27 March 2023: Trilegal, one of India’s leading law firms, today announced that the partnership had voted to re-induct one of its co-founders and former Partners Akshay Jaitly to the firm, effective April 01, 2023. Akshay had retired from the firm’s partnership in 2020 after relocating to France and had remained associated with the firm as a member of the Board. With his return to New Delhi, Akshay will be reinstated as an equity Partner.
Sridhar Gorthi and Nishant Parikh, Partners, and Members of the Management Committee at Trilegal, said, “We are thrilled to welcome Akshay back to the firm. Akshay has established himself as an expert on critical issues surrounding renewable resources and energy transition and is a valuable member of the firm’s thought leadership.”
Sharing his thoughts on returning to Trilegal, Akshay said, “I am delighted to be back. I have seen the firm’s growth in these past three years with great satisfaction and pride, as it continues to demonstrate its commitment to clients and setting benchmarks in the legal industry. I look forward to working with both new and familiar faces and contributing to the firm’s continued success.”
About Akshay Jaitly
Akshay Jaitly, one of the co-founders of Trilegal, was a Partner with the firm for two decades, before stepping down in 2020, due to his relocation to France. With nearly 25 years of experience as a Corporate lawyer, Akshay was associated with the firm as a Board Member after retirement. As one of the most renowned names in the projects space, Akshay has extensively assisted in policy and strategic advisory on India’s energy transition, and the role of the rule of law in India’s growing economy.
Akshay holds a Bachelor’s degree in history from St Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, a Master’s in international affairs from Columbia University, and a degree in law from the University of Oxford.
Trilegal is one of India’s leading law firms, with expertise across the full spectrum of corporate legal services. Trilegal has offices in four key cities of India.
Trilegal has been recognised as the ‘Firm of the year’ for Client Service Excellence by Asia Law Awards 2021; “M&A Law firm of the Year”by VCCircle Awards 2020; ‘Law Firm of the Decade’ at the RSG Grow India Summit and Awards 2019; one of the most innovative law firms in Asia in the inaugural edition of ALB Trailblazers 2020 and ‘highly commended’ in the FT RSG Innovative Lawyers Awards 2020. Trilegal has also been recognised as one of the ‘Best Overall Law Firms in India’ as part of the India Business Law Journal Annual Indian Legal Awards 2021.
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