ELP unveils promotions


Economic Laws Practice (ELP) recently promoted five lawyers from associate partner to partner: Anay Banhatti and Gopal Mundhra (in the firm’s tax practice), Bhavin Gada (corporate and commercial), Deep Roy (banking and finance) and Dinesh Pednekar (dispute resolution). All five are at the firm’s Mumbai office.

In addition, three lawyers were redesignated as counsel. They are Mukta Dutta (dispute resolution), Vishal Kulkarni (tax) and Tomu Francis (corporate and commercial).

The firm has also promoted one senior associate to associate partner, nine associate mangers to senior associate, and 16 associates to senior associate.

ELP has six offices and 130 lawyers, of whom 27 are partners and seven are equity partners. The firm is led by Suhail Nathani. Rohan Shah, who was managing partner of ELP from its inception in 2001, exited the firm and its equity partnership in September 2016 and is now an independent counsel.