Moves and updates of the week of Mar.20

Aseem Chawla has joined Phoenix Legal

Aseem Chawla has joined Phoenix Legal as a tax partner in its New Delhi office. Before the move, Chawla was the head of Amarchand Mangaldas’ tax practice and then started his own tax advisory firm, ASC Legal. He has more than 20 years of experience in tax law.

Nalina Mayegowda joins Khaitan & Co as a partner

Khaitan & Co has hired Nalina Mayegowda as a partner in its dispute resolution practice in Bengaluru. Before the move, Mayegowda was a partner at Poovayya & Co and has been a dispute resolution specialist for 20 years.

Johnson Winter Slattery adds restructuring and insolvency partner

Johnson Winter Slattery has added Joseph Scarcella as a partner in its restructuring and insolvency practice in Sydney. Before the move, he was at Ashurst, where he specialised in all aspects of insolvency administrations, insolvency related litigation, restructuring techniques and workouts.

Clayton Utz launches forensic and technology practice

Clayton Utz has launched a dedicated forensic and technology practice in Australia. The practice will be led by Paul Fontanot, who was a partner and Asia-Pacific quality and risk leader of EY’s fraud investigation and dispute services team. Growing demand for forensic investigation, accounting and technology to manage fraud and corruption risk has driven the creation of the practice.