Indian law firm Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co. has hired transaction lawyer Shruti Singh as a partner in New Delhi from Khaitan & Co., where she was an of counsel.
With about 13 years of experience, Singh advises Indian and multinational corporations, entrepreneurs and private equity funds on M&A, structured finance, and restructuring and insolvency. Her notable deals include Temasek and Advent’s joint structured finance, Dalmia Cement’s acquisition of Murli Industries, and the debt restructuring of RattanIndia.
The firm added a 10-member corporate team from IndusLaw in Gurugram, doubled its partner strength in Chennai with the addition of two partners, added a corporate partner duo from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in Mumbai, hired AZB & Partners’ real estate practice head in Delhi and landed technology specialist Hemant Krishna from Lakshmikumaran and Sridharan in Bengaluru.
SAM also turned to international law firm Simpson Thacher & Bartlett to hire investment funds partner Gaurita Udiyawar in Mumbai.
Singh’s addition has taken the number of partners in SAM’s New Delhi office to 83.