Women make up only 15% of senior law firm lawyers: Amarchand & banking with most female heavy-hitters; JSA, Trilegal & projects the fewest
Amarchand Mangaldas emerged as the large law firm with the highest ratio of female lawyers ranked by the 2014 Chambers and Partners lawyer directory, while J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Trilegal came lowest with as few as 6 per cent of senior female lawyers.
Former Juris Corp partner and Chennai head Hufriz Wadia yesterday joined Kochhar & Co as a partner in its banking and finance, corporate and capital markets practice in Chennai.
Juris Corp partner and Chennai head Hufriz Wadia has resigned, having joined in January to open the office in the city.
Former Juris Corp banking of counsel Fraser M Alexander will join Majmudar & Partners on Monday, having left on 28 January after six years with the firm.
Juris Corp will open an office in Chennai next week after former Wadia Ghandy associate Hufriz Wadia, who is the sister of long-time Mumbai partner Hoshedar Wadia, joined the firm as partner two weeks ago.
Exclusive: Legal Process Outsourcing Unit (LPO) Pangea 3 was the only recruiter visiting HNLU Raipur’s rural Abhanpur campus for the class graduating this year, but 19 out of 60 total students secured jobs across 10 law firms, two LPOs and a company. The Recruitment Coordination Committee (RCC) placed 12 out of its 31 subscribers from the graduating batch.
Hariani & Co litigation head and partner Ranjit Shetty has joined Juris Corp in Mumbai.
Juris Corp partner Freddy R Daruwala has joined ex-colleague Huzefa Nasikwala’s eight month old Juris Corp breakaway Nasikwala Law offices (NLO) as an equity partner yesterday. Daruwala will be heading the Mumbai-based firm’s Taxation and Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) practice.
Former Juris Corp partner Vandana Sekhri, who resigned from 31 January, has joined Amarchand Mangaldas in Mumbai as senior consultant in the team of managing partner Cyril Shroff.
Juris Corp has hired former FoxMandal litigation co-head and partner Sandeep Kumar Mahapatra for its Delhi office.
Juris Corp Mumbai partner Vandana Sekhri has resigned from the firm, effective 31 January, to pursue other opportunities.
Indian law starting salaries: 29 law firms, in-housers updated as ICICI, JCLex, Bharucha, Majmudar hike while Tatva starts on Rs 8 lakh
Corporate recruiter ICICI Bank has increased its basic pay package for new recruiters by almost one and a half lakh rupees taking the basic annual package to 10.5 lakh, as Bharucha & Partners, Juris Corp and Majmudar & Co hiked their fresher pay. Tatva Legal kicked off its first law school recruitment season with packages of Rs 8 lakh.
Juris Corp has absorbed AM Law, the practice of Bombay solicitor Mustafa Motiwala and six lawyers, bulking up the firm’s management capacity and advisory strength.
Juris Corp partner Huzefa Nasikwala is going independent to start his own litigation and real estate practice in Mumbai.
Exclusive: DSK Legal and Juris Corp through senior counsel Janak Dwarkadas have filed a winding-up petition in the Bombay High Court against pharma company Wockhardt, which is represented by Majmudar & Co and senior counsel Rohit Kapadia.
Juris Corp and Tatva Legal have advised on private equity fund BanayanTree Growth Capital’s minority stake investment in oil, gas and power services company Dee Development Engineers.
Juris Corp has promoted finance partner designate Veena Sivaramakrishnan to full partnership and has lured sole practitioner Anil Mehar Singh Jarial to join the firm as a dispute resolution and real estate partner in Mumbai.
One of Juris Corp's senior associates has rejoined the firm after a three year stint in-house at ICICI Bank and in the last three months the firm has also taken on six lawyers from law school and two junior lawyers returning after completing LLMs abroad.