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Trilegal promotes 5 to partner

New Trilegal partners: Bansal, Chawla, Jayaraman, Kejriwal, Shukla (l to r)
New Trilegal partners: Bansal, Chawla, Jayaraman, Kejriwal, Shukla (l to r)

Trilegal will promote five counsel into its equity partnership, we authoritatively understand, growing its partnership to a total of 63.

The new partners are:

  • Yash Bansal,
  • Gautam Chawla,
  • Jyotsna Jayaram,
  • Ankit Kejriwal,
  • Pallav Shukla.

See full profiles below.

Update 29 March 2021: Trilegal management committee partner Nishant Parikh commented in a statement: “There is nothing more satisfying than to see these young lawyers, most of whom started their careers with us, excel and carve out a name for themselves in the profession. This is a diverse group with expertise in areas that have seen consistent growth over the years. This is one of our largest partnership promotions and reflects our commitment to nurturing and promoting the next generation of leaders.”

Fellow management committee partner partner Sridhar Gorthi added: “This is a very happy day for all of us. The sheer quality on display here leaves no doubt that the future of the firm is in excellent hands. It gives us great pleasure to welcome each of the candidates to the partnership. Congratulations and well done.”

Profiles of each partner, according to Trilegal

Yash Bansal, partner, asset management and funds, Mumbai

Yash’s expertise includes advising on financial services, financial regulatory and securities laws, including inbound and outbound investment structures and strategies. In addition to advising general partners on the structuring and formation of investment funds and other asset management platforms, he has represented institutional investors, development finance institutions and family offices on their commitments to investment funds. He joined Trilegal in 2018 and has previously worked at leading law firms in India. He is an alumnus of NALSAR (2011).

Gautam Chawla, competition, New Delhi

Gautam advises Indian and multinational clients on a wide range of competition law matters including complex merger control, restrictive practices, market dominance, cartel investigations, and competition compliance. He represents clients in contentious matters and regularly appears before the Competition Commission of India, the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, and the Supreme Court of India. He is an alumnus of the School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore (2011).

Jyotsna Jayaram, TMT, Bengaluru

Jyotsna has transactional & advisory experience in the technology and telecom space. Her core areas of expertise include data privacy, telecom licensing, OTT services, digital communications, broadcasting and media laws, content regulation, IPR, payment and settlement systems, e-commerce, cybersecurity, outsourcing and commercial contracts. Jyotsna also works with domestic and overseas clients on a wide range of corporate matters in the TMT sector. She is an alumnus of the School of Law, Christ University, Bangalore (2011).

Ankit Kejriwal, corporate, Mumbai

Ankit concentrates his practice on public mergers and acquisitions, private equity, and restructuring transactions. He regularly represents strategic clients and private equity firms on a broad range of mergers, acquisitions, minority investments, joint ventures and dispositions across a wide variety of industries. He joined Trilegal in 2019 and has previously worked at two of India’s leading law firms. He is an alumnus of NALSAR (2011).

Pallav Shukla, partner, disputes, white-collar crimes & investigations, New Delhi

Pallav’s practice focuses on defence in anti-corruption and money laundering enforcement and debarment. He also represents clients in civil and criminal remedies for IPR infringement, data theft and cybercrimes. Pallav regularly conducts internal investigations, designs and implements whistle-blower programs and anti-corruption training modules. His practice also focuses on high stakes industrial and labour disputes. Pallav is an alumnus of Harvard Law School (2015) and ILS Law College (2010).

Last year Trilegal had promoted two, while in 2019 it had promoted six.

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