Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) real estate partner Avnish Sharma is to join Khaitan & Co next month, boosting its real estate practice in Delhi that it’s long been looking to fill.
Executive director Amar Sinhji commented: “Avnish brings with him a wealth of experience. Real estate is an area of focus for us and we see tremendous opportunities in this space in the long term.”
Counsel PB Jain is the only other senior Khaitan lawyer in Delhi specialising in real estate.
Sharma is a graduate of the London School of Economics (LSE), and had been promoted to SAM’s non-equity partnership in 2016.
Shardul Amarchand Delhi managing partner Pallavi Shroff commented: “Wish him all the best in life.”
Meanwhile, in unrelated news, SAM litigation partner Saanjh Purohit is joining Facebook, in-house.