Lalit Bhasin elected President of SILF for third straight time

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Lalit Bhasin has been elected as President of the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) for the third consecutive time, according to a press release. SILF elected its office bearers at its annual election on July 11, held in Delhi.

Rohit Kochhar of Kochhar and Co. was elected General Secretary and Manjula Chawla of Phoenix Legal will be Treasurer.

The press release quoted Lalit Bhasin as saying,

“It’s an honour and privilege to be re-elected to the position of the President. It has always been my endeavour to work towards the progress and development of the legal fraternity. SILF will continue to contribute to the strengthening and evolution of our country’s legal system, supporting it in all its efforts. I look forward to working with the new office bearers and making it a landmark year with all of them.”

The newly elected Senior Vice-Presidents are:

Rajiv LuthraFounder & Managing Partner, Luthra & Luthra
Shardul ShroffExecutive Chairman, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas
Ravi NathChairman & Managing Partner, Rajinder Narain & Co.
CR DuaFounder & Managing Partner, Dua Associates

The Vice-Presidents are:

Rabindra JhunjhunwalaPartner, Khaitan & Co
Anand DesaiManaging Partner, DSK Legal
Anand PrasadPartner, Trilegal
Nishith DesaiFounder & Managing Partner, Nishith Desai Associates
Hemant SahaiFounder & Managing Partner, Hemant Sahai Advocates
Diljeet TitusFounding Partner, Titus & Co.

The joint general secretaries include prominent names from the legal fraternity, such as Aseem Chawla of MPC Legal; Manoj Kumar Singh of Singh & Associates; Manoj Kumar of Hammurabi & Solomon and Darshananand Gour of Gaur & Co. Law Firm.

The new Assistant Secretary is Sudhir Kumar from the India International Jurists and Associate Secretaries are Anshuman Sood of Virender Sood & Co and Vipul Maheshwari of Maheshwari & Co.

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