HSA Advocates has hired Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Mumbai partner Saurya Bhattacharya as a corporate partner.
While based in Mumbai, the 2007 NUJS Kolkata graduate will also be responsible for leading the firm’s Kolkata corporate practice, “leveraging his existing experience in Kolkata and the associated markets”, said the firm.
He had begun his career at the erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas in Mumbai, getting promoted to partner at CAM in 2017.
Bhattacharya advises domestic and foreign clients, including on domestic and cross border corporate deals, according to HSA.
The sectors he focuses on include education, food and agriculture, consumer, and healthcare and pharma.
Managing partner Hemant Sahai commented: “We are very happy to welcome Saurya to HSA’s corporate M&A and commercial team, which continues to be one of the strong practice offerings of the firm.
“In addition to his pureplay transactional and advisory practice, Saurya will add an important dimension to and anchor some of our existing and upcoming strategic initiatives centred around specific industry sectors and select international jurisdictions,” he said.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas managing partner Cyril Shroff commented about Bhattacharya’s departure: “We will always wish him well.”
Saurya BhattacharyaWork history Apr 2017 – Dec 2020: Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (Mumbai) May 2015 – Mar 2017: Principal Associate, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (Mumbai) Apr 2015 – May 2015: Principal Associate, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (Mumbai) Apr 2014 – Mar 2015: Principal Associate-Designate, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (Mumbai) Oct 2013 – Mar 2014: Senior Associate, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (Mumbai) Sep 2011 – Sep 2013: Senior Associate, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (Kolkata) Feb 2010 – Sep 2011: Associate, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (Kolkata) Jun 2007 – Feb 2010: Associate, Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co (Mumbai)Education 1990 – 2002: Don Bosco School (Park Circus), Calcutta, , 2002 – 2007: West Bengal National University of Juridical Sciences, BSc. LLB (Hon.), Law
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