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Lawrence Liang files Delhi HC writ vs Ambedkar U sex harass panel, while hidden battles rage online

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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

Law schools  4 hours ago

NLU Delhi’s death penalty project, now with 20 full-time staff, rebrands, widens scope to include Article 39-A, equal justice

NLU Delhi’s Centre on the Death Penalty, which has produced a considerable number of influential reports and assisted in representing numerous death row prisoners, has widened its focus and re-branded to become Project 39A.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  5 hours ago

Lawrence Liang files Delhi HC writ vs Ambedkar U sex harass panel, while hidden battles rage online

Well-known academic, Alternative Law Forum (ALF) founder and NLSIU Bangalore alumnus Lawrence Liang has appealed in the Delhi high court against Ambedkar University Delhi’s sexual harassment committee finding of March that he had harassed a female PhD student of another Delhi university, suspending him from administrative duties.

Pre-law student  10 hours ago

SC stays all HC CLAT cases, as Nuals to figure out how to look into 251 candidates’ complaints • 2000+ others possibly not represented

The Supreme Court today asked Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 convenor Nuals Kochi to appoint an expert committee at the earliest to individually look into at least 251 CLAT 2018 candidates’ grievances with the conduct of the entrance exam this year.

Law firms  10 hours ago

Trilegal long-timer, counsel Anuja Tiwari joins DSK Delhi as projects partner

DSK Legal has hired Trilegal counsel Anuja Tiwari into its projects and infrastructure practice in Delhi.

Pre-law student  Yesterday

Salman Khurshid asks SC to combine 6 CLAT writs • Nuals, HRD to be in court tomorrow

Senior advocate Salman Khurshid and advocate Anand Shankar Jha appeared in the Supreme Court for several Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 candidates today in a challenge to its conduct and its results, and the court directed them to serve copies of the petition on CLAT 2018 convenor Nuals Kochi and on the ministry of human resource development (HRD).

In-house counsel and GCs

Law firms  4 days ago

ELP Delhi indirect tax advisory head Kumar Visalaksh (Nalsar ‘06) resigns

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) Delhi partner Kumar Visalaksh, who was heading the firm’s indirect tax advisory practice in Delhi resigned last week.

Law firms  3 days ago

T&T founder Rohit Tandon granted bail by HC, after completing 1 year, 4 months behind bars for alleged money laundering

T&T Law founder Rohit Tandon is finally out on bail more than one year and four months after he went into custody for alleged money laundering following the discovery of an unprecedented amount of cash at his home and office, reported PTI on 10 May.

Law schools  18 May 2018

Bhat to face inquiry at NUJS, resolves executive council as goes for administrative rinse in latest meeting [UPDATE-1]

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.

Law firms  3 days ago

Advaita Legal boost infra, hires Aquilaw AP Alok Shankar, promotes ‘02 CLC Delhi Shailendra Singh to partner

Former Aquilaw associate partner Alok Shankar has joined Advaita Legal as managing associate as the firm promoted principal Shailendra Singh to partner. Both are a part of Advaita’s Infrastructure and projects practice.

Law schools  3 days ago

NLIU Bhopal alumni make up 17% of latest MP civil judge selection list

Disproving a common complaint that national law school graduates don’t give back to the judicial system, NLIU Bhopal alumni made up 16 out of a total of 92 candidates to have made it past the written exam cut-offs for the latest Madhya Pradesh lower judiciary recruitment, according to an NLIU alumni Facebook page.

Pre-law student  18 May 2018

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  17 May 2018

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  17 May 2018

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  16 May 2018

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  16 May 2018

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.

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

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