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partner hires

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

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14 December 2012

Chawla & Co: Destination unknown Exclusive: Senior Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi equity partner Harry Chawla, who also co-heads the Delhi corporate practice and is one of four non-family partners on the firm’s national management committee, is understood to have resigned from the firm.

29 November 2012

Benson: Moving to the action Dorsey & Whitney London special counsel Jamie Benson, who has played a key role in several of the firm’s Indian capital markets transactions, has moved to the Singapore office of US law firm Duane Morris & Selvam to co-head its India practice.

Benson, who specialises in US securities and capital markets law, said: “It will be much easier to run my India practice from Singapore compared with London. Also, if you are serious about servicing Indian clients I think you need to be in Singapore.”

The India group at the 700-lawyer firm with more than 20 offices, the majority of which are in the US, is co-headed by funds and private equity partner Parikhit Sarma and M&A partner Krishna Ramachandra.

15 October 2012

Vineetha-mg Exclusive: Vineetha MG, who has been at AZB & Partners for 11 years and made partner there in 2006, will leave the firm at the end of this month to consider career options.

11 October 2012

London guard Exclusive: Fox Mandal Delhi’s London founding partner Ajit Mishra has resigned from the firm, as the firm has left its old office and moved into a new one in the UK’s financial capital.

09 October 2012

advaya-smriti-subramanian Exclusive: Advaya Legal, the two-and-a-half-year-old firm started by former GVK in-houser Ramesh Vaidyanathan, has hired its third partner with ex-BG in-house counsel Smriti Subramanian, as the firm hopes to spread its footprint beyond Mumbai.

20 September 2012

almt-Ananjan-MitterExclusive: ALMT Legal co-founding partner Ananjan Mitter will retire at the end of this month to pursue entrepreneurial ambitions unrelated to the legal field.

06 September 2012

tempus-anindita-phukanExclusive: Khaitan & Co Bangalore partner Anindita Phukan has set up a new office for Hyderabad-headquartered, four-year-old firm Tempus Law Associates, which opened a Pune office earlier this year.

04 September 2012

Suri: Infusing talented people Exclusive: Zia Mody and Goodwin Procter alumnus Anuradha Lall has joined PSA yesterday after seven years of independent practice, becoming its first partner other than founding partner Priti Suri.

13 August 2012

Piyush Gupta Former Indigo Airlines senior legal counsel Piyush Gupta joined Kochhar & Co Gurgaon as competition and aviation partner on 6 August. Gupta will set up the firm’s aviation law practice.

08 August 2012

jsa-Nitin-BanerjeeFormer Trilegal senior associate Nitin Banerjee joined J Sagar Associates (JSA) Delhi’s energy practice as retained partner on 3 August, after five years spent with international oil and natural gas (ONG) major BG Group in India and the UK.

07 August 2012

Jagvir Singh Former DSK Legal partner Jagvir Singh will join HSA Advocates as the third partner in the firm’s project finance practice on 16 August, while also focusing on banking and corporate work.

23 July 2012

desai-diwanji-srishti-ojha Exclusive: J Sagar Associates (JSA) senior associate Srishti Ojha will join Desai & Diwanji as a partner in Mumbai, ramping up the capacity of specialist capital markets partners at the firm to two after Sumes Dewan joined in Delhi earlier this month.

16 July 2012

Mr.Ravisekhar Nair, Associate Partner, Economic Laws Practice Luthra & Luthra managing associate Ravisekhar Nair has replenished the ranks of Economic Laws Practice (ELP) competition team as an associate partner, after partner Samir Gandhi left ELP last month.

13 July 2012

Amarchand-Aseem_Chawla Exclusive: Ex-Amarchand Mangaldas tax head Aseem Chawla has started a tax, business and corporate advisory law firm called MPC Legal with two co-founding partners, as the “best friend” firm of chartered accountancy (CA) firm Mohinder Puri & Co.

10 July 2012

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05 July 2012

Sumes Dewan: ex-FoxExclusive: Fox Mandal partner Sumes Dewan will join Desai & Diwanji as its second Delhi partner on 7 July, after he had resigned last week.

25 June 2012

FoxMandalExclusive: Fox Mandal Delhi corporate and capital markets partner Sumes Dewan, who joined the firm two-and-a-half years ago, has resigned, leaving only around four non-family partners in the firm’s Delhi office.

22 June 2012

Ritesh Kanodia Exclusive: Economic Laws Practice (ELP) Mumbai indirect tax associate partner Ritesh Kanodia resigned last month after more than six years at the firm, to start up an independent tax practice of two or more partners.

19 June 2012

Ameet Datta Exclusive: Luthra & Luthra intellectual property (IP) and media partner Ameet Datta has left the firm for entrepreneurial opportunities, including the option of joining boutique IP firm Saikrishna & Associates.

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