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LI Spring 2018 Issue

Editor's picks

Revealed: The live Legally India 2018 corporate law firm deals league tables & directory

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First NLS grad takes silk: White & Case partner, Jessup legend Dipen Sabharwal becomes elite senior Queen’s Counsel in UK

30

DSK gets 2019 gift with CAM Delhi partner exits Kirat Nagra, Rishi Anand + team of 8

7th edition of Kachwaha & Partners arb excel arbitration writing competition offers Rs 2.5 lakh+ prize money

24

JSA partnership votes Vivek Chandy with Amit Kapur into much-slimmed management, in hotly democratic elections

65

GNLU staff complain to Guj HC: Bimal Patel stripped registrar of powers, ‘suppressed facts, violated norms’ to prolong directorship after expiry

Bar, Bench & Litigation  08 October 2018

A bar exam first: AIBE 13 may meet twice-per-year schedule with December date (if no delays)

The next and thirteenth All India Bar Exam (AIBE) is scheduled to be conducted next on 23 December 2018, announced the Bar Council of India (BCI).

Law schools  08 October 2018

HNLU chancellor channels Shakespeare, tears into ex-VC, promises support, more frequent visits

HNLU Raipur chancellor and Bilaspur high court chief justice AK Tripathi visited the law school’s campus yesterday and addressing a gathering of all its students and teachers, saying that “Caesar has already been buried on the 3rd”, referring to the 3 October resignation of HNLU’s former vice chancellor Prof Sukh Pal Singh.

Law schools  05 October 2018

NLSIU secures lower 3.06 GPA with NAAC • Will appeal over new metrics after Nalsar, NLU Delhi, RGNUL, NLUO scored higher before

The National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) has completed its assessment of NLSIU Bangalore, awarding it an A grade but a lower composite score than Nalsar Hyderabad, NLU Delhi, RGNUL Patiala and NLUO Cuttack, while Jindal Global University scored a 3.26.

Law schools  04 October 2018

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

NLU Delhi’s entire male student population has been blacklisted from debates at St Stephens, Delhi University, as several female students have come forward on social media to recount sexual harassment stories, following social media posts by students naming harassers that went viral.

Pre-law student  04 October 2018

CLAT agrees to set up semi-permanent body in partial victory for petitioners

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has moved one step closer to possibly an error-free conduct by establishing a seven-member permanent secretariat for conducting the exam from this year onward, as first reported by Live Law.

LI 2018 Live League Tables (work in progress)

LI's live corporate league tables have currently captured 272 deals for the 2018 calendar year. More are being added daily.

Click here to explore the full domestic and foreign firm league tables and to complete submissions, or click through to the firms below to see more detailed breakdowns of deals activity.

In-house counsel and GCs

Law schools  03 October 2018

HNLU students ‘delighted’ about ret’d Justice CB Bajpayee as interim VC

HNLU Raipur’s chancellor has appointed retired high court judge Justice CB Bajpayee as interim vice chancellor, following the resignation of Prof Sukh Pal Singh in the face of student strikes.

Law firms  03 October 2018

TTA promotes 2nd counsel: NUJS ‘05 Deepa Christopher in corporate

NUJS Kolkata 2005 alumnus Deepa Christopher was promoted to counsel at Talwar Thakore & Associates (TTA) effective 1 October.

Law schools  01 October 2018

HNLU vice chancellor Sukh Pal Singh resigns, students call off hunger strike • Dr Samal: ‘History created’, to a brighter tomorrow

Word has come in that the embattled HNLU Raipur vice chancellor Sukh Pal Singh has resigned, according to several authoritative student sources, though the official confirmation has not yet been supplied to students.

Law schools  01 October 2018

2 dozen HNLU students start hunger strike after 6 days protests vs VC yield no result • VC threatens shutting down college

At HNLU Raipur 23 students began an indefinite hunger strike at 8am today demanding vice chancellor (VC) Sukh Pal Singh’s resignation, after six days of peaceful protests and a no-confidence motion signed by almost the entire student body against the VC proved unsuccessful in outing him from the law school.

Law firms  30 September 2018

Trilegal promotes 44th to partner: GNLUite Swarnima in Bangalore employment practice

Trilegal has promoted its Bangalore-based employment law counsel Swarnima to partner, according to the firm’s press release.

Law firms  29 September 2018

AZB Mumbai promotes two more partners: Hufriz Wadia, Suharsh Sinha

AZB & Partners has promoted banking counsel Hufriz Wadia and insolvency consultant Suharsh Sinha as partners in its Mumbai office.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  28 September 2018

HNLU VC threatens action against protesting students • VC’s grilling in GB meeting now on YouTube

HNLU Raipur vice chancellor (VC) Sukh Pal Singh has sent an open letter to students today saying that “no disciplinary action would be taken against any student” if students call off their resumed silent protests against his reinstatement, after his disqualification by a high court had been stayed by the Supreme Court pending fuller hearings, last week.

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