Amarchand Mangaldas

S Korea has 4, Japan 2, but only Indian law firm to make it into a top 20 Asian brand index doesn't exist

Erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas, the law firm that split in May into Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, is the only Indian law firm that made it into a top 20 index of Asia Pacific law firm brands published this year.

Courtesy of Amarchand split, Khaitan leads M&A rankings for first time in three years

Khaitan & Co overtook Amarchand Mangaldas in data provider mergermarket’s half-yearly (H1) M&A charts by value, with the first quarter of Amarchand functioning as the split firms of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM). AZB & Partners maintained its deal volume lead which it has claimed for two consecutive years.

Cyril Amarchand scoops ex-Shardul PA Mekhla Anand as Delhi indirect tax partner

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has hired former Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi principal associate Mekhla Anand as an indirect tax salaried partner in its new Delhi office.

Expanding abroad and 11+ other things Shardul Shroff plans to do with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas [via Mint]

hg4aghfahg4aghfaShardul Shroff, the former co-managing partner of Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A. Shroff & Co, is upbeat about his new firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, which was launched on Sunday (10 May) and opened doors in a new city, Mumbai, on Monday (11 May).

Cyril Amarchand scoops Dua lit team of 3 + ex-Clasis partner Jay Cheema

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has poached Dua Associates litigation partners Neeraj Sharma, Alok Tiwari and Seshagiri Vadlamani, and former Clasis energy partner Jay Cheema for its Delhi office, reported Bar & Bench and according to an authoritative Legally India source.

Cyril Amarchand to start 360 degree appraisals for everyone: Will affect pay & promos

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas will integrate a so-called 360-degree feedback mechanism into the appraisals, and therefore the remuneration of all partners and associates, managing partner Cyril Shroff told Legally India in an interview last week when talking about the management structures of his new firm.

In-depth interview: Can Cyril Shroff’s half of Amarchand fix & eclipse what was broken? [via Mint, extended edition]

Shroff has ambitious plans for life and work after the bitter family feud that broke up India's largest law firm, reports Kian  Ganz in today’s Mint.

MSM does Shardul Amarchand: ELP & other merger rumours, family, plus minor headline howler

Shroff partnersShroff partnersShardul Shroff, speaking for the first time to media since November 2014, had lined up a string of interviews yesterday with the mainstream media (MSM) and trade press, on the day of formally announcing the launch of his new firm to media and several days after his brother Cyril completed his round of interviews with the press.

Shardul Shroff exec chair in new firm: No merger, Bangalore in a month, Mumbai kicks off today with 100 lawyer target by year-end [UPDATE-2]

Shardul ShroffShardul ShroffShardul Shroff will start in Bangalore in the next month with between five or six partners aiming for a headcount of 30 to 35 fee-earners, while in Mumbai organic expansion through lateral hires would continue to grow to up to 100 lawyers by year-end.

Cyril Amarchand confirms: 2 Mumbai partners & Cyril, Vandana move to Delhi where 17 senior hires done, dozen in oven

Cyril Shroff, who will launch his take on Amarchand Mangaldas today with new partnership Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, has confirmed the lateral hires made so far and partner moves to Delhi, while revealing that he planned to spend around half his time in Delhi in the first 12 months of the office.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas started today with new logo & cupcakes, as brothers migrate [UPDATE-1: BRAND EXPLAINED]

shroff Cakeshroff CakeShardul Amarchand Mangaldas, the Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi-headquartered breakaway by former co-managing partner Shardul Shroff, has launched today (Sunday 10 May) unveiling a new logo that was shared with associates on cupcakes

Ex-Khaitan Bombay HC litigator Ameya Gokhale to join Shardul Amarchand in Mumbai

Bombay high court advocate Ameya Gokhale, currently in the chambers of Pradeep Sancheti, is due to join the new Mumbai office of Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi managing partner Shardul Shroff as a partner, reported the Economic Times.

Gokhale left Khaitan & Co as a principal associate in August 2013, having joined in 2008 from an LLM at George Washington University Law School and two years at Amarchand where began his career after graduating from NLSIU Bangalore in 2005.

The end of an era (live & summarised): Amarchand Mangaldas split now official [CYRIL AFFIDAVIT & PRESS RELEASE]

The largest Indian law firm break-up ever is now official, after the Bombay high court today blessed the arbitral award arrived at after nearly six months of mediation between Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A Shroff & Co managing partners and brothers, Cyril and Shardul Shroff.

Amarchand Mangaldas split done deal: To be announced in Bombay high court tomorrow

Mediated outcome: Two AmarchandsMediated outcome: Two AmarchandsThe mediation between Amarchand Mangaldas co-managing partners and brothers Cyril and Shardul Shroff has completed today, with the Bombay high court to hear tomorrow at 11am that they have agreed to split the firm in two, according to two authoritative sources.

(Cyril) Amarchand nabs Dhir & Dhir partner Rahul Goel with team

Dhir & Dhir partner Raghul Goel with his team is to join the upcoming Delhi office of Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai managing partner Cyril Shroff, according to two authoritative sources.

Verus promotes Charles De Souza but loses friend & partner Jay Parikh (possibly to SAM) [UPDATE-1]

De SouzaVerus Advocates has promoted disputes partner Charles De Souza to its partnership, as one of its senior partners Jay Parikh has left the firm.

Amarchand mediated split postponed to 5 May

The end of mediation between Amarchand Mangaldas managing partners Cyril and Shardul Shroff has been postponed to at least 5 May, according to sources, though it could yet take till 7 May or longer.

(Cyril) Amarchand to pick up second senior Kochhar Delhi partner, many-headed Manishi Pathak

Kochhar & Co senior partner Manishi  Pathak is due to join the post Amarchand Mangaldas-break-up Delhi office of Amarchand Mumbai region managing partner Cyril Shroff.

Cyril (Amarchand) to hire AZB Delhi partner Ritika Rathi

AZB & Partners former Delhi partner Ritika Rathi will join the soon-to-be-started Delhi firm of Amarchand Mumbai managing partner Cyril Shroff.

What’s different in India’s top 40 law firm ranking in 7 years? And how would (Cyril) & (Shardul) Amarchand rank independently? [via Mint]

RSG top 40 (via Mint)If all you care about are the top spots, not much has changed in the rankings of the 40 leading corporate Indian law firms that London-based RSG Consulting has produced since 2008.

Clasis loses Delhi IP head Ashwin Sapra to war of the Shroffs

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