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Verus Advocates

24 July 2017

One of the fundamentals of a good law is that it must lead to adequate compliance by the target citizenry that it seeks to govern. The prerequisite for such compliance includes, but is not limited to, the temporal relevance that it holds in the society. Unless the discourse of law adjusts itself organically to the ever increasing and changing needs of the society, it would be relegated as an anachronism. This holds much more relevance in a dynamic information technology driven society that we are a part of today.

18 May 2016

Verus Advocates partner Siddharth Bhavnani has joined start-up Grofers as its first general counsel (GC).

29 March 2016

Verus advised refrigerated container-operator ColdEX on its fundraising from Asia Climate Partners which was advised by AZB & Partners.

22 December 2015

SnugVerus Advocates and five other Delhi lawyers managed to mobilise Delhi citizens’ money to fund around 160 blankets to the city’s homeless population, this month. The initiative was led by advocate Sahil Bhalaik in collaboration with two friends from the social sector.

09 November 2015

opeg0pgjVerus has added independent legal consultant Roochi Tripathy as a partner in Mumbai to focus solely on advising emerging businesses.

16 October 2015

Mid-sized national law firm VERUS seeks a corporate associate in New Delhi with between two and three years of post qualification experience (PQE).

14 September 2015

Verus won an order lifting the city-wide Mumbai ban on the sale of meat that was imposed by the government in solidarity with the Jain fasting period.

01 May 2015

De SouzaVerus Advocates has promoted disputes partner Charles De Souza to its partnership, as one of its senior partners Jay Parikh has left the firm.

18 July 2014

Verus Advocates Mumbai partner Jay Parikh, assisted by associates Aastha Khurana, Rashna Jehani and Priyanka Devgan, acted for Hyderabad-based Sagar Cements which sold 47 per cent of its Vicat Sagar Cement to an affiliate of its French joint-venture partner Vicat Group for Rs 435 crore. MNK Law Delhi partner Probal Bhaduri and associate Kamalika Bhattacharjee acted for Vicat.

04 April 2014

Jay ParikhVerus Advocates partner Jay Parikh explains why the Reserve Bank of India recently announced it won’t dictate valuation of shares for foreign investors anymore.

07 September 2012

CCI Law firms V BigLawThe Competition Commission of India (CCI) has appointed its first formal panel of external legal advisers and six firms, with start-up law firms Advaya Legal making the cut in Mumbai, Canpisce & Co and Verus Advocates in Delhi, and Fox Mandal & Co winning the mandate to advise in the High Court of Calcutta.

31 July 2012

Verus' Jay Parikh Verus advised India-based leading global wind-power company and longstanding client Suzlon Energy (Suzlon) in the Rs 160 crore ($40m) sale of its 58 MW wind-farm Suzlon Engitech to an undisclosed purchaser, which was advised by Desai & Diwanji.

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.

02 December 2011

Dirty but not a 'formal biopic'Exclusive: The Andhra Pradesh writ petition filed by the brother of late South Indian actress Silk Smitha against the movie loosely inspired by her life, The Dirty Picture, has been dismissed in favour of the movie’s producer Balaji Motion Pictures, represented by Naik Naik & Co, and the Censor Board, represented by Verus Advocates recently joined Hyderabad partner.

16 February 2011

Legally-India-careers-counsel_by-ScarlethWhite_th Exclusive: The former Bharucha & Partners senior associate and 2006 NUJS Kolkata graduate is in the process of taking on board three more equity partners to create a national law firm.

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