Former Partner at White and Brief, Manu Varghese has joined Samvād Partners as a Partner in General Corporate practice at the firm's Mumbai office. He will focus on Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity..Varghese is a 2007 graduate of the West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences (WBNUJS)..Varghese specialises in mergers and acquisitions, private equity, joint ventures and business transfers. In a career spanning over 15 years, Varghese has worked with clients from sectors like e-commerce, retail, cement, financial services, equipment manufacturing, renewable energy and information technology. He has previously worked with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas..Prior to joining Samvād: Partners, Varghese held the position of a Partner and Head - Corporate & Commercial at White and Brief for 2 years..The Firm’s Partner Vineetha MG welcomed Varghese and said, “We are absolutely delighted to welcome Manu to the Firm. Our M&A and Private Equity practice areas have been significantly growing over the years. Manu coming on board will further strengthen this practice and our commitment to provide the highest standard of legal assistance to our clients.”.The Firm’s Partner Poornima Hatti welcomed Varghese and added, “Manu brings with him the rich experience of working across different sectors in the corporate and M&A space. We hope that this experience will bolster the firm’s growing practices and bring additional depth to them.”.On joining the Firm, Varghese himself shared, “I am excited to join Samvād: Partners in the General Corporate practice, focusing on M&A and Private Equity. I feel privileged to join such a warm and welcoming partnership and engaging with this group of highly accomplished individuals, who I believe have truly imbibed the philosophy of ' Samvād': a value that resonates with me deeply. I hope to add to the Firm’s illustrious growth and success and look forward to a long and enriching association with the Firm and its people.”.If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.