AMARCHAND PARTNER HONORED
29 Feb, 2012
Mr. Shardul Shroff, the Managing Partner of India’s largest law firm Amarchand Mangaldas was, yesterday, February 28, 2012, awarded for his ‘Outstanding Contribution to the field of Law’, by Chambers and Partners, at The Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2012, in association with Lex Mundi, the world’s leading association of independent law firms, where Amarchand Mangaldas is an exclusive member for India. As a corporate attorney for over 30 years, Mr. Shroff, has a repute of the highest regard and considered a legend in the legal arena. He has also been the recipient of National Law Day Award from the President of India for his ‘Unique Contribution to the field of Corporate Law’.
On Wednesday, 22nd February, 2012, Amarchand Mangaldas won the International Law Office (ILO) Client Choice Awards 2012 for the 2nd year in a row, the firm was adjudged the ‘exclusive winner’ of the ILO overall award for India. The accolade was received at an awards ceremony held in London.
International Financial Law Review (IFLR), for the 3rd consecutive year, has honoured Amarchand Mangaldas, as “The National Law firm of the Year, 2011-2012” on Thursday, 23rd February, 2012 in an awards ceremony held at Hongkong.
Mr. Shroff also serves on a number of committee of the Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). He is well known for his representation of public sector undertakings and work with the Government of India and its various government agencies. He is presently a member of the CII National Council on Corporate Governance & Regulatory Affairs 2011-12, CII Task Force on Integrity & Transparency in Governance and CII National Committee on Dispute Resolution – Centre for Mediation and Conciliation.
He is also the Chairman of CII National Committee on Legal Services for 2011-12 and the Associate President of Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF). Mr. Shroff is also on the panel of Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) for the subject related to Competition Law. He is also a director on the boards of several leading companies in India including Ashok Leyland Limited, Hindustan Media Ventures Limited, Jindal Power Limited, Jubilant Life Sciences Limited and Visa Power Limited. He is also a part of the advisory board on the National Law School of India University, Bengaluru and National Law University of Jodhpur.