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Recent CAM junior corporate partner Prerak Ved to join AZB as counsel

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) general corporate partner designate Prerak Ved will join AZB & Partners as a counsel in Mumbai, we have confirmed from authoritative sources.

It is understood that Ved had recently resigned the firm was part of the team of partner Shishir Vayttaden, who had joined Amarchand from Luthra & Luthra in 2014.

Ved, a qualified lawyer and Level III Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), began his career at Juris Corp in 2003, joined Crawford Bayley from 2004 to 2010, moving to erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas in 2010, where he was elevated to principal associate in 2013.

Ved was lifted to the partner designate position from principal associate only two months ago with one principal associate and three elevations to partner, according to a CAM press release at the time.

Bar & Bench first reported that he would be leaving to join AZB

The CAM Mumbai corporate practice has suffered the defection of Ashwath Rau and partners Ganesh Rao, Dhruv Singhal and Anu Tiwari to AZB, in addition to competition partner Nisha Kaur Uberoi, who joined AZB yesterday.

CAM Mumbai corporate partner Himanshu Dodeja had joined Blackstone in April of this year as its first India general counsel (GC).

We have reached out to AZB Mumbai managing partner Zia Mody, CAM managing partner Cyril Shroff and Ved for comment.

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