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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

Private equity / VC  10 November 2009

Bharucha, Khaitan fast-track Blackstone PE stake

Bharucha & Partners and Khaitan & Co have led on The Blackstone Group's Rs 300 crore ($64m) investment in logistics company Gateway Rail Freight.

Job moves  10 November 2009

SN Gupta starts Mumbai M&A team, eyes full service in new office

SN Gupta & Co has started up an M&A practice in Mumbai by hiring a Khaitan & Co senior associate as a partner and an associate from Hemant Sahai Associates.

The firm has also taken on new office space in Mumbai and plans to build a litigation team.

Job moves  09 November 2009

Amarchand hires Irish competition law expert

Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi has hired a non-Indian qualified competition law specialist as a director in its competition law practice, reports The Lawyer magazine.

Law firms  09 November 2009

Clifford Chance income tax saga enters Supreme Court

The Supreme Court of India has requested Clifford Chance to provide details of its India-billings of more than a decade ago in its long-running dispute against the Deputy Commissioner of Income Tax (DCIT). The case is important to determine international firms' income tax liabilities while billing for work in India.

Job moves  09 November 2009

Zeus Law expands from law schools, US

Four-year old Delhi corporate firm Zeus Law Associates has beefed up its practice with the hire of a former US in-houser as a managing associate and three associates fresh out of law schools.

Law firms  06 November 2009

Linklaters partners resign, join best friend's new lockstep

Two partners from Linklaters have resigned to join its Indian best friend firm Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) as equity partners.

The firm has also promoted two of its associates to non-equity partner level and put in place a lockstep system.

In-house counsel and GCs

Analysis  05 November 2009

Fraternity rallies behind AZB and Judge in Ambani drama

Practising lawyers have largely expressed support for AZB & Partners and Justice R.V. Raveendran's shock recusal in the Ambani brothers' dispute, although several have questioned the timing and causes of the decision.

Law firms  05 November 2009

Talwar Thakore takes building big enough to double headcount

Linklaters best friend Talwar Thakore & Associates has leased a new office in the Fort area with 70 per cent more floor space, bucking the recent trend of Mumbai firms moving North.

Litigation  04 November 2009

Ambani spat judge steps down due to AZB conflict

A Supreme Court judge on the Ambani brothers' gas supply dispute has stepped down, fearing a conflict of interest because of his daughter recently joining AZB & Partners in Bangalore as a partner.

Law firms  04 November 2009

Indian lawyer goes on Vietnam WTO mission

Delhi-based lawyer Madhurendra Nath Jha has been selected to advise the Government of Vietnam on WTO matters as a part of an international team of experts.

News and current affairs  03 November 2009

Blog: Do law firmites vote in Bar Council elections?

Many law firm lawyers complain that the Bar Council does not represent their interests.

Now Luthra & Luthra partner Vijay Sondhi is running for the Delhi Bar Council elections on a ticket of representing law firms and their lawyers.

But are any law firmites going to rock the vote?

Law firms  03 November 2009

Luthra & Luthra takes on 50% more space in Delhi

Luthra & Luthra has leased a new floor in its existing Delhi building, moving its corporate team of 60 heads into the 7,000 square-foot-area last week.

Private equity / VC  30 October 2009

Desai & Diwanji seeds Sequoia relationship in PE power deal

Desai & Diwanji, DSK Legal and Wadia Ghandy have triple-teamed on the $100m private equity investment into Hyderabad power company Ind-Barath Power Infra.

Careers Counsel  30 October 2009

Careers Counsel: is current recruitment boom just a blip?

Question: Have most regular law firm recruiters already had their fill of law school graduates and are they just recruiting now to make up for the hiring freezes of last year? Will this trend continue?

Capital Markets  29 October 2009

Reshuffle in October IPO rankings, 2 new entrants

Luthra & Luthra, AZB & Partners and S&R Associates have pushed up the IPO league tables this October, as J Sagar Associates (JSA) and capital markets specialist firm JurisPrudent Consulting Partners make their entry into the rankings.

Legal opinions  28 October 2009

Opinion: How to save our Bar and Bench

A quiet but happy revolution is taking place at the Indian Bar, argues Elizabeth Seshadri. But while the lethargic acceptance of the legal system's decay is slowly being shaken off, the pace of change must increase drastically.

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