[Exclusive]: Ajay Bahl confirms VP Singh’s appointment as Head of Litigation, Delhi

Pallavi Saluja

It is now confirmed that Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai litigation

Partner Vijayendra Pratap Singh is joining AZB & Partners in Delhi as Head of Litigation, Delhi.

Confirming the move, Managing Partner Ajay Bahl told Bar & Bench that,

“We are very excited that VP Singh is joining us. He will be joining us as Head of Litigation, Delhi”.

VP Singh’s hire comes after the recent exit of Percival Billimoria for Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Singh had relocated to Mumbai from the Delhi office of Amarchand Mangaldas in 2013, and will now be moving back to Delhi.

On his decision to leave Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, VP Singh said,

“I am grateful to Amarchand Mangaldas and  Cyril Amarchand for the platform and experience that I gained during my tenure with the Firms. I leave on cordial terms.

I look forward to working with the AZB team in reinforcing its reputation as a top tier Firm. My appointment and those of the other Dispute Resolution partners only goes on to  show the Firm’s commitment towards building a formidable Dispute Resolution practice.”

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Managing Partner, Cyril Shroff said, “We wish him success and happiness. Very smooth hand over. His team is staying back.”

A graduate of National Law School of India University, Bangalore, VP Singh started his career with Amarchand Mangaldas and has been part of the firm’s litigation practice ever since.

VP Singh will be the sixth partner from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas to join AZB in recent times. The other five include Ashwath RauGanesh Rao, Anu Tiwari, Dhruv Singh and Competition Head Nisha Kaur Uberoi, who is still serving her notice period.

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