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partner hires

This page includes all partner hires and senior moves between Indian law firms.

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11 September 2015

Hammurabi & Solomon Mumbai head and equity partner Vidya Adsule, who had merged her practice with the firm in March 2014, has left it in August 2015.

09 September 2015

AZB & Partners Mumbai partner Kalpana Merchant is leaving to pursue opportunities on her own, confirmed AZB senior partner Bahram Vakil today.

09 September 2015

Shardul Amarchand scoops MandalAZB & Partners Mumbai partner Shuva Mandal has resigned from the firm and will join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas in Mumbai.

01 September 2015

Senior Mumbai Trilegal partner Amit Tambe will leave the firm.

31 August 2015

In April earlier this year, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) acquired three out of four MNK Law Offices partners in Delhi but three authoritative sources have confirmed that the fourth partner, Probal Bhaduri, has now joined PDS Legal offices in Delhi.

24 August 2015

Intellectual property (IP) firm LexOrbis, which set up a Bangalore office in April, has merged with local IP boutique Inolyst, which was set up by Dilip Kumar.

24 August 2015

Former Luthra & Luthra Delhi litigation partner Ashish Prasad is now a partner in Economic Laws Practice’ Delhi disputes practice, according to a press release from the firm.

Prasad, who was poached by ELP from Luthra, is the sixth partner in ELP’s Delhi office, after counting associate partners as well, according to ELP’s emailed announcement confirming his joining the firm.

He is a 2003-graduate alumnus of Delhi University’s law school and also had a stint at Lall & Sethi before Luthra and ELP.

His expertise includes commercial litigation, intellectual property, contracts, government and regulatory work in telecom, infrastructure, FMCG, pharma, information technology, media, foreign investments and the defence sector, according to ELP’s press release.

19 August 2015

Former Linklaters Singapore managing associate Pallavi Gopinath Aney is set to join Baker & McKenzie as a partner, an authoritative source has confirmed to Legally India.

07 August 2015

Former JDS Law Chambers founding partner Jivesh Chandrayan merged his firm into Kochhar & Co and joined Kochhar as a partner in its Delhi corporate practice.

The Delhi university LLB and Cardiff University LLM graduate Chandrayan commented in Kochhar’s press release: “I am excited to be part of the Kochhar team and look forward to significantly contributing to the firm’s growth as part of the Corporate & M&A Practice Group.”

Kochhar & Co managing partner Rohit Kochhar commented: “His experience and impressive professional credentials will be invaluable to our accomplished corporate and commercial practice and will benefit our global clientele.”

After three Kochhar partners left the firm to join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Kochhar hired banking partner Sumit Phatela in Gurgaon, Gaurav Chatterjee in real estate and litigation in Chennai, Prateush Sharma as indirect tax partner in Mumbai and Saloni Gupta as corporate partner in Delhi.

22 July 2015

GandhiJ Sagar Associates (JSA) funds formation partner Jay Gandhi and his team of five associates will join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) in Mumbai under former JSA senior partner and SAM Mumbai Akshay Chudasama.

20 July 2015

Singh: New challengePhoenix Legal Mumbai partner Kartikeya Singh is understood to join investment bank Bank of America (BoA) Merrill Lynch in August as its deputy general counsel (GC) India.Phoenix Legal Mumbai partner Kartikeya Singh is understood to join investment bank Bank of America (BoA) Merrill Lynch in August as its deputy general counsel (GC) India.

16 July 2015

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has hired former Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi principal associate Mekhla Anand as an indirect tax salaried partner in its new Delhi office.

16 July 2015

Life at the Cam to life at the CitiCyril Amarchand Mangaldas partner designate Nidhi Parekh will join Citi India’s legal team as senior vice president.

15 July 2015

Jeet Sen Gupta, who left Economic Laws Practice (ELP) in April, has joined Juris Corp as its eighth partner, managing partner H Jayesh told Bar & Bench, saying: “As a firm, we are implementing growth drivers and as part of that strategy, Jeet has joined us and will help us take the firm to the next level.”

Juris Corp had promoted two to partner in March, following a string of senior and junior departures.

We have reached out to ELP managing partner Rohan Shah for comment.

13 July 2015

Mishra: Continues India-London splitAijt Mishra, who had joined Wragge & Co as a close best friend focusing on Indian law, has joined Penningtons Manches as its London-based India group co-head.

08 July 2015

Ud: Focussing on Chennai from BangaloreLitigator Udayarkar Rangarajan has joined Khaitan & Co as an associate partner based in Bangalore, from where he will focus on building the practice in Chennai.

07 July 2015

Delhi Suri & Co partner Shashank Garg has rejoined Advani & Co, which he had left around 18 months ago to explore growth opportunities outside Advani, where he was a partner.