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Cyril Shroff

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Nationality  Indian
Children  2
Spouse(s)  Vandana Shroff

Occupation  Lawyer
Ethnicity  Gujrati
Name  Cyril Shroff
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Alma mater  Government Law College, Mumbai
Similar  Shardul S Shroff, Zia Mody, Gautam Adani

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Cyril Suresh Shroff is an Indian corporate lawyer. He is the Managing Partner of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and used to be the Managing Partner of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co, India's largest and foremost law firm.


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Cyril was admitted to the Bar in 1982 after receiving his B.A., LLB degree from the Government Law College, Mumbai. He is a Solicitor, High Court of Bombay, since 1983.

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After the death of Suresh Shroff, Cyril took control of the Mumbai operations of the Amarchand Mangaldas at the age of 35. He slowly rose to being a favoured adviser to the India's corporate elite. Cyril has consistently advised on the most prominent business deals happening in post liberalisation India. His prominent deals include the work done with Etihad Airways, Reliance Industries, Wipro, Diageo, Piramal Enterprises, Warburg Pincus, Essar Energy, Standard Chartered, BNP Paribas, etc.

With the quality and range of work undertaken by his firm, Cyril has developed expertise in corporate laws, securities markets, banking, infrastructure and others. Cyril has been regarded and consistently rated as India's top corporate, banking and project finance lawyer by several international surveys, including those conducted by International Financial Law Review (IFLR), Euromoney, Chambers Global, Asia Legal 500, Asia Law and others.

Other activities

Cyril is a member of the Advisory Board of the Centre for Study of the Legal Profession established by the Harvard Law School, a member of the Advisory Board of the National Institute of Securities Markets and on Board of IIM Trichy. He is an advisory member of the Finance Planning Standard Board of India (FPSB India) and Macquarie.

He is a member of the Media Legal Defence Initiative (MLDI) International Advisory Board. Cyril is also part of various committees of the Confederation of Indian Industry - the National Council on Corporate Governance, the National Committee on Capital Markets, Private Equity & Venture Capital, Commodities Markets, Financial Investors and Regulatory Affairs


Cyril has held a number of Directorships in various Indian Companies.


  • Former Director,Marico Limited
  • Former Independent Non-executive Director, ACC Limited
  • Former Independent Non-Executive Director and Member of ESOP/Compensation Committee, Kotak Mahindra Bank Limited (formerly, Kotak Mahindra Finance Ltd.)
  • Former Independent Director, Thirumalai Chemicals Ltd.
  • Former Independent Non Executive Director and Member of Audit Committee, HCL Technologies Ltd.
  • Former Director and Member of Nomination/Remuneration Committee, Reliance Infrastructure Ltd (alternate name Reliance Energy Ltd. and formerly BSES Ltd.)
  • Former Director, Connoisseurs of Art Pvt. Ltd.
  • Former Member of the Dahanukar Committee for reform on capital markets constituted by SEBI
  • Former Member of the Legal Sub-Committee of the Expert Group on Commercialisation of Infrastructure (Rakesh Mohan Committee)
  • Former Member of a committee established by the Ministry of Finance, Central Board for Corporate Restructuring,
  • Former Member of a committee appointed by UTI in relation to their strategy for corporate positioning of UTI in the new millennium.
  • Current

  • Director of Grasim Industries Ltd
  • Independent Director, Chairman of Stakeholders Relationship Committee,
  • Member of ESOS Compensation Committee and Member of Nomination & Remuneration Committee, Grasim Industries Limited
  • Director, IDBI Capital Market Services Limited
  • Director, Apar Industries Limited
  • Background and family

    Cyril is the son of Suresh Shroff, who was the former managing partner of Amarchand Mangaldas. Cyril's grandfather Amarchand Shroff started Amarchand Mangaldas in 1917.

    Cyril is married to Vandana Shroff, who is also a partner in Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. He has two children, Rishabh and Paridhi. Rishabh is married to Saloni Shroff. Paridhi is married to Karan Adani, son of Gautam Adani, chairman and founder of the Adani Group.


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