VINEET VIJ | Tech Mahindra
VINEET VIJ
General Counsel
Vineet

Profile

Vineet has rich professional experience of 25 years in Legal, Secretarial, Regulatory, Risk & Compliance and Corporate & Public Affairs, in leading Information Technology, IT-enabled services, Engineering, Banking & Non-banking Financial companies. 

Most recently, he served as Senior Vice President - Legal, Commercial, Regulatory, Compliance & Public Affairs at HCL Technologies Ltd. for over 11 years. 

Earlier, Vineet has worked in Legal, Regulatory & Secretarial roles with TATA Group- TATA Unisys/Infotech Ltd. and TATA Consultancy Services Ltd. for 10 years, besides handling Legal, Secretarial & Compliance functions in Punj Lloyd Ltd. and American Express India. He has also been a litigator & practicing advocate before Hon’ble High Courts of Delhi & Mumbai and district courts & tribunals across the country and has been a witness to of the landmark judgments passed by courts in India and across the globe. 

His expertise spans across a variety of practice areas including Commercial & Contract laws, IT, Data Protection, Privacy, Cyber, IPR laws, M&A, Telecom, Litigation & Arbitration, International Laws, Global Compliances, Employment laws, FCPA, UKBA, Real Estate, Indirect Taxation, SEZ/STPI/EOU regulations. 

Vineet has a graduation degree in B. Com (Hons) from Shri Ram College of Commerce and L.L.B. from Delhi University and has additional qualifications in Company Law, Labour Laws, Industrial Relations & Personnel Management, IT & Cyber Laws and is Associate Member of India Management Association. 

Vineet is well respected in the industry for his efforts in policy advocacy and multilayer government engagements for effecting changes in Telecom, IPR, Labour, IT/ITES and Industrial policies for both State and Centre Govt. and has worked closely with TRAI, DOT, MOC, Patent & Trade Mark offices and Central & State Labour agencies. He is a regular invitee and is also part of key committees of NASSCOM, FICCI, CII, ASSOCHAM, INTA, and INBA and is an active speaker at legal seminars & conferences. 

He has featured in the GC Powerlist of Indian Corporate Counsel Association in 2016 comprising of ‘100 Most Powerful GCs’ and as ‘Top 30 GCs’ in 2016 by Legal Era Magazine, a widely respected legal media publication. He is the recipient of the ‘2018 Compliance Champion’ award by Legasis Services and led his team to win the ‘Top In-house Legal Team of the Year’ in 2015. Vineet has been honored as the ‘General Counsel’ of the year in 2017 by Legal Era Magazine.