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Sheel Ghia

Senior Associate




Sheel has experience in general corporate advisory, corporate restructuring, corporate governance and secretarial compliances and M&A for Indian as well as Foreign clients.

She has advised several reputed foreign companies on investing in India and also helped many clients set up legal entities in India and maintain a robust corporate governance framework. 


Her work also includes undertaking legal due diligence, company incorporations, structuring and restructuring advisory, compliance advisory, assistance with M&A transactions, drafting and reviewing of corporate documents, filing of applications with various statutory authorities under corporate, foreign exchange and securities law, and providing secretarial services on retainership.    


Sheel has completed her law degree from Mumbai University and is also a practicing company secretary from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI). She has also completed a course on Certified CSR Professional conducted by ICSI. Prior to BTG Legal, Sheel was a CS Consultant (In house) at Aditya Birla Fashion & Retail Limited where she also assisted with regulatory compliances requirements under the listing regulations.

Practice Areas

Corporate: Transactions, Structuring and Tax


Industrials and Manufacturing
Pharmaceuticals, Life Sciences and Healthcare
Technology, Media & Communications
Energy, Infrastructure and Natural Resources
Logistics and Transport
Financial Services
Impact organisations

Select Experience

German home-products company

Assisted in a demerger for splitting three business undertakings under the Fast Track Mode under the Companies Act, 2013.

US-based consulting and outsourcing firm

Assisted and advised on the India leg of the sale of a global business.

Indian social impact technology company

Review of Share Subscription Agreement for providing efficiency in structure and assisted with amendment of charter documents to include clauses of the Shareholders’ Agreement.      

Dutch logistics company

Assisting in setting up presence in India and advised on acquisition of a company from an Indian listed company.

Global Fortune 500 electronics company

Advisory on Corporate Social Responsibility compliances and assistance with review of contracts with vendors for undertaking CSR activities.

Global beverage major

Advise on Board and Board Committees Approvals required for entering into commercial transactions with group entities.

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