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Good news everyone: the Mooting Premier League (MPL) is indeed and truly back, reincarnated now in its seventh edition after taking a break for a little more than a year, and we’re kicking off with a round-up of what has happened in the 2016-17 season so far.
For NLSIU Bangalore - India’s first ever law school to break at the 36-year-old World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) – it took a professional debating coach, a voluminous matter file, and “a good amount of luck” this year, said the NLSIU team.
NLSIU Bangalore broke into the double-octafinal rounds of the World Universities Debating Championship (WUDC) today, becoming the first Indian law school in history to have proceeded to the elimination rounds of the world’s largest debating championship. It has now been knocked out this year.
The latest new Rhodes scholarsFor Rhodes 2017 scholars aiming for the Oxford University BCL, international criminal law and human rights law specialisations were top preferences, while honesty, self-reflection and passion were game clinchers.
Nuals Kochi student Mary Kavita Dominic, NUJS Kolkata’s Gauri Pillai and NLSIU Bangalore's Vanshaj Jain have been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship to study at a postgraduate course of their choice for a year in Oxford University, alongside two other non-law students.
Nishi Ankita Kujur, “a third year law student of National Law School of India University committed suicide by hanging in her hostel room of the university, on Tuesday. Nishi (20) was a native of Jharkhand,” reported the Deccan Herald and Eenadu India.
Singapore-based Baring Private Equity Asia deputy general counsel Kirti Ram Hariharan has been promoted to general counsel transactions at the company last month.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Mumbai corporate partner Gurpreet Vasir Ashar has resigned.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas IP partner Nitin Masilamani has left the firm and started up his own IP firm with Delhi managing partner Pallavi Shroff commenting “we wish him all the best”.
NLSIU Bangalore 2002 graduate Bhavin Patel has joined as an of counsel in Mumbai the law firm Aureus Law Partners, which was started in 2013 by former HSA Advocates partner Abhishek Dutta (paywall link) and senior associate Rashmi Chaudhury, reported Bar & Bench.
K Law has hired as Delhi partners Abhishek Shinde and Atish Kumar Vatts, the two co-founding partners of Citius Law Partners, who did not join HSA Advocates in Bangalore with fellow co-founder Sharath Chandrasekhar in June.
NLSIU Bangalore’s flagship post-graduate distance education course is the Master of Business Laws (MBL), in which 964 students enrolled last year.
K Law Delhi partner Gautham Srinivas will join Khaitan & Co in Delhi as a capital markets partner.
HSA Advocates has hired Pinsent Masons Singapore senior associate Ajoy Halder as a partner, to start on 1 August.
Following the publication of India Today's theoretically irrelevant law school rankings last month, Outlook India's 2016 top 20 law school rankings have been released but do not included NUJS Kolkata, NLIU Bhopal or NLU Jodhpur.
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Hyderabad partner and office head Rahul Sarella has resigned, according to three authoritative sources.
Patnaik now confirmed to be joining Trilegal...
Calcutta University's Hazra Law College students are protesting the Bar Council of India (BCI)-recommended dress code rules that appear to have been implemented by the university, reported the Statesman , with students having written a letter to the university's vice chancellor that they would not abide by the fashion restrictions.
HSA Advocates has continued on its self-set expansion course, hiring Sharath Chandrasekhar in its new Bangalore office.
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