Khaitan & Co partner Joyjyoti Misra will become the new India general counsel (GC) of global taxi 2.0 giant Uber, after the former Uber India GC Mohit Abraham moved to San Francisco in July to become legal director for regulatory and the Americas.

Former Syngenta India lead counsel for South Asia Sanjit Nagarkatti has joined Johnson & Johnson as legal director last month.

Cognizant Technology Solutions India and APAC general counsel (GC) Deepa Baburaaj has joined Guardian India Operations as GC in June.

Former Infosys deputy general counsel (GC) and NLSIU Bangalore 1999 alumnus Gopi Krishnan, who had been acting as Infosys’ global GC since January 2017, joined WNS Global Services as group GC in June.

Former Snapdeal general counsel Ashish Chandra joined Malaysian media and entertainment company Astro Malaysia Holdings as vice president and head counsel, effective today.

Former Snapdeal general counsel Ashish Chandra joined "social connection" app oFish as an investor, less than a month after Snapdeal and Flipkart signed a non-binding letter of intent for a proposed merger.

Power company CLP India promoted deputy general counsel Sudipta Ghosh to succeed its former general counsel (GC) Nabeel Saleem as GC.

Former AZB & Partners Delhi partner and capital markets practice head Meera Singh, who had left the firm in May, has joined consultancy KPMG as general counsel reported Bar & Bench.

Wipro general counsel Inderpreet Sawhney joined Infosys as its chief compliance officer and general counsel to replace David Kennedy who was removed by Infosys in December 2016, as first reported by VCCircle and reported by Mint and others.

Tata Sons general counsel Bharat Vasani has set the record straight, saying that despite rumours in the media to the contrary, he had not been ousted from the top legal job at the group due to any corporate politics and has long been looking forward to his retirement.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai partner Shuva Mandal is set to become the top general counsel (GC) of Tata Sons, the holding company of India’s largest conglomerate, replacing its long-serving GC Bharat Vasani, according to two authoritative sources.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai partner Shuva Mandal is set to become the top general counsel (GC) of Tata Sons, the holding company of India’s largest conglomerate, replacing its long-serving GC Bharat Vasani, according to two authoritative sources.

General Counsel (GC) from 87 Indian companies would mostly like foreign law firms (FLFs) to come into India, but fewer than half of them would prefer giving their business to the FLFs, even though a majority of them find that the FLFs are generally more competent than Indian law firms.

Bharti Airtel’s director legal Sameer Chugh leads, in his words, a “fast-paced” industry.

/images/uploads/20170508-113211_200.jpgFormer Kolkata-based Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) and Amarchand Mangaldas partner Niloy Pyne, who joined to US based consulting firm Barret & Averro in 2015, has joined the VFS Global Group as its group general counsel (GC).

Murali Neelakantan, who had left Indian pharma giant Cipla as global general counsel in 2015, has re-entered the in-house and pharmaceuticals space with Glenmark Pharmaceuticals after two years focusing on several legal education-related interests.

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