May 8, 2019, Mumbai/New Delhi: Ms. Richa Roy has joined one of the India’s leading law firms Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) as a Partner in the IBC and Policy Practice. She comes with an experience of over 12 years in Banking and Finance, Debt Restructuring and Bankruptcy, Public Policy, Microfinance and Social Enterprises, Private Equity, Funds. She has served on and contributed to multiple financial sector reform committees of the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Corporate Affairs and RBI.
Under the aegis of the Bankruptcy Law Reform Committee, she was instrumental in drafting the corporate insolvency provisions of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 and the CIRP Regulations. She is a 2005 NLSIU Bangalore graduate, a 2017 Oxford (MPP) graduate and will be based out of Mumbai.
Welcoming Richa on board, Mr. Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas said, “With Richa joining us, we are looking forward to strengthening our IBC Practice. She comes with vast experience and that will help us in expanding the scope of our Practice by serving our existing and potential clients even better. We are delighted to welcome her.”
Talking about her new role, Richa Roy, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas said, “I have always admired CAM’s values and purpose (in particular the emphasis on producing the finest lawyers for a just world) as well as the depth and breadth of CAM’s Finance practice. I am thrilled to be complementing the stellar work of the team and the Firm with my background in Finance and Public Policy to reach ever greater heights.”
In the past, Richa has worked with ICICI Bank where she was Group Head of the International Banking legal team. She later moved to AZB & Partners where she worked for over eight years before attending University of Oxford to get her Master’s degree in Public Policy, following which she worked on a range of public policy projects in trade policy and banking regulation.
As an expert, Richa’s views are often quoted in the media and she has also authored various articles, which have been published in legal journals and publications.
About Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas takes forward the legacy of the 103-year old erstwhile Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co., whose pre-eminence, experience and reputation of almost a century has been unparalleled in the Indian legal fraternity. The Firm is the largest and leading full-service law firm in India, with over 700 lawyers including 120 partners, and offices in India’s key business centres at Mumbai, New Delhi, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and Ahmedabad. The Firm advises a large, and varied client base that includes domestic and foreign commercial enterprises, financial institutions, private equity funds, venture capital funds, start-ups and governmental and regulatory bodies.
The Firm was awarded flagship country award as being the “Most Innovative National Law Firm of the Year – India for 2018” at the IFLR Asia Awards 2018 & coveted “National Law Firm of the Year 2018 for India” at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards.