Mr Cyril Shroff is the managing partner of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and was previously the managing partner of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co, India’s largest and foremost law firm.
With over 37 years of experience in a range of areas, including corporate laws, securities markets, banking, infrastructure and others, Mr Shroff is regarded and has been consistently rated as India’s top corporate, banking and project finance lawyer by several international surveys, including those conducted by International Financial Law Review, Euromoney, Chambers Global, The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, Asialaw and others. He has won numerous awards from legal publications.
He has been recognised as a ‘legendary figure in the Indian legal community’ and is consistently ranked as ‘star practitioner’ in India by Chambers Global. Mr Shroff is often regarded as the ‘M&A King of India’.
Mr Shroff was a member of SEBI constituted Uday Kotak Committee on Corporate Governance and SEBI Committee on Insider Trading. He is also member of the first Apex Advisory Committee of IMC International ADR Centre and an advisory member of the Finance Planning Standard Board of India and Macquarie. He was appointed as a task force member of Society of Insolvency Practitioners of India.
He is a member of the Media Legal Defence Initiative International Advisory Board. Mr Shroff is also part of various committees of the CII’s the National Council on Corporate Governance, the National Committee on Capital Markets, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Commodities Markets, Financial Investors and Regulatory Affairs.
He is in the governing board of KREA University and a member of the advisory board of the Centre for Study of the Legal Profession established by Harvard Law School. Mr Shroff was admitted to the Bar in 1982 after receiving his BA, LLB degree from the Government Law College in Mumbai. He is a solicitor, High Court of Bombay, since 1983.