• Grant Thornton in India appoints Vidya Rajarao as Partner and National Leader to lead its Forensic Services practice

Grant Thornton in India recently appointed Vidya Rajarao as partner to lead the Firm’s Forensic Services practice. She brings with her 15 years of investigative and forensic consulting experience in USA and India.

Ms. Rajarao specialises in large, multinational, complex litigation and investigation assignments including internal investigations, forensic accounting investigations as well as arbitrations and resolution of post-acquisition purchase price disputes. She has assisted major domestic and international clients in a variety of industries including aerospace and defense, advertising, media and entertainment, banking and capital markets, insurance, manufacturing and technology companies.

She frequently assists clients in resolving post-acquisition purchase price disputes between participants in corporate merger and acquisition transactions concerning the purchase price and/or contingent consideration in the software, consumer products, insurance and financial services industries. She has represented her clients in various forums including the American Arbitration Association (AAA), the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID) and several ad hoc arbitrations in the United States and in India.

Ms. Rajarao has also conducted training courses at various leading multi-national companies and law firms on international arbitration, transaction and shareholder disputes and accounting and auditing matters.

Ms. Rajarao is the sole India nominee in The International Who’s Who of Arbitration Expert Witnesses 2014.

About Grant Thornton India

Grant Thornton in India is a member firm within Grant Thornton International Ltd. The firm is one of the oldest and most prestigious accountancy firms in the country. Today, it has grown to be one of the largest accountancy and advisory firms in India with nearly 1,500 professional staff in New Delhi, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai and Pune, and affiliate arrangements in most of the major towns and cities across the country.

Grant Thornton India LLP (formerly Grant Thornton India) is registered with limited liability with identity number AAA-7677 and has its registered office at L-41 Connaught Circus, New Delhi, 110001.