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20 BigLaw jobs & 4 foreign internships in the bag for NLU Delhi 4th years after early Day Zero

NLU Delhi: Flying start to 2016 job scene
NLU Delhi: Flying start to 2016 job scene

NLU Delhi’s 2016 graduating batch has bagged 20 jobs from nearly all of India’s top firms after holding one of the first recruitment interview days out of all national law schools.

A total of eight firms’ offices made offers (see table below), with Khaitan & Co hiring the most with a total of six graduates accepting, including one pre-placement offer (PPO) to a student following an earlier internship. Luthra & Luthra and Trilegal respectively received four and three acceptances.

Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi and Mumbai regions each recruiting one student on Day Zero, and Delhi having made made one additional PPO.

AZB & Partners and Talwar Thakore and Associates also participated in Day Zero, while S&R Associates had already made one PPO.

A total of 45 students out of a batch of 72 batch are participating in the recruitment committee activities for 2016; 26 offers were made on Day Zero, with 16 acceptances.

Students have also bagged four coveted foreign law firm vacation scheme internships abroad, which often convert into jobs after graduation.

Linklaters has offered two vacation schemes, while Allen & Overy and Herbert Smith Freehills have each offered one internship.

One RCC member commented: “Obviously the relationship that our seniors have developed with firms have helped, but we have also been reaching out to new firms and corporations.

“Some firms have come for the first time to our college, like AZB & Partners, Talwar Thakore and Amarchand Mumbai.”

This batch’s Day Zero performance managed to double the performance of the college’s previous and third batch, which saw 10 accepted jobs in its 2014 Day Zero on 4 April.

Name of the FirmNumber of AcceptancesPre Placement Offers
Amarchand Delhi 1 1
Amarchand Mumbai 1  
Khaitan & Co 5 1
Trilegal 3  
Luthra & Luthra 3 1
Talwar Thakore and Associates 1  
AZB & Partners 2  
SNR Associates 0 1
Total 16 4

The RCC members, consisting of Parul Sharma, Anuradha Godrey, Aroon Menon, Utkarsh Srivastava, Vaishali Singh, Kanwar Vivswan and Bharat Gupta, said in a joint statement:

We would like to thank our Vice Chancellor, Registrar, Faculty members and all our seniors, whose support and guidance have helped make the process a phenomenal success. That in a short span of time, the University has achieved such great success, is a result of the quality of education and diverse opportunities that the University provides. We are excited for the future placements as many recruiters have shown interest in participating in our recruitment process and we hope to secure placements for each of our members.

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