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05 January 2010

singapore_skyline-HDR-byChristopher_Chan_thDua Associates is opening an office in Singapore this month with the former Asia Pacific general counsel of Procter & Gamble. The firm has also hired two lateral equity partners for its Delhi office.

05 January 2010

Calving icebergAt least 20 to 30 lawyers from Dua Associates are starting up a new national law firm with offices in Delhi, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Mumbai.

15 December 2009

Mumbai_gateway-lgPlatinum Partners has expanded with a second partner in Mumbai, hiring Thakker & Thakker partner Gautam Bhat.

07 December 2009

amarchand-cyril_shroff_small_thumb_100x125Amarchand-Shardul_Shroff_thAmarchand Mangaldas has been increasingly turning to the UK and Ireland for talent making three innovative hires in recent weeks alone. So what is the Shroffs' game plan? Is Amarchand spreading its wings to turn into a global law firm?

01 October 2009

delhi_gate_thTitus & Co has hired two associates and re-hired an associate after completing an LLM degree abroad.

16 September 2009

Amarchand_mumbai_officeAmarchand Mangaldas has hired the former general counsel of private equity firm Sun Apollo as a partner for its Mumbai private equity and M&A practice.

15 September 2009

delhi_high_courtSeth Dua & Associates has hired a senior associate from arbitration specialists Kachwaha & Partners, continuing to grow its contentious practice.

07 September 2009

NLU_Jodhpur_thTrilegal has recruited seven final-year students from National Law University (NLU) Jodhpur, almost filling up its fresher quota for the year.

04 September 2009

AZB_-_Ajay_Bahl_BnW_smallAZB & Partners Delhi has hired an indirect tax partner and his team from accountants KPMG, hoping to grow the tax advisory business at the law firm which will compete in the traditional domain of accountancy firms.

 

27 August 2009

crowd_thLuthra & Luthra has made 10 pre-placement offers (PPOs) to final year law students at three national law schools. The firm has also hired six lateral associates, with the fresh batch of seven new law school graduates now starting.

26 August 2009

LuthraLuthra-Ashwin_Sapra_thLuthra & Luthra has hired two more India-returnees, making up four international hires in only three months. Ashwin Sapra joins as a group head from an in-house position at a US pharmaceutical company and Piyush Mishra has rejoined the firm as a group head from Allen & Overy (A&O).

07 August 2009

Amarchand_Mangaldas_delhiAmarchand Mangaldas has hired a Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer lawyer as a principal associate designate in its Delhi office.

31 July 2009

bangalore_th2Luthra & Luthra has hired an Amarchand Mangaldas senior associate, as targeting expansion in Bangalore. The firm also paid out bonuses last week and increased base salaries earlier this year but it has delayed its announced lockstep conversion process until the end of the year.

14 July 2009

Juris_corp-Hoshedar_Wadia_thOne of Juris Corp's senior associates has rejoined the firm after a three year stint in-house at ICICI Bank and in the last three months the firm has also taken on six lawyers from law school and two junior lawyers returning after completing LLMs abroad.

08 July 2009

delhi_gate_thPlatinum Partners has grown its lawyer ranks by a quarter in the last three months, taking on three law school graduates and a lateral associate from White & Case in London.

19 June 2009

DesaiDiwanji-AnojMenon_thDesai & Diwanji has poached a team of four lawyers from Crawford Bayley, taking on one senior associate as a partner.

04 June 2009

amarchand-cyril_shroff_small_thumb_100x125Amarchand's Kolkata head has quit the firm to pursue interests outside the law.

Krishnava Dutt was the only partner based in Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co's Kolkata office of more than 20 lawyers.

The firm will relocate Delhi corporate partner Kalpataru Tripathy to fill his space and lead the office.

Amarchand co-managing partner Cyril Shroff (pictured) told Legally India that the terms of Dutt's departure were amicable.

03 June 2009

Mumbai_gatewayTrilegal spin-off Phoenix Legal has added two associates in Delhi, vowing to significantly expand its practice there and in Mumbai with lateral hires.

The firm is hoping to hire a lateral partner for its Mumbai office and to double it in size to 10 lawyers by the end of the year.

Phoenix founding partner Abhishek Saxena said: "We are looking around for a couple of candidates. Although we'd be keen to get a partner, if it does not materialise we may want to get a very senior associate."
02 June 2009

FoxMandal_Vinay-DwarkadasFoxMandal Little has hired a partner to head its New Delhi intellectual property (IP) practice of three lawyers.

Vinay Dwarkadas joined from Khaitan & Co's Mumbai office where he was a senior associate.

Dwarkadas (pictured) said that he hoped to greatly expand the existing IP practice at FoxMandal: "I have to be its backbone and want to take it forward for years to come. I plan to be here for a long time."

27 March 2009

Khaitan & Co has hired senior associate Bharat Anand from UK magic circle firm Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

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