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LI Spring 2018 Issue

Legal Considerations for Asian Investors in the Russian Market


Recent Developments in the UK Dispute Resolution Landscape


Dispute Resolution for USA and Indian Businesses

Editor's picks


Decoding latest salvo in Nirav Modi privilege battle: CAM had no privilege, claims CBI


#MeToo floodgates open at NLU Delhi kicking off inquiry • Stephens bans NLUD male debaters for ‘harassment culture’, ‘toxic masculinity’


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


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


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


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

Bar, Bench & Litigation  17 December 2009

Final lap of Bar Council Delhi axes 95; Sondhi still waiting

Ramesh Gupta has been confirmed as the latest member of the Delhi Bar Council as the counting of votes enters the last stage, having now eliminated 95 candidates. Nine out of the 30 remaining candidates, including Luthra & Luthra partner Vijay Sondhi, are still at risk of losing.

News  16 December 2009

Lawyers Collective v Foreign Firms - download and debate the judgment (UPDATE-1)

The Bombay High Court has decided that the 1961 Advocates Act applies to all lawyers, irrespective of whether they appear in court or act in non-litigious matters. Download the judgment and share your learned views.

News  16 December 2009

Breaking news: Bombay High Court rules against foreign firms in Lawyers Collective case

International firms Ashurst, Chadbourne & Parke and White & Case have lost the long-running case against the Lawyers' Collective, with the Bombay High Court having decided today that the practice of all law by foreign firms in India is illegal.

Job moves  15 December 2009

Platinum lures Mumbai partner from Thakker & Thakker

Platinum Partners has expanded with a second partner in Mumbai, hiring Thakker & Thakker partner Gautam Bhat.

News  15 December 2009

Delhi BC results in 3 days; Sondhi still in race

A third candidate, Murari Tiwari, has made the cut in the Delhi Bar Council elections, as voting is expected to conclude by Friday (18 December), with more than half of the 129 candidates already eliminated.

Law firms  14 December 2009

Hemant Sahai, Paras Kuhad kill short-lived union, demerge (UPDATE-1)

Hemant Sahai Associates and Paras Kuhad & Associates have split only two months after announcing the ill-fated merger of their practices to create PHA Advocates.

In-house counsel and GCs

News  12 December 2009

Two candidates bag Delhi Bar Council seats after early count

The first results of the Delhi Bar Council elections are in, with two candidates already safely past the post out of 129 candidates competing for 25 places.

News  11 December 2009

Only 6 per cent pass latest Bombay solicitors exam

Only 11 out of 186 articled clerks have passed the October solicitors examination set by the Bombay Incorporated Law Society, which is a significantly lower percentage than in previous years.

Capital Markets  11 December 2009

Bangalore on fire in Nov IPO league table

In November Amarchand Mangaldas' Bangalore office bagged a role in four out of six initial public offerings (IPOs), and together with one instruction from Delhi has extended its lead in the top spot of the IPO league tables over Khaitan & Co, Luthra & Luthra and AZB & Partners.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  11 December 2009

Delhi HC arbitration centre kick-started; 3 cases already referred

The Delhi High Court has already referred three cases to its brand-new arbitration centre for adjudication, which was started up only two weeks ago.

Job moves  10 December 2009

Linklaters best-friend Dhall boosts competition capacity with UK LLMs

Delhi based boutique competition practice firm Dhall Law Chambers has hired two Indian qualified LLM degree holders from King's College London.

Law firms  09 December 2009

Universal Legal starts Mumbai office

Bangalore-headquartered firm Universal Legal has opened a Mumbai office with one partner and two associates in the Mahalaxmi area.

Corporate M&A  09 December 2009

JSA, Trilegal bring Heineken beer domestic

J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Trilegal have represented Asia Pacific Breweries (APB) and Heineken International respectively on brokering the agreement to allow United Breweries (UB) to make Heineken brand beer in India.

Law firms  08 December 2009

Four FoxMandal partners go it alone to create new 'top-10 Delhi firm'

Two more FoxMandal Little Delhi partners have resigned and started a new full-service law firm with two other FoxMandal partners who left the firm earlier this year.

Bar, Bench & Litigation  08 December 2009

Lawyers optimistic as Delhi HC goes digital today

Delhi High Court has become the first court in India aiming to go paper-less today with the adoption of a pilot e-court project for all dealings in the court of Justice S Ravindra Bhat.

News  08 December 2009

Three favourites out of Delhi T20 semis, all bets off

The Delhi Turf Twenty20 law firm cricket cup saw defending champion Luthra & Luthra and favourites Trilegal and Dua Associates get knocked out in the quarter finals, with Bhasin & Co, Desai & Diwanji, Titus & Co and Saikrishna qualifying for the semis.

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