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(Cyril) Amarchand Bangalore hires ICICI's Avinash Umapathy as consultant as Prashanth Venkatesh resigns [CORRECTION]

Amarchand Mangaldas Bangalore, managed from the Mumbai, has recruited Avinash Umapathy as a partner consultant from ICICI Bank, where he was joint general manager (legal), reported Bar & Bench, following the recent departure of Amarchand Bangalore partner Prashanth Venkatesh who resigned for personal reasons.

Correction 15:25: Umapathy has joined as a consultant in banking, not as a partner, according to an authoritative source.

Umapathy graduated from NLSIU Bangalore, joined ICICI Bank in 2000 followed by Trilegal in 2004, returning to ICICI in 2007.

Amarchand Mumbai-region managing partner Cyril Shroff did not respond to a message seeking comment.

The firm is currently undergoing a split along Mumbai and Delhi lines, respectively managed by Cyril Shroff and his brother Shardul Shroff. Legally India reported last week that Cyril had already secured office space in Delhi’s Saket region.

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