Mr. Cyril Shroff is the Managing Partner of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (“The Firm”) and previously was the Managing Partner of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., India’s largest and foremost law firm. The Firm has nearly 600 lawyers with offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Ahmedabad.
With over 33 years of experience in a range of areas, including corporate laws, securities markets, banking, infrastructure and others, Mr. Shroff is regarded and has been consistently rated as India’s top corporate, banking and project finance lawyer by several international surveys, including those conducted by International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Euromoney, Chambers Global, Asia Legal 500, Asia Law and others. He has won numerous awards from Legal Publications.
Mr. Shroff has been recognized as a “legendary figure in the Indian legal community” and is consistently ranked as “star practitioner” in India by Chambers Global. Mr. Shroff is often regarded as the “M&A King of India”. He has authored several publications on legal topics. He is a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Study of the Legal Profession established by the Harvard Law School, a member of the Advisory Board of the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM) and on Board of IIM, Trichy.
He is an advisory member of the Finance Planning Standard Board of India (FPSB India) and Macquarie.
He is a member of the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) International Advisory Board. Mr. Shroff is also part of various committees of the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) – the National Council on Corporate Governance, the National Committee on Capital Markets, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Commodities Markets, Financial Investors and Regulatory Affairs.
Mr. Shroff was admitted to the Bar in 1982 after receiving his B.A., LLB degree from the Government Law College in Mumbai. He is a Solicitor, High Court of Bombay, since 1983.