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25 November 2019
Fun and games

The House of Cards playing out in Maharashtra has left a lot of us very confused about the role and functioning of the Governor.

05 October 2019
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The big news at the Supreme Court over the past couple of weeks, apart from the land dispute over the birthplace of India’s greatest ever engineer, has been the a bevvy of collegium appointments, including four new Supreme Court judges and a lot of new high court chief justices (and a whole lot more who didn’t make the cut).

26 September 2019
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It would perhaps be anti-national to begin any column about the events of the last month without addressing the elephant in the room (the State in the Nation, wait it’s a Union Territory now). L

16 September 2019
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The Rajasthan High Court recently issued a directive that lawyers should not address judges as ‘Your Lordship’ and ‘My Lord’. We went about asking senior lawyers in Bombay about the desirability for pushing for a similar rule here. A number of interesting responses, on the condition of anonymity, followed.

23 March 2018
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Above The Law, executive editor Elie Mystal stumbled across this advertisement for what is appears to be NRI law firm Malik Law Chambers, based in Southall, UK, and was stumped by what to make of it.

13 March 2018
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas won the Suresh and Bharati Shroff Memorial T20 Cricket League, which the firm had held in Delhi to commemorate 100 years since the founding of India’s former largest firm, Amarchand Mangaldas (AMSS).

23 February 2018
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And now for something completely different.“So, Arnab Goswami finally met his match?” Bangalore-based advocate KV Dhananjay told us earlier today on WhatsApp, adding:

24 January 2018
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) will hold the Suresh and Bharati Shroff Memorial T20 Cricket League in Siri Fort Ground Delhi from 4 February - 11 March 2018 to be played in 15 matches over six weekends, between eight teams, including seven law firms, according to a press release from the firm.

10 January 2018
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Khaitan & Co bested Economic Laws Practice (ELP) and won the ELP Masters Cup Cricket Tournament on 7 January after three days of competition with 15 other Indian law firms.

22 February 2016
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The inaugural match of the Sadgamya Cricket League, saw a team captained by an advocate beating a general counsel-captained team last weekend in Delhi.

08 February 2016
Fun and games , as wellEconomic Laws Practice (ELP) has won the eighth cricket ELP Masters Cup in Mumbai against AZB & Partners in the finals by 12 runs late yesterday.
24 February 2015
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The DSK winnersDSK Legal won against Economic Laws Practice (ELP) in the finals of the seventh ELP Masters Cricket Cup between Mumbai law firms, held on Sunday 22 February at the Police Gymkhana Cricket Ground.

17 February 2015
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CricketA charity cricket match of Mumbai corporate lawyers versus bankers ended in clients disposing of their advisers with 177 runs against 81 on 31 January.

24 February 2014
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SILF cricket winnerHammurabi Solomon, SS Rana and Karanjawala & Co won in each of the three finals of the Westlaw-Society of Indian Law Firms (SILF) Cricket League on Saturday at Delhi’s Hamdard University, coming out on top of 20 other law firm teams to take home trophies.

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