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Link Legal recent lateral partner Shubha Karra moves to Aditya Birla legal cell

Link Legal India Law Services partner Shubha Karra has joined Aditya Birla Management Corporation as general manager in its corporate legal cell.

The 2006 Nalsar Hyderabad graduate had joined Link Legal in July 2016 from Argus Partners, where she had been a non-equity partner.

Karra had begun her career at Luthra & Luthra, joined Amarchand Mangaldas, as it then was, in 2007, followed by Wipro in 2009 and Argus in 2012.

She specialises in private equity, M&A, corporate and project finance work.

Karra confirmed her joining Aditya Birla but declined to comment further.

Link Legal confirmed her departure when contacted for comment.

Aditya Birla Management is the Aditya Birla conglomerate’s parent company.

Its corporate legal cell at the group and was founded in 1998, and even has a profile page on the Aditya Birla website, stating:

It has an impressive track record of having handled complex acquisitions, corporate re-structuring and varied arbitration / litigation. It has also formed Group policies / guidelines on key issues i.e., intellectual property rights, competition laws and corporate governance.

The corporate legal function works in close coordination with other corporate functions to provide integrated business solutions, keeping in view the applicable legal environment. It has acquired the competence to provide legal assistance and advice in different jurisdictions. It plays a significant role in the areas of mergers and acquisitions, joint ventures (both domestic and cross border), and corporate re-structuring.

Moreover, the Corporate Legal Cell works as a business partner for all our businesses and functions, and would shoulder responsibility for meeting business and functional targets through proactively anticipating issues that might come in the way of implementing business strategy.

Aditya Birla Management’s corporate legal cell is headed Ashok Gupta, head of corporate legal, who had joined in 2010 from Hindustan Unilever.

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