About Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas was founded on May, 2015 and takes forward the legacy of the erstwhile 100-year old Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., whose pre-eminence, experience and reputation of almost a century has been unparalleled in the Indian legal fraternity.
Tracing its professional lineage to 1917, the Firm of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas is the largest full-service law firm in India, with over 650 lawyers, including 100 partners, and offices in India’s key business centres at Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Ahmedabad. The Firm advises a large and varied client base that includes domestic and foreign commercial enterprises, financial institutions, private equity funds, venture capital funds, start-ups and governmental and regulatory bodies.
The firm was recently awarded “India: National Law Firm of the Year” by Chambers and Partners at the Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2018. Firm was named “Most Innovative Firm of the Year: India” by IFLR Asia Awards 2018 & “India Deal Firm of the Year” by ALB SE Asia Law Awards, 2016 & 2015. Ranked no. 1 amongst India’s top 40 law firms in 2015 as per RSG India report as well as ALB on Asia’s Top 50 Largest Law Firm report in 2015 and topped recent league tables namely Bloomberg, Merger Market, Dealogic, Thomson Reuters.
Our lawyers are recognised for their expertise, not just in corporate practice and dispute resolution, but also in specialist areas such as competition law, employment, intellectual property, real estate, tax and many more. Several of these individuals are cited as leading practitioners by global publications like Chambers and Partners, International Financial Law Review, Asia Legal 500 and Euromoney.
Our partners routinely advise and collaborate with governments and regulators on policy matters. Many partners of the Firm are also members of various government committees on legal and regulatory reform.
Our Practices Groups:
- Banking & Finance
- Capital Markets
- Financial Regulatory
- Real Estate
- Intellectual Property
- Private Client
- Investment Funds
Through its “Best Friends’ Networks”, the Firm has established relationships with leading international law firms including those in the USA, UK, Japan, South Korea, Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Germany, and France. These cross-border relationships allow the Firm to provide local advice to its clients with a global outlook.
Chairs and Heads:
Mr. Cyril S. Shroff, Managing Partner
Vandana Shroff, Partner
Reeba Chacko, Partner (Head – Corporate)
Nivedita Rao, Partner (Head – Mergers & Acquisitions)
Yash J. Ashar, Partner (Head – Capital Markets)
Santosh Jankiram, Partner (Head – Projects)
Shagoofa Rashid Khan, Partner (Head – Funds, Investment & Advisory)
Kunal Gupta, Head – Investigations
S. R. Patnaik, Partner (Head – Taxation)
Ranjan Negi, Partner (Head – Intellectual Property)
Arjun Lall, Partner (Head – South)