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Ex-(Shardul) Amarchand senior partner Harry Chawla to join (Cyril) Amarchand from Kochhar

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Kochhar & Co partner Harry Chawla, who was a senior equity partner at Amarchand Mangaldas in Delhi before resigning in December 2012 and joining Kochhar & Co in early 2013 as its Mumbai managing partner, is set to join the new firm expected to be launched by Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai managing partner Cyril Shroff in Delhi, according to two sources.

The new firm will compete with Amarchand Delhi managing partner Shardul Shroff, who is also due to launch a new firm in the coming weeks by expanding into Delhi.

Chawla is a senior corporate partner at Kochhar and Mumbai-region managing partner, though he has continued being based primarily in Delhi.

Chawla had joined Amarchand Delhi in 2008 after having started up his own firm, Chawla & Co, out of Luthra & Luthra in 2000.

He was on Amarchand’s national management committee before he resigned in 2012.

Chawla and Cyril Shroff declined to comment.

We have reached out to Kochhar & Co managing partner Rohit Kochhar for comment.

Team (Cyril) Amarchand Mangaldas (Delhi) Team (Shardul) Amarchand Manganldas (Mumbai)
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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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 +14 Object -4 Khachhar..!!! 16 Apr 15, 20:45  interesting
It was on the cards he was not good in brokering leases..!!!
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Like +31 Object -15 guest 16 Apr 15, 22:34  interesting  top rated  controversial
Cyril Delhi looks much stronger than Shardul Mumbai.
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Like +6 Object -7 Hello 17 Apr 15, 00:02  controversial
Great hire cam. Harry is a very seasoned lawyer . Will bring in the business and also add maturity. Way to go !
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Like +3 Object -2 Correction 17 Apr 15, 10:52
The new firm will compete with Amarchand Delhi managing partner Shardul Shroff, who is also due to launch a new firm in the coming weeks by expanding "into Delhi".

Kian, not into Delhi, its Mumbai....
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Like +0 Object -1 tri-cikal 17 Apr 15, 13:51
When will the churning affect bengalooru? bengalooru so far seems to be insulated from cam vs sam vs fan
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Like +4 Object -3 Bollywood 17 Apr 15, 14:25
Party toe Abhi shuru hui hai!!
BTW all CAM hires seem from 3rd tier firms and SAM from top tier. Interesting would have thought it would happen the other way around.
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Like +4 Object -0 Kachra 17 Apr 15, 13:55
We have reached out to Rohit Kochhar for comment...what a joke...what will he comment? RK gave examples of this guy being the symbol of loyalty for re-joining Kochhar...now RK must be stumped and speechless...eating his own words !!
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Like +0 Object -0 Anti Climax 17 Apr 15, 14:07
Kian you have not mentioned that Harry was with Kochhar before and he joined him again and left him once more...
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Like +1 Object -1 Insider 17 Apr 15, 22:02
Conspicuously, there was feud between rk and hc, as hc wants to change the feudal lord system of the firm where u can become partners if u can bring business even not remotely relatable to law .. And then force meagerly paid associates to do that ..!!! But then follows what u expect..!!!
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