Cyril Shroff

Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner of India’s leading law firm, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, is the most revered name in the Indian legal fraternity. Mr Shroff bears a formidable reputation as one of the most influential corporate lawyers in the country. Previously the Managing Partner of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., Mr Shroff’s trailblazing career, spanning more than 38 years, has earned him monikers such as “M&A King of India” and “Legend of Indian Legal Community”. His expertise in matters pertaining to corporate and securities law, disputes, banking, bankruptcy infrastructure, private client and financial regulatory affairs remains unrivalled.

Mr Shroff was a member of the SEBI-constituted Uday Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance and the SEBI Committee on Insider Trading. He is a member of the First Apex Advisory Committee of the IMC International ADR Centre, and a task force member of the Society of Insolvency Practitioners of India. He is a member of the Media Legal Defence Initiative International Advisory Board, and part of various Committees of the CII’s National Council on Corporate Governance, National Committee on Capital Markets, Private Equity and Venture Capital, Commodities Markets, Financial Investors and Regulatory Affairs.

Mr Shroff is on the Board of Krea University, and a member of the Apex Advisory Board of Adani Institute of Infrastructure Management, Advisory Board of the Centre for Study of the Legal Profession established by Harvard Law School, and Advisory Board of the National Institute of Securities Markets (NISM).

Asia Law 2020 has ranked Mr Shroff as “Elite Practitioner” for Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate and M&A. Chambers and Partners 2020 has placed him as “Eminent Practitioner” for Banking & Finance in India. IFLR1000 2020 describes him as “Market Leader” for Energy and Infrastructure, Project Development, Banking, Project Finance and Capital Markets (Debt and M&A).

Mr Shroff was awarded “Managing Partner of the Year 2019” at the Asia Legal Business (ALB) India Law Awards and recognized as a “Thought Leader for M&A and Governance” by Who’s Who Legal 2019. Chambers Asia Pacific 2019 recognized him as a “Star Individual for Corporate and M&A” while Asian Legal Business awarded him “Managing Partner of the Year 2019”.

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