Singapore firm hires India head
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Palash Gupta, formerly the general counsel of Elevar Equity, has joined young Singapore law firm Collyer Law as a director and head of its India desk.
A graduate of the National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Gupta is qualified to practise in India and the US and has handled a wide range of corporate, commercial and dispute resolution matters. While at Elevar, he advised on a number of cross-border matters, both on the non-contentious and contentious sides. Prior to this, he was with Haresh Jagtiani & Associates in Manila, S&R Associates in New Delhi, Dwyer & Collora in Boston, and in-house at Unilever in India.
Azmul Haque, a classmate of Gupta’s from NLSIU, launched Collyer Law in October 2015. Haque has held positions at Olswang, Shook Lin & Bok and WongPartnership in Singapore; Berwin Leighton Paisner in Singapore and London; and DSK Legal in Mumbai.