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17 September 2018

Former Khaitan & Co partner and PXV Law Partners co-founder GT Thomas Phillippe has today joined technology and food delivery giant Zomato, which has been using AZB as its adviser, in Delhi as general counsel (GC).

03 July 2018

HCL Infosystems general counsel Rajeev Choubey has joined cement giant LafargeHolcim’s Indian unit ACC Cement as general counsel yesterday.

02 July 2018

Former Trilegal of counsel Rachika Sahay, who has been power company Ostro Energy’s general counsel (GC) in May 2015, has joined HSA Advocates as a partner.

27 June 2018

OYO, the technology-driven hotel chain, has hired Rakesh Prusti, the Max Healthcare director legal, regulatory affairs and compliance, as its general counsel (GC).

26 June 2018

Punj Lloyd Infrastructure head legal Amit Gupta has joined Vikram Solar as head of its legal and business and corporate affairs function.

16 April 2018

JP Morgan managing director and India head of legal Jigar Shah will be joining KKR in Mumbai as its India head of legal in a new role, according to two sources with knowledge of the move.

15 February 2018

Former GE Power South Asia general counsel (GC) Manjaree Chowdhary joined Maruti Suzuki India as a GC this month, according to her Linked-in profile.

30 January 2018

Tata Sons former general counsel (GC) Bharat Vasani, has completed the handover of reins at India’s largets conglomerate’s parent company, and will be retiring from tomorrow.

21 December 2017

Bangalore-based fintech company BankBazaar in October concluded over 100 days of negotiating an investment transaction, pulling in $30m from London-based credit agency giant Experian and others, as reported by Techcrunch.

04 October 2017

Lupin Limited head legal Dr Vivek Mittal has joined Danaher Corporation Diagnostics Platform as its regional counsel for the Middle East, Turkey, Africa and India, effective 22 September.

12 September 2017

Khaitan & Co partner Joyjyoti Misra will become the new India general counsel (GC) of global taxi 2.0 giant Uber, after the former Uber India GC Mohit Abraham moved to San Francisco in July to become legal director for regulatory and the Americas.

19 June 2017

Former AZB & Partners Delhi partner and capital markets practice head Meera Singh, who had left the firm in May, has joined consultancy KPMG as general counsel reported Bar & Bench.

25 May 2017

Wipro general counsel Inderpreet Sawhney joined Infosys as its chief compliance officer and general counsel to replace David Kennedy who was removed by Infosys in December 2016, as first reported by VCCircle and reported by Mint and others.

12 May 2017

General Counsel (GC) from 87 Indian companies would mostly like foreign law firms (FLFs) to come into India, but fewer than half of them would prefer giving their business to the FLFs, even though a majority of them find that the FLFs are generally more competent than Indian law firms.

08 May 2017

/images/uploads/20170508-113211_200.jpgFormer Kolkata-based Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) and Amarchand Mangaldas partner Niloy Pyne, who joined to US based consulting firm Barret & Averro in 2015, has joined the VFS Global Group as its group general counsel (GC).

04 May 2017

Murali Neelakantan, who had left Indian pharma giant Cipla as global general counsel in 2015, has re-entered the in-house and pharmaceuticals space with Glenmark Pharmaceuticals after two years focusing on several legal education-related interests.

27 March 2017

Internally sometimes called the youngest legal head of India’s largest and oldest biscuit maker, Britannia Industries head of legal Burhan Khalid has litigation on his platter, and a lot of it.

27 February 2017

J Sagar Associates (JSA) Delhi regulatory and policy salaried partner Nitin Kala, joined the Dubai headquarters of a subsidiary of Mumbai-founded tech company Directi, as first reported by Bar & Bench.

02 February 2017

Dev Bajpai, executive director legal & corporate affairs at Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), and vice president legal for South Asia at Unilever, has been appointed as executive director at HUL’s board of eight members.

25 January 2017

PayU Payments India vice president legal, regulatory and compliance, Sheetal Sawhney Kapur, has joined Google India’s legal team.

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