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LI Spring 2018 Issue

Editor's picks


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


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


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


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


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

Law firms  10 September 2018

SAM Delhi corporate principal associate Anuj Trivedi (NLIU 05) joins Link Legal as partner

Link Legal India Law Services has hired Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi-based principal associate Anuj Trivedi as a partner in its corporate practice.

Law firms  10 September 2018

HSA partner, Nalsar ‘09 Aniket Prasoon starts-up own regulatory practice with 2 associates

HSA Advocates partner Aniket Prasoon will start up regulatory and infrastructure disputes and projects advisory firm PLA Advocates, with his team of two.

Law firms  07 September 2018

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 Mangaldas has relaxed its earlier controversial policy under which it could claw back up to three months’ remuneration from fee-earners, clarifying that only the difference between standard remuneration and “enhanced” remuneration over three months would be “returnable” (and only if lawyers join a rival law firm).

In-house counsel and GCs

Law firms  07 September 2018

Luthra corporate partner Anshul Jain resigns for PwC • Tax partner Sanjeev Sachdeva left in June [UPDATE-1]

L&L Partners - formerly known as Luthra & Luthra - Delhi corporate and M&A partner Anshul Jain has resigned from the firm and will leave later this month, we understand from sources.

Law firms  07 September 2018

Luthra hires 2: Ex-JSA partner, Interglobe’s Akshay Nagpal; HSK founder, ex-LLILS Harish Kumar

L&L Partners, formerly known as Luthra & Luthra, has hired two: Akshay Nagpal, associate general counsel of airline Indigo’s holding company, Interglobe Aviation Limited, is joining as a partner; HSK Legal founding partner Harish Kumar has joined as a partner designate.

Law firms  07 September 2018

Cyril Amarchand strikes at Shardul Delhi disputes: PA Omar Ahmad joins as partner with team of 3

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) Delhi disputes principal associate Omar Ahmad is joining Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) as a salaried partner with a team of three associates.

Law schools  06 September 2018

How academia came of age with 377: SC relied on these Indian journals, blawgs in pro-gay rights judgment

As it had widely signposted, the Supreme Court has taken a tragically overdue but also eventually progressive step by decriminalising consensual sexual acts between persons of the same sex today, which had infamously been prohibited under Section 377 of the Indian Penal Code. It held Section 377 to be arbitrary, irrational and unconstitutional.

LIVE: 5th Herbert Smith Freehills - NLU Delhi International Negotiation Competition 2018

  National Law University, Delhi in collaboration with Herbert Smith Freehills LLP is set to organise the 5th edition of the International Negotiation Competition f... Read more

Law firms  05 September 2018

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

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) has instituted a novel HR policy: fee-earners who leave the firm within the next seven months will have to repay the firm three months’ of their retainer fees.

Live Blog: 4th GNLU Moot on Securities and Investment Law, 6-9th September 2018

The GNLU Moot on Securities and Investment Law is back! Keeping in tune with the last three editions, this time around as well, stay updated with us here, to know what's ... Read more

Law firms  05 September 2018

Amarchand alum, Simmons India co-head Karun Cariappa steps up to Morgan Lewis as partner

Morgan Lewis Stamford has hired Simmons & Simmons of counsel and co-head of its India group Karun Cariappa as a corporate partner in Singapore, according to the firm’s press release.

Law firms  05 September 2018

Mozilla (Firefox) continues India focus: NLS-SAM assoc’ Tarun Krishnakumar succeeds NUJS-Rhodesian, new policy advisor Amba Kak as cyber-scholar

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas associate and NLSIU Bangalore 2015 graduate Tarun Krishnakumar has been selected as one of Mozilla’s latest batch of 26 global fellows in “openness, science and tech policy”, spending up to a year “creating a more secure, inclusive and decentralised internet”, according to an announcement from the non-profit organisation most famous for open source initiatives such as the Mozilla Firefox browser.

Law firms  04 September 2018

TRA founders, NLIU batchmates part ways: Anirudh Rastogi starts Ikigai, Jitender Tanikella to go indie

The six-year-old technology and corporate law firm TRA Law, co-founded by partners Anirudh Rastogi and Jitender Tanikella, has dissolved.

Corporate M&A  03 September 2018

DMD, Wallcliffs on $21m Greaves Cotton buy in Tata company Ampere

“Engineering company Greaves Cotton Ltd said on Wednesday it has signed definitive agreements to acquire a majority stake in electric two-wheeler maker Ampere Vehicles Pvt. Ltd. Mumbai-headquartered Greaves Cotton will initially acquire 67% of Coimbatore-based Ampere for Rs 77 crore. It may buy another 13% for Rs 75.5 crore after three years, it said in a stock-exchange filing.” reported VCCircle.

Corporate M&A  03 September 2018

Indus, AZB on $117m on Wipro buy in Alight, with Kirkland in $bn+ Wipro-Alight US mega IT contract

“Wipro has won its largest information technology (IT) outsourcing contract, valued at $1.6bn over 10 years from Alight Solutions, the former benefits administration and human-resources outsourcing business of Aon,” reported Mint.

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