Who We Are

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Pacta is a Bengaluru based full-service boutique law firm focusing exclusively on the legal needs of the social sector. Pacta advises billion-dollar philanthropies, family foundations, NGOs, CSR entities, public trusts, start-ups, social incubators/accelerators, schools & universities.

We are a team of sharp and empathetic lawyers, company secretaries and public policy professionals working closely on initiatives towards the achievement of India’s sustainable development goals.

We support our clients’ needs of legal compliance, fund raising, strategy, research & policy, and governance across impact areas of child welfare, education, employment, entrepreneurship, environment, gender equality, housing, poverty alleviation, public health, tech for good, WASH.

Other Support Services

Institutional Fund Raising

Pacta provides bespoke solutions for institutional fund raising for non-profits. Our team works closely with Clients to understand the work and prepare funding proposals across program, research and corpus fund raising.

We frame impactful proposals to grant-making organisations, foundations, and corporates based on a deep sectoral understanding of alignment in impact area, geography and budgets of the funding agency.

We also work with our clients assisting across 3 states of fund raising:
  • pre-grant documentation, proposal writing & supporting documentation
  • grant documentation
  • effective report-backs to the funder with respect to fund-utilisation and impact achievements

Due Diligence of Non-Profits prior to Grant Funding



Empirical research, stake-holder conversations & informant interviews to provide policy inputs across impact sectors. Analysis of legal and regulatory barriers to provide actionable inputs for advocacy. Translate qualitative and quantitative findings into policy memos, reports and presentations.


Research - Legal, Policy & Regulatory



Pacta is well equipped to meet the legal & regulatory research needs of impact & social sector organisations to craft and strengthen advocacy. Reach us to assist you with:
  • Empirical research, stake-holder conversations & informant interviews to provide policy inputs across impact sectors.
  • Analysis of legal and regulatory barriers to provide actionable inputs for advocacy.
  • Translate qualitative and quantitative findings into policy memos, reports and presentations.

Child Protection, Equal Opportunity & Anti Sexual Harassment

Pacta advises on implementation and compliance of the Sexual Harassment of Women at the Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 (POSH) , Rights of Persons with Disability Act, 2016 and Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO).

Our clients include multi-nationals, corporates, schools, universities and NGOs.

We help our clients draft and implement policies under these laws and set up appropriate boards to ensure safe and discrimination free environments.
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PACTA is a full-service boutique law-firm for the social and impact sector.

Pacta provides legal & company secretary services for the biggest philanthropies, family foundations, NGOs, CSR entities, public trusts, start-ups, social incubators/accelerators, schools & universities.
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The Pulse is Pacta’s in-house periodic newsletter that carries legal updates for the social sector. We decrypt legalese into digestible, relevant & actionable content. In every issue, we pick a subject – a new law, amendment or judgement and contextualise it for non-profit founders and administrators.

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