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Trilegal Partner and Disputes Practice Head Sitesh Mukherjee will be leaving the firm for counsel practice.
After Sitesh's departure at the end of June this year, Shankh Sengupta will head the Disputes Practice.
Sitesh has extensive experience in handling a variety of corporate commercial disputes, including high stakes arbitrations in diverse industries such as power, infrastructure and banking.
He had joined Trilegal in 2009 from HSA Advocates.
Speaking to Bar & Bench, Sitesh said on his decision to leave the firm,
"It has been a wonderful journey at Trilegal. I started the disputes practice at the firm with three lawyers, and now we are a team of about 50 lawyers. The whole journey has been very satisfying. The firm itself has grown tremendously and I have had the wonderful experience of being part of that outstanding growth.
The choice I had to make was whether to continue contributing to the growth of the firm or focus on advocacy. It is entirely my desire to have a larger court-facing role, which is why I have decided to move out of Trilegal."