S&R Associates has promoted five of its lawyers to partnership..Rachita R Bhat, Raunaq Bahadur Mathur, Dhruv Nath, Lakshmi Pradeep and Abhishek Tewari have been designated as retained partners. The firm has also promoted Kanika Khanna to counsel..Bhat is a 2011 graduate of ILS Law College, Pune. Prior to joining S&R in 2016, she worked with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co in Delhi. She focuses on mergers and acquisitions, private equity and general corporate matters, with a focus on real estate matters. She is based at the firm's Delhi office..Mathur graduated from the Faculty of Law, Barkatullah University, Bhopal in 2008 and received an LLM in Business Laws from the National Law School of India University (NLSIU) Bangalore in 2010. She joined S&R soon after and her work covers corporate and commercial litigation and Indian and international arbitration as well as joint venture matters. Mathur is based at the firm’s Delhi office..Nath graduated from NLSIU in 2009, the same year he joined S&R. He worked with the firm until 2015, before returning in 2016. His corporate practice includes mergers and acquisitions, private equity, regulatory and general corporate matters. He is based at the Mumbai office..Pradeep joined S&R soon after graduation from Amity Law School in 2011 and worked at the firm until 2017. She rejoined the firm in 2018 after receiving an LL.M. from Columbia University School of Law. Her corporate practice covers mergers and acquisitions, private equity, regulatory and general corporate matters. She works out of the firm’s New Delhi office..Tewari is a 2004 graduate of NALSAR University of Law, Hyderabad. He joined the firm in 2016, prior to which he practiced as a counsel before various courts and tribunals in India. His litigation and arbitration practice covers corporate and commercial litigation, Indian and international arbitration and regulatory proceedings. He is based at the New Delhi office..S&R Associates now has approximately 100 lawyers, including 26 partners and counsel, at its offices is Mumbai and New Delhi..If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.