Subscribe for perks & to support LI

Your Interests & Preferences: Personalise your reading

Which best describes your role and/or interests?

I work in a law firm
I work for a company / in-house
I'm a litigator at the bar
I'm a law student
Aspiring law student
Other
Save setting
Or click here to show more preferences...

I am interested in the following types of stories (uncheck to hide from frontpage)

Firms / In-House
Deals
Courts
Legal Education

Always show me: (overrides the above)

Exclusives & Editor's Picks

Website Look & Feel

Light Text on Dark Background

Save preferences


Note: Your preferences will be saved in your browser. You can always change your settings by clicking the Your Preferences button at the top of every page.

Reset preferences to defaults?

CAM Delhi projects partner Piyush Mishra has now joined AZB in Mumbai (not Delhi)

Piyush Mishra moves from Delhi to Mumbai with AZBPiyush Mishra moves from Delhi to Mumbai with AZB

Piyush Mishra, former projects partner at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Delhi, who had resigned four months ago, yesterday joined AZB & Partners in Mumbai as a partner.

Although having initially been in discussions to join AZB’s Delhi office, it is understood that he will be joining the Mumbai office in the national banking and finance practice of the firm (which includes projects, as well as insolvency and bankruptcy), led by Mumbai-based co-founding partner Bahram Vakil.

Vakil confirmed his joining, and commented: “Delighted. Truly.”

We had reported on 20 December 2017 that Mishra was in advanced talks with AZB Delhi, with CAM wishing him well but insisting he would serve out his notice period until March 2018.

The 2002 NLSIU Bangalore graduate had joined CAM from Luthra & Luthra in 2015, after having started his career at erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas and spending two years at international law firm Allen & Overy in 2007.

Click to show 20 comments
at your own risk
(alt+shift+c)
By reading the comments you agree that they are the (often anonymous) personal views and opinions of readers, which may be biased and unreliable, and for which Legally India therefore has no liability. If you believe a comment is inappropriate, please click 'Report to LI' below the comment and we will review it as soon as practicable.
refresh Filter out low-rated comments. Show all comments. Sort chronologically
1
Show?
Like +2 Object -15 Guest 02 Mar 18, 12:54
Super hire. Congrats Piyush!
Reply Report to LI
2
Show?
Like +2 Object -11 Lexpert 02 Mar 18, 14:56
Best wishes to both!
Reply Report to LI
3
Show?
Like +3 Object -12 Sutta De Bhai 02 Mar 18, 15:40
All the best Piyush. A good hire by AZB.
Reply Report to LI
4
Like +38 Object -3 Merry go round 02 Mar 18, 20:03  interesting  top rated
Mishra is doing a merry go round of all law firms
Reply Report to LI
5
Show?
Like +6 Object -13 whats in the name 03 Mar 18, 13:10  controversial
Mishra ji is solid and gets the work done in his own style.
Reply Report to LI
6
Like +18 Object -1 Guest 03 Mar 18, 23:20  interesting  top rated
Don't think he does much projects work
Reply Report to LI
6.1
Show?
Like +5 Object -16 Chamcha 04 Mar 18, 16:54  controversial
Mishraji is living life on his own terms and not doing the servile punching bag role that you and me specialize in. Kudos to him for having survived which a dumbass like you would be unable to do whenever you leave the coattails of your boss. At least he has not been known to kneel down so as to make it convenient for boss as was your trademark.
Reply Report to LI
6.1.1
Like +11 Object -1 Bhai 05 Mar 18, 11:14  interesting
6.1- I was so engrossed reading your comment- it felt like you are talking about Gladiator or some warrior prince.
Reply Report to LI
7
Show?
Like +1 Object -1 Antman 04 Mar 18, 19:51
Can LI explain this newspaper circular by Fox Mandal? Is the firm shutting down?

epaper.telegraphindia.com/details/172012-33231673.html
Reply Report to LI
7.1
Show?
Like +1 Object -0 Lexpert 04 Mar 18, 22:30
Clearly putting folks on notice that the Kolkata branch is not endorsing no other offices.. Whether it be Bangalore, Mumbai and God forbid, New Delhi!! :) Ultimately, yeh to hona hi thha!!
Reply Report to LI
7.2
Show?
Like +0 Object -0 NiMo 05 Mar 18, 15:09
...just another ploy to avoid various kinds of re-payments, I guess!
Reply Report to LI
7.2.1
Show?
Like +1 Object -0 Yoda 05 Mar 18, 16:12
From what I know, the branches have always been separate firms. Guess they are just making it publicly clear through the notice to avoid any confusion with media.
Reply Report to LI
8
Show?
Like +5 Object -8 Valued 05 Mar 18, 10:49  controversial
Hope he is valued much more at azb nice chap deserves respect
Reply Report to LI
10
Show?
Like +0 Object -0 Hot Samosa and chai 06 Mar 18, 22:45
Summer is coming
Reply Report to LI
11
Show?
Like +1 Object -0 Misraki 06 Mar 18, 23:10
Misra will like azb more than other firms hopefully
Reply Report to LI
12
Show?
Like +5 Object -4 CAM-EX 07 Mar 18, 19:11
Out of Curiosity: Who will head the projects department in Delhi now? Considering Hyd office is also without a projects head with Harita Rao's Departure? Hint Hint, is it Ajay Sawhney?
Reply Report to LI
13
Show?
Like +2 Object -0 Big 08 Mar 18, 12:09
I hope Piyush can be part of inner circle of partners in azb and not just someone who executes
Reply Report to LI
13.1
Show?
Like +1 Object -0 Misfit 08 Mar 18, 23:04
Highly unlikely, he is a good worker though and will be respected for it by the upper echelons of azb.
Reply Report to LI
13.1.1
Show?
Like +0 Object -0 Commie 09 Mar 18, 22:09
That logic should have worked in CAM too? Why didn’t it?
Reply Report to LI


Latest comments