Khaitan projects partner of 10 years, Upendra Joshi, to leaveKhaitan projects partner of 10 years, Upendra Joshi, to leave

Khaitan & Co projects and energy, infrastructure and resources partner Upendra Joshi has resigned from the partnership it is understood, according to authoritative sources.

Joshi was not available for comment at the time of publication.

We have reached out to Khaitan for comment.

Update 18:36: Khaitan executive director Amar Sinhji commented: “Upendra is leaving the firm to pursue other opportunities. He has been with us since 2005 and has contributed immensely to the growth of the firm. We wish him all the very best in his future endeavours.”

He specialises in infrastructure related mergers & acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as projects in the energy, telecoms, road, port and railway space, and has acted in nuclear power, airports, utilities and deals in the Japanese market.

According to his Linked-in profile, he has a “continued association with some of his major clients long after transaction consummation – NTT DoCoMo, SunCoke, Nippon Life Insurance and Areva to name a few”.

Joshi had joined Khaitan in 2005 as a senior associates from AZB & Partners, making partner in 2007.

He had begun his career at Avinash Ganu & Associates in 1994 after an LLB from the University of Pune, followed by Little & Co in 1998, and AZB in 2002.

He is also a 2002-batch Bombay Incorporated Law Society (BILS) solicitor.

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Like +1 Object -0 JSA? 11 Apr 17, 00:33
JSA?
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Like +5 Object -1 Maverick1 11 Apr 17, 08:36
UJ you will be missed, you had interviewed so many of us for recruitment. Best of luck!
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Like +1 Object -1 YAN 11 Apr 17, 11:55
Will always be thankful to him for having given me my first job..All the best UJ.
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Like +3 Object -1 Guest 11 Apr 17, 12:03
UJ banenge club mein DJ!!
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Like +6 Object -1 IBC Parking 11 Apr 17, 12:30  interesting
Sir, Pune is going to see many fancy cars now......but IBC parking will miss you a lot sir........ urs truly...Hari Krishan
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Like +0 Object -2 Sherlock Auntie 11 Apr 17, 16:08
Gaurav and Saurav are joining a Firm which has an associate which also has a name ending with "aurav". Remember, you have heard this here first.
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Like +2 Object -0 Do tell 11 Apr 17, 17:30
Associate or partner?
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Like +0 Object -2 Sherlock Auntie 11 Apr 17, 23:43
That's the mystery that you have to now solve my dear Watson.
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Like +1 Object -1 Job guru 12 Apr 17, 07:19
Once he told me he used to ask such questions, whose answer he wasnt aware of :(
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Like +2 Object -0 Guest 12 Apr 17, 13:11
Its really sad for KCO. UJ a nice person to work with and always with a smiling face...
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Like +0 Object -0 Tube 12 Apr 17, 21:06
Really?
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Like +0 Object -0 OJ 12 Apr 17, 13:49
Good outcome for all concerned.
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Like +0 Object -0 Guest 12 Apr 17, 15:27
UJ , the pillar of KCO infrastructure practise. Sad that he has left KCO.

All the best to UJ.

Master at asking complex questions when taking interview. Very kind hearted and professional.
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Like +1 Object -0 Abbbbbb...Bauss! 12 Apr 17, 19:02
Very intriguing so many ppl remembering his interviewing skills! That's kind of very specific info on career spanning 3 decades!!!

Baat Kya Hain Asli?
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Like +0 Object -0 Bulb 12 Apr 17, 21:07
Pillar! That's why roof was falling off
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Like +0 Object -0 Mouse 12 Apr 17, 21:21
Is he headed to "big law" as well?

@kian - time u update the fraternity on "big law"
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Like +1 Object -0 Polly LLB 13 Apr 17, 00:31
UJ will be surely be missed. Great guy and an excellent lawyer. All the best, UJ.
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Like +0 Object -0 Guest 13 Apr 17, 09:05
You will be missed UJ!
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