(HOUSTON, July 22, 2015) Lex Mundi’s Board of Directors voted unanimously to admit Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. as the exclusive member firm for India. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. is a full service law firm with offices in Delhi, Mumbai, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Ahmedabad and Bangalore. Founded on a century of legal achievement, the firm started anew in May 2015. With 65 Partners and 350 lawyers, the firm employs its legal resources across all practices and focuses on several core areas of commercial activity. It is globally recognized for its exceptional practices in mergers & acquisitions, competition law, dispute resolution and arbitration, regulatory litigation, capital markets and private equity.
The firm has been at the helm of major headline transactions in all segments of industry and business besides representing major transnational corporates on their India entry and business strategy.
Carl Anduri, President of Lex Mundi, commented, “Lex Mundi is pleased to welcome Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. as the member firm for India. The firm has a renewed energy built on years of experience and its lawyers are recognized leaders in their fields of practice. With Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., we expand the knowledge and experience available through Lex Mundi’s World Ready network.”
Shardul Shroff, Executive Chairman of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., stated, “We truly cherish the legacy relationships we have built within the Lex Mundi network. Our Lex Mundi membership will enhance our ability to better serve our clients and provide our clients access to the best legal minds around the globe. We look forward to contributing to Lex Mundi and working with its member firms in the years ahead.”
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