Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas welcomed partner Arjun Perikal from J Sagar Associates to its Bangalore team. Perikal’s practice focuses mainly on corporate and civil disputes and restructuring. Prior to J Sagar, he had stints at M&C Partners and AZB & Partners.

JSA joint managing partners Amit Kapur and Vivek Chandy said of Perika’s departure: “Arjun was with JSA for many years which included a long stint as a retained partner and choose to move on in search of new opportunities. We wish him all success.”

Managing partner of Shardul Amarchand Pallavi Shroff commented: “His addition to our Bengaluru office will help strengthen our presence in the southern region and further bolster the dispute resolution practice of the firm.”

In Delhi, Chandhiok & Mahajan named Sujoy Bhatia as partner and head of its corporate practice after he joined from J Sagar Associates. Chadhiok now has three partners in its corporate team. Bhatia is an M&A and corporate advisory specialist, with over 15 years of experience.


Bhatia commented on his new role to Legally India: “ I look forward to working with each of them and my exceptional partners to further strengthen C&M’s commitment to quality. In these uncertain times, our clients will demand that we respond to dynamic situations with well-considered and innovative advise. The post COVID world will look very different and our clients will expect nothing less.”