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LI Spring 2018 Issue

26

Benchmark your compensation across the Indian legal sector • Plus 24 key partner, 42 GC moves of the year

1

Dispute Resolution for USA and Indian Businesses

1

Evolution of the Corporate Insolvency Resolution Regime in India

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)

In-house counsel  19 July 2018

BALCO legal head Pankaj Kapoor joins Sembcorp as VP legal in its new phase as combined Indian power co

The Bharat Aluminium (BALCO) head of legal and compliance Pankaj Kapoor joined Sembcorp Energy India as vice president legal in Hyderabad, according to authoritative sources.

In-house counsel  18 July 2018

Gaurav Mediratta leaves global FMCG giant Unilever to join homegrown Marico as GC • Marico GC Suresh Jagirdar bags Wadia group GC role

Indian consumer goods company Marico has added former Unilever general manager legal Gaurav Mediratta as executive vice president and general counsel (GC).

Law schools  06 July 2018

Can the Higher Edu Comm’n deliver NLUs (and other law schools) the freedom they crave from the BCI?

The Bar Council of India (BCI), which regulates legal education in India, is faced with a possible conflict of power with the proposed Higher Education Commission (HEC), which is the union HRD ministry’s new tentative creation to remodel India’s higher education system.

In-house counsel and GCs

Law firms  16 July 2018

Veritas promotes Vineet Nalawalla to partner

Veritas Legal has promoted 2015-lateral hire Vineet Nalawalla to partner, growing the firm to tp;;7 partners.

Law firms  14 July 2018

Trilegal partnership votes AZB’s Ganesh Rao, Aditya Jha into assets, funds practice

Further to our report last week, Trilegal has today voted to admit former partners of AZB & Partners, Ganesh Rao and Aditya Jha, as partners in its asset management and funds practice in Mumbai, growing its partnership to 44.

Corporate M&A  13 July 2018

Cyril Amarchand, Khaitan, Trilegal, Luthra, Allen Gledhill advise on Singapore-Malaysia $1.1bn buy Fortis Healthcare

Fortis Healthcare Limited was aquired by Malaysian-Singaporean healthcare group IHH Healthcare Berhad (through its wholly owned subsidiary, Northern TK Venture Pte Ltd), through a preferential issue of equity shares of Fortis for a consideration of Rs 4,000 crores at a price of Rs 170 per Equity Share amounting to 31.1% of Fortis’ share capital, as reported by Mint and others.

Law firms  14 July 2018

Advaita, BMR co-founding partner Sujit Ghosh (NLS 95) to leave, become independent arguing counsel

Sujit Ghosh, the co-founding partner of two best friends of Big 4 consultancies - BMR Legal and most recently Advaita Legal - is set to leave the firm soon, we have learned.

Law schools  12 July 2018

Student takes NUJS to Delhi HC for course suspension notification

The Delhi high court on Wednesday asked NUJS Kolkata to respond to a student’s plea against its abrupt suspension of the course the student was enrolled in at NUJS.

Law firms  12 July 2018

P&A grows to 5 with corp partner, Nalsar ‘07 Ketan Mukhija from SREI • New BGL office targets local action

Law firm P&A Law Offices has hired SREI Infrastructure Finance senior vice president Ketan Mukhija as corporate partner in Delhi.

In-house counsel  11 July 2018

Lafarge legal head Ajai Jain succeeds Nilanjan Sinha in new Godrej & Boyce GC role

Former LafargeHolcim India country head legal and secretarial, Ajai Jain, has joined Godrej & Boyce as senior vice president and general counsel (GC) in a new role, earlier this month.

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