Preeti Balwani

General Counsel at CRISIL

Preeti Balwani is a seasoned commercial attorney with over 19 years of experience both in house and in private practice. In her most recent roles, she has served as the General Counsel and Executive Director for Coca-Cola Bottling (Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages) and Kraft Heinz in India.

Preeti is a graduate from Indian Law Society’s (ILS) Law College, Pune University (BSL.LLB) and also holds a Masters’ Degree in Maritime Law (LLM) from the University of Southampton.

Prior to moving in-house Ms. Balwani served as an external counsel for Indian companies providing them legal advice on M&A, for over a decade.

Ms. Balwani is passionate about giving back to society, she likes to spend her free time volunteering with organisations to impart free legal education. She has been invited by Chambers & Partners, to be part of the Advisory Board for Diversity and Inclusion. She is also on the Advisory Board for India Business Law Journal which is a part of the Vantage Asia magazine group of publications.



  • General Counsel

    Current role

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