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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Partner Kunal Gupta, who was heading the firm’s Forensic Services practice in Delhi, is joining Trilegal. It is understood that he is moving with his team.
Commenting on Kunal’s decision to leave, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Managing Partner Cyril Shroff said,
“We wish him the best.”
Trilegal Partner Nishant Parikh commented on Kunal’s appointment. He said,
“I am delighted to welcome Kunal Gupta to Trilegal’s partnership. Kunal is one of the leading forensics and investigations lawyers in the country with significant global experience. Kunal’s experience will further bolster the firm’s white-collar crime investigations practice.”
He was working with Grant Thornton since April 2014, prior to which he was working at PriceWaterHouseCoopers. He has also worked with the World Bank Group and Luthra & Luthra Law Offices.
A 2004 graduate of NLSIU, Bangalore, Kunal has global experience in handling complex investigations involving corporate fraud and regulatory issues pertaining to US FCPA, UK Bribery Act and the Prevention of Corruption Act of India.
He has worked with several global regulators such as the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC), the Department of Justice (DoJ), Asian Development Bank (ADB), Serious Fraud Office (SFO) of the United Kingdom, and Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) of Canada in conducting large global investigations.
With Kunal’s hire, the partnership strength at Trilegal increases to 52.