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Big Six law firms power 26 jobs out of 2014 Nalsar final recruitment record of 71

Nalsar RCC: guarantees results
Nalsar RCC: guarantees results

Out of 78 Nalsar Hyderabad students who graduated this year, all out of the 71 campus recruitment (RCC) subscribers took up jobs, with the largest number placed with Indian corporate law firms.

Only four out of the 71 recruited students bagged jobs through independent efforts (pre placement offers (PPO) and off campus interviews).

A Nalsar RCC 2014 member said in an email: “The highlight of the season was that most recruiters were very impressed with the quality of talent offered by the Class of 2014 and ended up taking more students than they initially intended to.”

It is understood that AZB made seven offers and did not visit other law schools and that BPCL hired five of its six fresher trainees from NALSAR and did not visit any other law school after hiring from NALSAR. ICICI ended up hiring two more students than what they had planned for.

"The amazingly successful recruitment season owes a lot to the quality of students we had in the class,” the member added.

Last year the law school placed 66 out of 80 students who graduated, with a record eight offers made by foreign law firms.

Legally India reported last week that RMLNLU Lucknow set a new personal record in recruitment statistics, with 45 total jobs.

Editor’s note: We are reaching out to other 2014 recruitment committees who have now graduated. Please get in touch with us at to arrange sharing the final figures.

Indian law firms

32 31 students accepted law firm offers. AZB was the top recruiter among nine law firms visiting campus. Amarchand made four hires on campus. Both hired six graduates each, in all.[Update 5:42pm - The RCC has informed us that one person who was given an AZB offer was also given a Linklaters offer and he finally accepted Linklaters. So AZB's final accepted offers are 5 and not 6]

Nalsar high recruiter Luthra & Luthra, which didn’t recruit at all from the campus last year, was back with four accepted offers. Regulars Khaitan, JSA and Trilegal recruited this year as well.

Law firm

Jobs

Amarchand Mangaldas

6 (1 PPO + 1 off campus)

AZB & Partners

6 5

Luthra & Luthra

4

Khaitan & Co

4

Trilegal

4

LKS

3

JSA

2

PXV Partners

2

P&A Law Offices

1 (PPO)

Corporates

24 students bagged company and bank roles with 12 recruiters, one of which was off campus. Bharat Petroleum (BPCL) was the top recruiter, with five accepted offers, followed by consistent heavy recruiter ICICI Bank which hired four.

Corporate

Jobs

BPCL

5

ICICI Bank

4

Pridhvi Asset Reconstruction and Securitisation

3

Cipla

3

Hero Moto Corp

2

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

1

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

1

Gati

1

ITC

1

Tata Advanced Systems

1

Vodafone

1

E&Y

1 (Off campus)

 

Law chambers and litigation firms

Seven students were placed in four lawyers’ chambers and with one senior advocate, through campus, after the 2014 RCC followed its predecessor in actively approaching litigators for jobs.

“This time around we actually reached out to eminent lawyers and litigation firms to recruit from our batch because a good number of students subscribed to the RCC because we had decided to pursue litigation firms and lawyers as a part of our mandate as opposed to letting the students approach lawyers on their own,” explained the RCC member in the email.

Law chambers

Jobs

Chambers of Aditya Wadhwa

2

Niranjan and Associates, Hyderabad

2

Chambers of L. Ravichander, Sr. Advocate, Hyderabad

1

Chambers of Anirudh Krishnan

1

Common Law Chambers, Bangalore

1

Foreign law firms

Three Four students accepted job offers with Linklaters (2 3) and Allen & Overy (1), while one who is interning with Clifford Chance and is awaiting a job offer, bagged a domestic law firm role. The RCC said that there were six offers made by foreign law firms. [Update 5:42pm - The RCC has informed us that one person who was given an AZB offer was also given a Linklaters offer and he finally accepted Linklaters. So Linklaters final accepted offers are 3 instead of 2 and AZB's final accepted offers are 5 and not 6]

LPO, clerkships and tribunal

Two students bagged roles with LPO Quislex, two bagged Supreme Court clerkships and one was hired by the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI).

 

LLM

Six students, who also hold job offers, have gained admission to LLMs abroad.

University

LLM

New York University

2

Cambridge

2

Oxford

1

Harvard

1

Nalsar class of 2014 total recruitment statistics

Organisation

Jobs

Amarchand Mangaldas

6 (1 PPO + 1 off campus)

AZB & Partners

6 5

Luthra & Luthra

4

Khaitan & Co

4

Trilegal

4

LKS

3

JSA

2

PXV Partners

2

P&A Law Offices

1 (PPO)

BPCL

5

ICICI Bank

4

Pridhvi Asset Reconstruction and Securitisation

3

Cipla

3

Hero Moto Corp

2

Alexandria Real Estate Equities

1

Daimler India Commercial Vehicles

1

Gati

1

ITC

1

Tata Advanced Systems

1

Vodafone

1

E&Y

1 (Off campus)

Chambers of Aditya Wadhwa

2

Niranjan and Associates, Hyderabad

2

Chambers of L. Ravichander, Sr. Advocate, Hyderabad

1

Chambers of Anirudh Krishnan

1

Common Law Chambers, Bangalore

1

Linklaters

2 3

Allen & Overy

1

Quislex

2

SC clerkships

2

TRAI

1

LLM

6

[Update 5:42pm - The RCC has informed us that one person who was given an AZB offer was also given a Linklaters offer and he finally accepted Linklaters. So AZB's final accepted offers are 5 and not 6, and Linklaters final accepted offers are 3 and not 2]

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