J Sagar Associates (JSA) appointed Ananya Kumar, Anish Mashruwala, Raj Ramachandran and Ravichandra Hegde as partners effective from 1 April.
Kumar works in the Delhi office and is part of the disputes practice with a specialization in construction and engineering disputes, while Ramachandran works in the Bengaluru office and is part of the corporate practice with a specialization in private equity and venture capital. Mashruwala and Hegde both work in the Mumbai office. Mashruwala is part of the finance practice with a specialization in banking and finance, while Hegde is part of the disputes practice with a specialization in securities regulatory and litigation.
On the other hand, M&A partner Murali Ananthasivan from the Bengaluru office will be leaving to practice as an independent counsel effective 1 April. “I look forward to resuming independent practice, which in effect is putting the clock back by 15 years,” said Ananthasivan. Communications practice partner Mansoor Ali Shoket from the Delhi office will also be leaving on the same day to establish his own practice and do good for his village in Kashmir. His team will be absorbed within the regulatory practice in Delhi.