Nayantara Nag and Ramakant Rai make Trilegal’s partnership via internal promoNayantara Nag and Ramakant Rai make Trilegal’s partnership via internal promo

Trilegal has voted to admit into its all-equity partnership counsel Ramakant Rai in its corporate practice and Nayantara Nag in the projects practice, effective 1 October.

Nag is a 2008 Delhi University graduate and focuses primarily on water and waste management, roads, renewable energy (wind and solar), smart cities, oil and gas and affordable housing.

Co-founding partner and head of Trilegal’s projects practice Akshay Jaitly commented about Nag in a press release: “She started her career with the firm and over the course of her career has developed into an excellent lawyer with exceptional work ethic, technical skills and commitment to client service. Nayantara will be a welcome addition to the projects practice where her special focus on public infrastructure projects will add significantly to our overall client service offering.”

Rai, a 2007 NLIU Bhopal graduate, specialises in strategic M&A, corporate commercial work and insolvency, with corporate partner Yogesh Singh commenting: “Ramakant is an outstanding lawyer and a solid addition to our corporate team. He will bolster our presence in the National Capital Region.”

Corporate partner Charandeep Kaur added that Rai had “worked on many of the firm's top transactions” and would be “an asset to the firm as we look to grow our corporate footprint”.

Indeed, over the past few years we had reported on Rai's involvement (with Kaur as the lead partner) on a number of deals, such as for Hitachi Metals, for Tata Power, Canadian company JSS Medical Research as well as the underwriters on the IPO of controversial tablet maker Datawind in Canada.

Rai had joined Trilegal in Delhi 2010 from Juriscorp in Mumbai. Ramakant worked with Juriscorp in Mumbai before he joined Trilegal in 2010 and has been with the firm since. He has worked on a number of transactions across a range of practice areas including telecom, financial services and manufacturing.

The two promotees increase Trilegal's total partnership to 41, after Kannan Rahul having joined in August from J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Nisha Kaur Uberoi in May from AZB & Partners.

As we reported yesterday, Shardul Amarchand has promoted 11 to non-equity partner to reach a total headcount of 102 equity and non-equity partners.

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Like +18 Object -14 Surprised! 04 Oct 17, 19:39  controversial
Who are these guys?
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Like +3 Object -10 Not surprised 05 Oct 17, 05:22
First, they are not both guys! Second, they are both top talent and are the future stars of their practice areas who have been working for marquee clients. Check their deal records.
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Like +10 Object -2 Lexpert 04 Oct 17, 23:34  interesting
Kaun hai yeh???
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Like +3 Object -0 Staying the obvious 05 Oct 17, 07:37
Equity partners at Trilegal
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Like +3 Object -9 Unkonw 05 Oct 17, 10:05
Nayantara is a huge asset to Trilegal and its project practice. Having her in the partner bandwagon will take their practices to soaring heights. All the best!
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Like +4 Object -5 Once Project Practice 05 Oct 17, 10:31
Trilegal's project practice has hardly grown over the years..no wonder it has only 3 partners now (including Nayantara) and no big names to reckon!
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Like +3 Object -4 Get your facts straigh 05 Oct 17, 13:34
4 partners, including Akshay, who is a clear market leader. Top tier in every ranking. 25 plus lawyers
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Like +4 Object -3 You mean Straight? 05 Oct 17, 14:08
Can you name the four partners? Akshay, Neeraj and Nayantara....or do you mean Saurabh Bhasin is no more a project finance partner?
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Like +0 Object -1 Get your facts straigh 05 Oct 17, 14:23
I do indeed mean straight. Reached the character limit. But you're obviously very clever, you understood nevertheless. Shabaash.

Saurabh is very much a projects/project finance partner. What did you think he had become?
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Like +0 Object -0 Hmmm 06 Oct 17, 13:33
So, Saurabh does both projects and project finance..Is Trilegal not doing enough of Project Finance through Delhi or Saurabh hardly does projects... vicious circle.. huh?
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Like +1 Object -0 Who ?? 05 Oct 17, 14:14
25 plus lawyers!! how many practice areas together?
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Like +0 Object -0 ayela 05 Oct 17, 17:25
Facts Straight?

Of the 180 lawyers of the firm, 41 being partners now 25 of the lawyers in the team of Akshay.

So the rest being, 114 lawyers are in the remaining 40 lawyers is it ?... Nice :P
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Like +3 Object -0 Get your facts straigh 05 Oct 17, 18:04
More like 290.
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Like +0 Object -1 To Straigh 06 Oct 17, 14:14
None of the ranking websites would throw such overblown numbers...kuch bhi!!
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Like +0 Object -1 Wrong 06 Oct 17, 16:59
Bhasin Menon Jaitly and now Nayantara
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Like +2 Object -0 AZN 05 Oct 17, 10:53
Congrats NZN and ramakant - all the best.
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Like +1 Object -0 2cents 05 Oct 17, 19:24
If my memory serves me right, NZN was Nitish's code :)

But well done Nano and Ramakant!
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Like +0 Object -0 AZN 05 Oct 17, 23:01
My bad:-)
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Like +4 Object -0 Guest 05 Oct 17, 10:58
Congrats Ramakant!!!
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Like +11 Object -0 Guest 05 Oct 17, 13:07  interesting
What about Anuja, Amar and Shashank???
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Like +3 Object -0 Who ?? 05 Oct 17, 14:10
There must be a practice to support many partners.
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Like +1 Object -0 Its time 09 Oct 17, 12:35
Trilegal's partnership model is flawed and they will keep losing people. When you don't expand your business enough, and there are counsels waiting in the pipeline, there is no way you can make new partners without each current partner losing a chunk of money. Time for Trilegal to wake up and smell the coffee
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Like +11 Object -1 Shashi Aunty 05 Oct 17, 17:51  interesting
She will become partner for sure. She's a superstar.
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Like +9 Object -1 Go Trilegal 06 Oct 17, 11:16  interesting
Clearly, Charandeep has been doing Trilegal's top corporate transactions. She should be made head of the corporate practice.
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Like +11 Object -0 Agree 06 Oct 17, 13:04  interesting
Cant agree more. Only Charandeep can fill the void after Anand's departure
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Like +2 Object -2 Lawyer-1 09 Oct 17, 11:39
Anuja should become Partner at Trilegal. I have worked with her on various occasions and she is brilliant at her work with great legal acumen and work ethics. I think she and Nayantara are batch mates. So, not sure why she didn't make it this time. Anyway, if she doesn't make it in Trilegal, I am sure other law firms will certainly take her.
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Like +3 Object -0 Lawyer-1 09 Oct 17, 11:39
Who is "She"?
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Like +0 Object -1 Guest 06 Oct 17, 00:37
Legally India, kindly make an NLU ranking in terms of partner promotions and send it to India Today, Their current ranking is rubbish
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Like +2 Object -3 X-Trilegal 06 Oct 17, 19:58
Both of them are amazing lawyers and even better human beings, best wishes.
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Like +2 Object -0 Last house 09 Oct 17, 10:51
Worked with Ramakant on a couple of matters. A very pleasant guy and very knowledgeable. Wish him all the best.
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