Sujatha Rangachari has joined Kochhar & Co as a Senior Partner in the banking, project finance and real estate practice at the firm's Chennai office..Rangachari is a 1989 graduate from the Madras Law College..With over two and a half decades of experience, Rangachari started her career practicing independently. She has extensive cross sectoral experience in banking, finance, infrastructure and real estate. She has led the in-house legal function of various banks and financial institutions and has spearheaded complex legal funding structures. She has worked with Canara Bank for 10 years and at Union Bank of India for 3 years. She was also Senior Legal Advisor & Deputy Head, Legal at ING Vysya Bank Limited for nearly a year..Prior to joining Kochhar, she was working as the Senior Vice President (Legal) at Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited and Group Companies for nearly 10 years..Rohit Kochhar, Founding Member and Chairman of Kochhar & Co extended a warm welcome, and said: “I am pleased about Sujatha joining our Chennai team. Her rich experience in the banking and finance sector will bring a fresh perspective to this area of practice. She brings on board a unique advantage of having extensive exposure of handling legal intricacies in the real estate and infrastructure domain. I am confident that she will prove to be an asset to the Firm.” .On her new role, Rangachari said,"I have been an established player in the financial legal space for a long time, and it is a matter of pride for me that throughout my professional journey, I have been able to successfully deliver timely, feasible and business friendly solutions. I am confident that in my new avatar in Kochhar & Co., I will continue to show the same passion and zest and be able meet all expectations.”.With Rangachari on-board, Kochhar & Co now has over 200 lawyers, including 54 Partners..If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.