[Exclusive]: Women Rising – Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas makes 3 Partners

[Exclusive]: Women Rising – Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas makes 3 Partners

Pallavi Saluja

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has announced its annual promotions today. The firm has promoted three of its lawyers to partnership – Gauri Chhabra, Smarika Singh and Meghana Rajadhyaksha.

Following this round of elevations, the total partnership strength of the firm will grow to 103 partners across 10 practice areas in 7 locations.

Gauri Chhabra is part of the competition team and is based out of firm’s Mumbai office. She is a graduate from Amity Law School, New Delhi and holds an LLM from New York University.

Both Smarika Singh and Meghana Rajadhyaksha are part of the litigation team. Smarika is based in Delhi while Meghana is part of the Mumbai office.

Smarika has been part of domestic & international commercial arbitrations and related litigation in sectors such as oil & gas, power & infrastructure, coal & mining and construction. She is a graduate from the National Law Institute University, Bhopal.

Meghana joined Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas in 2015 from Khaitan & Co. She is a 2008 graduate of National Law School of India University, Bangalore and hold an LL.M. from Columbia Law School. Meghna focuses on commercial litigation and dispute resolution, including arbitration, insolvency and general advisory matters.

Shardul S. Shroff, Executive Chairman, said,

“I am delighted to welcome Meghna, Smarika and Gauri to the partnership. This is a proud moment for us as this further elevates the proportion of strong women in the Firm’s partnership, which is a reflection of our commitment to diversity and inclusion.”

Pallavi S. Shroff, Managing Partner, commented that

Congratulations to the young achievers on reaching this important milestone in their career. I am confident that the new Partners will continue to develop their teams and support the Firm in delivering excellent advice to its clients.”

Akshay Chudasama, Managing Partner, said,

The new partners have played an important role in strengthening our client relationships. They reflect our core values in their work with clients and colleagues. I wish them success in their new roles.”

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