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Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

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Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi

Cyril Shroff

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Work Department

Corporate Law; Corporate Governance; Securities Markets; Mergers & Acquisitions; Dispute Regulation; Arbitration; Private Client; Banking; Infrastructure and Financing


Managing Partner


Cyril Shroff has over 36 years of experience in a range of areas, including corporate and securities law, disputes, banking, bankruptcy, infrastructure, private client, financial regulatory and others. He is consistently ranked as star practitioner in India by a leading international publication and often regarded as the M&A King of India and regularly recognized as an award winning professional across various practices.

Mr.Shroff was a member of SEBI constituted Uday Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance, SEBI Committee on Insider Trading, first apex advisory committee of the IMC International ADR Centre; advisory board member of the Centre for Study of the Legal Profession of Harvard Law School and various other committees. He was recently appointed as a task force member of Society of Insolvency Practitioners of India. He is a director on several boards. He also regularly comments and advises on policy reforms in India.


English and regional Indian languages




Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa, India            
Solicitor, High Court of Bombay, India


Banking and finance

Within: Leading individuals

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Corporate and M&A

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Within: Corporate and M&A

At Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, notable work included representing e-commerce company Flipkart in its acquisition of a 100% stake in eBay India, and acting for IndusInd Bank in its $2.4bn merger with Bharat Financial Inclusion. The practice is also highly regarded for its expertise in regulatory and corporate governance matters. Managing partner Cyril Shroff is a well-regarded practitioner. Reeba Chacko heads the firm’s corporate practice, and Nivedita Rao heads the M&A practice.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has been active in disputes relating to contractual litigation, insolvency and bankruptcy, infrastructure matters and demerger issues. The team is well known for its established track record appearing before the Supreme Court, regional High Courts, domestic and international arbitral forums, and regulatory tribunals. Managing partner Cyril Shroff heads the practice, in which Indranil D Deshmukh and Gauri Rasgotra are names to note. Percival Billimoria has left the firm and is now counsel.

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Within: Insurance

The insurance practice at Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas is jointly led by managing partner Cyril Shroff and Indranath Bishnu. The group acted for Legal & General Group plc, WarburgPincus, LLC, Bank of Baroda and Andhra Bank – on a Chinese Wall basis – in relation to the sale of a 26% equity stake in India First Life Insurance, by Legal & General Middle East Limited to a Warburg Pincus entity. It also acted for General Insurance Corporation of India on its IPO of 124,700,000 equity shares.

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