Indian firm Amarchand Mangaldas promotes 5 to equity partnership

October 17, 2011 Amarchand Mangaldas has promoted five lawyers into the lockstep equity partnership and has appointed 11 practice heads. The firm aims to have a headcount of 1000 lawyers and 100 partners by 2017, following proposals from a review conducted by Boston Consulting Group (BCG).

The firm has a significant way to go before reaching its goal: these new appointments bring the partnership numbers to 59, supported by roughly 500 lawyers.

The new new equity partners are Mumbai capital markets partner Yash Ashar, Delhi corporate partner Akila Agrawal, Delhi litigation partner Ritu Bhalla, Bangalore head and corporate partner Reeba Chacko and Delhi corporate partner Amit Kumar.

The corporate practice will be headed in Mumbai by partners Ashwath Rau and Reeba Chacko and in Delhi by partners Harry Chawla, Gunjan Shah and Kalpataru Tripathy. Practice heads in the competition law practice will be Mumbai partner Nisha Uberoi and Delhi partner Pallavi Shroff. The banking practice heads are split between Mumbai partner SH Bhojani in Mumbai and Delhi partner Shilpa Mankar Ahluwalia. Infastructure is shared between Mumbai partner L Viswanathan and partner Jatin Aneja in Delhi.

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