JSA promotes 4 to equity Partnership; Equity Partners Murali and Mansoor Shoket resign
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JSA promotes 4 to equity Partnership; Equity Partners Murali and Mansoor Shoket resign

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J. Sagar Associates has promoted Partners Ananya Kumar, Anish Mashruwala, Raj Ramachandran and Ravichandra Hegde to equity partnership with effect from April 1, 2018.
Ananya Kumar is a partner in Delhi office and is part of the Disputes practice specialising in construction and engineering disputes.
Anish Mashruwala and Ravichandra Hegde are partners in the firm’s Mumbai office. Anish is part of the Finance practice specialising in banking and finance. Hegde is part of the Disputes practice specialising in securities regulatory and litigation.
Raj Ramachandran is a partner in Bengaluru office and is part of the Corporate practice specialising in Private Equity and Venture Capital.
“We are excited to have them on our journey and are a testimony to the firm’s track of organic growth. JSA believes in recognising merit and giving our young attorneys recognition and space to achieve their true potential. We welcome them and wish them many more successful years with us”, commenting Senior Partner Amit Kapur and Joint Managing Partners Dina Wadia and Shivpriya Nanda.
The firm is also seeing the exit of two its equity partners Murali Ananthasivan and Mansoor Ali Shoket with effect from April 1, 2018.
Murali Ananthasivan is in Bengaluru office and is leaving the firm for an independent counsel practice.
Murali also plans to pursue his other passions of golf, the hills of Coorg and of course his family.
On his decision to leave  Murali said,
“I have mixed feelings, for the journey with JSA has been for a good ten years and I will certainly miss the wonderful people who make the firm what it is.  I also do look forward to resuming independent practice, which in effect is putting the clock back by 15 years.  I am sure JSA will achieve its aspiration to be the finest law firm and I wish the JSA family all the very best.”
Mansoor Ali Shoket is based in the firm’s Delhi office He is setting up practice in Delhi as an independent counsel and will also be actively engaged in doing something for his village in Kashmir.
His team will be absorbed within the regulatory practice in Delhi where there is already considerable experience in the telecommunication sector and the work in that space will continue seamlessly.
Mansoor said,
“Whatever I am today is because of JSA and I shall be forever grateful.. I am sure that JSA will go from strength to strength. It has been a great journey with best of the colleagues and mentors. I have learnt a lot from JSA and it was and will always remain second home to me”
Senior Partner Amit Kapur and Joint Managing Partners Dina Wadia and Shivpriya Nanda commented,
“During their long association with JSA, they both provided sound advice to clients and made valuable contribution to the Firm’s growth and management for which they shall be remembered. The JSA family wishes both of them the very best for their future and looks forward to continuing their association with the firm in their respective new avatars.”
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