DSK Legal has promoted Associate Partners Avinash Kumar Khard, Parag Khandhar and Samit Shukla as partners, & Principal Associate Ekta Tyagi to Associate Partner.
With this round of promotions, the Firm now has 24 Partners and 11 Associate Partners across its offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru and Pune.
- Mr. Avinash Kumar Khard is in the Firm’s Banking & Finance and Energy, Projects and Infrastructure team, and has significant experience in representing various private and public sector companies and undertakings, public sector and private banks, foreign lenders, non-banking finance companies, borrowers, bidders and institutions for financing, construction, operation and acquisition of capital-intensive projects and facilities around Asia, Middle East and Africa.
- Mr. Parag Khandhar has rich experience in handling various kinds of dispute resolution matters, including corporate litigation, media litigation, domestic arbitrations, and quasi criminal matters, before various Courts/Tribunals across the country.
- Mr. Samit Shukla has rich experience in advising a host of clients across a wide range of commercial disputes, including relating to real estate, corporate, infrastructure, environment, securities and private equity. He has been involved in several high-profile corporate disputes, including leveraged buyout transactions & exits.
- Ms. Ekta Tyagi joined DSK Legal in 2018 transitioning to disputes work after acquiring extensive corporate law experience in a couple of other leading Indian law firms. She advises on commercial litigation and pre-litigation strategy, and criminal law matters, including fraud investigations.
Commenting on the promotions, Managing Partner, Mr Anand Desai said,
“I am delighted to see our colleagues grow and add to our partnership. We are fortunate to have an increasing number of lawyers who believe in, and adhere to what we stand for as a firm.”