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Fox Mandal & Co

Fox Mandal & Co is the Delhi-headquartered partnership, formerly known as FoxMandal Little, which is led by managing partner Som Mandal.
05 March 2018

A keen-eyed reader has brought to our notice that Fox & Mandal, Kolkata, has published an advertisement in the Kolkata-based Telegraph newspaper, stating that the venerable firm, “has no other branch in any part of the country”, especially not Fox Mandal:

22 April 2016

Som Mandal: Happy

While the Delhi office of Fox Mandal may have seen better days, Som Mandal, its Delhi region managing partner has stood for West Bengal assembly elections in Shyampukur on a BJP ticket.

10 February 2015

Lawyers attack each other, sometimesWith Amarchand Mangaldas having agreed to break up into two firms by 1 April after a public Bombay high court battle over a family inheritance and control of the firm, we took a closer look at the few Indian lawyers who've sued other lawyers.

01 May 2014

Fox Mandal Noida projects partner Rajesh Sehgal has quit the firm to move in-house to Singapore, reported Bar & Bench, reducing the number of non-family partners at the firm to three - Swati Sinha, Jyoti Virmani and Veronica Mohan - after departures of corporate partners Dev Ashish Mishra and Sudish Sharma last year.

Sehgal declined to comment to Bar & Bench but confirmed his departure. In respect of information from the website's sources that the firm still owed former and current staff money, as first reported in Legally India since 2009, Delhi-area managing partner Som Mandal said: "We don’t owe any money to anyone who has left recently." [Bar & Bench].

21 November 2012

Ajit Mishra The founding partner of FoxMandal’s London office, who resigned in September, will set up his own firm in the New Year in an alliance with UK firm Wragge & Co.

25 June 2012

FoxMandalExclusive: Fox Mandal Delhi corporate and capital markets partner Sumes Dewan, who joined the firm two-and-a-half years ago, has resigned, leaving only around four non-family partners in the firm’s Delhi office.

10 April 2012

imageSenior associate and partner promotions at 5 firms, including three new partners HSA Advocates, one partner promotion at Bhasin & Co, two new Vaish senior associates, one MV Kini partner and two FoxMandal laterals and 10 senior-level associates.

22 February 2012

Gupta, Jha, Bishnoi (l. to r.)Exclusive: SRGR Law Offices have filed a first information report (FIR) against Fox Mandal, whose offices were investigated by police today, alleging that Fox’s December 2011 FIR was mala fide and that FoxMandal had supplied false information to police officers and public servants.

22 February 2012

Mahapatra Juris Corp has hired former FoxMandal litigation co-head and partner Sandeep Kumar Mahapatra for its Delhi office.

08 February 2012

Fox NoidaExclusive: FoxMandal Delhi and Little & Co have separated earlier today with Little repaying Fox the original stake purchased in the Bombay solicitors firm when they merged in 2006.

23 December 2011

Exclusive in today’s Mint: Revealing two years of research, over 20 interviews with current and former lawyers, and never-read-before insider details and accounts, read the most definitive and balanced account published so far of Fox Mandal Delhi’s financial woes and how the merger between Fox and Little & Co Mumbai unravelled. 

22 December 2011

bombay-high-court-oval Exclusive: The Bombay High Court today ended the mediation between Fox Mandal & Co Delhi and Little & Co, which also lifted the court’s earlier stay order, opening the way for continuing Som Mandal’s criminal complaint in Noida against three Little partners and the pre-existing arbitration between the firms to de-merge.

14 December 2011

FoxMandal_Noida-h Delhi and Kolkata-headquartered FoxMandal and Bombay solicitors firm Little & Co attempts to rescue their 2006 merger have failed, ending up in the High Courts.

30 September 2011

imageFour senior counsel and Naik in SLP against immovable property rental service tax; AZB Bangalore Muthoot debentures; Universal-Wadia Ghandy Pizza Hut deal; Infrastructure India windfarm buy with 3 foreign firms and KhaiCo, MMB; ANM for Godrej in cyber squatter; Rs 200 crore P&A Kemrock buy; Amarchand Essar delisting.

25 May 2011

FoxMandal_Noida-h Exclusive: Former FoxMandal Delhi partner Ravi Bishnoi has filed a summary suit in the Delhi High Court to recover Rs 79.4 lakh ($174,000) from the firm, almost two years after he resigned as partner following allegedly unpaid dues.

16 May 2011

clip_image002[5]FoxMandal Little (FML) has announced that it is merging with the boutique practice of Tony Khindria called LexIndia, which has offices in Delhi, Paris and London.

01 October 2010

FoxMandal Delhi acted as the lender’s sole legal counsel for state power sector unit Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) and others in the development of a 1,320MW thermal power project in Andhra Pradesh.

18 August 2010

miningFoxMandal Little and French international firm Gide Loyrette Nouel won the government's mandate to take Manganese Ore (India) Ltd (MOIL) to its initial public offering (IPO) by putting in the lowest bid-price yet compared to recent disinvestments.

03 March 2010

bandra-kurla-complex_by-ZadeusMajmudar & Co will follow its clients and move from South Mumbai to a larger office in the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in North-Central Mumbai, as the firm has hired Little & Co corporate partner Shreyas Patel with one associate.