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CLAT 2018 innings of writs begins in Jaipur HC • NLU Jodhpur joins tangle as respondent • Lit funding drive starts to hire senior counsel

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The K Law 7 decide to jointly go it alone, start Anoma Legal with teams, APs in 3 cities

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SC asks NLUs for CLAT suggestions, asks ASG if NLUs have national importance • Basheer rejects BCI involvement [READ AFFIDAVITS]

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Breaking: K Law to see 7 partners exit across 3 cities, possibly with entrepreneurial ambitions • Firm recruiting into 50% gap

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Viral sex harass post at GNLU prompts 2nd student to come forward, file complaint vs staff member

Law schools  3 days ago

Bhat to face inquiry at NUJS, resolves executive council as goes for administrative rinse in latest meeting

Former NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof_ Ishwara Bhat, who resigned last month under student and state government pressure, will face an inquiry committee convened by NUJS Kolkata acting vice chancellor, retired Justice Amit Talukdar, it was resolved on 12 May.

Pre-law student  3 days ago

Rajasthan HC issues notice to CLAT 2018 convenor Nuals, NLU Jodhpur • Another writ in Delhi HC as ABVP gets involved

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 convenor Nuals Kochi, and NLU Jodhpur, have been issued notice by the Rajasthan high court today to respond to a petition challenging the CLAT 2018, as another notice may be in the making in the Delhi high court.

In-house counsel  4 days ago

Diageo ex-senior legal counsel Nischal Hindia joins GSK as India legal head

Nischal Hindia, who had left his role at drinks giant Diageo’s legal function in Februrary, as we had first reported, will be joining GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as its India legal head, reported Bar & Bench.

Pre-law student  4 days ago

NLS, Nalsar, NUJS students jointly slam CLAT 2018 conduct, support permanent CLAT body, blame contractors

NLSIU Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata student associations have come out in support of the thousands of candidates aggrieved each year by technical errors in the conduct of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), in a joint statement.

Pre-law student  5 days ago

Yet again, 9 potential errors plague CLAT 2018 paper (as they did CLAT 2017, ‘16 and ‘15 too)

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 question paper had nine questions that were either wrongly framed or with the wrong answers marked in the answer key, according to CLAT mentor Rajneesh Singh.

Pre-law student  5 days ago

CLAT 2018 innings of writs begins in Jaipur HC • NLU Jodhpur joins tangle as respondent • Lit funding drive starts to hire senior counsel

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 will be facing the first of what are likely many legal challenges this year, with a writ in the Rajasthan high court filed by two candidates today, three days after the 13 May exam.

In-house counsel and GCs

The 1st NLS- Trilegal Arbitration Conference, 2018: Live Blog!
by MCS NLS Live Blogs

Today marks the first edition of the NLS- Trilegal Arbitration Conference, organised by the Moot Court Society of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, ... Read more

Social lawyers  5 days ago

All legal metal fans in Delhi this Friday: Lawyers night, Slayer tribute at TC Cafe Green Park

This Friday, 18th May, it’s Lawyer’s Night at TC Cafe with a very special line-up for all lawyers who are fans of heavy metal.

Law firms  15 May 2018

Solomon’s 5-month new Pune office gets first partner as ex-Suzlon Jacqueline Aikin joins as associate partner

Solomon & Co has added former Suzlon Energy senior legal counsel Jacqueline Aikin as associate partner in its Pune office that the firm opened in December 2017.

3rd NUSRL National Trial Advocacy Competition, 2018
by MCC_NUSRL

With a grand success for consecutively 2 years, National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi is back with the third edition of National Trial Advocacy Competi... Read more

Pre-law student  15 May 2018

Tip of CLAT 2018 iceberg keeps growing: At least 1,800 students have serious complaints [UPDATE-1]

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 was almost a complete debacle it is now emerging with students at 243 out of 260 total exam centres reporting snags and glitches so far, as research by Law School 101 revealed, as also reported by Lawctopus. This is contrary to convenor Nuals Kochi’s claims that we reported yesterday that 98.5% of the test centres were glitch-free.

Law firms  15 May 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mumbai partner Jay Parikh resigns

Shardul Amarchand Mumbai partner Jay Parikh, who joined the firm in 2015 from Verus Advocates, has resigned from the firm.

Law schools  14 May 2018

NLS Prof Vijayakumar to join NLIU as VC, build research capacity, after successful students intervention vs other candidate

NLSIU Bangalore Prof V Vijayakumar will be appointed as NLIU Bhopal’s vice chancellor (VC) on Thursday, the Madhya Pradesh high court announced yesterday, finally putting an end to the long-winding saga of administrative uncertainty at the law school.

Pre-law student  14 May 2018

CLAT 2018 was 98.5% smooth, says Nuals Kochi, promises to investigate, but many of 59,300+ candidates faced problems, some filed police complaints

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 could be the worst edition of the exam conducted in recent years yet, according to the reports of lapses flowing in from various exam centers, even resulting in at least one police complaint filed by candidates since yesterday.

Pre-law student  11 May 2018

User-unfriendly CLAT 2018 exam interface lands shortly before this weekend’s exam, candidates baffled

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 is off to a rocky start after candidates have complained that the new online test interface for the exam is not user friendly (see screenshots below), and is an unfair burden on them since it was announced less than one month before the 13 May exam.

Corporate M&A  09 May 2018

Khaitan leads for Flipkart in record $16bn sale with 14 SAM partners for Walmart • Trilegal, CAM, Argus, JSA also get piece • HogLove global [UPDATE-5]

Four Indian law firms are advising in world-record breaking sale of Indian unicorn Flipkart, the biggest domestic Amazon competitor, to Walmart.

Law firms  11 May 2018

Apple gears up for India stores push with first senior in-house lawyer: Link Legal partner Saloni Gupta

Link Legal India Law Services international arbitration partner Saloni Gupta, who had joined two years ago from Kochhar & Co, will be joining US computing hardware giant Apple in its India operations in a strategic policy role, with a remit to build its legal team.

Law schools  09 May 2018

NLIU students try to veto Allahabad Uni’s BP Singh as new director choice • Question opacity in director appointment process

NLIU Bhopal has hit limbo in the appointment of its next director since Tuesday, as first reported by the Times of India, because students have opposed the nomination of Allahabad University professor Bhanu Pratap Singh to the post, based on the ground that in their opinion several other candidates rejected had far greater fitness for the post.

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