In an attempt to further strengthen the firm's General Corporate and M&A practices, ORTIS Law Offices has acquired FORTE Legal - a mid-tier corporate law firm based out of New Delhi and Gurugram headed by Saurabh Bhardwaj. .Bhardwaj joined ORTIS as a corporate partner with his entire team and would primarily be operating from the Gurugram office of ORTIS, which was recently set-up by the firm with the primary aim of boosting its corporate practice..Prior to establishing FORTE, Bhardwaj has had past experience of working as in-house Counsel of Micromax. Saurabh is an expert on domestic and cross border mergers and acquisitions, venture capital and private equity investments, banking & finance transactions, commercial agreements and general corporate advisory. .On this development, Sandeep Grover, Founding Partner of ORTIS commented,“We are delighted to have an experienced professional like Saurabh to join us. His diverse experience in various roles over the years will further strengthen our corporate law practice and help us provide quality services”..On the opening of the new office and Saurabh’s joining, Aditya Nayyar, Founding Partner, commented,“We are a firm with ambitions to have presence across the Country and with many of our domestic and multinational clients having presence in Gurugram, we wanted to use the opportunity to be geographically closer to our clients and be able to cater to a much larger client base”..On his joining the firm, Saurabh Bhardwaj said,“Me and my team are thrilled to have become a part of ORTIS and very keen to take the corporate practice of the firm to greater heights. The timing also could not have been better with the booming foreign investments and the exponential growth witnessed by the Indian tech start-up ecosystem since the last year or so. Looking forward to working with Sandeep Grover and Aditya Nayyar and benefitting from their immense experience and wisdom..With induction of Bhardwaj and his team, ORTIS now has 7 partners and close to 30 associates across its 5 offices in New Delhi, Ahmedabad and Gurugram..If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.