Practice Areas

Mergers and Acquisition

Private Equity / Venture Capital


Corporate / Commercial


BSL, LLB, I.L.S. Law College, Pune, Maharashtra

LLM, Cardiff Law School, Cardiff University UK


Bar Council of West Bengal (2006)

Rukmini Roychowdhury

Partner, Mumbai

Rukmini is in charge of K Law’s Mumbai Office and is a part of the Corporate Practice Group. She has represented market leading corporates and reputed individuals on varied and complex (domestic and cross border) corporate legal transactions including M&As, PE/VC investments and structured finance deals, across diverse sectors. Rukmini also has significant experience in debt restructuring / settlement and special situations funding transactions.

In addition to transactional mandates, Rukmini is also a trusted advisor to several technology companies (including fintech, reg tech) on their day to day legal affairs and commercial contracts.

Rukmini believes that successful lawyering is synonymous with deep domain knowledge, hard work, clarity of thought, and flexibility without compromising one’s core values and beliefs. It is also about nurturing talent, choosing who you work with carefully and surrounding yourself with team members who support and challenge you in equal measure.

Speaking Engagements

  • Speaker at The Legal Helpline Show by Lawyered & PTC, 2021

  • Speaker at The Legal 500 India M&A Webinar, 2022

  • Lecturer at Lawyers Up – Introduction to Mergers & Acquisitions, 2023

Features and Publications

Mondaq – Private Placement of Debt Securities – An analysis in terms of the proposed SEBI (Issue and Listing of Non-Convertible Securities)

Mondaq – Determined Regulatory Push for Foreign Direct Investments in India

Mondaq – Pre-Packaged Insolvency Process of MSMEs

IFLR – Structured Investments under the Indian Insolvency Framework (

ALB – India Investment Guide 2021 – Investment Incentives (

Awards and Recognitions

  • Recommended Lawyer for Corporate & M&A, Private Equity & Investment Funds, Banking and Finance, Projects & Energy, Restructuring and Insolvency and Life Sciences & Healthcare for India by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, 2023

  • Recommended Lawyer for “Banking and Finance” and “Restructuring and Insolvency” for India by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific, 2022

  • Recognised as India Rising Stars under 40 lawyers by Asian Legal Business (Thomson Reuters), 2021

  • Featured in the Asialaw Profiles India 2021

  • Featured in the maiden Forbes India Legal Powerlist 2020 as one of the Top 100 Individual Lawyers in the “Above 10 Years experience” category