King Stubb & Kasiva (KSK) hires Partners to expand services in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai
KSK (King Stubb & Kasiva), hires Prashant Kataria, Gaurav Dudeja, Apoorva Chandra and Sameer Singh as partners to expand service offerings in New Delhi, Bangalore and Mumbai office.
With a strong focus on growth, KSK, India's leading full-service law firm, has announced the appointment.
Jidesh Kumar, Managing Partner, King Stubb & Kasiva. Said "We are delighted to welcome Prashant, Gaurav, Apoorva and Sameer into the KSK family. Given their extensive experience in their respective practice areas, they are right professionals to strengthen our practice and assist our clients to ensure that they receive the same cutting edge legal skills, industry expertise and seamless experience that we offer all our clients across our offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Kochi. We are in the process of hiring more professionals across India with a vision to build KSK as the platform for equitable growth, legal excellence, sustainable continuity and promoting entrepreneurship across all practice areas in India,"
Prashant Kataria joins to spearhead the firms's VC & PE practice in the country. Prashant is widely recognised as the leading expert on Indian venture capital and private equity investment transactions.
Prashant will be the new Head, VC and PE practice, and he will be based in Bengaluru. He formerly worked for Nishith Desai, Lexygen, and Algo Legal, among other illustrious firms. He is an alumnus of NLSIU, Bengaluru, and has worked and lived in both India and Singapore.
"It's an excellent opportunity to be a part of this prestigious firm. With my experience in corporate practice techniques with a focus on VC and PE, I'm excited to help the firm expand its corporate law practice and reach new heights in the field," Prashant stated.
Sameer Singh joins to be part of the firms's litigation and dispute resolution team in Mumbai. Sameer specialises in commercial litigation and represents clients in the High Court, the NCLT, the SAT, the Civil Court, and other courts and tribunals. His prior experience in this industry includes roles at Desai & Diwanji, ALMT, and other notable firms. He is an alumnus of the ILS Law College, Pune.
"It's an honour to be a part of the KSK. I'm excited to join the team, and I firmly believe that I'll be able to bring the depth of my experience in litigation and arbitration to the table in a dynamic style. It's going to be an exciting journey!," Sameer stated.
Apoorva Chandra joins to strenghten KSK corporate practice in India. Apoorva Chandra is well regarded as a corporate law expert in India.
Apoorva Chandra specialises in mergers and acquisitions, PE/VC investments and general corporate and commercial legal matters. He was previously associated with Hariani & Co., among others. He is an alumnus of NLU, Jodhpur.
"I'm pleased to have this opportunity to work with the leaders of legal practice and to contribute what I've learned over the past few decades to the firm's progress. M&A and investment being my areas of expertise, I believe I can contribute significantly to the team's future success. I can't wait to get started!" Apoorva said.
Gaurav Dudeja joins to strengthen the litigation and dispute resolutions practice in India. Gaurav is widely regarded as an authority on commercial disputes, with a special focus on infrastructure, power, and energy sectors.
Gaurav's expertise is in the energy sector, more precisely in electricity and infrastructure, as well as in regulatory litigation and arbitration. He previously worked with JSA, DMD Advocates, among other firms. He is an alumnus of IP University, Delhi.
"I'm thrilled to join the KSK ship! As a leader and a partner, I hope to steer the firm to new heights while also broadening my horizons in anticipation of the exciting new lessons that I'll learn in my new role to strengthen and build the power sector, regulatory, energy, and infrastructure dispute resolution practice. We are a young and dynamic firm with tremendous capabilities and it's going to be an enjoyable ride," said Gaurav.