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LI Spring 2018 Issue

1

Recent Developments in the UK Dispute Resolution Landscape

Disputes in Global Business: Managing Risk, Expectations and the Future

Legal Considerations for Asian Investors in the Russian Market

Editor's picks

39

Decoding latest salvo in Nirav Modi privilege battle: CAM had no privilege, claims CBI

136

#MeToo floodgates open at NLU Delhi kicking off inquiry • Stephens bans NLUD male debaters for ‘harassment culture’, ‘toxic masculinity’

85

Shardul Amarchand amends 3-month salary clawback to apply only to fraction of pay (if not leaving for in-house or ill-health)

203

Shardul Amarchand imposes 3-month salary clawback on lawyers who leave this financial year

24

NLSIU revamps copy-pasted NAAC submission after faculty green report ‘busted’ by plagiarism check

9

HNLU Raipur VC Sukh Pal Singh tenure ended by Chhattisgarh HC after 2014 extension held illegal

In-house counsel  19 hours ago

Adani SVP legal Badrinath Durvasula joins Hindustan Construction as GC in Mumbai

The Adani Group’s senior vice president legal, Badrinath Durvasula, who was heading the legal function’s M&A, contracting, litigation and arbitration vertical, has joined Hindustan Construction Company (HCC) as vice president and general counsel (GC).

Law schools  Yesterday

NMIMS places 47 students in class of 2018

Kirit P Mehta School of Law, NMIMS, Mumbai placed 47 out of 59 graduates in its LLB class of 2018, including 15 pre placement offers (PPO), with law firms, companies and in LLM programs.

Law schools  Yesterday

NUJS Kolkata offers Harry Potter and law degree course (but only for real Potterheads) • Prof explains, issues open invitation [UPDATE-1]

NUJS Kolkata is offering a 45-hour degree course for up to a total of 40 fourth- and fifth-year law students about the law and judicial system in JK Rowling’s Harry Potter universe.

Law schools  2 days ago

9 NUJS students accused of violent brawl: 3 suspended from uni, 5 from hostel, 1 reprimanded

NUJS Kolkata has suspended three male students, including two in their final year of the LLB, from the law school, and five male students from the NUJS hostels, for an alleged brawl that had broken out on campus last month. The suspension is effective for one semester.

Law firms  2 days ago

Khaitan indirect tax senior exec director Nihal Kothari passed away yesterday

Nihal Kothari, executive director in Khaitan & Co’s indirect tax team in Mumbai, passed away yesterday.

In-house counsel and GCs

Law firms  2 days ago

ELP Delhi bulks up with Khaitan principal associate, IP ‘08 Abhishek Sanyal as associate partner

Khaitan & Co principal associate and IP Delhi 2008 alumnus Abhishek Sanyal has joined Economic Laws Practice (ELP) as associate partner in Delhi.

Litigation  3 days ago

Karanjawala files criminal defamation suit for ex-journo MJ Akbar over one #MeToo accuser’s tweets [READ COMPLAINT]

Karanjawala & Co has filed a criminal defamation complaint for parliamentarian MJ Akbar today against a female journalist who had alleged in Tweets on 8 October that she had been sexually harassed by him while he was her boss and a senior editor.

Law firms  4 days ago

Khaitan restocks competition with NLSIU prof, UG chair Rahul Singh as part-time partner

Khaitan & Co has hired NLSIU Bangalore associate professor and chair of the undergraduate council Rahul Singh as a partner for its competition practice.

Law schools  12 October 2018

#MeToo accounts bubble up on NLSIU noticeboard, as EC finally affirmed two SH punishments after multi-year-waits

NLSIU Bangalore students have posted several new accounts and allegations of sexual harassment and assault by other students on the law school’s virtual internal noticeboard over the last week.

Law schools  12 October 2018

HNLU places 62 in ‘18 class of 150: State law dept biggest recruiter, 12 law firms, 4 companies, LLMs

HNLU Raipur placed 62 out of 150 students graduating their LLB this year, with a number of law firms, companies, policy organisations, LLMs and other places.

Law schools  10 October 2018

As NUJS begins crawl to get new VC, details of process not students’ business, claims admin • Students submit 10,000+ word representation

NUJS Kolkata is perhaps an inch closer to the appointment of a new vice chancellor (VC) and a permanent registrar and accounts officer after protracted periods of working with temporary arrangements for these posts, according to an email shared by the Student Juridical Association (SJA) with its members.

Law firms  09 October 2018

Indus promotes ‘06 grad Aditi Thakur to partner in Bangalore

IndusLaw_ has promoted principal associate and Devi Ahilya Indore 2006 alumnus Aditi Verma Thakur to partner in Bangalore.

In-house counsel  09 October 2018

TTA managing associate, NUJS ‘10 Raghuveer Parthasarathy joins JP Morgan as VP legal

Talwar Thakore Associates (TTA) managing associate and NUJS 2010 alumnus Raghuveer Parthsarathy has joined financial services provider JP Morgan Chase as vice president legal.

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