[Exclusive]: Trilegal scoops another AZB Partner, Harsh Maggon

[Exclusive]: Trilegal scoops another AZB Partner, Harsh Maggon

Pallavi Saluja

AZB & Partners Corporate Partner Harsh Maggon has left the firm to join Trilegal in its Mumbai office, according to reliable sources.

Harsh Maggon is a 2007 graduate of Symbiosis Law School, Pune.

Harsh had joined AZB from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in 2016. He spent nearly four years at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas before joining AZB. He has also previously worked at Economic Laws Practice and DSK Legal.

He specialises in public mergers and acquisitions and private equity transactions and has advised on multiple takeovers involving open offers and schemes of arrangements across sectors as well as delisting offers. His expertise includes advising on complex corporate governance issues in listed entities, control deals (including in distress situations), secondary exits and minority stake acquisitions.

[Update at 18:03]: Harsh’s move to Trilegal has been confirmed in a press release.

Commenting on Harsh’s joining, Trilegal Partner Sridhar Gorthi said,

“We are delighted to welcome Harsh Maggon to our growing corporate practice. We anticipate a significant uptick in public M&A and private equity deals in the market. Harsh has excellent credentials in this space and has worked with marquee PE funds on significant transactions. His addition to the partnership will further strengthen our corporate practice at a time when the market for this kind of work is expanding.”

Last year, Ganesh Rao and Aditya Jha had left AZB to join Trilegal as Partners in the firm’s Asset Management and Funds Practice. In 2017, Nisha Kaur Uberoi had joined Trilegal from AZB & Partners. She had joined as Partner and Head of the Competition Law Practice.

With Harsh’s joining Trilegal now has a total of 51 Partners across its offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, and Gurgaon.

[Update at 21:33]: Commenting on Harsh’s decision to move, AZB Managing Partner Zia Mody said,

“We wish Harsh all the very best ahead.”

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