Who We Are
Over 20 years since the inception of R&A Associates
Established in 1996, R & A Associates is an integrated Corporate Secretarial & Legal Services Firm, offering One-Stop solution for all Corporate Compliances and Legal Requirements.
Headquartered in Hyderabad, with branches in Gurgaon, Chennai and Mumbai, R & A has been on the forefront of the Corporate Legal Services sector – advising, guiding and servicing companies in India and abroad. The core team of the firm has over 100+ years of collective experience.
Our legal and advisory services play a vital role in implementing robust control mechanisms to facilitate proper compliance in accordance with the challenging and ever changing regulations of the country. We have a formidable track record and are distinguished for the expertise of our team, the good esteem of our clients and our reputation for unyielding work ethic.
R & A is a pioneer in adopting tools and technologies that help us perform efficiently and also help us serve clients better. R & A also undertakes various knowledge sharing initiatives on an ongoing basis for the enrichment of the team and the clients. One such initiative is the monthly newsletter ‘R & A Knowledge Connect’ which is being consistently published for over four years. R & A’s policy towards its human resources is holistic, and aims at attracting, retaining, developing and nurturing employees to ensure mutual growth on a continuing basis. R & A therefore deals with its people with respect and trust at all levels and under all circumstances.
R & A is registered as a practicing Company Secretaries firm with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India.
The Corporate Legal and transaction advisory practice of R&A has been spun off into Samisti Legal. Both the firms work closely and share knowledge and expertise. To know more about Samisti. samistilegal.in
Co-founder & Partner
Rashida Adenwala has an experience of over 28 years in the field of Corporate Law. She is renowned for her innovative thinking and professional approach.
Ramakrishna Gupta Racharla
Ramakrishna Gupta Racharla (Ramki) is a Senior Partner of R & A Associates. He has thorough knowledge and experience on Corporate Law matters and has over 16 years of hands on experience in Secretarial and Corporate law matters.
Vaishali Vohra is a Senior Associate of the firm. She has over 12 years’ experience in Corporate Secretarial matters and has worked as a Full-Time Company Secretary with various Corporates in Bangalore and in Delhi.
P. Surya Prakash
P. Surya Prakash is a Senior Associate of R & A and a part of its core group. He has an experience of about 10 years, inclusive of 12 years of service as Whole-Time Company Secretary in listed companies.
Anita Nair is the Senior Associate of the firm and has over 14 years of experience handling company law matters applicable in India, Ireland, Isle of Man, Mauritius and Singapore. She has worked with several corporates in Mumbai and Hyderabad.
G. Raghu Babu
Co-founder & Partner
Raghu has an experience of over 23 years in areas such as setting up business in India and overseas, Capital Structuring and Capital Raising, Foreign Direct Investment, Joint Ventures, Foreign Collaborations, Legal Due Diligence, Transaction Advisory, M & A, Advising on Corporate Governance, Advising on Corporate Legal matters etc.
B. Bhavani Raj
She heads the Labour Law Compliances Vertical, Legal and Regulatory issues and the applicability of various Employment Laws (for both Centre and State).
Senior AssociateK. Vanaja is a Senior Associate and is a part of the core group of the firm with an experience of about 12 years. Her areas of specialization covers Secretarial Compliance
Sr. AssociateManisha Arora is a Senior Associate of the firm and has a work experience of over 12 years. Manisha is based out of Gurgaon and manages the Delhi & Gurgaon clients of R & A.
Nikitha Sarda is an Associate of the firm with an experience of 5 years in Company Law, Secretarial Practice, Listing Compliance’s and Foreign Exchange Laws