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Link Legal’s Siddharth Srivastava joins Khaitan & Co to beef up finance

 Expansion particularly in IBC is priority, says firm


Link Legal India Law Services partner Siddharth Srivastava will be joining Khaitan & Co in its banking and projects practice in Delhi.

He will be joining the firm in early February.

Srivastava had been with Link Legal since 2015, having joined as a partner from Luthra & Luthra, as it then was, where he was a managing associate.

In 2018 he was made equity partner at Link Legal.

He is a 2006 NLIU Bhopal graduate with a 2009 LLM from Columbia Law School.

Khaitan executive director Amar Sinhji confirmed his joining and commented: “The expansion of our banking & finance practice (that includes IBC) in Delhi, has been a priority for a while.

“Siddharth brings with him a wealth of experience and will also be a great fit in terms of overall culture.”

We have also reached out to Link Legal for comment.

Update 3 January 2020: Link Legal managing partner Atul Sharma commented: “All the best to him.”

According to his firm profile, Srivastava specialises in advising:

banks, financial institutions and borrowers on domestic and foreign currency financing transactions including debt syndication, debt restructuring, securitisation matters, non-convertible debenture issues, derivatives and trade finance transactions, and advises lenders and resolution professionals on insolvency matters including RBI references in the first and second list of corporate defaulters for initiation of insolvency proceedings. His team also advises on banking regulatory aspects.

Siddharth Srivastava Work history From: Jun 2015 : Partner , Link Legal India Law Services Sep 2009 - Jun 2015 : Managing Associate , Luthra & Luthra Law Offices ( New delhi ) Jul 2007 - Jul 2008 : Senior Officer , IL&FS Infrastructure Development Corporation ( New Delhi ) Jun 2006 - Jul 2007 : Manager, Legal , ICICI Bank ( New Delhi Area ) Education 2001 - 2006 : National Law Institute University , Bachelor of Laws (LLB) , Law 2008 - 2009 : Columbia Law School , Master of Laws (LLM) ,
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