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CLAT 2018 innings of writs begins in Jaipur HC • NLU Jodhpur joins tangle as respondent • Lit funding drive starts to hire senior counsel

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The K Law 7 decide to jointly go it alone, start Anoma Legal with teams, APs in 3 cities

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SC asks NLUs for CLAT suggestions, asks ASG if NLUs have national importance • Basheer rejects BCI involvement [READ AFFIDAVITS]

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Breaking: K Law to see 7 partners exit across 3 cities, possibly with entrepreneurial ambitions • Firm recruiting into 50% gap

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

Law firms  Yesterday

ELP Delhi indirect tax advisory head Kumar Visalaksh (Nalsar ‘06) resigns

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) Delhi partner Kumar Visalaksh, who was heading the firm’s indirect tax advisory practice in Delhi resigned last week.

Law firms  Yesterday

T&T founder Rohit Tandon granted bail by HC, after completing 1 year, 4 months behind bars for alleged money laundering

T&T Law founder Rohit Tandon is finally out on bail more than one year and four months after he went into custody for alleged money laundering following the discovery of an unprecedented amount of cash at his home and office, reported PTI on 10 May.

Law schools  4 days ago

Bhat to face inquiry at NUJS, resolves executive council as goes for administrative rinse in latest meeting [UPDATE-1]

Former NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor Prof Ishwara Bhat, who resigned last month under student and state government pressure, will face an inquiry committee convened by NUJS Kolkata acting vice chancellor, retired Justice Amit Talukdar, it was resolved on 12 May.

Law firms  Yesterday

Advaita Legal boost infra, hires Aquilaw AP Alok Shankar, promotes ‘02 CLC Delhi Shailendra Singh to partner

Former Aquilaw associate partner Alok Shankar has joined Advaita Legal as managing associate as the firm promoted principal Shailendra Singh to partner. Both are a part of Advaita’s Infrastructure and projects practice.

Law schools  Yesterday

NLIU Bhopal alumni make up 17% of latest MP civil judge selection list

Disproving a common complaint that national law school graduates don’t give back to the judicial system, NLIU Bhopal alumni made up 16 out of a total of 92 candidates to have made it past the written exam cut-offs for the latest Madhya Pradesh lower judiciary recruitment, according to an NLIU alumni Facebook page.

In-house counsel and GCs

Pre-law student  4 days ago

Rajasthan HC issues notice to CLAT 2018 convenor Nuals, NLU Jodhpur • Another writ in Delhi HC as ABVP gets involved

Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 convenor Nuals Kochi, and NLU Jodhpur, have been issued notice by the Rajasthan high court today to respond to a petition challenging the CLAT 2018, as another notice may be in the making in the Delhi high court.

In-house counsel  5 days ago

Diageo ex-senior legal counsel Nischal Hindia joins GSK as India legal head

Nischal Hindia, who had left his role at drinks giant Diageo’s legal function in Februrary, as we had first reported, will be joining GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) as its India legal head, reported Bar & Bench.

Pre-law student  5 days ago

NLS, Nalsar, NUJS students jointly slam CLAT 2018 conduct, support permanent CLAT body, blame contractors

NLSIU Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad and NUJS Kolkata student associations have come out in support of the thousands of candidates aggrieved each year by technical errors in the conduct of the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT), in a joint statement.

Pre-law student  16 May 2018

Yet again, 9 potential errors plague CLAT 2018 paper (as they did CLAT 2017, ‘16 and ‘15 too)

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 question paper had nine questions that were either wrongly framed or with the wrong answers marked in the answer key, according to CLAT mentor Rajneesh Singh.

Pre-law student  16 May 2018

CLAT 2018 innings of writs begins in Jaipur HC • NLU Jodhpur joins tangle as respondent • Lit funding drive starts to hire senior counsel

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 will be facing the first of what are likely many legal challenges this year, with a writ in the Rajasthan high court filed by two candidates today, three days after the 13 May exam.

The 1st NLS- Trilegal Arbitration Conference, 2018: Live Blog!
by MCS NLS Live Blogs

Today marks the first edition of the NLS- Trilegal Arbitration Conference, organised by the Moot Court Society of the National Law School of India University, Bangalore, ... Read more

Social lawyers  16 May 2018

All legal metal fans in Delhi this Friday: Lawyers night, Slayer tribute at TC Cafe Green Park

This Friday, 18th May, it’s Lawyer’s Night at TC Cafe with a very special line-up for all lawyers who are fans of heavy metal.

Law firms  15 May 2018

Solomon’s 5-month new Pune office gets first partner as ex-Suzlon Jacqueline Aikin joins as associate partner

Solomon & Co has added former Suzlon Energy senior legal counsel Jacqueline Aikin as associate partner in its Pune office that the firm opened in December 2017.

3rd NUSRL National Trial Advocacy Competition, 2018
by MCC_NUSRL

With a grand success for consecutively 2 years, National University of Study and Research in Law, Ranchi is back with the third edition of National Trial Advocacy Competi... Read more

Pre-law student  15 May 2018

Tip of CLAT 2018 iceberg keeps growing: At least 1,800 students have serious complaints [UPDATE-1]

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2018 was almost a complete debacle it is now emerging with students at 243 out of 260 total exam centres reporting snags and glitches so far, as research by Law School 101 revealed, as also reported by Lawctopus. This is contrary to convenor Nuals Kochi’s claims that we reported yesterday that 98.5% of the test centres were glitch-free.

Law firms  15 May 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mumbai partner Jay Parikh resigns

Shardul Amarchand Mumbai partner Jay Parikh, who joined the firm in 2015 from Verus Advocates, has resigned from the firm.

Law schools  14 May 2018

NLS Prof Vijayakumar to join NLIU as VC, build research capacity, after successful students intervention vs other candidate

NLSIU Bangalore Prof V Vijayakumar will be appointed as NLIU Bhopal’s vice chancellor (VC) on Thursday, the Madhya Pradesh high court announced yesterday, finally putting an end to the long-winding saga of administrative uncertainty at the law school.

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