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TTA promotes 2nd counsel: NUJS ‘05 Deepa Christopher in corporate

NUJS Kolkata 2005 alumnus Deepa Christopher was promoted to counsel at Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) effective 1 October.

Christopher had a stint in-house at Infosys before joining TTA in 2008.

TTA partner Feroz Dubash commented: “We are delighted at Deepa’s promotion to Counsel. She has been at the forefront of our corporate practice and has worked on some of our most challenging transactions, particularly in the areas of insurance, pharma and data protection. We look forward to continuing to work with her in her new role.”

Talwar Thakore & Associates now has tp;;6 partners (Kunal Thakore, Feroz Dubash, Sonali Mahapatra, Rahul Gulati, Rituparno Bhattacharya and Shruti Zota) and 2 counsel (Ram Kumar in Delhi and now Deepa Christopher in Mumbai).

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Like +15 Object -0 Token TT&A User 03 Oct 18, 15:53  interesting  top rated
Congratulations, Deepa! All the best for your new role and responsibilities! :D
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Like +18 Object -0 Alias 03 Oct 18, 16:03  interesting  top rated
Congratulation to Deepa. Well deserved and very nice person to work with.
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Like +15 Object -0 Guest 03 Oct 18, 16:28  interesting  top rated
Congratulations Deepa! Really proud of you!
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Like +15 Object -1 Well Wisher 03 Oct 18, 18:12  interesting  top rated
Congratulations Deepa. Your hard work is recognised. All the best.
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Like +2 Object -11 No Partner? 03 Oct 18, 18:34
“forefront of our corporate practice and has worked on some of our most challenging transactions“ & still you (or firm) don’t make partner. How is counsel different from partner? Any insights, please?
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Like +0 Object -10 Allah 04 Oct 18, 09:38
Low bargaining power hence, lower designation and pay.
Too good to be an Associate anymore.
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Like +15 Object -2 Insight 04 Oct 18, 14:03  interesting  top rated
Being a partner is not for everybody. Being a counsel allows you to focus on legal work and execution, without worrying about firm administration, business development, new clients and so on. It is well suited for people who do not want to be on a partnership track, and there are several very happy and satisfied counsels.
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Like +11 Object -0 The Infy Crowd 04 Oct 18, 11:31  interesting
Congrats, Deepa!
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Like +12 Object -16 Mukt Atma 04 Oct 18, 13:09  controversial
To be honest, TTA does not have a corporate practice. It is an out and out banking & finance practice. The attrition has been very very high lately. TTA does not remain a great place to work anymore. Internal politics, favouritism, prefential treatment to a select few is now the new norm in TTA. If I am not wrong, almost 10-15 people have left TTA in the last few months. That speak volumes about their ability to retain good people anymore. Sonali and Rahul should buck up.
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Like +8 Object -5 Mukt 05 Oct 18, 06:11  controversial
It sounds like you have a grudge against them.
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Like +9 Object -12 Fanney Khan 04 Oct 18, 16:35  controversial
This is so true. Someone spoke the truth and finally.
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Like +21 Object -5 TTA CAM 04 Oct 18, 22:14  interesting  top rated  controversial
SA in CAM from TAA is now regretting. Why did I come to G? Why?
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Like +8 Object -0 G-CAM-G 08 Oct 18, 10:14  interesting
Run run run....
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