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Cyril Amarchand lateral projects partner Piyush Mishra likely to join AZB (after March 2018)

Piyush Mishra resigns CAM, to join AZB in 2018
Piyush Mishra resigns CAM, to join AZB in 2018

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Delhi partner Piyush Mishra, who had been hired in 2015 from Luthra & Luthra, has resigned the firm and is understood to in advanced talks to be joining AZB & Partners.

The 2002-NLSIU Bangalore graduate had begun his career at erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas and had joined Luthra in 2004 until he left in 2015 (with two years in 2007 at Allen & Overy as an associate).

He specialises in projects and finance work.

Cyril Amarchand managing partner Cyril Shroff said that Mishra would serve his notice period until March 2018, and commented: “We wish him well.”

We have also reached out to Mishra and AZB for comment.

Following the high-profile move of Ashwath Rao and his team from CAM to AZB in June 2016 and Percy Billimoria from AZB to CAM, there have been a number of other moves between the two firms.

AZB partner Rishi Gautam moved to CAM in February of this year.

CAM senior consultant Jasmin Kharkhanis had rejoined AZB in October 2016, while CAM corporate partner designate Prerak Ved had moved to AZB in August 2016.

In July 2016, CAM’s litigation partner VP Singh joined AZB Delhi as litigation head, while AZB litigation partner Sidhartha Barua joined CAM.

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