Vidya H Pawar

Group Head

M: +91 98868 04686

Vidya is a Group Head in the Corporate Compliance Vertical at Fox Mandal’s Bengaluru Office. With over 11 years of experience as a Company Secretary, she offers quality advice relating to Corporate Laws and matters falling under the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (FEMA). She is a highly motivated professional with remarkable expertise in handling Legal, Secretarial & Corporate Affairs matters for entities in the Trading, Manufacturing & Service Sector.


Vidya has immense knowledge and experience in dealing with matters relating to Company Law, Foreign Exchange Management Act, Legal Due Diligence, Transaction documents, Joint Ventures, Foreign Collaborations, Mergers and Acquisitions, Inbound and Outbound Investment, Advisory services with Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, Non-Banking Financial Companies, Branch and Liaison offices, Foreign Direct Investment, External Commercial Borrowings, Overseas Direct Investment, Compounding of offenses, Corporate Re-structuring activities, and Voluntary Liquidations.

She advices diverse clients including one person companies, Private Limited Companies, Limited Liability Partnership Firms, Listed and Unlisted Public Companies, Trusts, and a wider range of Startups. She is actively involved in setting up compliance, approvals from all the Government departments including approvals from the Registrar of Companies, Regional Director, National Company Law Tribunal, Ministry of Corporate Affairs, and Reserve Bank of India (RBI).

She has comprehensive exposure in handling corporate secretarial and legal matters including Corporate Governance procedures, Compliance Management, Secretarial Audit, FEMA compliances, interfacing with various regulatory authorities, etc. She regularly contributes her insights to the firm’s newsletters and renowned publications as well speaks in webinars. She takes a keen interest in FEMA and Company Law-related matters and regularly attends various Seminars, Webinars, Conferences, Research Programs organized by various Institutes.


  • LLB


  • CS, Institute of Company Secretaries of India 2008
  • LLB, Karnataka Law University 2015


  • ACS 22015, CP 8164


  • Article on Impact of Covid-19 on Company Secretaries in May 2020 edition of ICSI Magazine


  • Completed 7 Days Course on “Critical Issues in Companies Act 2013′ and obtained the certificate of excellence on 1st June 2020.


  • Address to students on Inauguration of 11th Batch of One Day Mandatory Orientation Program for newly registered students in Bengaluru on 28th Nov 2019
  • Full Day Seminar on “Companies Act Amendments in last Six Months including Companies (Amendment) Ordinance – 2018 in ICSI Bengaluru Chapter on 12th January 2019.


  • Full day Seminar on Borrowing, Loans, recent changes in FEMA in ICSI Bengaluru Chapter – 29th February 2020
  • ICSI 20th National Conference of Practising Company Secretaries in Bengaluru – July 5 and 6. 2020
  • Conference in Mysuru- Manthan on 16th and 17th August 2020


Capital Markets, REITs & InvITs
Corporate Law
Commercial La
Compliance Audit
Joint Venture
M&A and Cross Border Transactions
Restructuring & Reorganization
Strategic Alliance
Debt Funding & Restructuring
Fund formation & structuring
Investment Funds
Private Equity
Venture Capital
Corporate Governance
Government, Regulatory & Compliance Advisory
Regulatory Compliance


Consumer Goods & Retail
Food & Beverages
Healthcare & Life Sciences
Information Technology
Textiles, Apparels & Accessories