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26 July 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas corporate and M&A salaried partner Sourav Kanti De Biswas has resigned, according to authoritative sources. It is understood from sources that he will be taking some time off.

13 July 2018

Sujit Ghosh, the co-founding partner of two best friends of Big 4 consultancies - BMR Legal and most recently Advaita Legal - is set to leave the firm soon, we have learned.

11 July 2018

Law firm P&A Law Offices has hired SREI Infrastructure Finance senior vice president Ketan Mukhija as corporate partner in Delhi.

09 July 2018

Funds partners Ganesh Rao and Aditya Jha from AZB & Partners are understood to be heading to Trilegal, though we understand that the partnership vote to admit them into Trilegal has not yet completed.

05 July 2018

Pramod Rao, the general counsel (GC) of Citibank India since 2013, will be re-joining the ICICI fold as ICICI Group GC, returning to the banking giant at which he had started his career.

04 July 2018

Unlike many other large firms that have struggled to find good business in Hyderabad - Trilegal closed its office in January and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas only has a skeleton presence remaining there, Tatva has doubled down on the state following the Andhra Pradesh-Telangana bifurcation.

03 July 2018

HCL Infosystems general counsel Rajeev Choubey has joined cement giant LafargeHolcim’s Indian unit ACC Cement as general counsel yesterday.

27 June 2018

Luthra & Luthra will hire its third lateral corporate partner this year, with Link Legal India Law Services associate partner Alok Sonker due to join in Mumbai next month.

22 June 2018

Federal & Rashmikant’s two senior name partners M Federal and C Rashmikant are due to separate, dissolving the partnership of the top Mumbai litigation and real estate firm, according to two reliable sources.

21 June 2018

Nivedita Tiwari, who had resigned from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) in April, is due to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), we reliably understand.

14 June 2018

Following the break-up between Clyde & Co and Clasis Law, which we had first reported on 22 March, UK-international firm Clydes has now tied up with former Clasis partner Sumeet Lall’s new firm CSL Chambers, according to sources.

13 June 2018

Altico Capital managing director, head of structuring and general counsel (GC) Mrinal Chandran, who was part of the founding team of the fund, will join Bain Capital and Piramal Enterprises joint venture India Resurgent Fund (IRF) as GC some time next month.

01 June 2018

Khaitan & Co had initially been loathe to let partner Avaantika Kakkar leave the firm to Cyril Amarchand, when we first reported her move on 14 April.

31 May 2018

In what will be welcome to the firm’s corporate strength, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai corporate finance and M&A partner Jay Parikh is set to join Luthra & Luthra in Mumbai early next month, according to authoritative market sources.

11 May 2018

Link Legal India Law Services international arbitration partner Saloni Gupta, who had joined two years ago from Kochhar & Co, will be joining US computing hardware giant Apple in its India operations in a strategic policy role, with a remit to build its legal team.

26 April 2018

Wadia Ghandy partner Kunal Vajani, who has been heading its Delhi office, has started up an independent chambers to focus purely on disputes, with an eye to build a UK-style barristers chambers practice.

24 April 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) long-time partner Akila Agrawal has resigned from the firm, according to authoritative sources.

19 April 2018

NUJS Kolkata, which continues to maintain an omerta over its campus recruitment figures and declined to confirm, deny or otherwise speak about Day Zero recruitment figures citing long-standing “policy”, has so far received possibly up to 84 job offers from nine domestic law firms, including more than 20 PPOs.

17 April 2018

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has “broad-based” its equity partnership, promoting partners Indranil Deshmukh, Shagoofa Khan, Rashmi Pradeep and Shishir Vayttaden to equity partnership (pictured from l to r above).

16 April 2018

JP Morgan managing director and India head of legal Jigar Shah will be joining KKR in Mumbai as its India head of legal in a new role, according to two sources with knowledge of the move.

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