The firm's Singapore Partners Sheila Ahuja and Pallavi Gopinath Aney to head the firm's India Group comprising over 100 partners and associates
The global law firm Allen & Overy LLP has named its Singapore-based Partners Sheila Ahuja and Pallavi Gopinath Aney as the joint chair of the firm's India Group.
They will lead the India Group team comprising over 100 partners and associates.
Ahuja will lead the India arbitration practice while Aney is to head the India capital market practice.
Ahuja has extensive experience in other jurisdictions, including Singapore, Hong Kong, England and Wales and Southeast Asia while Aney has several years' experience advising clients on a wide range of debt, equity and liability management transactions in India and Southeast Asia.
"Sheila and Pallavi's expertise and knowledge of the Indian market makes them two of the top India-focused lawyers. They offer complementary skills with their respective disputes and transactional focused backgrounds and will together build on an already highly successful India practice," Allen & Overy Senior Partner Wim Dejonghe said about the new leadership team.
"We are proud to be fronting a diverse and successful group in the form of Allen & Overy's India Group and look forward to leading it with a new perspective," Ahuja said about the development.
Aney added, "Our core focus will be to provide our clients with a combination of quality legal services and innovative solutions against the backdrop of our lawyers' deep-rooted understanding of India."
The global law firm Allen & Overy provides expert legal advice and support to companies with global growth ambitions in view of India emerging as the new destination for global investment.