Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas onboards Shally Bhasin as equity partner for litigation

Law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. (SAM) has appointed Shally Bhasin as an equity partner for litigation for its New Delhi hub.

“After almost 11 years with Agarwal Law Associates it is an opportune moment to embark on new challenges. SAM & Co. is India’s celebrated law firm with a deep-rooted culture of excellence. It will be my endeavour to deliver cutting edge solutions and create value for clients, while maintaining the highest standards of professional integrity and probity,” Bhasin said.

Bhasin has over 26 years of experience and has done matters relating to financial services, bankruptcy, infrastructure litigation, environment litigation, white collar crime, telecom and tender related litigation, among others, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas said in a statement.

She is also the Supreme Court’s advocate-on-record since 2004 and has represented clients in the Apex Court, High Courts of Delhi, Kolkata, Odisha, Mumbai, Himachal Pradesh, Bilaspur, Bengaluru, Ranchi, Allahabad, Chennai and Goa and in several specialized tribunals like TDSAT, NCLAT, NCLT and NGT.

“Shally’s extensive practice and experience will further strengthen our corporate litigation and Supreme Court practice along with client offering,” said Pallavi Shroff, managing partner at SAM.

“Shally will undoubtedly add great value to the firm with her deep experience and knowledge. We look forward to a long and exciting journey ahead with her and I wish her all the success in her new role," added Akshay Chudasama, managing partner at SAM.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, founded on a century of legal achievements, is one of India’s full-service law firms with a pan-India presence and has been at the helm of major headline transactions and litigations in all sectors, besides advising major multinational corporates on their entry into the Indian market and their business strategy.

Currently, the firm has around 740 lawyers including 140 partners, offering legal services through its offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Gurugram, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai.   

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. was one of the law firms to be appointed by fintech unicorn BharatPe to determine the willful misconduct and gross negligence by the company’s former co-founder Ashneer Grover, VCCircle reported. 

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