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LI Spring 2018 Issue

Editor's picks

68

As workforce gets younger, Khaitan takes first steps to ‘working from home’, intros semi-flexible hours, parenthood, crunch-time benefits

19

CLAT should cost Rs 1,500: MHRD report damns Nuals for abysmal 95% profit margin on CLAT

143

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

40

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

85

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

205

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

Law firms  21 September 2018

Ex-A&O Trilegal partner Srinivas Parthasarathy to leave post-sabbatical

Trilegal Mumbai finance partner Srinivas Parthasarathy has left the firm, reported Bar & Bench, with him apparently “taking a break from law practice”.

In-house counsel  21 September 2018

Bharti Axa GC Sachin Kalra joins HT Media as 2nd deputy GC

Bharti Axa Life Insurance vice president and head legal Sachin Kalra joined HT Media on 4 September as the media company’s second deputy general counsel.

Law firms  20 September 2018

HSA expands in Bangalore with Atman Law Partners managing partner Chinmay Mirji

HSA Advocates has expanded further in Bangalore by absorbing local firm Atman Law Partners, adding four new lawyers including partner Chinmay Mirji.

Law firms  19 September 2018

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

After an unnamed Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) source had told the Times of India in April that the agency might file a case against Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) over Nirav Modi files it had held, Reuters has today run a follow-up scoop that has been widely picked up by nearly all Indian media.

In-house counsel  19 September 2018

Trilegal counsel Shaswata Dutta (NUJS ‘10) joins Goldman Sachs as ED legal, special situations

Trilegal Mumbai-based counsel Shaswata Dutta has joined Goldman Sachs as executive director, legal, in its Asia special situations group on Monday (17 September).

In-house counsel  19 September 2018

Rajani partner Amit Kolekar joins Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing to head up real estate legal

Rajani Associates Mumbai-based associate partner Amit Kolekar has joined Godrej & Boyce Manufacturing Company as its head real estate advisor in its legal team earlier this month.

In-house counsel and GCs

In-house counsel  18 September 2018

Hammurabi & Solomon partner Pathik Arora heads to wind power co Senvion as India GC

Hammurabi & Solomon (H&S) Delhi senior partner Pathik Arora has joined German wind turbine maker Senvion Wind Technology as its director legal and general counsel India.

Law firms  17 September 2018

Cyril Amarchand Delhi partner Harsh Kumar (NUJS 05) resigns

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi-based corporate partner Harsh Kumar has resigned, Bar & Bench has first reported, noting that he is “likely to join another top law firm”.

Law firms  17 September 2018

DSK partner, employment head Maneesh Upadhyay joins JSA as Mumbai partner

DSK Legal Mumbai partner and head of its employment practice Maneesh Upadhyay is joining J Sagar Associates (JSA) as a partner from today.

In-house counsel  17 September 2018

Unicorn Zomato gets 1st general counsel: Ex-Khaitan, PXV partner GT Thomas Phillippe (NUJS ‘05) joins

Former Khaitan & Co partner and PXV Law Partners co-founder GT Thomas Phillippe has today joined technology and food delivery giant Zomato, which has been using AZB as its adviser, in Delhi as general counsel (GC).

Law firms  14 September 2018

Ex-CAM Harry Chawla-Niti Paul boutique Atlas makes its first internal promo: NUJS ‘08 Maureen Z Ralte

Atlas Law Partners, which was founded by former Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas partners Harry Chawla and Niti Paul in 2016, has promoted managing associate Maureen Z Ralte, to associate partner level.

In-house counsel  14 September 2018

AZB SA Esha Pruthi moves in-house to Czech lending giant Home Credit India as AVP

AZB & Partners senior associate Esha Pruthi has joined Home Credit India’s legal team of 16 as assistant vice president (AVP) legal in Delhi.

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