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Nischal Hindia, who had left his role at drinks giant Diageo’s legal function in Februrary, as we had first reported, will be joining GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as its India legal head, reported Bar & Bench.

Intel senior attorney Poornima Sampath (NLSIU Bangalore 2002), Piramal Bain’s former head legal Supriya Bhardwaj (GLC Mumbai 2004) and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas principal associate Sayak Maity have joined Tata Sons, reported Bar & Bench.

JP Morgan managing director and India head of legal Jigar Shah will be joining KKR in Mumbai as its India head of legal in a new role, according to two sources with knowledge of the move.*

Former Snapdeal general counsel (GC) Ashish Chandra has joined streaming service Netflix India as legal director after a brief stint with Malaysian media and entertainment company Astro Malaysia Holdings as vice president and head counsel, as first reported by & Bench.

Rajesh Chavda, who had been working at IDFC Alternatives as a director in India until January of this year, has joined Essar Oil (UK) Limited as a senior legal adviser.

Former GE Power South Asia general counsel (GC) Manjaree Chowdhary joined Maruti Suzuki India as a GC this month, according to her Linked-in profile.

Nischal Hindia, who had joined global liquor giant Diageo in 2013 as senior legal counsel from UBS India where he was country counsel, is set to leave the company, according to sources.

Tata Sons former general counsel (GC) Bharat Vasani, has completed the handover of reins at India’s largets conglomerate’s parent company, and will be retiring from tomorrow.

Luthra & Luthra partner Dipti Lavya Swain has joined Azure Power as general counsel (GC).

Former OYO Rooms general counsel Smriti Subramanian who was a partner at Advaya Legal, has joined Snapdeal as general counsel (GC) this week replacing former GC Ashish Chandra.

IDFC Alternatives director legal and compliance Rajesh Chavda is set to leave the investment fund by 28 February.

Former Hewlett Packard (HP) director and India country counsel Sanjukta Kulkarni joined L&T Infotech as general counsel,

Vedanta Resources head legal for power Jasmeet Wadehra is now also heading the Vedanta group's Sesa Goa unit, which includes four different verticals within the group.

Bangalore-based fintech company BankBazaar in October concluded over 100 days of negotiating an investment transaction, pulling in $30m from London-based credit agency giant Experian and others, as reported by Techcrunch.

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.

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