AZB & Partners has promoted banking counsel Hufriz Wadia and insolvency consultant Suharsh Sinha as partners in its Mumbai office.
The 2002 KC Law College graduate had worked in Dubai as a banking lawyer at law firm Al Tamimi & Co for five years, before returning to India, joining Juris Corp in Chennai. In January 2014, she had joined Kochhar in Chennai.
Sinha has been with AZB & Partners as a consultant since September 2016, having joined from the Reserve Bank of India and the Bankruptcy Law Reform Committee, for both of which he’d been working as a consultant for a year.
The NLSIU Bangalore graduate, who also holds a masters in in law and finance from Oxford University, an Wharton Business and Law LLM from the University of Pennsylvania, and has completed an Indian School of bridge programme in business.
Between 2008 and 2009, he had worked at McKinsey & Co as a business analyst, followed by more than five years at Linklaters in London until 2014.
Their promotions took effect on 1 October 2018.
In April, AZB & Partners Delhi partnership promoted five to partner, while in March 2018, AZB Mumbai promoted a total of four.
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