A couple of years ago, Kartick Maheshwari left Zia Modyled law firm AZB & Partners to work in Singapore, but soon found that major Indian deals were no longer being done there or in Hong Kong - they had moved to India. So he looked to return and discovered that along with the work, Indian law firms had developed a voracious hiring appetite. After just about nine years of work experience, Maheshwari returned as a partner at Khaitan & Co., handling mergers and acquisitions and private equity. The number of such career moves in the legal profession has been unprecedented this year and law firms big and small are still looking to recruit. In addition, lawyers working at firms overseas are seeking opportunities to come back.
Read the Economic Times news report here.