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12 May 2017
In-house counsel

General Counsel (GC) from 87 Indian companies would mostly like foreign law firms (FLFs) to come into India, but fewer than half of them would prefer giving their business to the FLFs, even though a majority of them find that the FLFs are generally more competent than Indian law firms.

09 May 2017
In-house counsel

Bharti Airtel’s director legal Sameer Chugh leads, in his words, a “fast-paced” industry.

08 May 2017
In-house counsel

/images/uploads/20170508-113211_200.jpgFormer Kolkata-based Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) and Amarchand Mangaldas partner Niloy Pyne, who joined to US based consulting firm Barret & Averro in 2015, has joined the VFS Global Group as its group general counsel (GC).

04 May 2017
In-house counsel

Murali Neelakantan, who had left Indian pharma giant Cipla as global general counsel in 2015, has re-entered the in-house and pharmaceuticals space with Glenmark Pharmaceuticals after two years focusing on several legal education-related interests.

03 May 2017
In-house counsel

Under Taj Hotels current general counsel Rajendra Misra, the iconic Taj Mahal Palace hotel in Mumbai is set to join the rare registered trademark category of what are known as “image marks”. The Louvre in Paris is another one.

27 March 2017
In-house counsel

Internally sometimes called the youngest legal head of India’s largest and oldest biscuit maker, Britannia Industries head of legal Burhan Khalid has litigation on his platter, and a lot of it.

01 March 2017
In-house counsel

A couple of months ago, I completed one year as the general counsel (GC) for Inshorts, the widely popular news app which summarizes a range of news stories in just sixty words for easy consumption and understanding by the users.

17 February 2017
In-house counsel

Wadia Ghandy Mumbai-based senior associate Vidya Venugopal has moved to Delhi to join the World Bank as South Asia legal counsel, as part of a team of four.

08 February 2017
In-house counsel

Mukund RS , the associate general counsel of Harman International Industries subsidiary Symphony Teleca, which operates in the telecoms software space, has joined IBS Software Services as its VP & head of legal and company affairs in Bangalore, as first reported by VCCircle and reflected in his Linkedin profile.

06 February 2017
In-house counsel

General counsel (GCs) from at least 15 big Indian companies welcomed liberalisation in Indian legal services, and said that the Bar Council of India (BCI) was currently the “biggest bottleneck” to law firm liberalisation.

02 February 2017
In-house counsel

Dev Bajpai, executive director legal & corporate affairs at Hindustan Unilever Limited (HUL), and vice president legal for South Asia at Unilever, has been appointed as executive director at HUL’s board of eight members.

25 January 2017
In-house counsel

PayU Payments India vice president legal, regulatory and compliance, Sheetal Sawhney Kapur, has joined Google India’s legal team.

18 January 2017
In-house interview

For B4U Television’s director and head legal Natasha Fernandes, sustaining a small TV and movie distribution company’s business in the face of a regulatory threat to its main revenue model – advertisements – is the biggest challenge.

02 January 2017
In-house counsel

Infosys’ San Francisco-based general counsel (GC) David Kennedy has quit after a mutual agreement between him and the global Bangalore-headquartered IT giant, according to several reports of its stock exchange announcement:

21 December 2016
In-house counsel

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Hyderabad partner Anshuman Jaiswal is going in-house to join Indian renewables giant Greenko Group in a senior position.

08 December 2016
In-house interview

Ostro Energy general counsel (GC) Rachika Sahay, who just closed her seventh power deal in less than two years said that in house roles are no less “grilling and consuming” than law firm life.