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AZB & Partners

12 July 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has topped the list of 13 domestic law firms’ M&A mandates by value of deals done with $6.2bn worth of transactions, followed by AZB & Partners and Vaish Associates, with stronger performances across the board than at the same time last year.

11 July 2016

Nirma will buy Lafarge India’s assets for $1.4bn from LafargeHolcim according to reports, with several law firms getting a slice of the action including Ashwath Rau’s old and new firm.

30 June 2016

The notice period of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) partner Ganesh Rao, who has been handing over matters at the firm since resigning together with partner Ashwath Rau, Anu Tiwari and Dhruv Singal for AZB & Partners around 23 April, is now also over.

21 June 2016

Taxi aggregator Uber started a joint venture with Tata Motors, which envisages Uber drivers buying Tata cars financed via Tata Capital Financial Services and Tata Motors Finance loans with insurance from Tata.

17 June 2016

HDFC Standard Life Insurance, a joint venture between HDFC and Standard Life, will be absorbing Max Life Insurance and Max Financial Services, according to reports, in what is billed as the biggest ever consolidation in the private insurance space in India.

14 June 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai projects partner L Viswanathan and corporate partner Jaya Singhania advised Welspun Energy on selling the assets of Welspun Renewable Energy to Tata Power, which was advised by AZB & Partners partner Shameek Chaudhuri.

06 June 2016

Expressly joined AZB (in Lower Parel): Ashwath RauCyril Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai corporate partner Ashwath Rau has joined AZB & Partners today, confirmed managing partner Zia Mody for the first time.

06 June 2016

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) advised Japanese conglomerate Sumitomo Corp on its Rs 623.44 crore ($93m) buy of 44.98 per cent stake in Excel Crop Care which was advised by AZB & Partners.

03 June 2016

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01 June 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Mumbai star corporate partner Ashwath Rau and AZB & Partners Delhi senior partner Percy Billimoria have both served out their notice period in record time, with today being the last day at their respective firms until they swap firms later this week.

31 May 2016

Around 25 fee-earners in the team of Ashwath Rau, who is set to join AZB & Partners Mumbai office with at least three partners, have been told that today will be their last day in the office, according to reliable sources.

25 May 2016

BillimoriaCyril Amarchand Mangaldas has confirmed the hire of AZB & Partners senior partner Percy Billimoria as head of Delhi and chair of disputes, regulatory, advocacy and policy practice, as first reported by Legally India last week.

23 May 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas partner and national competition head Nisha Kaur Uberoi handed in her resignation yesterday and is set to join AZB & Partners in the coming months.

20 May 2016

Percy BillimoriaCyril Amarchand Mangaldas will hire senior AZB & Partners Delhi partner Percival Billimoria to head up its Delhi office and national litigation practice, according to three authoritative sources.

20 May 2016

Uberoi: Very likely to be heading Zia-wayCyril Amarchand Mangaldas partner and competition head Nisha Kaur Uberoi is close to joining AZB & Partners in Mumbai.

05 May 2016

Shagoofa Rashid Khan, the senior director and legal and compliance head at IDFC Alternatives, will join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as a funds partner to take over some of the practice left by Ashwath Rau, who will be joining AZB & Partners, according to authoritative sources.

23 April 2016

Ashwath Rau exodises 3 more CAM partners to AZBThree Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas non-equity partners - Ganesh Rao, Anu Tiwari and Dhruv Singhal - have handed in their notice today and will join AZB & Partners with the head of their team, Ashwath Rau, who announced his departure earlier this month.

20 April 2016

Ganpathy: To make mark as a seniorAZB & Partners Delhi partner Nanju Ganpathy has been designated as senior advocate of the Delhi high court, and talks to Legally India about his career and plans.

12 April 2016

yvlac0vrThe ex-general counsel (GC) of UTV-founder Ronnie Screwvala’s fund Unilazer Ventures, Archana Rajaram, left the company to go independent this month, now advising the venture capital funds Unilazer Ventures, IDG Ventures and Matrix Partners and others as an independent general counsel.

12 April 2016

Graphic via MintBoth sides of the now divided Amarchand Mangaldas family empire have considerably increased their recruitments for 2017 from top law schools, many top firms have filled up their quota from recruits from top law schools already.

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