Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (the Firm) has invited G V Anand Bhushan to the partnership of the Firm. GV Anand Bhushan will head the Firm’s new Chennai office and has joined the Firm with effect from 1 July 2016.
After his graduation from Dr. Ambedkar Government Law College, Chennai, Anand completed his LLM in Global and US Legal Studies at the Case Western Reserve University, School of Law, Cleveland. Anand was a Fulbright Scholar and was awarded for his exceptional contribution to the Case Law School’s international law program.
After managing his own firm of Bhushan & Rajaram for 4 years, Anand joined Cognizant Technology Solutions as general counsel responsible for legal, compliance, Government affairs and as a member of the board of Cognizant APAC. He was honoured as the General Counsel of the Year 2014, as an innovation champion for introducing innovative leadership and processes by Cognizant as also further awarded for his outstanding contribution for the growth and development of Cognizant Technology Solutions. He was responsible for managing 70 lawyers over multiple verticals in APAC and North America.
Shardul Shroff, Executive Chairman, commented that “We are delighted that Anand is joining us after a more than 9 year stint in Cognizant. He brings with him tremendous knowledge of legal issues in the technology sector and special contracts besides his skills in managing a vast legal department. We look forward to him strengthening our Technology practice. I am confident he will be a big asset to the Firm.”
Anand Bhushan, commented that “I am excited to be joining Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and helping the Firm to establish its Chennai presence. We will be able to offer significant value to clients looking for solutions in corporate advisory, M&A, private equity, intellectual property, real estate and technology laws. The values and ethos of the Firm resonates with my personal outlook and I look forward to working with my colleagues in the Firm.”
In keeping with its vision to have an extensive footprint across India and the establishment of offices in Bangalore and Chennai, the Firm now has 7 offices across India.
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.