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Solomon & Co. has promoted four of its Associate Partners – Anagha Subramaniam, Germaine Pereira, Kinjal Champaneria and Saurabh Gupta – to partnership.
The promotions took effect from December 1. The firm now has eight partners at its two offices in Mumbai and Pune.
Commenting on the promotions, Managing Partner Aaron Solomon said in a press release,
“From a journey that started in 1909, we are entering the 110th year from our inception. Anagha, Germaine, Kinjal and Saurabh have each been with our firm in excess of 10 years, and it’s a delight to witness their evolution into experienced legal professionals. With the legacy and ethos of our firm imbibed in our next generation of partners, I have no doubt that our firm will continue to excel and grow for many decades to come.”
Anagha Subramaniam will spearhead the Banking and Finance practice, with a special focus on Corporate & Commercial laws. She will continue to handle a wide array of corporate, commercial and banking matters including FDI, Compliances, M&A, Financing transactions, Regulatory Communications and Compliance, Foreign Investment & Exchange Control Laws.
Germaine Pereira will head the Intellectual Property practice at the firm, not only taking charge of the patent, trademark and copyright matters, but also technology and commercial transactions including licensing, technology transfer, trademark licensing and assignment, distribution agreements and development of in-house IP protection programs.
Kinjal Champaneria will take the mantle to grow firm’s Corporate and M&A practice, and apart from the traditional nuances of the practice relating to M&As, JVs, Collaborations, Corporate Structuring, Due Diligence and Corporate Compliance, he will also be widely dealing with cross-border acquisition, representing international clients, including advice on foreign investment & exchange control regulations.
Saurabh Gupta will be the face of firm’s Real Estate practice. With over ten years of experience in this sector, he has been a name to be reckoned with, providing 360 degree services ranging from property title due diligence, acquisition, development, leasing to joint venturing, financing, local property laws and regulations of various states of India.