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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Announces Partner Promotions

Partnership strength grows to 103 with promotion of three Partner Designates to Salaried Partners

Mar 31, 2018   11:20 IST 
New Delhi | Mumbai, Maharashtra, India


Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas today announced promotion of three of its Partner Designates to Salaried Partners.


Partnership Elevations


Dispute Resolution Practice




Ms. Meghna Rajadhyaksha

Ms. Meghna Rajadhyaksha (Mumbai): Meghna focuses on commercial litigation and dispute resolution, including arbitration, insolvency and general advisory matters. Her experience includes representation of major national and international corporations before various courts and judicial authorities in India, as well as advisory work in relation to a range of law including food safety, company law, insolvency, advertising and consumer matters. She is a graduate of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore and holds an LLM from the Columbia University School of Law.



Ms. Smarika Singh

Ms. Smarika Singh (Delhi): 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 also regularly advises and represents clients before Courts and Tribunals on contentious issues arising under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act and the Food Safety and Standards Act. She is a graduate from the National Law Institute University, Bhopal.


Competition Law Practice




Ms. Gauri Chhabra

Ms. Gauri Chhabra (Mumbai): Gauri has worked on a full range of competition law matters, including cartel enforcement (including leniency filings), abuse of dominance, merger control and competition compliance. She has represented Indian and multinational clients across sectors, before the Competition Commission of India. She is a graduate from Amity Law School, New Delhi and holds an LLM from New York University.


Mr. 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.”


Ms. 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.”


Mr. 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.”


Smarika, Meghana and Gauri became Partner Designates on 1 October 2017 and have now been formally inducted to the partnership, with effect from 1 April 2018. Following this round of elevations, the total partnership strength of the Firm will grow to 103 partners across 10 practice areas in 7 locations.


About Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. (SAM & Co.), founded on a century of legal achievements, is one of India’s leading full-service law firms. The firm’s mission is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisers through excellence, responsiveness, innovation and collaboration. SAM & Co. is recognised globally for its exceptional practices in mergers & acquisitions, private equity, competition law, insolvency & bankruptcy, dispute resolution, capital markets, banking & finance and projects & infrastructure.


The Firm is at the helm of major headline transactions and litigations in all sectors, and advises leading multinational corporations on their entry into the Indian market and the legal strategy impacting their business. Currently, the Firm has over 520 lawyers, including 103 Partners, offering legal services through its offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Gurugram, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai. 

Ms. Meghna Rajadhyaksha
Ms. Meghna Rajadhyaksha
Ms. Smarika Singh
Ms. Smarika Singh
Ms. Gauri Chhabra

Ms. Gauri Chhabra
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