Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has welcomed Ashni Parekh to grow and expand its media and entertainment practice. An independent practitioner for the last 14 years, Parekh will join as a senior advisor to the firm.

On her own, Parekh helmed a leading film industry practice that included film finance and transactions.

Prior to establishing her own practice in 2005, Parekh had been an associate at Nishith Desai since 1991. 

Commenting on the hire, CAM managing partner Cyril Shroff said: “We are confident that the acquisition of the practice will enable the growth of the firm’s media and entertainment practice and to provide the clients with a whole bouquet of services that Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas can offer in a seamless manner.”