Jet Airways vice-president for aeropolitical, government and international affairs Gautam Acharya has taken over as vice president of legal and regulatory affairs at the airline, reported the Business Standard, as part of a major management reshuffle.

Marico’s head legal Surender Sharma has joined Colgate Palmolive India as associate director legal.

Former Vaish Associates indirect tax head Shilpa Sharma, who had left the firm in April, has joined the Inox Group as legal advisor.

Former vice president legal at The Coca Cola Company Devdas Baliga has joined GlaxoSmithKline company GSK Consumer Healthcare as its executive vice president legal for the India subcontinent.

Former Vodafone senior vice president legal Nitin Banerjee has joined Indian energy major Cairn Oil & Gas to replace Vidyut Gulati as its group general counsel (GC), as first reported by PTI.

Former Economic Laws Practice (ELP) partner and practice head Jyoti Pawar, who went independent last year, has joined Infosys to succeed Gopi Krishnan as deputy general counsel.

Former Desai & Diwanji (D&D) Delhi partner Raghav Mathur has gone in-house with Dubai-based super speciality hospital NMC Healthcare in its corporate M&A legal team.

Cipla_’s chief legal officer and NLSIU 1998 alumnus _Gautam Rohidekar has left the company.

Ratnadeep Roychowdhury, who had been promoted to partner at AZB & Partners Mumbai in 2015 after joining from erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas in 2011, is set to join Actis Capital in-house in a senior role - possibly India general counsel (GC) - reported Bar & Bench.

Lupin Limited head legal Dr Vivek Mittal has joined Danaher Corporation Diagnostics Platform as its regional counsel for the Middle East, Turkey, Africa and India, effective 22 September.

Khaitan & Co Delhi counsel Nishant Beniwal has joined Spanish solar energy company Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV) as head of legal for India and Asia.

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.

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