•  •  Dark Mode

Your Interests & Preferences

I am a...

law firm lawyer
in-house company lawyer
litigation lawyer
law student
aspiring student
other

Website Look & Feel

 •  •  Dark Mode
Old Frontpage Layout

Save preferences

Dua Associates

22 February 2019

Dua Associates Chennai partner Senthil Kumar Ramamoorthy has now been confirmed and appointed as additional judge of the Madras high court.

26 September 2017

McDonald’s India has approached the Delhi high court seeking to enforce a 13 September London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA) partial award to appoint experts to value and sell estranged former managing director Vikram Bakshi's stake in the North and Eastern India local franchise of the fast food giant, reported Mint, the Economic Times and others.

29 August 2017

Tatva Legal Delhi-based former managing partner Shishir Sharma and two non-equity partners - Seher Ali and Natasha Tuli - are rejoining Dua Associates, the firm Sharma had left seven years ago with 50 other lawyers from Dua in one of the largest-ever breakaways in the Indian legal market.

14 July 2017

“In a major setback to the US- based fast food chain McDonald's in India, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) today restored its estranged partner Vikram Bakshi as the Managing Director of Connaught Plaza Restaurant Ltd. The tribunal has said the meeting of Connaught Plaza Restaurants Ltd (CPRL) of August 6, 2013 in which Bakshi was removed as MD of the company was illegal, unjust and malafide,” reported the PTI.

24 May 2017

Dua Associates has grown its equity partnership by two, and made two new salaried partners in the Gurgaon, Delhi and Mumbai corporate teams.

15 March 2017

Dua Associates acted for Canara Bank in the sale of its 13.45% stake in Can Fin Homes, which was bought by Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund GIC for Rs 753.77 crore in an off-market deal on 10 March 2017.

19 October 2016

Dua Associates has reabsorbed its former fee earner R Ganesh, in its Chennai office as partner in the firm, after Dua’s Chennai partner Aarthi Narayanan left to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.

07 October 2016

Dua Associates Chennai partner Aarthi Lakshmi Narayanan has joined Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas as a partner focusing on real estate.

10 May 2016

Dua Associates merged with Thakore Jariwala & Associates in Mumbai and SAK & Associates in Chandigarh, bringing three new equity partners into the Dua partnership, according to Bar & Bench.

The firm also added three lawyers from the two cities as salaried partners, promoted five of its managers to partners in Delhi, Bangalore and Chennai, and re-absorbed one former lawyer as partner in Delhi thus making nine new salaried partners in all.

Mumbai

Thakore Jariwala’s founding partners Hetal Thakore and ZA Jariwala joined Dua as equity partners, and its partners Agnes Baradia and Jyoti Ghag joined as salaried partners. Thakore and Jariwala focus on litigation.

Chandigarh

SAK managing partner Siddhartha Kumar joined Dua as equity partner and independent Chandigarh lawyer Aman Bahri joined as a salaried partner. Bahri is a litigator, Kumar focusses on corporate.

Delhi

Managers Amarta Roy and Suneera Tandon were promoted to parter. Independent litigator Munawwar Naseem re-joined the firm, as partner, after a gap of five years.

Bangalore

Managers Rayappa Hadagali and P K Shrikara were promoted to partner.

Chennai

Manager Arjun Suresh was promoted to partner.

03 July 2015

PatodiaDua Associates managing partner Ranji Dua has confirmed that senior disputes partner Shiraz Patodia and her team would remain at the firm, less than a month after she had given notice to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) in Delhi, as first reported by Legally India on 1 July.

01 July 2015

PatodiaDua Associates senior Delhi litigation partner Shiraz Patodia, who had reportedly agreed to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) earlier this month, may stay at Dua Associates after all, according to four authoritative sources.

08 June 2015

J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Covington Burling advised the world’s largest brewer Anheuser-Busch InBev on its exit from a joint venture with RJ Corp, which was advised by Dua Associates.

JSA partner Upendra Nath Sharma, senior Associate Rishabh Gupta and associate Ritunjay Gupta with intermitten strategic inputs from JSA chairman and founder Jyoti Sagar acted for the Belgium-headquartered brewery, which will now operate through Crown Beers India.

Dua partner Himanshu Narayan, manager Amarta Roy and associate Shloka acted for RJ Corp.

The deal will allow Anheuser-Busch InBev, whichhas over one-fourth of the world’s market share for beer including brands such as Budweiser, Corona, Stella Artois, Beck’s, Leffe and Hoegaarden, to expand in India independently through additional brand investment and capacity expansion, explained JSA in its press release.

AB InBev will exit the joint venture, paying anywhere between $100m and $150m to Ravi Jaipuria-owned RJ Corp, reported Mint.

08 June 2015

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) corporate and M&A principal associate Kunal Mehra will join Dua Associates as a partner, reported Bar & Bench.

Last week SAM hired senior Dua litigation partner Shiraz Patodia and two partners for its Delhi litigation team.

05 June 2015

PatodiaDua Associates' second-largest equity holder Shiraz Patodia will join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas with her team of partners Priyanka Sharma Goswami and Anusuya Sadhu Sinha, and manager Saloni Tuteja and senior associate Amrita Sharma.

Latest comments