Shagoofa Rashid Khan is a partner and national head of funds, investments and advisory. Shagoofa has 17 years of post-qualification experience across structuring funds; managed accounts; fund documentation; acquisitions, exits, restructuring, joint ventures and strategic initiatives; international taxation and planning; corporate and commercial laws; business advisory; compliance and ethics advisory; audit and finance.
She has extensively worked as an in-house counsel of leading players in the Indian financial services industry. She was senior vice president and head of legal at Kotak Investment Advisors, a subsidiary of Kotak Bank, which is the investment manager and advisor for alternate assets across real estate, private equity and infrastructure verticals. Prior to joining the firm, Shagoofa was senior director and head of legal and compliance with IDFC Alternatives Limited, alternate assets manager of the IDFC group.
She is also experienced in corporate law and transactional advisory on account of her role as vice president of the group legal team where she reported into the group general counsel of Tata Sons and advised companies from diverse industrial sectors including telecoms, civil aviation, infrastructure, financial services and automobiles, across a wide spectrum of corporate, commercial, constitutional and administrative laws.