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Shardul Amarchand promotes 8 to partner, of whom 6 in corporate • Mumbai now 37 partners, 189 fee-earners

Shardul Amarchand grows to 109 partners after latest promos
Shardul Amarchand grows to 109 partners after latest promos

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has promoted 8 of its lawyers to partner, growing it to a total of 109 partners, according to its press release.

The firm has promoted the following:

General Corporate

  • Ambarish (Mumbai)
  • Anirban Bhattacharya (Mumbai)
  • Apurva Rai (Delhi) (who had joined the firm in the last month from Sequoia Capital as a principal associate)
  • Arka Banerjee (Mumbai)
  • Nikhil Sachdeva (Gurugram)
  • Sadia Khan (Delhi)

Dispute Resolution

  • Surjendu Sankar Das (Delhi)

Projects & Project Finance

  • Prashant Sirohi (Delhi)

Executive chairman Shardul Shroff commented in a press release that “this year has seen our firm further cement its position as a leading provider of legal solutions to top global and domestic corporations”.

Managing partner Pallavi Shroff added: “This round of elevations is a recognition of our young and talented achievers in the rapid growth of the firm across practice areas and geographies.”

Managing partner Akshay Chudasama noted: “Following these partner inductions, the Firm’s Mumbai office now has 37 Partners and 189 fee earners, across practices. I am confident that the new partners will continue to enhance the Firm’s reputation with their hard work and intellectual prowess.”

As we had reported last week, rival Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has has 164 fee-earners and 32 partners in its Delhi office, which had been established roughly the same time as SAM’s following the break-up of Amarchand Mangaldas. Partnership promotions at CAM are likely by August.

On 18 June we had reported that SAM promoted 20 to principal associate and 39 to senior associate.

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