Company Profile

Lex Valorem is a corporate consulting services company offering legal and company secretarial services to corporates during their various growth phases. Our clients belong to various sectors such as IT, ITES, Engineering, Aerospace, Retail, Manufacturing etc. and range from entrepreneurial start ups to existing companies that are JVs, wholly owned foreign subsidiaries and professional Indian promoter driven.

Although Lex Valorem is a young entrepreneurial venture, it has the backing of more than four decades of experience from its Promoters – a seasoned corporate lawyer and an experienced Company Secretary backed by a dedicated team of employees and reliable associates. Lex Valorem is driven by two women who have been associated with the corporate sector both as employee and advisor which gives Lex Valorem the envious advantage of approaching/providing a solution best suited/practical for the client without legal jargon and bereft of theory.

We believe in delivering ‘what you need rather than what you want’ which is possible only with experience from both sides of the table. We foresee the requirements of the client and any solution/advice offered is bearing the long term interests of the client and never as knee jerk reactions.

We strongly believe in building long term relationships with our Clients. The first step towards this is to understand the Client’s business and provide effective advice/service keeping in mind the long term requirements of their business. We invest time in our Clients for mutual benefit and take pride in our value systems. Lex Valorem is not merely a corporate consulting services company but a trusted advisor and friend for the corporate sector/Client.


The Management Team consists of qualified and experienced professionals who bring to the venture their varied experience in legal practice, corporate regulatory affairs, banking, auditing and finance.

Ms.Jayashri Murali

Jayashri Murali is the legal domain expert at Lex Valorem and plays an active management advisory as well as client servicing role. She has specialized in Corporate Lawincluding Securities and Exchange Control Act and Foreign Exchange Management Act. Her most recent focus has been on commercial documentation for Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Venture Agreements, Stock/Share Purchase Agreements and Technology Transfer/Collaboration Agreements. She is also associated with a leading player in the micro finance sector in an advisory role including the subprime housing sector.

Another area close to her heart is "Surrogacy" and the evolving laws related thereto. Jayashri Murali actively engages with the medical fraternity and surrogacy patients to find legal solutions.

For a brief preiod, she was associated with AZB & Partners, Bangalore the No. 2 law firm in India with national presence. She is a law graduate from the University of Madras, India and is a member of the Bar Association of Karnataka, India since the year 1984.


Sharada, a co-founder of Lex Valorem was earlier the Company Secretary of Buhler (India) Pvt. Ltd., the Indian arm of Bühler AG, which is a global technology partner for the food industry, chemical processing and die casting with headquarters at Switzerland and presence in several countries. Ms. Sharada is now Vice Chairman of the Bangalore Chapter of the ICSI. She was responsible for corporate secretarial compliance, legal documentation, tax planning, International Trade, Transfer Pricing, Intellectual Property Rights, Banking and other trade practices, directly collaborating with the legal team at Switzerland.

At Lex Valorem, Sharada drives both business development and client servicing in the areas of India Entry, Legal Due Diligence, M&A etc. in addition to Company Secretarial services. She believes in continuous knowledge sharing through the in-house newsletter “Lexspeak”. She adds value by proactively engaging with the management team of the clients and sharing the corporate best practices.

She qualified as a Company Secretary in 1991 from the Institute of Company Secretaries of India and obtained a Law Degree from the University of Bangalore in the year 1992. She has completed the Fast Track General Management Programme (FTGMP) from the Indian Institute of Management, Bangalore and is an active member of the IIMB Orators Club.

Ms. Sharada is now Vice Chairman of the Bangalore Chapter of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India..

Corporate Legal Support India Entry Services Foreign Trade Advisory Foreign Direct Investment