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Khaitan & Co

26 June 2015

AbrahamKhaitan & Co associate partner in the Delhi litigation team, Mohit Abraham, will join taxi aggregator Uber to head up its Indian legal function as its legal director India.

26 June 2015

Luthra & Luthra is acting for fast-growing RBL Bank of 183 branches, formerly called Ratnakar Bank, which aims to raise Rs 1,100 crore ($173m) via initial public offering (IPO), with AZB & Partners and Dorsey & Whitney acting for the bankers, led by Kotak Mahindra Capital Company.

AZB Mumbai partner Varoon Chandra with senior associate Lionel D’Almeida acted for the lead managers. Dorsey Hong Kong partners John Chrisman and Kenneth Kwok advised on international laws.

Luthra & Luthra Mumbai partner Manan Lahoty acted for the issuers.

Khaitan & Co Mumbai associate partner Madhur Kohli was domestic counsel for two selling shareholders, Beacon and Gpe, that together sold 13 million shares according to the Business Standard.

24 June 2015

Khaitan & Co has confirmed the joining of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas principal associate Manisha Shroff in its Mumbai banking and finance practice as an associate partner.

17 June 2015

The hearing between advocate Deepak Khosla and Khaitan & Co in Kolkata on Thursday (18 June) will be video recorded, in what may be a first in any of the country’s high courts.

16 June 2015

Vedanta Resources subsidiaries Vedanta India and Cairn merged, assisted by Khaitan & Co as sole domestic legal adviser, according to its press release, and Ashurst's India practice.

The following Khaitan team advised:

Haigreve Khaitan, Partner; Sharad Abhyankar, Partner; Mehul Shah, Associate Partner; Tarunya Krishnan, Principal Associate and Harsh Kabra, Associate.

The following members assisted the core transaction team:

Corporate Due-Diligence - Soumyadri Chattopadhyaya, Associate; Aayush Mohata, Associate; Parvati Parkkot, Associate and Umang Singh, Associate

Capital Markets – Sudhir Bassi, Executive Director

ESOPs – Daksha Baxi, Executive Director

Energy, Infrastructure and Resources – Dibyanshu, Associate Partner

Ashurst London partners Tom Mercer and Richard Gubbins led the transaction on non-Indian laws, while US securities law partner Stuart Rubin advised from Hong Kong.

01 June 2015

AZB & Partners advised global Argentina-founded IT and software development company Globant on buying, for up to around $25m, Pune-based product engineering firm Clarice Technologies which was advised by Khaitan & Co.

AZB Bangalore partner Anind Thomas and senior associate Percis Anklesaria acted for Globant.

Khaitan Bangalore partner Rajiv Khaitan, associate partner Vinay Joy and associates Karandeep Makkar and Kirti Krishna acted for Clarice.

The deal is worth Rs 125 to Rs 160 crore, reported the Economic Times.

01 June 2015

Nalsar Hyderabad’s class of 74 LLB students graduating this year have secured 52 jobs with domestic and foreign law firms, in house, Big Four consulting and other organizations. Khaitan & Co and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas were the largest recruiters from the batch.

15 May 2015

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai-based principal associate Manisha Shroff is set to join Khaitan & Co, according to authoritative sources.

28 April 2015

RSG top 40 (via Mint)If all you care about are the top spots, not much has changed in the rankings of the 40 leading corporate Indian law firms that London-based RSG Consulting has produced since 2008.

27 April 2015

Khaitan & Co promoted 30 senior associates to principal associate and 28 associates to senior associate across all offices last month, according to information shared by the firm on request.

18 April 2015

NUJSNUJS Kolkata has set a new Day Zero record, with 40 students having accepted jobs after kicking off its 2016-batch campus recruitments on 17 and 18 April.

16 April 2015

SinhaShardul Shroff has hired a third associate partner from Khaitan & Co, with Abhishek Sinha who was promoted to salaried partner last month having resigned.

14 April 2015

GearingGetting the ratio of partners to non-partner fee-earners right has its rewards, but it is, at best, an inexact science.

13 April 2015

M&A League TablesIn what will possibly have been its last quarter of existing as a single firm, Amarchand Mangaldas again acted on the most valuable M&A deals though AZB & Partners emerged as the firm with the largest number of recorded transactions.

10 April 2015

Deepto RoyKhaitan & Co associate partner Deepto Roy will join the firm to be started by Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi partner Shardul Shroff in Mumbai.