SNG & Partners Banking and Finance Partner and Mumbai Branch Head S. Babu has resigned to join Economic Laws Practice as a Partner to further enhance the firm’s Banking & Finance practice..Babu has over 23 years of experience working both as an in-house counsel for various banks and with law firms..He initially practiced in Chennai High Court before joining the Bank of Baroda as a Legal Officer in 1996. He then moved to Standard Chartered Bank in 2001 where he worked till 2004..He also had a short stint with Axis Bank before co-founding the Mumbai Branch of SNG & Partners heading the Banking & Finance, and Real Estate practice. He holds a law degree from Madras University..Rohan Shah, Managing Partner, Economic Laws Practice said, “We are delighted to welcome Babu on board. He has built an excellent reputation as a legal professional, and is a well-regarded, valuable & reliable resource in the banking and real estate industries. He will play an important role in growing ELP’s Banking & Finance practice in Mumbai as well as Chennai.”.Earlier this year, the firm had hired Bharti Airtel General Counsel Jyoti Pawar as a Partner in the firm’s Delhi office..The firm has been on a hiring spree of sorts ever since the departure of its Partner Tarun Gulati along with a team of 11 lawyers to PDS Legal..You can read our People Moves report here.