Economic Laws Practice (ELP) Partners MP Devnath and Vivek Sharma, and Associate Partner Abhishek Anand have joined forces with Seetharaman & Associates. The merged entity has been rebranded as Sarvada Legal.
The Partners from Seetharaman & Associates include:
S Seetharaman – International Trade, Customs and Regulatory
Atul Sharma – International Trade, Customs and Regulatory
Sundar Ramanathan – Competition, Regulatory and Commercial Litigation
Abir Roy – Competition Law and Insolvency
With the merger, Sarvada Legal will have seven founding partners, all of whom are former Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan lawyers.
The term ‘Sarvada’ means “always as also all-bestowing”. It is also an acronym of the initials of the 7 co-founders.
MP Devnath, Vivek Sharma, and Abhishek Anand had joined ELP in 2017 from L&S. Devnath focuses on Litigation and Dispute Resolution, while Sharma focuses on Tax Advisory and Litigation. Anand specializes in Investment Law and Arbitration.
Sarvada Legal now has expertise in Competition Law, Corporate & Commercial laws, Dispute Resolution, International Trade & Customs, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Policy & Regulatory, Tax Advisory & Litigation including GST, Trademark & Copyright, and White Collar Crime.
The firm also has niche practice areas such as Data Protection and SCOMET controls in Technology, Defense and Aerospace Sectors.
Commenting on this development, S Seetharaman said,
“I am extremely happy about and proud of the new team at Sarvada Legal. Our team comprises of both experienced and young professionals with a genuine desire to excel at what they do. Sarvada Legal is in a position to offer complete solutions to our clients.”
MP Devnath said,
“The legal landscape is witnessing a new paradigm with GST, work around BEPS, the digital economy, integration of goods and services value chains, and trade disputes. I am quite certain interesting days are ahead. Sarvada Legal has been set up to serve clients in such challenging times and offer requisite solutions.”