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‘Great marker’: IndusLaw promotes all-women quartet to partner + 13 associates (also mostly women!)

The promotion boosts Indus’ partner gender ratio up to 22% (plus adds a strong pipeline of female talent)
Sinha, Varghese, Banerjee, Sital (l to r) make Indus partnership
Sinha, Varghese, Banerjee, Sital (l to r) make Indus partnership

IndusLaw has promoted four of its lawyers to partnership, as well as four to principal associates and nine to senior associate, according to its press release.

Senior partner Suneeth Katarki commented in the release: “One of the joys of building an institution is seeing people grow and evolve personally and professionally. This year it’s particularly satisfying to see so many women climbing the ladder of professional growth and excellence.”

Senior partner Avimukt Dar added: “We are delighted to note that all the Partners, 75% of the Principal Associates and nearly 90% of the Senior Associates promoted this year across India are women. This is a great marker for the firm and the legal services industry overall.”

This all-women partnership round will do wonders for what had until now been a bit of a skewed gender ratio in Indus’ partnership of 31 partners, of whom only 4 were women. This latest promotion now grows IndusLaw to 36 partners (with 8 women - or 22%) and 156 fee-earners, including partners, across four offices.

New partners

  • Jinni Sinha (Delhi-Corporate - 2006 CLC University of Delhi). Specialises in mergers & acquisitions.
  • Divya Varghese (Delhi-Corporate - 2008 HNLU Raipur). Specialises in venture capital & private equity.
  • Tanu Banerjee (Bengaluru-Corporate - 2008 SLS Pune). Specialises in corporate & commercial and media & entertainment law.
  • Anubha Sital (Delhi-Corporate - 2009 Delhi University law faculty). Specialises in mergers & acquisitions and corporate & commercial.

New principal associates

  • Sowmya Kumar (Bengaluru-Employment)
  • Shreya Suri (Delhi-Competition and Corporate & Commercial)
  • Ishwer Upneja (Delhi-Litigation & Dispute Resolution)
  • Pankhuri Bhardwaj (Delhi-Litigation & Dispute Resolution)

New senior associates

  • Niyati Bhatt (Delhi-Projects)
  • Shruti Barua (Delhi-Corporate)
  • Sabrina Afroze (Delhi-Projects)
  • Vaishnavi Rao (Delhi-Litigation & Dispute Resolution)
  • Nikita Hemmige (Bengaluru-Corporate)
  • Anantha Krishnan (Bengaluru-Corporate)
  • Ayshwarya Chandar (Bengaluru- Litigation & Dispute Resolution)
  • Anindita Ganguly (Mumbai-Corporate)
  • Pooja Dadoo (Mumbai-Corporate)

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