Ms Aparna Mehra is a partner in the firm’s competition law practice and has over nine years of extensive experience, particularly in the Indian merger control regime. She is a merger control specialist and has been involved in a number of high-profile merger control matters. She has also played an important role in the finalisation of the Indian merger control regime in April–May 2011, working closely with the government of India and the Competition Commission of India in relation to the draft Combination Regulations and associated exemption measures. She has also co-authored ‘Navigating through Indian Merger Control, Trends and Challenges’ published in USIBC Legal and the India chapter of the Antitrust Chronicle – Antitrust Developments in Asia Pacific, which is published by Competition Policy International. Aparna has also been listed as a foremost practitioner under 45 in Who’s Who Legal: Competition – Future Leaders. Aparna has co-authored several competition law publications, such as the India chapter of the upcoming Private Equity Antitrust Handbook, which will be published by the American Bar Association. Prior to venturing into competition law, she was involved in a number of M&A transactions and practised general corporate commercial law by advising clients on regulatory and compliance issues in various sectors