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Kalindhi Bhatia





Kalindhi is a Partner in the Technology, Media and Communications practice group of BTG Advaya.  She advises clients on laws relating to internet regulation, data privacy, digital payments, online content, fintech and e-commerce.

She also has experience in general corporate advisory and has advised clients on investing and setting up new businesses in India. Her clients are established companies in the sectors of FMCG, social media, travel, telecom and payment solutions and are primarily based out of Europe, Southeast Asia and USA. 

Kalindhi has featured as a writer in multiple domestic and overseas publications on topics of data privacy, data surveillance and online payment regulations. She also supports with the firm’s pro bono initiatives and has led an award-winning project.   

Kalindhi graduated in law from Symbiosis Law School, Pune. She previously worked as a management trainee at Aditya Birla Group.

Received the TrustLaw Awards for her work on a project pertaining to the rights of refugees to access fair and lawful work in the Asia Pacific region.

Practice Areas

Corporate: Transactions and Restructuring
Regulatory, Policy and Advocacy
Data Privacy and Digital Regulation


Aerospace and Defense
Financial Services
Retail and E-commerce
Technology, Media, and Communications

Select Experience

Global social media company

Advised on regulations and consent requirements applicable to directing marketing communications. 

Global FMCG major

Advised on the implementation of compliance with the proposed Digital Personal Data Protection law.

Fortune 500 electronics company

Advised on regulatory considerations for proposed marketing strategy of new headphones and mixing technology and advise.

Multiple European clients

Advised on the data transfer risk assessment undertaken in light of Schrems II and the Standard Contractual Clauses issued by the European Commission.

Open source blockchain technology company

Advised on the legal implications of facilitating cryptocurrency transactions in India.

Multiple gaming and social media companies

Advised on the legality of online sweepstakes and skill-based contests in India.

Global social media companies

Advised on compliances under internet intermediary regulations.

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