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Satyajit Gupta, who has recently resigned from Advaita Legal, is joining Star India as Vice President – Legal.
Gupta will be reporting to the Executive Vice President & Deputy General Counsel – Ujwala Wakhle, who handles Corporate Legal, Corporate Governance & Compliance matters across the company.
Gupta was heading the Corporate M&A Practice at Advaita Legal. He had joined the firm in April 2015 from Khaitan & Co.
Gupta graduated from National Law School of India Unversity, Bangalore in 2003 and started his career at Pricewaterhouse Coopers. Since then, he has worked at Amarchand Mangaldas, and Herbert Smith before returning to India to join AZB & Partners in 2008.
In 2014, he left AZB to join Khaitan & Co as Principal Associate. In 2015, he resigned from Khaitan.
Recently, Cipla Associate Director Michelle D’Penha too joined Star as Assistant Vice President – Legal. She is a graduate of Government Law College, Mumbai. She has previously worked at AZB & Partners and Japanese firm Mori Hamada & Matsumoto.