Annapoorna JayaseelanLegal Director
Annapoorna is legal director for transactions across Asia and Africa; her LeapFrog experience has encompassed deals in India, Indonesia, Philippines, Ghana, Kenya and Nigeria.
Before joining LeapFrog, she worked in private practice in India. At Nishith Desai Associates, Mumbai, Annapoorna was an associate with the tax practice, where she won the International Bar Association tax scholarship for young lawyers. She later moved to AZB & Partners in New Delhi, where she was a senior associate. She has led advisory work on tax, corporate transactions and foreign exchange laws. Annapoorna’s clients have included leading private equity funds, multinational corporations, educational institutions and social funds.
Annapoorna has an honours degree in Law from NALSAR University in India and an MSc in Law and Finance from Oxford.
- Legal director for LeapFrog deals across Asia and Africa
- Honours degree in Law from NALSAR University, MSc in Law and Finance from Oxford
- Previous experience includes advisory work with law firms in India on tax, corporate transactions and foreign exchange laws