Criminal law firm MZM Legal hires chief technology officer

by Mari Iwata |

Legal technology expert Suchorita Mookerjee has joined criminal law-focused firm MZM Legal as its chief technology officer. Mukherjee’s most recent role was that of senior vice-president for legal shared services at U.S. business solution provider Exela Technologies.

Former Embassy Group GC joins CAM in Mumbai

by Nimitt Dixit |

Top Indian law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has announced a second partner hire in two days, with the addition of real estate pro Siddharth Vedula to its general corporate practice in Mumbai.

CAM hires Anand and Anand IP pro in Delhi

by Nimitt Dixit |

Indian law firm Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has hired a second intellectual property partner from IP firm Anand and Anand in six months with the addition of Revanta Mathur in Delhi.

India’s Touchstone lures partners from CAM, Trilegal in Mumbai

by Nimitt Dixit |

Indian cross-border M&A boutique Touchstone Partners has significantly bolstered its capabilities in Mumbai with the addition of two partners from leading firms: Anirudh Agarwala has joined from Trilegal, and Pranay Bagdi from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

AZB, Khaitan, SAM guide Sterlite-GIC $1 bln power JV

by Nimitt Dixit |

Indian law firms AZB & Partners and Khaitan & Co have advised energy company Sterlite Power and Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has represented Singapore sovereign wealth fund GIC on the creation of their joint venture to build a power transmission platform in India.

Singapore’s Drew strengthens India offering with new disputes director

by Nimitt Dixit |

Singapore heavyweight Drew & Napier has bolstered its India-focused disputes practice with the addition of international arbitration specialist Abhinav Bhushan as a director in Singapore.

Saraf adds ELP securities pro in first 2024 partner hire

by Nimitt Dixit |

Indian law firm Saraf and Partners has continued its aggressive expansion from last year with the addition of Abhiraj Arora as a partner in its securities and regulatory practice. Arora joins from Economic Laws Practice, where he was associate partner.

Bengaluru: Banking compliance expert joins Aarna as partner

by Mari Iwata |

Indian boutique Aarna Law has hired banking compliance lawyer Manjushree Somasundara as a partner in Bengaluru. She was most recently Vice President - Global AML Policies & Standards at Standard Chartered Bank.

Anand and Anand welcomes partner from rival LexOrbis

by Mari Iwata |

Intellectual property specialist law firm Anand and Anand has recruited IP lawyer Omesh Puri as a partner in Delhi from rival LexOrbis.

King Stubb and Kasiva merges with disputes boutique Common Law Chambers

by Mari Iwata |

New Delhi-headquartered law firm King Stubb and Kasiva (KSK) has strengthened its dispute resolution offering by merging with Bengaluru-based disputes boutique Common Law Chambers.

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