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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


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


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


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


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

Mooting  08 April 2018

NLSIU makes it to finals of Jessup, world cup of mooting, eventually losing out to Australia [UPDATE-1: Comment]

A team from NLSIU Bangalore has made it to finals of the most prestigious moot in the world, the Jessup, where it eventually lost to the University of Queensland, Australia.

Mooting  05 April 2018

Jessup live: NLSIU is runner-up in the world cup of mooting finals • 4 broke into last 32

Update 8 April 2018, 09:57: Alas, it wouldn’t be this year: NLSIU has come second in what has nevertheless been an amazing performance.

Live Blog: National Seminar On Combating Sexual Harassment At Workplace, 2018
by Amity Law School, Delhi

(Teerth Waraich) The Internal Complaints Committee of Amity Law School, Delhi (affiliated to Guru Gobing Sinngh Indraprastha University, Delhi) is all set to host a Nati... Read more

Law schools  07 April 2018

NUJS VC Ishwara Bhat keeps promise, resigns, as new acting VC to start Monday: Ex-judge Amit Talukdar

NUJS Kolkata has a new interim vice chancellor (VC), retired Calcutta high court judge and former SAT chairman Amit Talukdar, following the resignation of previous VC Prof Ishwara Bhat.

Ireland  06 April 2018

Ireland: Gateway to Europe

Ireland has recently introduced purpose-specific domestic legislation that enables two or more Irish companies to merge into a single company. This form of domestic merger enables one or more companies to transfer by operation of law all its assets and liabilities to another Irish company, upon which the transferor company is dissolved without going into liquidation. It mirrors aspects of the EU cross-border merger regime, which has been available to EEA companies, including Irish companies, since 2008.

Competition Law  06 April 2018

India’s Evolving Competition Regime: The Big Picture

The Competition Appellate Tribunal (“COMPAT”) has been done away with and has been merged with the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (“NCLAT”).

In-house counsel and GCs

Law firms  05 April 2018

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

ALMT Legal senior partner Hitesh Jain, whom we had first reported as moving out of ALMT on 24 March, will be joining Juris Corp as a partner, we understand from reliable sources.

Live Blog: 5th NUALS International Maritime Law Arbitration Competition, 2018
by nimlac

LIVE BLOG A point of note is when the counsel for respondent nullfied the opposing counsel's reliance on a caselaw present in the respondent's written submissions statin... Read more

Hong Kong  05 April 2018

Litigation: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Hong Kong

A foreign judgment can be enforced in Hong Kong by one of two means – first, through the statutory registration scheme based on reciprocity under the Foreign Judgments (Reciprocal Enforcement) Ordinance (Cap 319) or, second, under common law.

Finance  05 April 2018

As India’s Finance Markets Evolve, New Economic, Regulatory Challenges Keep Things Interesting

If you were to look at the Indian finance landscape around the last five to seven years, you would find a very traditional bank-dominated market, where the Indian state banks and the public sector undertaking (PSU) banks were giving the majority of financing, including a lot of project financing.

Law schools  06 April 2018

NLU Delhi after Day Zero: 19 jobs in bag already out of 78 grads for 2019 • Trilegal, Khaitan, S&R biggest recruiters

NLU Delhi has already placed 23 out of 78 students who will graduate LLB next year, including four foreign firm vacation schemes, with 10 of those jobs gained during the 24 March ‘Day Zero’ of recruitment at the law school.

Sponsored posts  04 April 2018

Symbiosis Law School: Why Choose To Study Law at SLS Pune

Law is the big thing, next only to politics, impacting people’s lives.

Law firms  04 April 2018

Links bestie TTA grows up to make first near-homegrown partner with Shruti Zota

Talwar Thakore & Associates has promoted counsel Shruti Zota in the corporate team to its all-equity partnership of six, from 1 April 2018.

Mooting  04 April 2018

MPL 8: NLIU Bhopal gets to finals in Stetson World, SLS Pune wins best orator • RGNUL wins Oxford media quals, Sastra KK Luthra

NLSIU Bangalore continues topping the MPL with 117 points still carried by its early-season Manfred Lachs win, but RGNUL has caught up into second place in the latest round of our MPL 8 wrap, followed by SLS Pune, both above 70 points.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  04 April 2018

Greatest hits of MK Mishra vs his press release ramble to ‘safeguard blind faith in holiest institution’ from Indira Jaising inconvenient truth

So, there’s been another press release by the Bar Council of India (BCI), in which chairman and senior counsel Manan Kumar Mishra shares several pearls of wisdom, criticising senior advocate Indira Jaising, which has been widely covered in the media (full release below).

Law firms  03 April 2018

Khaitan Sud-breakaway Gravitas promotes Rahul Gaikwad as first salaried partner

Gravitas Legal has promoted Rahul Gaikwad to salaried partner level.

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