L&L Partners has hired Asim Abbas as a partner in the firm’s New Delhi office. Abbas specializes in technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) and has domain expertise in TMT-related assignments relating to policy, regulatory, contractual, compliance and approvals, transactional and litigation.
“L&L Partners is well known in the TMT space,” he told India Business Law Journal. “In addition to the traditional practice areas of TMT, we will focus on emerging areas like the internet of things, OTTs [over-the-top media service], gaming, communication and video downstreaming apps, data protection and privacy, fintech, cryptocurrency, AI, e-governance, e-commerce, digital maps, etc.”
Abbas joins from J Sagar Associates, where he had been a partner in the New Delhi office since January 2019. He worked at L&L previously, from 2000- 2001. “I have joined the firm from where I started my journey as a lawyer – it’s back to the roots,” he said.
Abbas has more than two-and-a-half decades of experience working with leading Indian law firms and was also previously a vice president of legal at Bharti Airtel.