As reported earlier, 19 partners along with their teams - totalling 63 lawyers - have joined former L&L Partners Equity Partners Bobby Chandhoke and Sudhir Sharma in joining DSK Legal..The lawyers bring a diverse range of experience in the fields of Dispute Resolution, Competition and Anti-Trust, Employment, International Trade, Corporate M&A, Intellectual Property, and Fintech..Apart from Chandhoke and Sharma, the other Partners who have joined DSK Legal are:1. Abdullah Hussain2. Akhil Anand3. Altaf Fathima4. Anant Garg5. Ashish Chandra6. Deepali Chandhoke7. Durga Bose Gandham8. Kanika Chaudhary Nayar9. Kunal Mehra10. Mohit Bakshi11. Pradyuman Dubey12. Prashant Mishra13. Prashant Pakhiddey14. Saleem Hasan Ansari15. Saurabh Tiwari16. Shiv Sapra17. Subhash Bhutoria18. Suyash Srivastava19. Tarun Dua.Fathima and Gandham will be Partners at DSK's newly opened office in Hyderabad..Commenting on the development, Managing Partner Anand Desai said, “This is a huge move for the Indian legal market, and an enormous step for DSK Legal. We are delighted to have so many experienced and well-reputed lawyers join our firm together. It happened very quickly, and was based on having a set of common values and approach to our colleagues, clients, and work. In the past four years, this is the sixth, and by far the largest, team to have joined DSK Legal from other firms. Fortunately, the integration happened quickly and smoothly each time. We look forward to continuing our journey of growth with our new colleagues, and are confident that together we will provide even better value to our clients.”.Deputy Managing Partner Sajit Suvarna said, “In our pursuit for excellence and growth, we look at collaborating with people having similar ethos as we have had at DSK Legal. We found that in Bobby Chandhoke, Sudhir Sharma, the partners joining with them, and their teams. We warmly welcome them to the DSK Legal family, and look forward to charting the next phase of our growth together.”.On his decision to join DSK from L&L Partners, Bobby Chandhoke, who is now designated as a Senior Partner, said, “I feel what one would feel to leave one's home where he was born, to go to a new place. There is anguish, yet there is an excitement. While I do cherish the time spent with L&L, I am keenly looking forward to our new partnership. The team looks forward to a new beginning at DSK Legal with like-minded partners. There is energy and a sense of positivity in this partnership. I personally look forward to building a strong practice together.”.Senior Partner Sudhir Sharma added,“It has been an absolute privilege to be part of the L&L team for a major part of one’s professional career. The decision to move on was like being in a life-altering situation. However, the prospects of joining the energetic, professional and growth-oriented team at DSK provided a suitable motive, and excitement, to embark on a new professional journey. Together with the team, we intend to provide high quality professional services to our clients in the most ethical way.”.CEO Padmini Rathore said, “The larger firm will be a legal powerhouse, with an enhanced India footprint, increased domain expertise, and heft and scale to successfully deliver solutions and assist clients avail the opportunities presented by the market. It is a pleasure to work with like-minded and globally focused professionals who provide value-based proactive, pragmatic and innovative legal advice.”.With this, DSK Legal has grown to over 250 lawyers, with 63 partners (including associate partners)..The firm has offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Pune, Bengaluru, and now, Hyderabad as well..If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.