures, divestments, business transfers, private equity investments, financial and strategic investments and exits and general corporate advisory in a variety of sectors, including automotive, pharmaceuticals, financial services, retail and franchising, manufacturing, e-commerce, information technology, agriculture and education.

She has extensive experience in assisting clients in matters relating to foreign direct investments & exchange control regulations, leading due diligence exercise on Indian companies, drafting various commercial and investment agreements and documents, negotiating deals and providing overall transactional support.

She is recognized by clients for her dedication and detailing in her transactions. Many of her transactions have been widely covered and reported in law journals and financial newspapers.

Prior to joining Link Legal, she was a Senior Associate at J. Sagar Associates.

  • Exchange Control and Foreign Investment
  • General Corporate & Commercial
  • M&A, Joint Ventures and Private Equity
B.S.L. LLB from ILS Law College, Pune, 2012 ; Enrolled with Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa

Recognised as ‘Next Generation Partners’ for Corporate and M&A in The Legal 500 Asia Pacific Rankings 2021

Recommended Lawyer for Corporate and M&A.


Jan 18 2021
by The Legal 500 - dated 18th January 2021

Link Legal is proud to share that our Managing Partner, Co-Managing Partner and Partners have been highly recognised in their respective practice areas by The Legal 500 (Legalease) Asia-Pacific 2021 Rankings.

Leading Individuals

  • Atul Sharma
  • Nusrat Hassan
  • Anand Srivastava

Next Generation Partners

  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Yosham Vardhan

Recommended Lawyers

  • Atul Sharma
  • Nusrat Hassan
  • Anand Srivastava
  • Abhishek Sharma
  • Anuj Trivedi
  • Milanka Chaudhury
  • Milind Jha
  • Prasad Dhande
  • Sidhartha Srivastava
  • Vishakha Bhagvat
  • Venkat Satyanarayana

Check out the detailed rankings here.

Jan 16 2021
by The Legal 500 - dated 16th January 2021

We are delighted to share that our Partner, Mr. Abhishek Sharma and Associate Partner, Ms. Yosham Vardhan have been ranked as ‘Next Generation Partners’ in The Legal 500 (Legalease) Asia-Pacific 2021 Rankings.

Check out the detailed rankings here.

Dec 24 2020
by Thomson Reuters Practical Law - dated 24th December 2020

Pleased to share that our Co-Managing Partner, Nusrat Hassan and Associate Partner, Yosham Vardhan have authored a Q&A guide to agricultural law in India, published by Thomson Reuters Practical Law.

The Q&A gives a high level overview of agricultural law, including acquiring agricultural companies and co-operatives, competition law, land ownership and usage rights, pricing and tender processes, tax and financing, crop seed business, importing crop seeds, commercial crop production and distribution, plant variety right protection, GM crops, GM foods, importing animals, gene patents, and product liability.

Read the complete guide here.

Dec 16 2020
by Link Legal - dated 16th December 2020

Check out our latest Corporate Legal Developments Newsletter.

In the December issue, you will find some of the key developments in the Corporate law, updates on our Firm’s recent developments and more.

Read the full newsletter here.

Oct 27 2020
by Legally India - dated 27th October 2020

The transaction was led by Yosham Vardhan (Associate Partner), Ankit Agarwal (Senior Associate) and Neil Lopez (Associate) who assisted in drafting, negotiations and finalisation of the joint venture agreement, other ancillary agreements and closing of the transaction.

Our Senior Partner, Ravi Varma advised on the real estate aspects of the transaction.

Check out the deal reported on Legally India here.

Sep 25 2020
by Global Legal Chronicle - dated 25th September 2020

Pleased to share that our latest GHAL – ESR Joint Venture deal has been featured on Global Legal Chronicle by PBV Monitor.

The transaction was led by Yosham Vardhan (AssociatePartner), Ankit Agarwal (Senior Associate) and Neil Lopez (Associate). Our Senior Partner, Ravi Varma advised on the real estate aspects of the transaction.

Read more here.

The deal has also been reported in various other media publications. Check out the coverage here.

May 17 2020
by Link Legal - dated 17th May 2020

Read our update on the drastic labour law reforms introduced by the governments of Uttar Pradesh and Madhya Pradesh to attract investment and boost the economy in their states in light of ongoing COVID-19 crisis, by Yosham...

May 10 2020
by Link Legal - dated 10th May 2020

Read our update on General Circular No. 20/2020 issued by Ministry of Corporate Affairs (“MCA”), allowing convening of Annual General Meeting through video conferencing or other audio visual means during the calendar year...

May 04 2020
by China Business Law Journal - dated 04th May 2020

Read the article "India’s data protection regime: Are you ready for the change?" authored by Mr. Santosh Pai (Partner and Head - China Desk) and Ms. Yosham Vardhan (Associate Partner) published in China Business Law Journal by Vantage Asia.

The article highlights the opportunities and risks for Chinese investors once the Personal Data Protection Bill 2019 is approved.

Read the Full article here.

Apr 22 2020
by Link Legal - dated 22nd April 2020

Considering the Covid-19 pandemic, the Government of India vide its Press Note No. 3 (2020 Series) issued by Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade, has proposed to curb the opportunistic...

Dec 10 2019
by Legal Era Magazine - dated 10th December 2019

“Start-Ups: The Struggle and the Triumph!” authored by Yosham Vardhan, Counsel and Ankit Agarwal, Senior Associate published in Legal Era Magazine.

The Indian start-up ecosystem is gradually entering into a matured phase, with increasing number of sophisticated investors entering the market widening the scope and potential of domestic markets.

The major development for start-ups came on February 19, 2019 vide Notification No. G.S.R. 127(E) (“2019 Notification”), which finally addressed a majority of the demands raised by start-ups.

To read full content of the magazine click here.

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