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Verus Associates presents the Inaugural Edition of the REEMA RAY PRIZE IN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS LAW 2017 an international essay competition open to all undergraduate law students, scholars (completed bachelors in law & pursuing academia) and young practitioners/ in-house counsels (under 35 yrs of age) from around the world, with the best essay to be awarded with a prize of Rs 100,000.

Law Suits and More is a labour of love by two professionals who like few things more than finding, giving and receiving great gifts.

dated: noworder: 1The good news is that in this era we live in, we can measure almost everything we do with the help of technology. It has been scientifically established that whatever we measure consistently, grows.

We are in the middle of a cycle of evolutionary change that is taking place all around us in the legal sector. It may not be far-fetched to claim that this is one of the toughest phases that lawyers around the world have had to deal with, given the multiple avenues from where challenges are emerging.

Students of Jindal Global Law School have received opportunities to pursue global legal internships in the United States of America, United Kingdom, China, Australia and Abu Dhabi. They have been invited to work in international law firms, NGOs and government agencies besides being given an opportunity to work as judicial clerks with the Supreme Court of Hawaii.

Many lawyers and firms consider legal directory rankings a necessary evil. Those managing the directory submission process for law firms dread the activity and consider it the bane of their lives. For law firms that include legal directories as a part of their strategy, this currently is the peak submission period.

IDEX Legal announced the winners of the sixth annual IDEX Legal Awards held in Mumbai at The St. Regis Hotel on April 21st.

We have great pleasure in announcing admissions of Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) of O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU) for the academic year 2017-18 on the basis of LSAT—India Entrance Exam 2017 for 5-year BA/BBALLB (H) and 3-year LLB and 1-year LLM programmes.

The finalists for IDEX Legal Awards (ILA’s) 2017 were revealed last week. With a record number of entries across Law Firm and In-house categories, the winners will be announced at a grand ceremony in Mumbai at St Regis on April 21st 2017.

It is without a doubt that the law firm industry in India is experiencing one of its most turbulent periods in decades, perhaps owing to globalisation, reduced client budgets and high competition both from internal as well as external firms. These pressures are creating real changes in the industry and a need for fresh thinking in the management of law firms, including the better use of traditional metrics used in law firm management and decision-making.

“Twas but a dreary and long drawn fight,
Lawyer Rambo knew not what was wrong or right.
Lost he had any and every hope and drive,
Wondering how is it that he will survive.
Then came his gaze upon a poster so awesome,
He regained his wit and brains and proclaimed- I am still law-some!”

Have you considered becoming a mediator?Have you considered becoming a mediator?One of the major concerns of all investors and innovators, foreign as well as domestic is the time, effort and money it takes to resolve a dispute in India. The problem is increasingly difficult for startups whose dispute value may be less than a crore or even INR 50 lakhs. Increasing number of companies are becoming vary of arbitration due to its increasing cost and high probability of court appeal. Increasing number of companies are opting to refer disputes to mediation before proceeding to arbitration or litigation.

Arid Detachment Arid Detachment In the era of creative business and ‘Out-of-the-box’ thinking attitude, for the learners to grow professionally it is necessary to find out ‘their calling’ and then get trained in a creative way rather than the traditional way. Be it in the field of medical, engineering or law.

Do you want to understand how to make a trail blazing corporate career for yourself? How to find your own area of expertise that you will be valued as a lawyer for and perform at an altogether different level at internships? Want to learn more about how you can train and develop yourself for a fast paced career in top law firms or in house departments? Do you want to develop your own arguing counsel practice in the court on the back of a thriving advisory practice? Here is your opportunity to demystify high profile business lawyering.

IICA Announces Six Month Course in Competition Law Market Regulation and Three Month Course in Competition Law. The courses are uniquely designed and developed by IICA as shorter, flexible and focused option to meet specific professional needs of policy makers, regulators, business executives, lawyers, economists, CS, CAs and other professionals.

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