The Team

Sayantani Dutta

Managing Partner

Sayantani Dutta is a visionary leader and seasoned legal expert with a robust background in legal affairs, business intelligence, and operations management. With extensive experience working with diverse organizations globally, Sayantani has consistently demonstrated her ability to manage complex legal challenges and drive strategic initiatives. As the Managing Partner at Startup Advisors, she combines her legal acumen with a deep understanding of the startup ecosystem, providing comprehensive legal services and strategic advice to emerging businesses. Her dedication to empowering startups and fostering innovation is reflected in her proactive approach to client management and her commitment to delivering cost-effective, high-quality legal solutions. Sayantani’s passion for continuous learning and development makes her a trusted advisor and a catalyst for growth in the startup community.

Sahaj Verma

Principal Consultant

He is a skilled law graduate, elevates legal frameworks at Garg Data Information Pvt. Ltd. with a 90% precision in contract drafting and a 30% efficiency boost. His M&A pursuits and adept negotiation secure favorable terms. Past achievements include a 95% document precision at BlewMinds Consulting and policy contributions at Delhi Commission for Protection of Child Rights. Sahaj aspires to democratize legal understanding and excel in M&A for transformative impact,

Advisory Board

Ravi Bharadwaj

Mentor & Advisor

Ravi Bharadwaj is an esteemed Mentor and Advisor, leveraging his extensive experience in startup legal frameworks, educational institution consultancy, and innovation incubation. With a deep passion for fostering entrepreneurship and education, especially in Bihar, his advisory roles are instrumental in guiding startups through complex legal, regulatory, and strategic challenges. His commitment to innovation and legal acuity ensures that organizations receive tailored, forward-thinking solutions that drive their growth and success.

Shashank Shekhar

Litigation Advisor & Senior Consultant

Shashank Shekhar is a highly accomplished legal professional with a distinguished career spanning over a decade. As the Head of Legal Department and In Charge of India Agreement Centre at Charoen Pokphand Group, he demonstrated exceptional leadership in managing legal teams, conducting due diligence, and ensuring compliance with complex regulations. His tenure as Retainer Advocate at the State Bank of India (SBI) has further solidified his expertise in legal advisory, process evaluation, and compliance management.

Shashank’s extensive experience with the Ministry of Finance, Government of India, as an Empanelled Attorney, and his role as Government Legal Counsel for the Government Tourism Directorate, underline his proficiency in handling high-stakes legal matters, government liaisons, and strategic planning. At our firm, Shashank will leverage his rich background in litigation, compliance, and legal strategy to provide unparalleled counsel and support, ensuring the highest standards of legal excellence.

Arghya Dey

Tax Advisor & Consultant

Advocate Arghya Dey is a practicing Commercial & Taxation Lawyer and an Advocate-on-Record at the Hon’ble High Court of Calcutta. He represents his firm, Calcutta Public Consultant, which was founded in 2017 with the vision of “Adding Values to Your Value.” The inception of the firm coincided with the implementation of GST in India, presenting a significant opportunity to provide comprehensive support in the newly introduced tax regime of GST.He specializes in handling a wide range of financial, commercial, taxation, and legal matters. In his practice, he personally oversees all commercial and legal disputes for our clients, as well as litigation matters related to Income Tax, GST, Customs, and Excise. Additionally, he is an empanelled GST Practitioner with the Central Board of Direct Taxes, Ministry of Finance.

Chandril Chattopadhyay

IP Advisor & Consultant

Chandril Chattopadhyay holds a degree in Literature, Media and Law and works in the domains of Civil and Commercial Disputes, Media and Entertainment Laws, Art Law Advisory and Transactions and in the Legal Policy Space. He is a columnist and has written on law, art and politics for major media portals.

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