Date(s) - 12 Jun 2016 - 16 Mar 2017
1:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Four Seasons Hotel Mumbai

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With focused panel discussion groups and practice area workshops, In-House Congress Mumbai 2017 will elucidate the key issues affecting in-house legal practice in India and throughout the region today.

For details on how to attend this invite only event, free to corporate counsel and senior management, contact Wendy Chan by email at

For sponsorship enquiries email Patrick Dransfield at

In-House Congress Mumbai 2016
6 December 2016 – Review
Now in its thirteenth year, the In-House Congress Mumbai hosted by InHouse Community brought together near 50 senior counsel, Directors and CEOs to analyse and discuss issues such as: Cross-border M&A: Issues and Experiences; Practical and Topical Issues in Dispute Resolution; The Role of the Regulator in Corporate India.

Our special thanks go to:

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP
Reed Smith

A select group of around 50 senior in-house counsel gathered at the Four Seasons Hotel in Mumbai on December 6 for our final In-House Community gathering of the year.
The Congress was opened by Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas who addressed the changing role of in-house counsel and their increasing importance in shaping corporate India.
The ensuing panel discussion, moderated by In-House Community director, Patrick Dransfield: ‘In-House Lawyering: uncovering the relationship between Quality, Cost & Value – and how external counsel can help’ took the conversation forward with Damini Marwah, general counsel and head – law, Axis Bank; Debolina Partap, vice president legal and general counsel, Wockhardt; Jai S. Pathak, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Gautam Bhattacharyya, partner, Reed Smith; and Cyril Shroff himself.
There followed a programme of networking, workshops and panels, including:

  • Practical and Topical Issues in Dispute Resolution, presented by Reed Smith
  • The Role of the Regulator in Corporate India – A panel discussion moderated by Cyril Shroff, with Anand Sinha, senior consultant (financial services), Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas; Ashok Chawla, strategic advisory board member, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas; PK Bagga, senior consultant, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
  • Cross-border M&A: Issues and Experiences – A panel discussion moderated by Priya Mehra, of counsel, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, with Paul Harter, partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher;

Kallol Das, legal head, M&A, Cipla; Varun Laul, director, Providence Equity Partners.
The day concluded convivially with our In-House Community Drinks.
Thanks go to all the above for their support and contributions to our final In-House Community event of 2016. We look forward to seeing you all next year!



“The Congress was very informative and educational. I learned a lot”
– Mumbai Congress delegate


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