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partner hires

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

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08 July 2014

PXVThree co-founding equity partners of PXV Law Partners, Deepto Roy, Mohit Abraham and GT Thomas Phillippe, are set to join Khaitan & Co as associate partners by 1 August.

07 July 2014

BhattacharyaAmarchand Mangaldas Mumbai capital markets partner Abhimanyu Bhattacharya has left the firm on Saturday.

01 July 2014

HSA Advocates has hired Abeezar Faizullabhoy as the firm's 14th partner, according to a press release from the firm.

Faizullabhoy was an equity partner at J Sagar Associates (JSA) until 2013, when he left to join Chennai-based ultra-mega power project Aditya Resources as CEO.

HSA has offices in Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata and a "correspondent relationship in Bangalore", according to the statement.

10 June 2014

Nair / RoshanBMR Legal has opened an office in Bangalore with two partners from Themis Associates and their six-member team of lawyers.

06 May 2014

Rajesh Vellakkat: Fox & White ForestFox Mandal Bangalore has acquired technology law firm White Forest Law Offices, which was started by Rajesh Vellakkat in 2002, to boost its tech and intellectual property expertise.

05 May 2014

Pramod Nair: Going soloJ Sagar Associates (JSA) Bangalore partner Promod Nair has started an independent arbitration practice.

05 May 2014

Preeti Balwani Khaitan Sud & Partners (KSP) partner Preeti Balwani is joining Rajani, Singhania & Partners in Mumbai on 12 May.

02 May 2014

Rohit TandonZeus will continue to be managed by Tandon’s brother-in-law Sunil Tyagi and partner Vivek Kohli.

01 May 2014

Fox Mandal Noida projects partner Rajesh Sehgal has quit the firm to move in-house to Singapore, reported Bar & Bench, reducing the number of non-family partners at the firm to three - Swati Sinha, Jyoti Virmani and Veronica Mohan - after departures of corporate partners Dev Ashish Mishra and Sudish Sharma last year.

Sehgal declined to comment to Bar & Bench but confirmed his departure. In respect of information from the website's sources that the firm still owed former and current staff money, as first reported in Legally India since 2009, Delhi-area managing partner Som Mandal said: "We don’t owe any money to anyone who has left recently." [Bar & Bench].

25 April 2014

Gautam ChemburkarFormer KPMG partner Gautam Chemburkar joined Khaitan & Co as its first ever executive director strategy on 3 April.

23 April 2014

AZB & Partners Delhi partner and capital markets practice head Meera Singh has resigned the firm, according to Bar & Bench. Singh told the website that she was leaving for personal reasons and would continue to work flexibly with the firm on individual assignments.

Delhi managing partner Ajay Bahl also confirmed her move, saying that she would continue to be a "valued colleague and a dear friend" to him and others at the firm. She had been at Bahl's firm since 2001, having worked at New Delhi Law Offices for seven years after graduating from Campus Law Centre. [Bar & Bench]

Yesterday Legally India reported that Khaitan & Co Mumbai capital markets partner Vibhava Sawant had left the firm for personal reasons, and last year, Luthra capital markets head Madhurima Mukherjee left the firm.

22 April 2014

Vibhava Sawant Khaitan & Co Mumbai capital markets partner of six years Vibhava Sawant left the firm on 11 April to relocate to Abu Dhabi to be with family.

15 April 2014

Vayttaden: HomegrownHomegrown Luthra & Luthra Mumbai partner Shishir Jose Vayttaden has resigned from the firm.

09 April 2014

Vaishali Sharma Vaishali Sharma, the Khaitan & Co lateral partner who left the firm last week, has now hired three associates and won her first instructions.

09 April 2014

Ashwin SapraClasis Law, the best friend law firm of UK-international firm Clyde & Co, has hired Ashwin Sapra to head up its intellectual property (IP) and healthcare practice.

07 April 2014

Madhav RaoLakshmikumaran and Sridharan (LKS) partner and head of indirect tax litigation Madhav Rao joined BMR Legal in Delhi as partner on 1 April, handling indirect tax litigation.

02 April 2014

Khaitan triple-hire Khaitan & Co hired two salaried partners and one counsel, with nine years of experience, in its capital markets and the energy and infrastructure practices across Delhi and Mumbai.

01 April 2014

Neeraj MenonTrilegal has hired Deloitte counsel Himanshu S Sinha as a partner in its direct tax practice in Delhi and promoted infrastructure counsel Neeraj Menon to its partnership.

28 March 2014

Vaishali SharmaKhaitan & Co partner Vaishali Sharma, who joined in 2010 from AZB & Partners, has quit the firm.

22 March 2014

Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi partner Pooja Mahajan, who was promoted in 2013 after joining the firm in 2007, has resigned, telling legal website Bar & Bench that she had not yet made up her mind on her next move, but might teach for a while or do a PhD.

Amarchand Delhi managing partner Shardul Shroff told B&B that he wished her well, and that she would go abroad to study, travel, study Indian music and teach law. Mahajan holds a 2004 undergrad from Delhi University and a 2007 LLM from Oxford University. [Bar & Bench]