Advocate Pratibha Jain, ASG Madhavi Divan Receive Woman Lawyer Of The Year Award
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Advocate Pratibha Jain, ASG Madhavi Divan Receive Woman Lawyer Of The Year Award


Advocate Pratibha Jain has received the 'Woman Lawyer of the Year Award, 2019' in the Law Firm category for being an innovative and impactful leader in the legal profession in India.

Additional Solicitor General Madhavi Divan has also won the award in the individual category.

The award was given by a jury chaired by Justice Arjan K Sikri, former Supreme Court judge, during the Global Legal Summit and Legal Leaders Awards, 2019, organised by Business World magazine.

The purpose of the awards was to showcase, recognise and celebrate the most innovative and impactful leaders in the Indian legal profession, a press release said.

Jain is the founding partner and head of New Delhi office of corporate law firm Nishith Desai Associates. Her areas of legal practice include banking and finance, mergers and acquisitions, private equity investments and structured finance.

The co-chair of the jury was KTS Tulsi, Member of Parliament and senior advocate.

"I am deeply humbled by this recognition, and appreciate the opportunity to work with one of India's most innovative law firms, Nishith Desai Associates," Jain said after receiving the award. "I am grateful to my mentors, parents and family for their support. In particular, I would like to thank Nishith Desai for his mentorship and guidance," she said.

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