SURVEY OPEN: ALB Super 50 TMT Lawyers 2021

BY Asian Legal Business |

In this new listing, ALB will pick the most highly recommended TMT practitioners based permanently in the Asian region. The list will be published in the July issue of ALB Asia.

Mumbai: Argus Partner nabs corp partner from CAM

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm Argus Partners has strengthened its corporate practice with the hire of Gaurav Singhi who joins as a partner in Mumbai from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas.

CAM, IndusLaw, Sidley act on Indian real estate firm’s $331 mln IPO

BY Aparna Sai |

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has represented Indian real estate company Macrotech Developers on its 25-billion-rupee ($331 million) IPO on the BSE and NSE, with IndusLaw and Sidley Austin advising the lead managers.

Skadden, Latham act on Trip.com’s $1.09 bln secondary listing

BY Aparna Sai |

Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom and Commerce & Finance Law Offices have counselled travel website Trip.com on its $1.09 billion secondary listing on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, with Latham & Watkins and Jingtian & Gongcheng advising the joint sponsors and the underwriters.

Hogan Lovells SEA disputes head joins DLA to lead investigations regionally

BY Aparna Sai |

Maurice Burke, formerly the head of the Southeast Asia disputes practice at Hogan Lovells, has joined DLA Piper in Singapore as head of investigations for Asia.

India’s IndusLaw adds real estate partner from Tatva Legal in Hyderabad

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm IndusLaw has hired real estate expert Praveen Kumar Thodupunuri as a partner in the southern city of Hyderabad from rival Tatva Legal, where he was a principal associate.

Bengaluru: Real estate specialist rejoins JSA from IndusLaw

BY Aparna Sai |

India’s J Sagar Associates (JSA) has welcomed back real estate and M&A specialist Karthik BM, who joins the firm as a partner in Bengaluru from IndusLaw.

DLA Piper partners with ESG platform Datamaran

BY Aparna Sai |

Anglo-American law firm DLA Piper has partnered with Datamaran, an environment, social and governance (ESG) risk management and data platform, to integrate ESG and legal due diligence.

Former SAM partner joins Byju’s as GC

BY Aparna Sai |

Roshan Thomas, a former Bengaluru-based partner at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), has joined Indian learning platform Byju’s as group general counsel.

Call For Submissions: ALB Asia's Top 15 Rising Lawyers

BY Asian Legal Business |

Young and rising lawyers in Asia’s legal community are continuing to make their mark in the market despite the disruptions by the Covid-19 pandemic and deserves recognition for their achievements and contributions. 

Induslaw advises India unicorn Mohalla Tech on $502 mln funding round

BY Aparna Sai |

IndusLaw has counselled Indian company Mohalla Tech, which owns social media platform ShareChat and short video app Mo, on its $502 million fundraising round. The funding values Mohalla Tech at $2.1 billion.

India’s JSA snaps up cap markets partner from AZB

BY Aparna Sai |

Indian law firm J. Sagar Associates (JSA) has added Niruphama Ramakrishnan as a partner in Gurugram from rival AZB & Partners.