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27 May 2015
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ThakurNLSIU Bangalore 1998 graduate Bhavna Thakur has joined the Everstone Capital Advisors in Mumbai as the fund’s head of capital markets and exits.

05 August 2014
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xs0y0rta“It is not about being perfect, but mostly about being the first,” notes former capital markets lawyer Rajat Sharma on his new 9-3:30 job as CEO of Sana Securities – a financial advisory firm he founded in 2011.

04 July 2014
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Ankur SinglaOne of the most important things when creating a technology company is “to think about what could go right”, says Ankur Singla, in stark contrast to the typical lawyers’ mindset.

02 April 2014
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Bishen Jeswant (for CV) 2013Anything can happen in a nation where cricket is religion, including bidding adieu to one of India’s “Big Six” law firms to churn out statistical commentary.

27 May 2013
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JoshiTrilegal corporate associate and partner in five-year-and-ten-plays-old theatre production group, goes behind the curtains of his balancing act.

26 June 2012
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Satyajit-Coffee Exclusive interview: The Angel’s Share – the debut novel written by NLSIU Bangalore 2008 graduate and former Amarchand Mangaldas associate Satyajit Sarna - hit bookstores on Friday.

“I know that for me exorcism, or cleaning yourself out, or coming to terms with things, is by writing about them”, says Sarna. “At some point it just built up and I thought to myself: There’s a story here and someone needs to tell it. And I thought, I should tell this story.”

14 May 2012
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A lawyers’ work routine can not only supplement but also complement preparation for one of the world’s most-failed exams, while failure, even if undeserved, can be a boon. So reads a page in the book of NLSIU Bangalore 2007 graduate Gitanjali Brandon, who secured rank 6, the highest ever for any national law university graduate, at the UPSC civil services exam 2011.

02 June 2011
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image Driven by entrepreneurial ambitions former Trilegal associate and Amity Law School pass out Vibhuti Kabra found her true calling by starting up boutique The Shirt Cafe in Delhi, charting an alternate career path to law.