Thursday , 27 October 2016
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Announces 17 New Partners as Part of its Growth Strategy

In line with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas’ (the Firm) growth objectives, the Firm announced its initial internal promotions with the addition of 16 new partners across its various practice areas, at its various offices. These promotions reflect the quality of the internal bench strength and together with GV Anand Bhushan joining the firm at Chennai, raises the total partnership strength to 85.


Corporate Practice

The Firm announced the elevation of Anuj Bhasme, Avnish Sharma, Anu Susan Abraham, Divi Datta, Ekta Gupta, Kanishk, Natashaa Shroff, Pooja Ramchandani, Promode Muruguvelu and Roopal Kulsreshta.


Anuj Bhasme and Roopal Kulsreshta are based out of the Mumbai office.


Dispute Resolution

Expanding on its litigation and arbitration practice further, the Firm announced the elevation of Akhil Anand, Binsy Susan and Ila Kapoor at the Delhi office.



Intellectual Property and Tax

The Firm announced the elevation of Muzammil Husain and Charu Mehta for strengthening its Intellectual Property practice at its Delhi office.


Sandeep Chilana has been elevated as a partner in the Tax practice of the Firm at Delhi.


These announcements are in addition to the lateral hires that the Firm undertakes from time to time.


Management Comments

Shardul Shroff, Executive Chairman, commented that “after the establishment of the Firm last year, the partner selection process has been made been participative and broad based. Several rounds of evaluation and discussion by the Management Board of the Firm were undertaken before such announcements. We are exploring both organic and inorganic growth opportunities as part of our growth strategy and the recent round of promotions recognizes our internal talent.


Pallavi Shroff, Managing Partner – “The 16 initial internal promotions reflect our investment in our people and help us make the Firm a stronger, dynamic and successful institution. We wish great success to our young partners in their careers.


Akshay Chudasama, Managing Partner – “It is heartening to note the tremendous bench strength and capabilities within the Firm. The broad based selection of these young partners, by the partners of the Firm and Management Board has been truly democratic. The strategic focus on quality rather than quantity is indeed inspiring new young partners inducted to the partnership of the Firm.


About Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Founded in 2015, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., is one of India’s leading law firms rated by International organisations, law directories and professional journals. As a full service law firm, it is renowned in the business community for its ability to enable business, its innovative solutions, its responsiveness and collaboration with its clients. The Firm continues its journey as “a young and wise firm” with a legacy of 99 years.


The Firm has over 430 lawyers offering legal services through its offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Gurgaon, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bangalore and Chennai. With these new additions, the partnership strength is now 85 partners.