Khaitan & Co Mumbai associate partner Nishant K Singh joined Indus Law in Mumbai as partner in its corporate practice.
Singh who left the firm on 31 May declined to comment when contacted by Legally India by phone yesterday and did not respond to messages seeking comment at the time of going to press.
He graduated from NLSIU Bangalore in 2002 and joined Amarchand Mangaldas as an associate until 2004. He obtained an LLM in 2005 from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and had a brief stint as foreign associate at Holland & Knight LLP and an associate at Perkins Cole LLP before joining Dewey & LeBoeuf for two years in January 2007.
He was a senior associate in Amarchand for one year until joining Khaitan in 2010.
Singh has advised on domestic and cross-border mergers & acquisitions, private equity, joint venture, fund formation, corporate restructuring, capital market transactions with a special emphasis on infrastructure, energy and natural resource sectors, according to an Indus’ press release.
Indus Law partner Suneeth Katarki said in the press release: “Nishant strengthens our presence in Mumbai and our capabilities in areas such as infrastructure and energy. His outlook and energy also fits in with the dynamism of the firm and our vision.”