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Shardul Amarchand corporate team partner Sourav De Biswas (NUJS 05) resigns

SAM corporate partner Sourav De Biswas to take some time offSAM corporate partner Sourav De Biswas to take some time off

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas corporate and M&A salaried partner Sourav Kanti De Biswas has resigned, according to authoritative sources. It is understood from sources that he will be taking some time off.

He was working as a partner in the team of outgoing Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi corporate equity partner Akila Aggarwal, who is expected to join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in early August.

Biswas had been promoted to salaried partnership in 2015, having joined the erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas firm in 2008.

Biswas is a 2005 NUJS Kolkata graduate, who had begun his career in-house at Reliance Communications, followed by Avaya as legal and contracts manager.

Earlier this week, Aggarwal’s team member and principal associate Mukul Sharma had joined Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

We have reached out to Shardul Amarchand and Biswas for comment.

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Like +9 Object -2 Haha 26 Jul 18, 22:50  interesting
The exodus from Okhla to Saket has begun! SSS latest hire is costing him.
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Like +3 Object -0 CP 27 Jul 18, 09:57
When you like the firm you are in & your partner abandons. What does the junior do? Stay back or go with the partner or just leave too, to decide next course of action.
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Like +12 Object -0 Damadul 26 Jul 18, 22:50  interesting  top rated
Hildul right now!

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Like +7 Object -0 Good 26 Jul 18, 22:54  interesting
From dusty Okhla to greener Saket. In more ways than one.
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Like +0 Object -2 Quo Vadis 27 Jul 18, 00:35
Premature to think that he is going to join CAM?
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Like +3 Object -0 Insi 27 Jul 18, 11:01 LI subscriber
Ofcourse he is going to CAM
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Like +3 Object -0 Where else 27 Jul 18, 11:06 LI subscriber
100 percent CAM. Obviously
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Like +7 Object -1 Everything disruptive 26 Jul 18, 23:17  interesting
Woahhhh...CAM beating SAM uncle hollow...way to go CAM...
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Like +0 Object -1 Fake news 26 Jul 18, 23:51
Check your facts!
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Like +1 Object -0 Reverend 26 Jul 18, 23:59
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Like +2 Object -1 Guest 27 Jul 18, 01:41
Sources say, he is actively considering moving back to an in-house role.
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Like +2 Object -0 haha 27 Jul 18, 11:43
Guest, change your sources!
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Like +3 Object -0 Cucumber 27 Jul 18, 08:07
Well it's all team Akila. It was known that was leaving with her for some time now.
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Like +21 Object -1 Next 27 Jul 18, 08:39  interesting  top rated
Whose next in the row? Jamairaja
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Like +6 Object -0 Insider 27 Jul 18, 08:58  interesting
Soon Mumbai office will also be raided
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Like +0 Object -0 Meoww 27 Jul 18, 10:28
Who are the other partners/pa's under Akila? Mukul & Sourav we all know :-)
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Like +1 Object -0 Sammie 27 Jul 18, 11:03 LI subscriber
Three more PAs have already quit
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Like +2 Object -3 Insider 27 Jul 18, 12:11
Not 3 PAs- 2 PAs have quit (one of the 3 was Mukul). And 1 of the other 2 PAs I who have quit- It’s a relief.
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Like +15 Object -1 Rodney 27 Jul 18, 10:51  interesting  top rated
He was looking to hire and had taken interviews. Wonderful is the way how these law firm partners work.
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Like +29 Object -0 Bus driver 27 Jul 18, 11:49  interesting  top rated
There's a bus that comes every morning to SAM to take people to Saket.
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Like +9 Object -3 RedLine 27 Jul 18, 16:11  interesting
It stops at Noida, Barakhamba Road, Okhla, Saket and then heads to Gurgaon. It's called the Dilli Firm Special. I hear the seats are superbly comfortable though some of the occupants are best suited to take rickshaws.

I am comfortable in my Rolls.
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Like +6 Object -0 Rickshaw Wala 27 Jul 18, 17:27  interesting
Sir. I already dropped one from Saket to Okhla. All the best to you and Okhla
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Like +1 Object -0 Busy boss 27 Jul 18, 17:15
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Like +1 Object -1 Is that u? 27 Jul 18, 16:53
Is that you, hildul?
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Like +20 Object -1 Scott Hall 27 Jul 18, 22:02  interesting  top rated
Batch mates Deepto and Mithun were made Equity Partners at the same time when he was made a salaried partner. So much for loyalty towards Shardul Shroff...!!! That said SSS and PSS have always ignored home grown talents and have given preference to outsiders !!!
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Like +5 Object -0 Loyalty test 28 Jul 18, 09:10  interesting
Definition of Loyalty is something different in SAM. It's more equivalent to being close to Shroffs - anything else doesn't matter.
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Like +1 Object -0 observer 28 Jul 18, 01:26
Kian what was wrong with my comment??
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