IndusLaw has hired partner Ranjana Adhikari for its TMT practice based in Mumbai. Adhikari is a media, entertainment and gaming specialist, and she joins from Nishith Desai Associates.

Adhikari regularly advises on media, entertainment, gaming, IP, technology and internet community lifestyle (ICL) matters. Her clients include new media, broadcasting, digital rights, social media platform and film company players.

In additional to transactional and licensing work in the TMT space, she also advises on domestic litigation and arbitration across a range of sectors and industries, including media and entertainment.

IndusLaw founding partner Suneeth Katarki said of the firm's newest partner: “We are happy to have Ranjana onboard. With her joining, we now we have a Mumbai media and entertainment practice capability. Her extensive experience in this sector will be a natural fit to our existing TMT practice and will definitely help us grow our client service capabilities nationally.

In another lateral move, Link Legal India Law Services has boosted its specialty in healthcare, life sciences and agriculture with the hiring of associate partner Pradnesh Warke in Mumbai. He joins from his own independent practice of six months and prior to this, did in-house roles at Wind World India and Medtronic since 2014.

Warke specialises in the life sciences and healtchare sectors, particularly in medical devices. He advises on litigation, strategy, corporate advisory and compliance.

He commented on his new role: "I am very excited and thrilled to add a new chapter in my professional journey with Link Legal. We want to provide pragmatic legal services in the fast changing business scenario and our approach will be of partnering with our clients to provide solutions on real time basis in the healthcare and life sciences sector."