Dua Associates expands partnership with lateral hires

August 6, 2013 Dua Associates has boosted its partnership with the hire of one equity partner and four salaried partners.

Dua & Associates adds to its equity partnership via a merger with VMP Law Chambers. VMP head Vimla Pinto rejoins Dua as an equity partner in Bangalore after spending 12 years away from the firm.

Senior lawyers Bhaskar A.V.V. and Sangeeta Bhaskar have joined the firm’s Hyderabad office as Salaried Partners and co-heads of the Hyderabad office, replacing former office head Varalakshmi Tadepalli, who has resigned to pursue private practice.

In Guragon the firm welcomes Amit Cowshish as a salaried partner in the defence practice group. Cowshish is a former Financial Adviser, Additional Secretary and Member of the Defence Procurement Board for the Ministry of Defence. 

The Delhi office has also had a boost with the hire of former Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer independent consultant Priya Chrisitan, who joins the firm as a salaried partner in the Competition practice.

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