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partner hires

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

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01 October 2014

RankaIC Legal has hired Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) senior associate Sambhav Ranka as an equity partner in its Andheri office.

29 September 2014

Mustafa Motiwala, who joined Juris Corp in 2011 with his firm AM Law, has resigned as a partner at the firm, reported Bar & Bench.

He was in charge of commercial, dispute resolution, intellectual property and real estate.

In a little over a year, Juris Corp has seen the departure of Chennai head Hufriz Wadiaj, Hoshedar Wadia and Anil Jarial, Fraser M, after a string of departures in 2012.

23 September 2014

ChatterjeeDLA Piper India group partner and NLSIU Bangalore grad Biswajit Chatterjee has joined US firm Squire Patton Boggs.

23 September 2014

Dhir & Dhir partner Purti Marwah will set up her own law firm, reported Bar & Bench.

She had been a partner at Dhir since 2005, having been with the firm since 2001 after a year at Singhania & Co. The firm’s managing partner Alok Dhir told Bar & Bench that he wished her well, while Marwah commented: “I have been instrumental in the growth of the firm but now I decided to move on and set up my own independent practice.”

22 September 2014

0h0ufkppJ Sagar Associates (JSA) Mumbai salaried partner Vikrant Patwardhan has joined the world’s largest independent steel trader Stemcor as its general counsel India.

22 September 2014

TiwariMNK Law Offices M&A and private equity partner Nivedita Tiwari, who joined one year ago from Luthra & Luthra, has joined Platinum Partners in Delhi, according to an authoritative source.

19 September 2014

Amarchand Mangaldas principal associate Ajay Joseph has joined Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan as a corporate partner in Mumbai.

After graduating from Symbiosis Pune and a postgraduate at the University of Durham, Joseph worked at FoxMandal Little for around two years, Khaitan & Co for four years, and Amarchand Mumbai from 2012.

He could not be reached for comment since yesterday.

09 September 2014

DhingraJ Sagar Associates (JSA) tax chair Ashok Dhingra, partner Smita Singh, and partner-equivalent chartered accountant (CA) Sonia Gupta, have set up boutique tax advisory firm Ashok Dhingra Associates (ADA).

30 August 2014

Sakate KhaitanClasis Law co-founding partner Sakate Khaitan and three Clasis senior associates have started Khaitan Legal Associates, a law firm with offices in Mumbai and London.

22 August 2014

SivanandaraajKochhar & Co Chennai litigation head and partner J Sivanandaraaj is going independent with his team of 15 lawyers.

19 August 2014

Khaitan PXV joinersKhaitan & Co has completed its acquisition of the practice and teams of three co-founding partners of PXV Law Partners.

07 August 2014

MukherjeMadhurima Mukherjee, who had left Luthra & Luthra a year ago, has joined AZB & Partners in Delhi as a capital markets partner, according to several authoritative sources.

07 August 2014

ChaudhurFormer Trilegal counsel and regulatory practice head Sakya Singha Chaudhuri has joined HSA Advocates as partner to head the firm’s regulatory practice. Chaudhuri left Trilegal in the last week of July and joined HSA in August.

04 August 2014

Ran Chakrabarti, the co-founder of William Chakrabarti & Associates, has joined IndusLaw as a partner in Delhi from 1 August.

UK educated, he began his career in London and Singapore at Ashurst and White & Case and moved to India in 2007 to join Amarchand Mangaldas, moving to legal process outsourcer (LPO) CPA Global in 2010 in the outsourced legal team for Rio Tinto as lead lawyer.

In a press release Indus co-founder Gaurav Dani said that Chakrabarti would add to the firm’s capacity in international debt transactions, infrastructure and project finance.

Chakrabarti commented in the press release: “I’ve known the team at IndusLaw for some time now. It’s great to be joining a vibrant and ambitiouspractice and grow existing synergies.”

Chakrabarti could not be reached for comment at the time of going to press.

01 August 2014

S Babu SNG & Partners partner S Babu has joined Economic Laws Practice (ELP) in Mumbai.