Aretha Legal launches in Delhi and Bengaluru on strength of its three founders
15 December 2022
Lawyers from Grey Matter Legal and Luthra & Luthra Law Offices have launched Aretha Legal.
GML founding partners Ray Vikram Nath and Prashant Kumar have joined with former Luthra and Luthra Law Offices partner Nitin Gera to found the new firm, which initially has offices in New Delhi and Bengaluru. The firm’s practice areas will include intellectual property, M&A, private equity, litigation and dispute resolution, and succession planning.
Nath handles private equity, M&A, joint ventures and dispute resolution. Kumar is noted for his work in infrastructure and regulatory work, including commercial investment in e-retail companies. Gera specializes in M&A, private equity and joint ventures and collaborations work.
The firm has named Nishi Shabana as an IP partner. Shabana is a lawyer and patent agent who has advised several Fortune 500 companies on contentious and non-contentious IP matters. She has also advised several FMCG companies on labelling and other FSSAI and legal metrology issues. She has been actively involved in promoting awareness on IP rights in India and is a frequent speaker in seminars and conferences organized by various chambers of commerce and educational institutions.