Mason & Associates is defending Google in the Delhi high court against a writ claiming the “right to be forgotten” on the internet, in the second instance of such a claim before an Indian court.

AZB & Partners Mumbai has promoted a seventh - Sonali Mathur - to its partnership, following an announcement last month of six promotions.

Kochhar & Co partner and head of IP litigation Neeraj Grover has left the firm after a stint of four years with it, to go independent.

IndusLaw has promoted Bangalore principal associates Pallavi Kanakagiri and Winnie Shekhar to partner, expanding its partnership to 19.

Vaish Associates has promoted 2 partners, 6 associate partners, 3 principal associates and 5 senior associates in its Delhi and Mumbai offices.

Legasis Partners has hired Uday Bopshetty as a litigation partner in Mumbai.

Erstwhile Seth Dua & Associates (SDA) co-founding partner Atul Dua, is in court for the release of the firm’s lawyers’ salaries, after the successors of the late co-founder of the firm, Sunil Seth, entered into a dispute with him over withdrawals from the firm’s bank account.

Karanjawala & Co has promoted consumer and debt recover tribunal (DRT) lawyer Seema Sundd as its ninth partner in the firm.

Desai & Diwanji litigation partner Anoj Menon and his team of at least two senior associates, Dhanyashree Shah Jadeja and Shreevardhini Parchure, will be joining AZB & Partners.

“The fresher MBBS candidates for PG courses took out a march on Monday evening to express their resentment over the merit list. “My all Rajasthan rank is 123 in NEET from which I can get a descent branch of my choice for PG course. But, as the in-service doctors get incentive marks, my rank has gone above 700,” said Dr Manoj Bheri, an MBBS doctor, who is not an in-service doctor,” reported the Times of India.

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai banking partner Niloufer Lam has resigned the firm, as first reported by Bar & Bench.

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) Mumbai partner Gaurav Singhi and Gurgaon partner Saurav Kumar have left the firm, reported Bar & Bench.

Khaitan & Co projects and energy, infrastructure and resources partner Upendra Joshi has resigned from the partnership it is understood, according to authoritative sources.

HSA Advocates regulatory practice partner Sakya Chaudhuri has left the firm with his team including partner Avijeet Lala and recently promoted associate partner Anand Shrivastava, to start up their own venture.

“BlackBuck, the B2B intercity logistics startup, has raised Series C funding of $70 million in a round led by Sands Capital. Among existing investors, Accel and Flipkart participated in this round, while Tiger Global and Apoletto did not.

Link Legal India Law Services has hired Khaitan & Co Mumbai senior associate Alok Sonker as an associate partner in the corporate practice.

Latest comments