Aarthi started her practice as a foreign legal consultant in the USA in 2001 concentrating on corporate and transactional advisory work the US-India business corridor until 2006.
In 2010, she co-founded Vichar Partners that merged its law practice with J. Sagar Associates in April 2014.
Aarthi’s practice focuses on the full spectrum of corporate laws and transactional matters: mergers and acquisitions, venture capital transactions, private equity, foreign collaborations including joint ventures and licensing transactions. She has extensive experience in working in the India region, having acted for bidders, target companies, sellers and advisors in such transactions.
Her significant work also includes representing India clients investing in foreign markets, family businesses in their growth initiatives through restructuring of family holdings, trusts governance and family settlements
Her expertise is also called for in board led internal investigations and advisory on corporate governance.
- Bar Council of India
- Bar Council of Tamil Nadu
- Master of Law, LLM, Tulane University Law School, USA (2001) (distinction).
- Bachelor of Commerce., Stella Maris College University of Madras (1997) (proficiency award).
- Bachelor of Law, The Tamil Nadu Dr. Ambedkar Law University, Chennai (2000) (first class).