Subscribe for perks & to support LI

Your Interests & Preferences: Personalise your reading

Which best describes your role and/or interests?

I work in a law firm
I work for a company / in-house
I'm a litigator at the bar
I'm a law student
Aspiring law student
Other
Save setting
Or click here to show more preferences...

I am interested in the following types of stories (uncheck to hide from frontpage)

Firms / In-House
Deals
Courts
Legal Education

Always show me: (overrides the above)

Exclusives & Editor's Picks

Website Look & Feel

Light Text on Dark Background

Save preferences


Note: Your preferences will be saved in your browser. You can always change your settings by clicking the Your Preferences button at the top of every page.

Reset preferences to defaults?

LI Spring 2018 Issue

Litigation: Enforcement of Foreign Judgments in Hong Kong

1

India’s Evolving Competition Regime: The Big Picture

1

Recent Developments in the UK Dispute Resolution Landscape

Editor's picks

203

Shardul Amarchand imposes 3-month salary clawback on lawyers who leave this financial year

83

Shardul Amarchand amends 3-month salary clawback to apply only to fraction of pay (if not leaving for in-house or ill-health)

23

NLSIU revamps copy-pasted NAAC submission after faculty green report ‘busted’ by plagiarism check

9

HNLU Raipur VC Sukh Pal Singh tenure ended by Chhattisgarh HC after 2014 extension held illegal

98

NUJS gets 3rd acting registrar this year: district judge Sikha Sen • Students release performance report

6

DSK ramps up knowledge management with ex-AZB corp partner Shyamali Singh (to be working flexibly, after maternity)

Law firms  02 July 2018

Ostro Energy GC Rachika Sahay joins preferred law firm HSA as partner

Former Trilegal of counsel Rachika Sahay, who has been power company Ostro Energy’s general counsel (GC) in May 2015, has joined HSA Advocates as a partner.

Law schools  28 June 2018

2018 CLAT preferences: Same same • NLS ‘loses’ a few more • NLU Mumbai popular again • Clataclysm gave a few bumps

However, NLSIU’s unequivocal lead has started crumbling a tiny bit: while last year, only three of the top 50 all India ranks did not pick Bangalore, this year NLSIU ‘lost’ 10 in the top 50: ranks 6, 11, 15, 32, 38, 42-46, 52, 63 and 65 did not opt for NLSIU in the general list.

In-house counsel  27 June 2018

OYO hotel chain hires new GC Rakesh Prusti from Max Healthcare, looking at int’l expansion

OYO, the technology-driven hotel chain, has hired Rakesh Prusti, the Max Healthcare director legal, regulatory affairs and compliance, as its general counsel (GC).

Law firms  27 June 2018

Luthra & Luthra continues boosting corporate: Link Legal’s Alok Sonker to join [UPDATE: as partner designate, for ‘exponential growth’]

Luthra & Luthra will hire its third lateral corporate partner this year, with Link Legal India Law Services associate partner Alok Sonker due to join in Mumbai next month.

In-house counsel and GCs

Law firms  26 June 2018

Shardul Amarchand promotes 8 to partner, of whom 6 in corporate • Mumbai now 37 partners, 189 fee-earners

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has promoted 8 of its lawyers to partner, growing it to a total of 109 partners, according to its press release.

In-house counsel  26 June 2018

Vikram Solar manufacturer hires Punj Lloyd Infra legal head Amit Gupta

Punj Lloyd Infrastructure head legal Amit Gupta has joined Vikram Solar as head of its legal and business and corporate affairs function.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  26 June 2018

BCI misspells Justice ‘Chemeleshwar’ throughout lengthy post-retirement press release diatribe, on behalf of ‘99.9% of lawyers’

The Bar Council of India (BCI) has issued a press release slamming recently retired Justice J Chelameswar for speaking to the press after his retirement, explaining why he (and others) took the unprecedented step in January of calling a press conference criticising the conduct of their Chief Justice of India (CJI) Dipak Misra.

Law firms  23 June 2018

Top Mumbai solicitors Federal & Rashmikant (lawyers of Cyril Shroff) face break-up [UPDATE: Firm reorganising partnership]

Federal & Rashmikant’s two senior name partners M Federal and C Rashmikant are due to separate, dissolving the partnership of the top Mumbai litigation and real estate firm, according to two reliable sources.

Law firms  22 June 2018

Ex-Cyril Amarchand Delhi corporate partner Nivedita Tiwari to join Shardul Amarchand

Nivedita Tiwari, who had resigned from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) in April, is due to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), we reliably understand.

Law firms  20 June 2018

Cyril Amarchand Delhi head Percy Billimoria to become independent counsel

It’s been a long time coming, with rumours swirling for months now, but Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) partner and Delhi head Percy Billimoria has given notice last month and is set to start up an independent counsel practice, we have reliably learned.

click to load more stories

Latest comments