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Clasis loses Delhi IP head Ashwin Sapra to war of the Shroffs

Clasis Law intellectual property head Ashwin Sapra has resigned and may join as a partner designate the firm to be started in Delhi by Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai managing partner Cyril Shroff next month, as first reported by Bar & Bench.

Legally India has authoritatively confirmed that Sapra will be joining Cyril Shroff in Delhi.

Sapra had joined Clasis from Luthra & Luthra in 2014.

Team (Cyril) Amarchand Mangaldas (Delhi) Team (Shardul) Amarchand Manganldas (Mumbai)
MNK Law Offices partners Gyanendra Kumar, Anuradha Mukherjee and Srinivas Kilambi
Citi consultant Gokul Rajan & Jones Day associate Nikhil Naredia
Kochhar & Co partner Harry Chawla

Gnarus Partners founder Rishi Anand
Khaitan associate partner Harsh Kumar

Raghuram Raju (ex-Dua Associates partner, ex-GC of Religare)
Luthra & Luthra partner Piyush Mishra
Khaitan & Co Delhi partner Gauri Rasgotra; and
Economic Laws Practice (ELP) partner Kirat Singh Nagra
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Khaitan associate partner Abhishek Sinha
Dudhat Pereira & Associates founder and former Udwadia Udeshi partner Radhika Pereira.
Khaitan associate partner Iqbal Khan
Khaitan & Co associate partner Deepto Roy
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Like +3 Object -2 hubba 27 Apr 15, 20:53
Where is Ranjan joining?
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Like +5 Object -2 K law 27 Apr 15, 21:03
Big Blow to Classis Law!!
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Like +7 Object -7 Avent 27 Apr 15, 21:10  controversial
Cyril going from strength to strength !
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Like +4 Object -2 qcm 27 Apr 15, 21:47
Really? Any other tier 2 firms left to raid?
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Like +1 Object -4 bling 27 Apr 15, 21:48
[...] fellow

[Edit: Comment reported and now edited]
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Like +1 Object -1 kianganz 27 Apr 15, 21:56
I would assume this is an LI in-joke and someone trolling regular visitor and LI critic 'bling', rather than a genuinely felt expression of anyone's loyalty... Unless it is actually 'bling'??
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Like +3 Object -2 bling 27 Apr 15, 23:39
Just testing the waters.. You have let the same comment stay for another post ...
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Like +9 Object -1 lol 27 Apr 15, 21:10  interesting
LOL LOL LOL
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Like +3 Object -2 Agree 27 Apr 15, 21:46
Couldn't agree more :-)
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Like +6 Object -0 Agent vinod 27 Apr 15, 22:14  interesting
Game, set, match. Lost
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Like +2 Object -0 Margarita 28 Apr 15, 07:17
His specialism is pharma and us FDA work. Interesting niche. Cam will still need a proper I p team
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Like +0 Object -0 Specialism 29 Apr 15, 23:17
Waah!! Like capitalism and communism.
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Like +5 Object -3 In house 28 Apr 15, 11:02
Great news. Have worked with Ashwin. Good lawyer and a wonderful person.
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Like +7 Object -3 OUTSIDER 28 Apr 15, 11:44
India and Arnab Goswami wants to know, where is Mr. Ranjan Negi joining???
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Like +0 Object -3 Haze 28 Apr 15, 15:42
heard that he has started his own along with the other three associates!!
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Like +1 Object -1 Outsider 28 Apr 15, 17:05
Get a new monicker of your own maybe?
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Like +2 Object -0 Anand 28 Apr 15, 20:46
Yes i also want to know. I have vested interests....
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Like +4 Object -3 Dost 28 Apr 15, 11:52
Congratulations Ashwin. Well deserved.
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Like +2 Object -0 classy 28 Apr 15, 13:41
How is clasis law still surviving? Seems like Sakate was smart and abandoned them at the right time
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Like +0 Object -0 yep 28 Apr 15, 19:27
To start another Khaitan entity! The apple doen't fall far from the tree...
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Like +3 Object -0 Sing 29 Apr 15, 00:04
Congrats buddy. Well done.
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