Practice Areas

Corporate and Commercial

Mergers & Acquisitions

Private Equity

Venture Capital



B.A. LL.B. – School of Law, Christ University, Bengaluru, 2011

LL.M. – Georgetown University Law Center, Washington, D.C., 2014


New York State Bar Council

Karnataka State Bar Council

Christopher Rao

Partner, Bengaluru

Christopher is a Partner at K Law and has over 10 years’ experience in advising reputed domestic and foreign venture capital funds, private equity funds and multinational corporations in connection with inbound and outbound mergers & acquisitions, joint ventures / strategic partnerships, general corporate advisory, debt financing and corporate restructuring.

Christopher’s sectoral expertise spans across businesses such as automotive manufacturing, IT / ITES, infrastructure, financial services, e-commerce, online gaming, education and healthcare.

Prior to joining K Law, he was with Khaitan & Co, and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.


Awards and Recognitions

  • Recognised as one of the Rising Stars in India by Asian Legal Business (Thomson Reuters), 2022