Roma Priya is the founder of Burgeon Law, a multi-service law firm in India that takes pride in fueling the innovation economy and being catalyst in the growth of start-up ecosystem. Within a decade of her professional journey, she has been included by BWLegal in India’s Top ‘40under40’ Elite Club of Lawyers and Legal Influencers.
She has also been recognized amongst the Female Entrepreneurs Making New Strides by BWDisrupt in 2021. For her contributions to the Indian start-up ecosystem, she was awarded the Industrial Excellence Award by Women Innovation and Entrepreneurship Foundation in 2020. Prior to this, she was felicitated with the Build India Award for excellence in the field of investment by Bharat Nirman in 2017. She holds many more such applauds to her portfolio and recognized has one of the most regarded leader in the Legal Industry and Start-up Ecosystem.
Under her leadership, Burgeon Law has evolved since its inception in 2015 from a boutique law firm acting as a one-stop destination for all legal matters for start-ups and investors to an integrated, innovation-led, emerging global law firm that handles all aspects of corporate and commercial laws, transactional practice, fund formation, fund raising, commercial contracts and dispute resolution. Curating solutions by integrating legal acumen and sector-specific knowledge, the firm is head-quartered in New Delhi, India and services clients across the globe.
Passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation, Roma thinks on her feet and is driven by the growth mindset. She believes in disruption through innovation and stays committed to mentoring entrepreneurs in their journey of pursuing their calling. Her collaborative approach ability to think in totality for clients has helped her foster long-term relationships with them. She is contemporary, adaptive, and dynamic, and often envisions Burgeon Law as a professional practice that would be reckoned as ‘the law firm of the future’.
Roma also has keen interest in various social and entrepreneurial initiatives that shape up the future of India – right from mentoring future entrepreneurs to authoring a book that would handhold them understand the practicality of legal and business solutions while starting up. She is also an avid traveler and values the importance of work-life-balance, an ethic she has instilled in her team and which has also become one of the core ethics for her firm.