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Bithika Anand

Bithika Anand is the Founder and CEO of Legal League Consulting. She has close to 25 years of experience in professional services domain, being associated with some of the leading brands in the industry. She has been appointed as an Honorary Consultant at the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF).

Legal League is the first Indian consulting firm to offer bespoke management solutions to the legal industry. Legal League offers a comprehensive set of business consulting services to 50 plus Law firms of various sizes across India supporting areas such as:

  • Strategy & Planning
  • Branding, Marketing & Business Development
  • Human Resource Management
  • Knowledge Management
  • Information Technology
  • Legal Career Guidance
  • Recruitment & Training
  • Alliances

Legal League Consulting has a strategic alliance with Edge International. Edge International is a renowned consulting firm focused on law firms and corporate legal departments with its presence in Canada, US, Europe, Australia, South Africa and now India.

Bithika has assisted International Law Firms with Sector Specific Insights and Market Intelligence. She has also been exploring new areas like transforming In-house Legal Departments into Profit Making Centres and  managing their knowledge through well-structured and robust knowledge management products and technology driven process management solutions. She envisions to revolutionise professional education of lawyers in India.

A chartered accountant by profession, Bithika’s primary areas of focus include delivering comprehensive performance improvement, turnaround management and general business advisory.
                
Bithika also holds a Postgraduate Diploma in the Management of Legal Practice awarded by Nottingham Trent University. She brings a highly experienced and practical, solution-oriented approach to the needs of our clients.

In 2012, SILF invited Bithika to make a presentation on ‘Law Firm Management & Importance of Networking for Lawyers’ at the SILF Retreat in Dubai. She was invited by the Law society of England & Wales to speak at the ‘India Legal Practice Conference 2012’ in London.  She also participated as a Speaker at the ‘22nd Inter Pacific Bar Association (IPBA) Conference’ on the Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) industry. She was invited to speak at the conference on ‘Circumnavigating the Globe: Achieving Smart & Profitable Growth beyond your borders’ in Washington. She was a Speaker at the Legal Knowledge Management Conferences organized by LexWitness Magazine in the Years 2011 and 2010. Bithika has been a prominent speaker at various events & conferences organized by Law Firm Networks.

Before founding Legal League Consulting, she played an instrumental role in assisting Amarchand Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co., Delhi India’s premier law firm, to grow from strength to strength. During her 11 years of stint at the firm — first as the Chief Financial Officer, then in a dual role as both the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Operating Officer—the firm grew from close to 25 lawyers to 200 plus in Delhi to become one of the largest law firms in India.

She was an integral part of the firm’s core management, working closely with the managing partner on various strategic, financial and growth initiatives. It is under her stewardship that the firm implemented most modern management processes, compliant with the best practices in the world.

Priorly, Bithika worked at S.B. Billimoria & Co. and KPMG, both leading accountancy firms, for over 10 years. At S.B. Billimoria & Co., she conducted a variety of internal and statutory audits for major national & trans-national companies; formulating strategic business plans, expansion plans and India entry strategies.