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Linklaters has promoted Counsel Sushil Jacob to partnership as part of the global promotions announced today. Linklaters elected 27 new partners across 11 offices in the firm’s global network.
The promotion takes effect on 1 May 2018.
Sushil joined Linklaters in 2007 as an associate in Hong Kong, before moving to London in 2010 as a managing associate. He was promoted to Counsel in 2015.
He has wide ranging experience advising on transactions relating to Indian cross-border acquisitions, disposals and joint ventures, advising both international and Indian clients.
Narayan Iyer, Head of India at Linklaters, commented,
“We are delighted Sushil is joining the ranks of the India practice as a partner, adding significant strength to the team, serving our clients involved in India. Sushil is an incredibly talented lawyer with vast experience in Indian joint ventures, acquisitions and disposals. He has led on a number of our key India deals in recent years and will continue to work with our clients in one of our key jurisdictions.”
Sushil is a graduate of National Law School of India University, Bangalore. He also holds an LL.M. from London School of Economics. He initially worked at AZB & Partners before joining Linklaters in 2007.