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Rishab Bailey


Rishab is a practicing advocate in India working with Roy Singham, ThoughtWorks' founder and chief executive officer. He also consults for various not-for-profit organizations in India notably the Society for Knowledge Commons and Newsclick. Rishab primarily works in areas of IP, tech and communication law. He previously worked with Amarchand & Mangaldas from 2007 to 2010 where he was in the dispute resolution team (arbitration and litigation) working in areas such as finance, banking, company law, etc, followed by a short stint at the Software Freedom Law Center, India where he worked on issues such as intermediary liability and privacy.

The Interview

With ThoughtWorks, I've visited

Brasil and Ecuador

The most interesting thing I've learned on the job is

Not the most interesting thing, but working in a non-legal environment has demonstrated how cut off people can be from the legal framework that governs their everyday existence.

The thing I love most about my work is

The variety of research requests I get to deal with and meeting lots of incredibly smart, interesting and motivated people.