Dipayan is an experienced commercial lawyer holding a license to practice law in India. He brings in around 11 years of experience working as a corporate counsel, advising clients in the IT, ITES and Media space as well as handling corporate advisory matters as an in-house counsel. Dipayan has experience working on various types of transactions in the technology space, including handling clients in the Ad-tech, Fin-tech and Health-tech sectors. Within the media and entertainment space, Dipayan has worked with various broadcasting and other new media companies and DTH platforms. He has a keen interest in the emerging areas of law such as data privacy, new media (OTT) and OSP, which are very pertinent to operations of companies and start-ups in the technology space. As an in-house counsel, Dipayan has worked closely with multiple business stakeholders within the organizations he had served, including the leadership team, advising them on day-to-day legal matters, including varied forms of commercial contracts and documentation pertinent to the businesses, legal and regulatory compliance, and employment law matters. Dipayan has spent his career both as an in-house legal counsel working for large multi-national companies and top Indian conglomerates (PwC and Tata Sky), as well as with some of the top Indian law firms (Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Economic Laws Practice).
Dipayan is a senior leadership team member at Lex Connect Consulting, and advises several clients in the technology intrinsic businesses, many of them being early and mid-stage startups in the Edu-tech, Fin-tech and Ad-tech sectors, including managing the overall legal functions for some of these clients as well as managing specific transactions for clients. Dipayan understands the technology-related businesses at a comprehensive level and his approach to advising clients has always been tuned to achieve a result wherein his clients are able to meet their business targets while being in compliance with law and the regulatory ecosystem.
Dipayan is a graduate of Symbiosis Law School, Pune.