In this episode of The Corner Office Conversations, we catch up with Shardul S. Shroff, one of the most revered names in the Indian legal fraternity and a pioneer in the field of corporate law. He is currently the Executive Chairman at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas.
With close to 40 years of experience in the industry, Shroff is a leading authority on matters related to Corporate Governance, Mergers & Acquisitions, Government Regulation and Bankruptcy & Insolvency Law. He has participated in the training and drafting of several important economic legislations and company law reforms in India.
The iconic lawyer speaks about his journey from 1980 till date, the developments and learnings along the way. He breaks the narrative down to the finer aspects of what goes into achieving a certain stature in the industry and highlights the importance of continually learning and unlearning on the job.
In the context of the COVID-19 pandemic, Shroff speaks about how the industry has been impacted and given cause to law firms to transform overnight from a brick-and-mortar to a virtual setup, enabled by technology. He touches upon the challenges faced by newcomers as well as those who’ve been in the industry a long time and reveals his ideas of how one can overcome these trials.
Above all, he talks about what essentially goes into keeping a good team together and the importance of inspiring trust and confidence, ingredients that go a long way in the law fraternity where he believes the personal and professional sides of life are bound to intersect.
Watch the episode to know more about the ideals and vision of this inspirational leader, and a little about the hobbies that he is passionate about.
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