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partner hires

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

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07 July 2015

Former Rodyk & Davidson Singapore partner Ganesh Chandru has joined Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) in Delhi as an executive partner to head the firm’s international arbitration practice.

03 July 2015

PatodiaDua Associates managing partner Ranji Dua has confirmed that senior disputes partner Shiraz Patodia and her team would remain at the firm, less than a month after she had given notice to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) in Delhi, as first reported by Legally India on 1 July.

03 July 2015

Suzlon Energy senior legal counsel Naved Askari, who was heading the company’s corporate and operations legal team, is to join AZB & Partners as a Mumbai-based counsel, reported Bar & Bench.

The 1998 GLC Mumbia graduate has previously worked at Mulla & Mulla, Wadia Ghandy, and Wockhardt, before joining Suzlon in 2009.

02 July 2015

Pradeep Kumar Bagga, who has been with the State Bank of India for more than 30 years, has joined Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in Delhi as a senior consultant, according to a press release from the firm to “provide advice and guidance on general policy and regulations” and assist in “practice area development initiatives”, according to a press release from the firm.

02 July 2015

Baker & McKenzie International’s Singaporean member firm Baker & McKenzie.Wong & Leow has hired Prashanth Venkatesh as a local principal on 1 July.

01 July 2015

HSB Partners Chennai partner Varun Sriram has joined J Sagar Associates (JSA) in Chennai, reported Bar & Bench.

Sriram had been at HSB since graduating from Symbiosis Law School in 2006, followed by two two-year stints at Economic Laws Practice (ELP) and ALMT Legal before returning to HSB in 2012, becoming partner there in February 2014.

We have reached out to JSA, HSB and Sriram for comment.

Update: HSB partner TK Bhaskar commented: "We wish him all the best in his future endeavours."

Update 2: JSA managing partner Berjis Desai commented confirmed his joining as a retained partner.

JSA opened in Chennai in 2014 by merging with Vichar Partners.

01 July 2015

PatodiaDua Associates senior Delhi litigation partner Shiraz Patodia, who had reportedly agreed to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) earlier this month, may stay at Dua Associates after all, according to four authoritative sources.

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.

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.

08 June 2015

Platinum Partners partner Nivedita Tiwari will join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as a partner in Delhi.

08 June 2015

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) corporate and M&A principal associate Kunal Mehra will join Dua Associates as a partner, reported Bar & Bench.

Last week SAM hired senior Dua litigation partner Shiraz Patodia and two partners for its Delhi litigation team.

05 June 2015

PatodiaDua Associates' second-largest equity holder Shiraz Patodia will join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas with her team of partners Priyanka Sharma Goswami and Anusuya Sadhu Sinha, and manager Saloni Tuteja and senior associate Amrita Sharma.

03 June 2015

Kochhar & Co has hired former associate director legal (South Asia) of the Carlson Rezidor Group, Sumit Phatela, as a partner in its Gurgaon office’s corporate, banking and finance practice.

Phatela was previously working with the office of general counsel of Ernst & Young India, and had been at the banking & finance team of SNG & Partners’ Delhi office for five years, according to a press release from Kochhar.

Legally India reported earlier today that Kochhar also hired Universal Legal partner Gaurav Chatterjee in Chennai.

01 June 2015

Erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas’ Delhi-region principal associate and NLIU Bhopal grad Bishwajit Dubey, who had left the firm several months ago, has joined Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ Delhi office as a partner designate in litigation.

30 May 2015

AroraBharucha & Partners Delhi disputes partner Kapil Arora will join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas with a team of three associates.

29 May 2015

Ranjan NegiFormer Amarchand Mangaldas Gurgaon-based IP partner Ranjan Negi, who resigned from the Shardul Shroff managed region of the firm last month, will join Shardul’s brother’s split firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas with his team of five.

27 May 2015

Thanks, Roy, Singhvi, Gupta (top left, clockwise)Four J Sagar Associates (JSA) salaried partners - Ashoo Gupta, Mithun Thanks, Ashni Roy and Gaurav Singhi – and around 13 to 14 other fee-earners will be joining senior JSA partner Akshay Chudasama in his move to manage Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas’ Mumbai office.

25 May 2015

Akshay Chudasama, senior partner in J Sagar Associates (JSA) Mumbai, has handed in his notice and will be Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas’ new Mumbai managing partner.