DSK likes Pune better than expected: Moves to double-size office there on back of booming corporate work
DSK Legal has doubled its office space in Pune within six months of opening up in the city, on the back of new large local corporate client accounts.
DSK Legal has opened up in Pune, taking its national presence to four offices. The Pune office will be headed by Mumbai corporate partner Narendra Dingankar and will cater to corporate and real estate clients.
Pune has been declared one of Maharashtra’s four official bar All India Bar Exam (AIBE) centres, after the Bar Council of India (BCI) acceded to the “persistent and convincing demands” of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa’s demands over the last two months [Pune Mirror]
Pune has been without its own test centre since the start of the AIBE, as previously reported by Legally India.
Exclusive: Advaya Legal, the two-and-a-half-year-old firm started by former GVK in-houser Ramesh Vaidyanathan, has hired its third partner with ex-BG in-house counsel Smriti Subramanian, as the firm hopes to spread its footprint beyond Mumbai.
Exclusive: Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan (LKS) has opened a second office in Delhi and a new office in Pune, taking its total number of offices to seven and number of lawyers to 250.
Exclusive: Amarchand Mangaldas will launch in Chennai by March with Kochhar & Co Chennai head Dorothy Thomas, followed by re-opening in Ahmedabad with a Pune office pegged for the latter end of this year.
Pune could get a division bench of the Bombay High Court said law minister Veerappa Moily.