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Khaitan & Co. has promoted eleven of its lawyers to partnership. Out of these, six are women.
The following lawyers have been promoted:
|Anisha Chand||Mumbai||Competition||GLC Mumbai (2011)|
|Anushka Sharda||Delhi||Dispute Resolution||ILS Pune (2009)|
|Aravind Venugopal||Mumbai||Corporate||HNLU Raipur (2010)|
|Pashupati Nath||Delhi||Corporate||NLU Jodhpur (2009)|
|Rishabh Bharadwaj||Bangalore||Corporate||GNLU Gandhinagar (2011)|
|Saman Ahsan||Delhi||Dispute Resolution||NLIU Bhopal (2009)|
|Sanjay Khan Nagra||Bangalore||Corporate||GNLU Gandhinagar (2011)|
|Shailendra Bhandare||Mumbai||Intellectual Property||GLC Mumbai (2004)|
|Smriti Yadav||Mumbai||Intellectual Property|
|Suhana Islam Murshedd||Kolkata||Corporate||GLC Mumbai (2006)|
|Tanvi Kumar||Delhi||Corporate||ILS Pune (2009)|
The firm has also promoted Anuj Sahay and Soumya Mohapatra as Counsel in Delhi and Mumbai respectively.
With these promotions, Khaitan now has 141 Partners and 11 Counsel. The total number of lawyers at the firm is 578.
Commenting on the promotions, Executive Director Amar Sinjhi said,
“Each member who has been promoted has played an integral part over the years, in enhancing the Firm’s expertise and presence across practices, while keeping our core ideology, value systems and culture intact. These partners will now pave the way and help groom our next generation of leaders. We wish them all the best for their new roles and enhanced responsibilities.”
Senior Partner Haigreve Khaitan commented,
“It has been a very busy year for us. The market was good from a foreign investment and strategic or distressed M&A perspective. We have been able to showcase our strengths across practices, on a number of complex and unique deals, involving diverse practices. We have emerged as a one-stop firm of choice for most of our clients when it comes to legal services. We are very pleased to work with clients from a variety of sectors, including defence, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, real estate, fin-tech, securities, etc.”