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29 March 2016

Shroff, Chudasama: Singing from same (time) sheet

“He would have found it challenging,” says Pallavi Shroff, Delhi managing partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), about how Mumbai managing partner Akshay Chudasama, hired from the very different J. Sagar Associates (JSA), would have fit into the legacy firm had he joined before the break-up.

22 March 2016

JSA’s Berjis Desai answers the tough questions about Som Sundaresan’s departure.

26 February 2016

Anand PrasadWe caught up with Trilegal co-founder Anand Prasad, who will leave the firm to become an arguing counsel and potentially a politician, Legally India reported earlier this morning. Here’s more about his plans.

26 February 2016

Anand PrasadTrilegal Delhi-based co-founding partner Anand Prasad will leave the firm’s partnership to become an independent counsel and get into politics, three reliable, independent sources with knowledge of the development have confirmed.

14 September 2015

Dina Wadia and Shivpriya Nanda have been elected unopposed to become the J Sagar Associates (JSA)’s first joint managing partners.

09 September 2015

According to a press release from the Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM), yesterday was “an important day for the firm” after it has announced the “newly formed CAM governance structure for the practice areas, the constitution of various committees” which will be effective immediately and “form the framework that will help us move towards the aspirations we have set for ourselves”.

26 August 2015

J Sagar Associates (JSA) has finished its executive committee election, inducting three new members into the now-seven-strong committee, according to the firm’s press release.

31 July 2015

Janus: "The god of beginnings and transitions,[1] and thereby of gates, doors, doorways, passages and endings. He is usually depicted as having two faces, since he looks to the future and to the past."J Sagar Associates’ (JSA) partnership will elect seven partners into its executive committee in the coming months, out of whom two will become joint managing partners in an election slated for October.

10 June 2015

The CEO of Dhir & Dhir, Manju Mohotra, who had joined the firm in 2012 from Singhania & Partners, has resigned.

03 June 2015

ft12ey5zAs managing partner Berjis Desai’s exit nears and after the departure of senior Mumbai rainmaker Akshay Chudasama, concerns mount over the firm holding on to its democratic structure and how it can remain competitive for the next 25 years.

And if you’ve read the article in Mint already, click through for additional interesting transcripts from the interview.

14 May 2015

hg4aghfaShardul Shroff, the former co-managing partner of Amarchand Mangaldas Suresh A. Shroff & Co, is upbeat about his new firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, which was launched on Sunday (10 May) and opened doors in a new city, Mumbai, on Monday (11 May).

13 May 2015

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas managing partner Shardul Shroff has confirmed an increase in fresher pay to the highest level out of any firm.

13 May 2015

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas will integrate a so-called 360-degree feedback mechanism into the appraisals, and therefore the remuneration of all partners and associates, managing partner Cyril Shroff told Legally India in an interview last week when talking about the management structures of his new firm.

12 May 2015

Shroff has ambitious plans for life and work after the bitter family feud that broke up India's largest law firm, reports Kian  Ganz in today’s Mint.

11 May 2015

Cyril Shroff, who will launch his take on Amarchand Mangaldas today with new partnership Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, has confirmed the lateral hires made so far and partner moves to Delhi, while revealing that he planned to spend around half his time in Delhi in the first 12 months of the office.

28 April 2015

Clients & clocksIn the business of law, the limited resource is not raw materials, marketing budgets or factory output capacity; it is literally the available time of a firm’s lawyers.

28 April 2015

rfx4rlerCorporate and commercial law firms in India turned over just over $1 billion in revenue in the 2014-15 financial year, estimated London-based legal market consultancy RSG Consulting in its bi-annual report on the Indian legal industry based on a survey of more than 500 clients and 26 law firm managing partners.

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.

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