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The Delhi high court today implemented the 'one bar one vote' principle across all the courts in national capital, which means an advocate in Delhi can vote only once in one bar association, regardless of his or her multiple bar association memberships.

Around 25 fee-earners in the team of Ashwath Rau, who is set to join AZB & Partners Mumbai office with at least three partners, have been told that today will be their last day in the office, according to reliable sources.

The BCI just can't stop pushing AIR to law schools (against their wishes)The Bar Council of India (BCI) has again tried to sell All India Reporter (AIR) case reports to law schools, even expanding the obligatory catalogue of electronic AIR publications law college libraries must stock, despite having agreed two years ago that such a requirement to buy from a single vendor was unfair.

Dushyant Dave: I came to the SCBA out of fear

“Bar associations are facing a very serious identity crisis and good lawyers are unfortunately not willing to participate in the democratic process in bar associations. As a result, most bar association have been hijacked by those lawyers who don't have a serious stake in the institution or those who have a personal agenda, but not the welfare of the bar.”

Khaitan & Co advised Mumbai-based RPG Life Sciences on the Rs 25 crore ($3.7m) sale of its biotech unit to Intas Pharmaceuticals which was advised by J Sagar Associates (JSA).

Former Australia and New Zealand (ANZ) Banking Group’s India lead counsel Simrata Gujral joined JP Morgan’s Asia Pacific corporate and institutional banking (CIB) Legal Team as assistant general counsel.

Nalsar Hyderabad placed 41 students on Day Zero of campus placements for its LLB class of 2017, with all the “Big Seven” firms except JSA, foreign firms Allen & Overy, Linklaters and Herbert Smith Freehills, and five other recruiters.

Imprisoned for 23 years on the basis of faked police confessions, finally exonerated earlier this month by Supreme Court justices Fakkir Mohamed Ibrahim Kalifulla and Justice UU Lalit, Nisar-ud-din Ahmad, and four others were released reported The Indian Express in a harrowing story that should be read in full and will probably end in one asking, is it too little too late?

dy5anhyfClasis Law added independent litigator Jaideep Singh as an associate partner in its Delhi office in April. Singh specialises in disputes.

Just imagine if you this little guy was your law school VC...

The law school you choose should not just get you the job of your dreams but it also better give you an exceptionally nurturing educational atmosphere during your undergraduate years, considering the budget you are going to be allocating to it.

orbit-4-new-partners2.jpgOrbit Law Services added former National Bank of Argriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) in-house lawyer T Ravinchandran as a partner to head the firm’s Chennai office and its corporate and commercial litigation practice. The firm also added three associate partners.

The Supreme Court on Friday refused to stay the NEET ordinance, saying that its validity on the ground it violated Article 14 of the constitution could be challenged when the court opened after the summer break.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Bangalore capital markets partner Arjun Lall has become head of the Southern India region, including Bangalore, Chennai and Hyderabad.

The Supreme Court was moved on Thursday, challenging the NEET ordinance exempting Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Gujarat, Maharashtra and Punjab for this year from the ambit of National Eligibility Entrance Test (NEET) for medical colleges.

Senior advocate, Indira Jaising, amicus curiae in the case of Nipun Saxena v Union of India, was elated when Justice JS Khehar and Justice C Nagappan asked her and the UOI counsel on 2 May whether they would have time to attend to the case, if listed during the vacation.

NLU Assam vice chancellor Dr Vijender Kumar may join NLU Nagpur as its first vice chancellor (VC), reported the hitavada.

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