Vaneesa is the founder of Thinking Legal, a law firm based in New Delhi. Thinking Legal undertakes a wide-range of corporate advisory work such as providing legal opinions on corporate and regulatory laws, insurance laws, drafting and vetting contracts, drafting and negotiating transactional documents, conducting due diligence for mergers, business transfers, advising in investment deals and assisting in public issues.
She has done Masters in Law from New York University and Bachelor of Business Administration and Bachelor of Laws from National Law University, Jodhpur in 2010. After graduating from law school, she joined Majmudar & Co., International Lawyers working in their General Corporate team. She went on to work at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas after obtaining her Masters from New York University. After gaining experience of working in law firms, she joined the Indian securities market regulator, Securities and Exchange Board of India, to gain regulatory experience. She is a frequent columnist in various newspapers and has written various articles related to securities and corporate law. She is also a member of CII National Committee on Regulatory Affairs, CII National Committee on Insurance & Pensions and Company Law and Corporate Governance Committee – PHD Chamber of Commerce.