[Exclusive]: K Law builds Delhi office with NLSIU grads, Citius founders Abhishek Shinde, Atish Kumar Vatts
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[Exclusive]: K Law builds Delhi office with NLSIU grads, Citius founders Abhishek Shinde, Atish Kumar Vatts

Pallavi Saluja

Krishnamurthy & Co has hired Citius Law Partners co-founders Abhishek Shinde and Atish Kumar Vatts as Partners in its Delhi office.

Confirming the hires, K Law Managing Partner Naina Krishnamurthy said,

“I am delighted to have Atish and Abhishek as part of the K Law team. They bring to the Firm – experience, relationships and specialized areas of practice, which will only enhance the Firm’s practice areas. I am confident that their contribution will add to the growth of the Firm.”

Both Abhishek and Atish are graduates of National Law School of India University, Bangalore. Prior to starting an independent legal practice, Atish has worked with AZB & Partners, Luthra & Luthra Law Offices and Platinum Partners. 

Atish focuses on M&A and joint venture transactions (across sectors), real estate, wills and estates, infrastructure and dispute resolution

Abhishek has worked with Trilegal, Amarchand Mangaldas, J. Sagar Associates and Ranbaxy before setting up Citius Law Partners in 2015. His practice areas include M&A, joint ventures, private equity, general banking, project financing and corporate finance.

Abhishek and Atish commented,

“We have been on the entrepreneurial path for a couple of years now and joining K Law allows us to continue on the chosen path. We look forward to working with K Law and contribute in expanding its footprint.”

These hires come after the exit of Delhi Partner Gautham Srinivas, who has now joined Khaitan & Co.

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