Samvad Partners

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) Department

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What the team is known for Handles a range of corporate matters for media and IT companies, including licensing agreements, services agreements and privacy policies. Also handles transactional mandates, including investments into technology companies. Acts for clients from a range of industries intersecting with technology, including finance and healthcare. Particularly experienced in advising on cloud service and technology transfer agreements. Increasingly active on cybersecurity and data protection mandates.

Strengths Clients value the client service the firm provides: "Their performance has been amazing and instrumental in many instances."

Another client comments: "Their advice is high-quality and is backed up with up-to-date industry trends. They have provided us with detailed answers demonstrating insights into the telecom industry whilst keeping to deadlines."

Work highlights Represented Apollo Towers Myanmar in the negotiations and drafting of its master lease agreement with a broadband network services provider.

Advised Fintellix Solutions on its acquisition by Verisk Analytics.

Notable practitioners

Founding partner Harish Narasappa is a highly rated practitioner in this sector, who attracts strong praise from one interviewee who appreciates that "he is very reliable, replies to our emails very quickly, and his answers are always clear and easy to understand." He is particularly adept at assisting on transaction TMT mandates, with one client remarking upon his "excellent talents backed by real and deep experience in handling M&A matters."