HSA Advocates (HSA) has grown leaps and bounds since May 2016. After successfully setting up a fully operational office in Bengaluru, HSA has revamped its office and further accelerated itsgrowth in Kolkata to support its Corporate, Banking & Finance, Disputes Resolution and Projects practices. Today, the firm holds a strong presence across India, including in the northern, southern, eastern and western regions respectively.
The Kolkata office has bolstered its team with a Corporate, Projects and Banking & Finance Partner, Ramya Hariharan, and Pratik Ghose, Associate Partner in the Dispute Resolution practice who will together spearhead their respective practice areas in the north eastern region ofIndia, whilst also developing the firm and its practices, both nationally and internationally. Moreover, the Firm has also moved its operations base to a brand new premises in the Chowringhee Mansions area in Kolkata.
Ramya Hariharan is a seasoned Corporate, Projects and Banking & Finance Partnerlawyer, who joins HSA with an Associate, Senjuti Das. Ramya comes on board team HSA with an experience of over 14 years, having founded Citadel Law Chambers and held a Partner and co-founder position with Argus Partners (in charge of Kolkata operations); Ramya has to her credit some noteworthy work delivered in India and abroad, in mergers and acquisitions, projects, banking and finance and real estate. More so, Ramya’s established practice will be merged with HSA Kolkata.
Pratik Ghose is accompanied by Sayak Mitra who is coming on board as an Associate. Pratik has worked with an impressive array of global clients during his term as a Partner with PKA Advocates, and an Associate with Khaitan & Co. He is a well-established litigator with over a decade worth of experience in handling litigation matters and representing major private sector banks, multinational companies and business houses in the high courts, debts recovery tribunals, company law boards etc.
“HSA has been scaling momentum over the last six months. Whilst we have been operating out of Kolkata for some years now, establishing a full-fledged practicehere was the need of the hour. Catering to heightened demands in a market is a true reflection of our hardwork and flair of doing a job well and bolstering the team in Kolkata has been nothing but further leveraging the best of our services within Kolkata -a market where the Firm has some strong client relationships. In the last six months, we have also increasingly strengthenedour teams in Mumbai, New Delhialong with Kolkata and also opened a new office in Banguluru. Our aim has been to amplify our efforts to add value to all stakeholders.”, says Amitabh Sharma, Managing Partner, HSA.
He further adds, “We cordially invite and welcome both Ramya and Pratik along with Senjuti and Sayak to HSA Advocates. With Ramya’s impeccable Corporate, Projects and Banking & Finance credentials and strong client following; and Pratik’s solid grasp over the Disputes & Litigation practice, we aim to integrate our knowledge and capabilities towards new growth opportunities.”