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Abhijit Joshi’s Veritas Legal bags Wadia’s Rahul Dwarkadas & team to kick off lit practice in new office

Dwarkadas: Kicking off lit
Dwarkadas: Kicking off lit

Rahul Dwarkadas, who had resigned from Wadia Ghandy’s partnership on 4 March, will be joining the Mumbai-based firm of ex-AZB & Partners CEO Abhijit Joshi, Veritas Legal.

Dwarkadas was promoted to the partnership at Wadia Ghandy in 2011 has practiced litigation across various fora for around 12 years.

Abhijit Joshi stated: “We are extremely pleased to welcome Rahul and his team. The firm gains significantly with Rahul's arrival and together we look to a bright future."

Rahul Dwarkadas commented in a statement: “The synergies between the areas of practice will create a tremendous potential for growth. I look forward to a long and fruitful association with Abhijit and his team.”

Veritas Legal will also shift to a new office in Forbes Building, near Bombay Gymkhana, with effect from 1 May 2015.

The firm was established in November 2014 by Abhijit Joshi, former CEO and Senior Partner of AZB & Partners, and was joined by former AZB partner Nandish Vyas on February 1.

Joshi said that Veritas Legal had successfully concluded three private equity transactions, with it currently acting for Evonik, a German specialty chemicals company, to acquire Monarch Catalyst, opposite J Sagar Associates (JSA), amongst other matters.

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