Founder & CEO
Ms. Bithika Anand is the Founder and Chief Executive Officer of Legal League Consulting, India’s first management consultancy for the global legal industry. She is widely recognised for her role in transforming managerial & strategic functions of the legal industry and for her extensive contributions to various forums in India and globally. A chartered accountant by profession with a post graduate diploma in the management of legal practice from Nottingham Trent University, Bithika has over three decades of experience in the business and professional consulting realm.
Ms. Anand began her career with S.B. Billimoria & Co. and KPMG, both leading accountancy firms. Before founding Legal League Consulting, she was working with erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas & Suresh A Shroff & Co., Delhi – India’s premier law firm as Chief Financial Officer and was soon elevated to perform a dual role as both the Chief Financial Officer and the Chief Operating Officer. She was instrumental in creating India’s largest law firm, from a small team of 25 lawyers to over 200 lawyers and subsequently, under her stewardship the firm implemented modern management processes, compliant with the best practices in the world.
Soon after, she took on the challenge of building growth models, with a strong focus on delivering highly experienced and practical solution oriented approach for Law firms, LPOs, In-House Counsels and General Counsels. She assists in identifying priorities, driving initiatives and crafting implementation plans for business performance and growth. Over the years, she has successfully assisted Managing & Senior Partners of law firms, LPOs, In-House Counsels, General Counsels and over 150 Indian & global organizations on various strategic and financial initiatives, thereby catalyzing growth.
Rapid changes in the global economic landscape have heightened activities in the exchange of legal services and her contributions in bridging the gap through exclusive, path-breaking events including ideating novel concepts for the growth and progress of the Indian legal profession at a global level, is widely covered by leading media houses like NDTV Profit, The Economic Times, Business Standard, India Business Law Journal, and Lex Witness to name a select few.
In addition to her responsibilities at Legal League Consulting, Ms. Anand is a Principal with EDGE International, advising on India specific growth and business initiatives. As an Honorary Consultant to the Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) and Member of National Advisory Board of Indian National Bar Association (INBA), she works with the organizations and their members, advising and assisting them in complying with best industry practices.
Ms. Anand is a Member of the following organizations:
ii) Inter Pacific Bar Association
iii) Bombay Chamber of Commerce
iv) Fellow Member at Institute of Chartered Accountants
v) International Bar Association