Dhir & Dhir Hires Siva K. Gopinatham, Partner, Hyderabad & KPS Kohli, Associate Partner, Delhi


New Delhi, Delhi, India
Under its new talent outreach, Dhir & Dhir Associates, a full service law firm, continues to add to the experts on the partnership collegium and strengthen its practice areas in order to meet its aggressive plans for new practices to be developed and new business offices across the country.

“At Dhir & Dhir, change and innovation has always been one of the key anthems as far as practice building and diversification is concerned. We are very excited to have Siva & KPS onboard, and the firm looks forward to doing bigger and better things in times to come,” said Alok Dhir, Managing Partner at Dhir & Dhir Associates.

Post their Hyderabad office opening, the firm has hired Siva K. Gopinatham to head it along with a team of 3 associates. Siva has over twenty years of experience, and specializes in the areas of Corporate and Commercial laws. He has an all-encompassing experience in the legal industry and has been advising on FDI, M&A and Arbitration related matters over the years. To add on to his stint are, IPR litigation cases involving Trade Secrets, Trade Marks and Copyrights. Prior to joining Dhir & Dhir, he had worked as a Partner with Kochhar & Co and Singhania & Partners in their Hyderabad office.
“It is an honour to head their Hyderabad branch and indeed a challenging and an equally exciting mandate that I have been entrusted with. I am sure my team and I will be able to add aligned value and repute to the firm,” said Siva K Gopinatham, Partner, Hyderabad Office.

Dhir & Dhir also rehired KPS Kohli as an Associate Partner in their Delhi office. Kohli joined the legal profession in 2007, and has rich experience in domestic and international dispute resolution. He has represented various ministries, PSUs, corporate houses and fortune 500 companies in industries such as Telecommunications, Oil & natural gas, Aviation and Banking. KPS Kohli started his career at Dhir & Dhir Associates as an Associate in 2009, and organically grew within the firm hierarchy in a fast track mode to become the Principal Associate. He thereafter moved to Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and Co. Delhi, before he came back to rejoin Dhir & Dhir this month as an Associate Partner.
“I always loved the experience of working together as a team at Dhir & Dhir. I am glad to be a part of the firm again and will look forward to contributing to the firm in times to come.” said KPS Kohli, Associate Partner, New Delhi

About The Firm

Dhir & Dhir Associates is a full service law firm, founded in 1993, to serve as a single-window legal service provider in a dynamic commercial environment. The firm’s areas of practice include Corporate Restructuring & Insolvency, Antitrust & Competition, Aviation, Defence and Aerospace Laws, Banking & Finance, Capital Markets & Securities, Corporate & Commercial Advisory, Cross Border Transactions, IT, E-commerce & Outsourcing, Dispute Resolution & Arbitration, Telecommunication, Real Estate, Infrastructure & Energy, Aviation, Pharmaceuticals, Employment, Environment, Criminal Litigation, Governance Risk & Compliance, Intellectual Property Rights, Joint Venture, M&A and Private Equity.

The firm has offices in New Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad; along with a representative office in Japan.