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Reading Between the Lines: How India’s Lawyers are the Key to Unleashing India

India makes it really difficult to maintain perspective sometimes when gung-ho headlines, government statements and statistics only ever tell part of its story. Yes, at give-or-take around 7%, India’s GDP is growing faster than most other countries and this is predicted to continue increasing next year. But is this enough? And, importantly, are India’s lawyers ready to keep pace?

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Law firm jobs  27 June 2017

Legally Jobs: Verist Law seeks cap markets / M&A SA with 4.5 - 6 years PQE in Mumbai

Verist Law is a full service Indian law firm based in Mumbai, who are committed to providing legal advice & representation which is solution-oriented, knowledge- and industry-based and timely.

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Law firms  24 June 2017

Link Legal promotes Dua lateral AP Durgesh Singh to partner + 1 AP in Hyderabad

Link Legal India Law Services has promoted Durgesh Singh to partner in Delhi, having joined the firm in 2015 as an associate partner from Dua Associates where he was a principal associate.

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No Interim Relief in Petition Seeking Stay on Mandatory Aadhaar – For Now
by CCG NLU Delhi

The fresh petition challenging the constitutionality of the Aadhaar Act (Shantha Sinha v. Union of India) came up for hearing before the Supreme Court today. While this... Read more

Law firm jobs  23 June 2017

Legally Jobs: SDS Advocates seeks Associate with 3 - 4 years PQE in Mumbai

SDS Advocates is a full service Indian firm based in Mumbai, providing legal services and strategic solutions. The firm is dedicated in inculcating ethics that best suits clients need and works towards satisfaction of clients.

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Law schools  23 June 2017

NLSIU students submit report card grading their profs: Majority of ad-hocs below par reviews, one outstanding

At NLSIU Bangalore, only 6 out of 15 ad-hoc professors scored more than 60% in a student evaluation commissioned by the NLSIU Student Bar Association (SBA).

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Law firms  22 June 2017

Veritas picks AZB finance SA Zubin Mehta into partnership, growing to 6

Veritas Legal has snapped up AZB & Partners Mumbai senior associate Zubin Mehta at a fixed income partner (a level equivalent to salaried partner at other firms).

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Bar, Bench & Litigation  22 June 2017

BCI’s 12th super-expensive foreign law degree exam to be held on 26 June

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has notified the 12th qualifying exam for Indian nationals holding foreign law degrees to be held from 26 June to 1 July, 10 months after the 11th edition of this exam was held.

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Private equity / VC  22 June 2017

Trilegal, Khaitan on Zee investment in Tagos

“Zee Entertainment Enterprises picked up about 12.5 % stake in Bengaluru-based Tagos Design Innovations,” reported Inc42.

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Law schools  22 June 2017

NLSIU student association: Will ‘pursue all possible options’ to oppose 50% state reservation

The NLSIU Bangalore student bar association (SBA) has released a strong statement vowing to resist the Karnataka state's new law introducing a 50% reservation for students from Karnataka.

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Mooting  21 June 2017

The MPL final four: GNLU consolidates post ICC world rounds, NLSIU makes comeback, NUJS nails NLSTIAM after 7 years

After a teensy dry spell [many apologies, my fault! -Kian], the Mooting Premier League (MPL) 7 is back with some exciting news in the penultimate update before we confirm the results of the ELSA WTO World Rounds and the International Maritime Law Arbitration Moot (IMLAM): the winners and points hauled at the 10th NLSTIAM 2017 moot and the international rounds of the ICC Hague Moot 2017.

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Law schools  20 June 2017

3 reasons why SC could strike down Karnataka assembly passing 50% localite reservation for NLSIU [UPDATE-1]

Karnataka’s assembly has passed a bill, which is yet to be given the nod by the legislative council, which would reserve 50% of NLSIU Bangalore's 80 undergraduate seats (and its 50 LLM seats and 50 masters of public policy seats) for students with a strong connection to Karnataka, reported The Economic Times:

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Bar, Bench & Litigation  20 June 2017

And this is why no one wants to fight a lawyer: Advocate litigates for 7 years to overturn Rs 500 rash driving fine

Nearly every lawyer (particularly in Delhi) has their story to tell about how after a bit of drink driving or minor traffic violations, they managed to escape a fine by waving their advocates license at a traffic cop.

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Sponsored posts  19 June 2017

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Capital Markets  20 June 2017

Legasis Partners assists on $31m bond issue by first civic body

“The Pune Municipal Corporation (PMC) today raised Rs 200 crore by selling 10-year bonds, becoming the first civic body to tap money from this route in 14 years. Proceeds from the issue, raised at a coupon of 7.59 per cent and oversubscribed six times, will be used for a Rs 2,300-crore water project,” reported PTI.

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