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Earlybird record: Luthra, Khaitan on top as 7 firms hire 29 NLS 2012 grads

Exclusive: Seven law firms have swooped on NLSIU Bangalore campus and students earlier than ever, with 29 students due to graduate in 2012 having accepted law firm jobs.

Four firms – Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co, Luthra & Luthra and Trilegal - visited NLSIU Bangalore campus yesterday (6 April), according to campus and law firm sources.

The top recruiter was Luthra & Luthra with a total of 17 job offers, yesterday giving

Recruiting Firm Campus Offers PPOs
Luthra & Luthra 10 7
Khaitan & Co 4 3
Amarchand Mangaldas 6 -
Trilegal 3 1
Nishith Desai Associates - 3
S&R Associates - 3
AZB & Partners - 1

10 graduates the nod to start jobs in 2012 while also confirming 7 pre-placement offers (PPOs) to earlier interns.

Khaitan & Co made offers to a total of 7, with 4 post-campus interview offers and 3 PPOs.

Amarchand Mangaldas made a total of 6 offers yesterday following campus interviews.

Trilegal left NLSIU campus with three hires to start in 2012 and one PPO.

Nishith Desai Associates and S&R Associates both made 3 PPOs each to past NLSIU interns graduating in 2012.

AZB & Partners recruited one student with a PPO.

It is understood that approximately 40 students out of a batch of 70 are currently taking part in the recruitment committee.

Last year Amarchand and Trilegal had set a new record after visiting the NLSIU campus on 25 May making a total of 15 job offers, whereas in the previous year law firms first visited the NLSIU campus in June.

Check this Legallypedia page with running 2010-11 recruitment tallies at several top law schools. Plus update it yourself with your college’s information.

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