Pratibha Jain quits Nishith Desai to join Everstone Group as Group General Counsel
In an instance of a major legal reshuffle in the country, Pratibha Jain – a partner at law firm Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) and the founder of the firm's Delhi office – has quit NDA to join Everstone Group as their Group General Counsel.
She will be replacing PM Devaiah, the Vice Chairman and Group General Counsel at Everstone Group, who has stepped down and would soon join Adani Group as the Group General Counsel of the diversified conglomerate.
Pratibha is scheduled to join Everstone Group as Group General Counsel on 1st May, 2021. She will also head the corporate affairs vertical.
Pratibha had joined NDA from Goldman Sachs. She has extensive experience in US and Indian securities laws. Her areas of expertise include private equity, mergers and acquisitions, corporate and regulatory advisory and public policy matters.
She holds a Bachelor of Civil Law degree from the University of Oxford and LLM degree from Harvard University.