RSG law firm top 40 ranking sees Big Six continue ruling roost with S&R, ELP, D&D, TTA; Bharuchas, Dua most improved…
RSG Consulting’s 2015 ranking of India’s top 40 law firms has seen no change in the six largest Indian firms since 2013, with Amarchand Mangaldas continuing to top the rankings, followed by Khaitan & Co and AZB & Partners tied in second place.
Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai-region managing partner Cyril Shroff is due to acquire MNK Law Offices in Delhi, except for partner Probal Bhaduri who is reliably understood by Legally India to be joining a large accounting firm.
Shardul Shroff today signed a lease for the former office of AZB & Partners in Mumbai.
Amarchand Mangaldas Gurgaon-based partner Ravindra Bandhakavi is in the final stages of discussions to join Trilegal.
The end of mediation between brothers and co-managing partners of Amarchand Mangaldas, Cyril and Shardul Shroff, has been postponed to 1 May, after mediations today failed to resolve remaining outstanding issues.
Gokul Rajan, currently consultant at Citibank in Mumbai, and Nikhil Naredi, Singapore-based associate at Jones Day, are both set to be joining the new firm that will be started by Amarchand Mumbai managing partner Cyril Shroff, as partners to beef up the capital markets practice.
The mediation between Amarchand Mangaldas co-managing partners Shardul Shroff and Cyril Shroff over the break-up of the firm may conclude as early as tomorrow, Monday, with both brothers keen to set up their new firms on Tuesday 21 April 2015 - Akshaya Tritiya - which is one of the Hindu calendar’s most auspicious days, according to sources close to the dispute.
NUJS Kolkata has set a new Day Zero record, with 40 students having accepted jobs after kicking off its 2016-batch campus recruitments on 17 and 18 April.
(Shardul) Amarchand plunders Khaitan associate partner ranks again for recent promotee Abhishek Sinha
Shardul Shroff has hired a third associate partner from Khaitan & Co, with Abhishek Sinha who was promoted to salaried partner last month having resigned.
Kochhar & Co partner Harry Chawla is set to join the new firm expected to be launched by Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai managing partner Cyril Shroff in Delhi.
The number that makes law firms tick (and Khaitan similar to JSA; AZB close to Amarchand; but all different to Trilegal) [via Mint]
Getting the ratio of partners to non-partner fee-earners right has its rewards, but it is, at best, an inexact science.
In what will possibly have been its last quarter of existing as a single firm, Amarchand Mangaldas again acted on the most valuable M&A deals though AZB & Partners emerged as the firm with the largest number of recorded transactions.
Rishi Anand, who started his own firm Gnarus Partners in 2012 after leaving Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi as a senior associate, will join the new Delhi office of Amarchand Mangaldas co-managing partner Cyril Shroff, who is set to compete with his brother Shardul Shroff in India’s capital, according to an authoritative source.
Khaitan & Co associate partner Deepto Roy will join the firm to be started by Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi partner Shardul Shroff in Mumbai.
Shardul & Cyril Amarchand poach Khaitan associate partner ranks, with Iqbal Khan & Harsh Kumar to join
Khaitan & Co associate partners Iqbal Khan in Mumbai and Harsh Kumar in Delhi have been poached by Amarchand Mangaldas co-managing partners Shardul and Cyril Shroff respectively, who are setting up offices in each others’ territories.
GNLU bags 24 top tier BigLaw jobs after its Day Zero yesterday, as (Cyril) Amarchand hires 12 to overtake Khaitan as biggest Day Zero hirer
GNLU Gandhinagar has already placed a total of 24 students on its Day Zero held yesterday, out of a batch of 155, of whom 115 took part in the recruitment process.
(Shardul) Amarchand likely to bag Dudhat Pereira founder, ex-Udwadia partner Radhika Pereira in Mumbai
The break up of Amarchand Mangaldas, whose Delhi and Mumbai-based managing partners and brothers Shardul and Cyril Shroff respectively are currently mediating about the future of the firm, has been postponed by at least a month, with the Bombay high court having been told that the mediation would not complete before April-end.
Bharucha ramps up with 3 lateral partners: Ex-Amarchand Vandana Pai, NDA’s Shafaq Sapre, SuriCo’s Arjun Anand
Vandana Pai Bharucha, former Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai corporate partner who left in July 2014 reportedly for health reasons, will join Bharucha & Partners as a partner.
10+ secretly signed into new (Shardul) Amarchand partnership deed today, after impending break-up announced internally for first time
- Category: Law firms
- Published on Fri, 27 Mar '15, 19:14
- Written by Bapu Deedwania & Kian Ganz
The Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi-region partnership, led by Shardul Shroff who is in the final stages of a separation with the half of the firm led by his brother Cyril from Mumbai since November 2014, on Tuesday for the first time announced internally that the firm was likely to split, subject to the outcome of the still ongoing mediation between the brothers that is set to conclude at the end of this month.
Amarchand Delhi’s Shardul Shroff is set to take two additional office spaces in Mumbai after mediation will end, including the soon-to-be-ex Nariman Point office of AZB & Partners.
(Cyril) Amarchand finalises 7 new equity partners + 12 salaried for future home-turf partnership, as Shardul still freezing list
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, as the new partnership under Mumbai-based brother Cyril Shroff is set to be known when started from 1 April, has finalised a list of seven new equity partners, and 12 new salaried partners to be promoted in its existing offices.