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partner hires

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

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10 July 2012

imageHave you missed the Legally India newsletter? Good, we’re happy we’re back too.

For those who’ve not had time to follow what has happened in the industry for the past few months, please take out five minutes and peruse Legally India’s crisp summary and analysis of everything you need to know or may have missed in the Indian legal market.

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.

15 June 2012

AZB-SamirGandhi Exclusive: Economic Laws Practice (ELP) competition and trade law partner Samir Gandhi is joining AZB & Partners in Delhi as the first partner at the firm to focus on competition law full-time.

31 May 2012

image Economic Laws Practice (ELP) Delhi corporate and intellectual property (IP) partner Tushar Chawla has joined ALMT Legal’s Delhi office.

29 May 2012

Tower Express Exclusive: Crawford Bayley associate partner Krishna Venkat will join AZB & Partners in Mumbai from 1 June as a senior associate in the M&A and corporate practice.

10 May 2012

Bhattarai Exclusive: AZB & Partners Mumbai equity partner Yogesh Bhattarai has internally announced that he would leave the firm to go on a one-year sabbatical.

07 May 2012

Azmul Haque

Azmul Haque has made the leap to Singaporean firm Shook Lin & Bok as partner and India co-head from Berwin Leighton Paisner (BLP), where he was a senior associate.

04 May 2012

Aseem ChawlaExclusive: Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi partner and head of tax Aseem Chawla has resigned, as the firm aims to refill the gap in its ranks.

17 April 2012

Vijaya Sampath Vijaya Sampath, group general counsel (GC) and adviser of almost nine years to India’s largest telecoms company Bharti Enterprises and former J Sagar Associates (JSA) partner, has joined Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan (LKS) as an equity partner yesterday to head its corporate practice in Delhi.

13 April 2012

ICICI: Open door to private practiceExclusive in today’s Mint: Pramod Rao, ICICI Bank’s general counsel (GC) of more than seven years, will join young law firm IndusLaw as an equity partner to set up its Mumbai office.

04 April 2012

Shetty: AHariani & Co litigation head and partner Ranjit Shetty has joined Juris Corp in Mumbai.

03 April 2012

Wadia Ghandy Exclusive: Wadia Ghandy & Co has hired two laterals as partner from in-house and from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, and promoted two associates, growing its partnership to 28.

02 April 2012

Khaitan: Steep internal ladder?Exclusive: Khaitan & Co has not promoted any partners internally in its annual promotion round after internally restructuring its associate and partnership track, nine associates were promoted to senior associate level and one lateral associate partner joined in Mumbai.

31 March 2012

Sen Exclusive: Barely one-year-old start-up Verus Advocates will convert to equity partnership tomorrow with Bharucha & Partners corporate senior associates Dipankar Bandyopadhyay and Jay Parikh joining in Mumbai, while litigators Rishad Chowdhury and Sourav Bhagat will join in Delhi and Kolkata respectively.

13 March 2012

MV Kini & Co has started a tax practice with the hire of start-up lawyer Shrikant Kamath as partner in Mumbai, while former in-house lawyer Ram Verma has joined the Hyderabad office.

12 March 2012

Damodaran Former Amarchand & Mangaldas associate and NLSIU Bangalore alum Anand Damodaran joins Ropes & Gray as partner today in London, leaving White & Case where he was a senior associate until last month.

05 March 2012

Pallavi Bedi J Sagar Associates (JSA) has hired Mayer Brown International London-based senior associate Pallavi Bedi as a retained partner for its Gurgaon project finance practice.