Ekta Bahl is a Partner at ‘Samvād: Partners’, Hyderabad. She is a recognised practitioner for Life Sciences in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 and is a recommended practitioner for Projects and Energy in Legal 500 2018. She has provided legal assistance to various social-sector enterprises and start-ups and is an empanelled mediator with the NCLT. She has significant experience in corporate and commercial laws, especially in the areas of healthcare and life sciences and infrastructure. Though a corporate lawyer, she has been active in providing legal aid to the members of the LGBTQ+ through pro bono legal representations and other contributions.