AZB Mumbai promotes 2 to partner: BLR-Nalsarite Nanditha Gopal, Pune-head Percis Anklesaria

Anklesaria (l), Gopal (r)Anklesaria (l), Gopal (r)Senior associates Nanditha Gopal and Percis Anklesaria will be promoted to partner.

DSK likes Pune better than expected: Moves to double-size office there on back of booming corporate work

Road to PunRoad to PunDSK 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 opens up in Pune for Bombay-style clients

8958746128_7977205ac6_o8958746128_7977205ac6_oDSK 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.

BCI finally gifts Pune its own bar exam centre after MahaGoa BC lobbying efforts

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.

BG counsel Smriti Subramanian joins Vaidyanathan’s Advaya: targets Pune & Delhi this year

advaya-smriti-subramanianadvaya-smriti-subramanian 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.

LKS opens in Pune, gets second Delhi office as grows to 250

Delhi, times twoDelhi, times two 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.

Amarchand spreads: Chennai with Kochhar head; Gujarat office in June; Pune by 2013

Amarchand spreadsAmarchand spreads 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 to get Bombay High Court bench?

Pune could get a division bench of the Bombay High Court said law minister Veerappa Moily.

Khaitan Jayakar Sud and Vohra (KJSV) opens in Pune and makes two new partners

pune-university-by-DraconianRainpune-university-by-DraconianRainKhaitan & Co legacy firm Khaitan Jayakar Sud and Vohra (KJSV) has inducted two salaried partners, promoting Tanuj Sud in Delhi and hiring Sudhakar Avadh as the partner in charge of its new Pune office while gearing up for further national expansion.

Maha, Goa Bar Council count starts; 79% rural turnout dwarfs city

ballot_box-by-Anthony_Karanjaballot_box-by-Anthony_KaranjaThe first ballot boxes were unsealed for electronic counting yesterday at the Bar Council offices near Bombay High Court, kicking off the long count to find the winners of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa elections.

Advani & Co in India's first swine flu death case

pig_flickr_thepugfather_thumbpig_flickr_thepugfather_thumbAdvani & Company is representing the family of India's first H1N1 virus victim against the Pune hospitals it alleges had caused her death.

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