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2l5ymy2jT&T Law created a new insurance vertical and added former National Insurance Company general manager AK Singhal to head it.

OP Khaitan & Co managing partner Gautam Khaitan, who had been arrested in late 2014 for nearly three months in the choppergate investigation, has again been called on for questioning by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

Firstpost and others reported:

CBI on Wednesday questioned former IAF Chief SP Tyagi and examined lawyer Gautam Khaitan for the first time after an Italian court held that bribes were paid to clinch the Rs 3600 crore VVIP Helicopter deal.

CBI sources said both arrived at the agency headquarters on Wednesday morning to appear before the investigation team.

Khaitan had recently also received press coverage for having referred a client to notorious Panamanian offshore firm Mossack Fonseca.

Kochhar & Co partner Saloni Gupta has joined Link Legal India Law Services as a partner, reported Bar & Bench.

Anand PrasadTrilegal has restructured slightly in the wake of co-founding partner Anand Prasad's announcement that he would retire within a year

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) has promoted two senior associates to associate partner level: both Rajat Chhabra and Vivek Bajaj are based in Pune in the tax practice.

teiqhis1Juris Corp disputes partner Detty Davis has left the firm to go in house.

Cyril Amarchand 2.0 nimbles upCyril Amarchand Mangaldas has streamlined its complex internal structure that was first launched in September 2015.

IndusLaw promoted principal associate Nikhilesh Rao to partner in its litigation and disputes practice in Bangalore. The firm also made seven new principal associates and three new senior associates.

Advaita Legal has promoted Shailendra Singh to the principal level, which is similar to a salaried partner and the fourth rung in the firm’s eight-level fee-earner designation structure.

OP Khaitan & Co managing partner Gautam Khaitan - who had spent more than three months in jail during the CBI’s AgustaWestland chopper scam investigation in late 2014 - had provided a reference for a client to work with the controversial Panama-headquartered law firm Mossack Fonseca, reported the Indian Express as part of its ongoing Panama Papers coverage.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has hired JP Morgan executive director and assistant general counsel Ruetveij Pandya as a Mumbai corporate partner.

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