Snapdeal Group General Counsel Ashish Chandra has quit ahead of the Snapdeal-Flipkart merger finalisation. With Chandra’s exit, Group CFO Anup Vikal has been given the additional role of General Counsel..Confirming his decision to leave Snapdeal to Bar & Bench, Chandra said,.“It was one of my best experiences, as a Group General Counsel. I saw this company grow from $500 million valuation to $6.5 billion valuation and change 360 degrees.”.Chandra is grateful to co-founders Kunal Bahl and Rohit Bansal, and Anup Vikal for trusting him and expanding his role as General Counsel to include heading the tax division and also allowing him to lead a particular business vertical..“The company is getting consolidated and it would be another 4-5 months before the merged entity decides on the various roles. Therefore, I have decided to move on. It is the right decision for me.”.As far as future plans are concerned, Chandra said,.“I would like to continue to work as a General Counsel or as a senior lawyer for a tech company or consumer internet company, since that is my core strength.”.Chandra joined Snapdeal in September 2014, where he created and mentored a team of 22 attorneys..At Snapdeal, he led the legal and tax structure, and was involved in the negotiation and conclusion of multiple financing and acquisition deals aggregating more than $1.5 billion across multiple jurisdictions. He has completed 12 acquisitions involving various structures..Recently, Chandra had made an angel investment in a start up.