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 (L) has joined from Trilegal, and Pranay Bagdi from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

Agarwala will also manage the firm’s Mumbai…

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.

IndusLaw adds three disputes partners in Delhi from Luthra

by Nimitt Dixit |

Indian law firm IndusLaw has bolstered its disputes capabilities in the National Capital Region (NCR) with the addition of partners Divij Kumar, Amrita Tonk, Abhimanyu Kampani, along with four associates, from Luthra and Luthra Law Offices.

India In-house Roundup: March 2024

by Mari Iwata |

Aditya Birla Group, Vertiv and Hinduja Group make new senior legal hires

Spice Route Legal adds disputes expert in Mumbai from Bharucha

by Mari Iwata |

Spice Route Legal has hired disputes practitioner Karthik Somasundram as a partner in Mumbai from Bharucha & Partners as it looks to bolster its arbitration and dispute resolution capabilities.

Ex-Luthra partner launches TMT firm in Delhi

by Mari Iwata |

Asim Abbas, a former partner of Luthra and Luthra Law Offices specialising in TMT, has left the firm to establish his own technology boutique in Delhi.