Khaitan & Co has appointed Amar Sinhji as executive director of human resources of the law firm from June 1, 2015, according to a press release.
Sinhji, who previously was group head of HR and corporate sustainability at Tata Capital Ltd, spent around 15 years with various Tata group companies in the past. Prior to that, he worked with Essar Group and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd.
“Amar brings in wealth of experience as an HR professional who will take the HR practices of our firm to the next level,” Haigreve Khaitan, partner at the law firm, said.
Sinhji will be joining the management team of Khaitan & Co which includes chief operating officer and chief financial officer. The management team reports to executive committee of Khaitan & Co, which comprises a group of partners across all its offices elected on a three-year term.
Khaitan & Co offers legal solutions to clients in India and abroad. The firm has over 350 lawyers across its offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Kolkata and Bangalore.
Recently, it promoted five associate partners to equity partnership level, becoming the first Indian law firm to reach 100-partner mark.