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19 April 2019

AZB & Partners Mumbai competition counsel Rahul Rai, who we had reported in February to have resigned from AZB’s partnership to take up an of counsel position at the firm, has joined the chambers of senior advocate Gopal Subramanium in Delhi last month, we understand from several sources.

04 April 2019

Verus Advocates partner Charles De Souza has started up Meraki Chambers with his team, which he is intending to be a “hybrid between a partnership and a barrister style chamber”.

19 March 2019

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) tax partner Anay Banhatti has left and will be starting independent counsel practice, cementing the trend of tax lawyers choosing to join the bar in the lucrative and in-demand practice area.

08 February 2019

AZB & Partners Mumbai-based competition lawyer Rahul Rai, has announced internally that he would step down from partnership and take up counsel position at the firm instead (for now).

25 October 2018

Khaitan & Co disputes partner Sachin Mandlik is going independent, as had first been reported by Bar & Bench. Meanwhile, we understand that Khaitan is in advanced stages of finalising several senior hires in the space, and it vowed to expand its disputes presence both in Bangalore and Mumbai.

24 October 2018

J Sagar Associates (JSA) Mumbai-based disputes equity partner Ravichandra Hegde will be the fourth JSA partner to leave the firm for independent practice, according to a JSA press release yesterday.

13 July 2018

Sujit Ghosh, the co-founding partner of two best friends of Big 4 consultancies - BMR Legal and most recently Advaita Legal - is set to leave the firm soon, we have learned.

26 April 2018

Wadia Ghandy partner Kunal Vajani, who has been heading its Delhi office, has started up an independent chambers to focus purely on disputes, with an eye to build a UK-style barristers chambers practice.

11 April 2018

J Sagar Associates (JSA) Bangalore equity partner Murali Ananthasivan has gone independent to become an independent counsel again.

10 April 2018

J Sagar Associates (JSA) equity partner Mansoor Ali Shoket and ex-JSA salaried partner-turned-in-houser Nitin Kala have started Delhi-based regulatory boutique RegLaw Chambers.

13 June 2016

Rohan Shah: A giant of the law firm & tax world to go independentEconomic Laws Practice (ELP) managing partner Rohan Shah will retire from the firm to become an independent counsel.

21 March 2016

J Sagar Associates (JSA) Mumbai partner Somasekhar Sundaresan, one of the top securities lawyers in India, is set to resign and take up independent counsel practice, Legally India understands authoritatively.

05 January 2015

Balbir SinghDSK Legal Delhi corporate, competition and litigation partner Balbir Singh has resigned from the partnership to begin counsel practise in Delhi.

05 May 2014

Pramod Nair: Going soloJ Sagar Associates (JSA) Bangalore partner Promod Nair has started an independent arbitration practice.

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