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.

True story: All 180 candidates who appeared for the clerical examination conducted by the Himachal Pradesh high court for recruitment in subordinate courts have flunked, it was announced on Wednesday.

BillimoriaCyril Amarchand Mangaldas has confirmed the hire of AZB & Partners senior partner Percy Billimoria as head of Delhi and chair of disputes, regulatory, advocacy and policy practice, as first reported by Legally India last week.

“If I had opted to be a junior to some lawyer and enter the legal profession, I would have got only a pittance for the many initial years. But I learnt that driving trucks meant instant wages,” law graduate Yogita Raguvanshi told The Hindu in a fascinating profile.

Screenshot 2016-05-30 13.05.29NUJS Kolkata, GLC Mumbai and Symbiosis Pune trumped NLSIU Bangalore which was formerly Indian law firms’ favourite law school from which to internally promote partners.

Ratnam returns to private practiceInfrastructure Leasing and Financial Services (ILFS) group general counsel Pradeep Ratnam will be joining K Law as senior partner in Delhi.

Ajay Sawhney, outgoing project finance partner at K Law, having joined from Link Legal a year earlier, will join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in Delhi by 1 June.

The India Today magazine has published its annual ad-supported college rankings supplement again, which also ranks law schools, and as we have written several times, other than the fact that a lot of parents make their choices based on that list, no one should really care.

K Law partner Ajay Sawhney, who had joined only a year ago from Link Legal, is leaving the firm

S&R Associates partner Bhakta Patnaik has resigned from the firm on Friday, and is in advanced discussions to join Trilegal, as well as in talks with other firms

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas partner and national competition head Nisha Kaur Uberoi handed in her resignation yesterday and is set to join AZB & Partners in the coming months.

33wmtvlaThe Gujarat high court today dismissed GNLU’s letters patent appeal against the high court’s order that had called GNLU an “oligarchy” which “casually” denies its students basic human rights.

The Supreme Court's vacation bench comprising justices Abhay Manohar Sapre and Ashok Bhushan on Thursday (19 May) heard a matter pertaining to the Rent Act and found to their dismay, that the appellant's counsel in the case was citing an authority which goes against him.

It's not the 80s anymore, jobs don't just land in your lap (unless you're at... just kidding, they don't)There are no surprises on which law schools outperform the others where campus recruitments are concerned. The older national law universities (NLUs) – which also lead in the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) law school preference rankings – have the upper hand when it comes to attracting the best recruiters, the earliest.

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