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

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KKR finance behemoth & legal advisory goldmine gets first India general counsel: JP Morgan GC Jigar Shah

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Legally Social Delhi: Tonight, Thursday, 19 April 2018, happy hours, incredible live band for lawyers at TC Cafe, Aurobindo Road

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NIRF law school ranking median salary fact-check: Nalsar definitely screwed up, NLU Delhi was a bit cheeky, NUJS was most honest

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Khaitan grows to 127 partners in corp, CM-heavy promo round: 8 new equity, 15 new AP • 4 from SLS; 3 from NUJS, GLC, NLU-J; 2 from HNLU, NLS

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In major surprise move,  ALMT’s  Hitesh  Jain and team of near-30 to join Juris Corp

Law firms  16 February 2018

Shardul Amarchand partner Avnish Sharma to give Khaitan Delhi more real estate powers

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) real estate partner Avnish Sharma is to join Khaitan & Co next month, boosting its real estate practice in Delhi that it’s long been looking to fill.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  16 February 2018

Lower judiciary has 28% female judges, Bihar as few as 1 in 10, reveals study

Female judges make up less than 28% of the lower judiciary, according to the Vidhi Centre for Legal Policy's study on gender diversity in the lower judiciary.

In-house counsel  15 February 2018

Former GE Power GC Manjaree Chowdhary joins Maruti India as GC

Former GE Power South Asia general counsel (GC) Manjaree Chowdhary joined Maruti Suzuki India as a GC this month, according to her Linked-in profile.

Law schools  15 February 2018

Study: 15 NLUs make $10m+ per year from ‘unconstitutional’ NRI quota, who have lower CGPAs, with little trickle-down

NLSIU Bangalore earns annual revenues of over Rs 1 crore as fees paid by students admitted under its foreign national quota even though more than 80 per cent of those students were not even schooled outside India, revealed a study by Chirayu Jain published in Economic & Political Weekly (EPW) in December 2017.

Law firms  14 February 2018

Anand Desai interview: DSK plans big growth • Hires ex-CAMmer Padmini Rathore as CEO • To convert from eat-and-kill after two-year equity freeze

DSK Legal has hired former Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas director Padmini Rathore as its chief executive officer (CEO), in tandem to introducing a lot of internal changes targeting internal growth and a Bangalore office.

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Law schools  13 February 2018

NLIU on schedule with director search process, calls for nominations

NLIU Bhopal has invited nominations to appoint its new director less than two months after its former director Prof SS Singh went on leave following student protests.

Capital Markets  12 February 2018

Who won the tough capital markets last year? Khaitan beats CAM to top spot, Luthra scores 3rd in IPO league table • CB got decimated

Khaitan & Co has filed more IPO drafts than any other firm in 2017 just ahead of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, in a market where downward pricing pressures have made it tough across the board.

Law schools  12 February 2018

NUJS students RTI admin’s alleged burial of first-ever university review report, receive no response

NUJS Kolkata students have filed Right to Information (RTI) requests for the report of the law school's 16-years-overdue review, as the administration has not made the report public even two months after it was submitted to the Chief Justice of India (CJI).

Private equity / VC  12 February 2018

AZB-Symbi ‘09, RML ’11 alums Kant, Kanha start-up Sequitur on back of Backpacker Panda $1.4m fundraise

Symbiosis Pune 2009 alumnus Utpal Kant and RMLNLU Lucknow 2011 alumnus Prashant Kanha started up corporate and litigation firm Sequitur in Noida this month, and helped Pune based backpacking hospitality platform Backpacker Panda raise $1.4m.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  10 February 2018

Unprecedented crisis sparks luminary press for lawyers to take judicial appointments mandate away from judiciary

Senior advocate JP Cama called for a mandamus to bulldoze the process of judicial appointments and prevent judicial vacancy of nearly 45% at the Supreme Court, which is expected in the next 11 months.

Law firms  09 February 2018

5 Indians make top 15 ranking of Asia’s hardest-working M&A partners (try nearly a deal per fortnight, natch)

Five Indian lawyers have made it into a top 15 list of partners across Asia, ranked by the number of deals they completed in 2017 according to database mergermarket, with two Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas partners making what nearly literally translates to a list of hardest working corporate partners in Asia.

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