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Rahul Matthan

Bangalore, India Asia-Pacific Guide 2022 Ranked in 2 departments
Ranked in : Corporate/M&A: Bengaluru-basedTechnology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)
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Asia-Pacific
Corporate/M&A: Bengaluru-based - India

Band 3

Rahul Matthan in Bengaluru is present on many venture capital and corporate deals within the technology industry, where his regulatory expertise is highly effective. Market sources comment that "he is very experienced, particularly on the technology side."
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Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT) - India

Band 1

Rahul Matthan leads the practice from the Bengaluru office and brings the benefits of some 25 years' experience in the TMT sector to his work, offering particularly deep experience in the handling of telecoms and online platform-related mandates and data privacy concerns. Respected in the market as "a go-to partner" who "can do anything," he is described by a client as "a brilliant technology lawyer" who makes the handling of both legal and technical issues "a seamless experience."
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Partner and Head – TMT Practice

Rahul Matthan has extensive experience advising on high-value TMT transactions in the country. He has worked with companies across sectors, from telecom majors to internet and data service providers, offering advice on regulatory matters and operational issues. Rahul’s expertise spans several sectors in the technology space including data protection, digital finance, cryptocurrencies, e-commerce, telecom, new media, platform technologies, technology acquisitions and biotech. 

Rahul has been involved in a number of policy initiatives in the TMT space, including assisting the government in preparing the country's privacy law. He has also served on the Kris Gopalakrishnan Committee on Non-Personal Data and the RBI Committee on Household Finance. He is a published author and a regular speaker across the world on matters relating to emerging technologies and the law. 

Rahul now serves on the Board of Trilegal after having served for many years on the firm’s Management Committee.

Professional Memberships

IBLJ – A List – India’s Top 100 Lawyers

ALB Asia’s Top 15 TMT Lawyers

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Education: National Law School, Bangalore

Admissions: Bar Council of Karnataka

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