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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas announces 17 new partners

Updated: Jul 18, 2016 17:52 IST

New Delhi, July 18 (ANI-NewsVoir): In line with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas' growth objectives, the firm announced its initial internal promotions with the addition of 17 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.

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.

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.

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.

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." (ANI-NewsVoir)