DLA Piper has recently announced 53 partner promotions worldwide. Indian capital markets lawyer Biswajit Chatterjee has been promoted to partnership in Singapore, along with 6 others in Asia..Speaking with Bar & Bench, Biswajit said, “It has been an exciting and busy year for us, and we are happy that we have been able to develop a credible presence in India. On the capital markets front, we have focused on a good mix of private transactions and government disinvestments and worked on some of the highest profile deals in India, including on the Coal India IPO. We have also been very active in the inbound and outbound M&A front, as well as on several notable outsourcing transactions. As a firm we have made a serious commitment to India and we continue to expand our team and build on our experience in India”..Biswajit led the DLA Piper team to bag the largest Government IPO of Coal India in 2010. He joined DLA in September 2008 as a Legal Director in its Singapore office from Allen & Overy. Biswajit, who is dual qualified in India and New York, has significant experience working in India and on Indian transactions, representing issuers and investment banks in a wide range of corporate finance transactions. DLA Piper has been very active on several Indian IPO and QIP transactions in 2010..In connection with the latest round of promotions, Chairman of DLA Piper Global Board, Francis B. Burch Jr. said, “It is very pleasing to be able to announce a new generation of DLA Piper partners and I offer my thanks and congratulations to them all. These promotions demonstrate our significant advances across each region and within each practice area and are indicative of the diverse and growing global law firm that we have developed”..Nigel Knowles, Joint CEO of DLA Piper said, “We are delighted at the appointment of so many talented lawyers to the position of partner. DLA Piper remains focused on recognising and rewarding outstanding talent across our regions and practice areas and in these lawyers we have the future of our law firm who have been chosen for their ability to grow and strengthen the business”.