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coronavirus

03 April 2020
As many law schools have transitioned to online learning, more problems have continued to emerge
27 March 2020

Top advocate-on-record (AOR) and Supreme Court powerhouse Agarwal Law Associates (ALA), which has around 50 lawyers, has announced a cut in fee-earner salaries of 30% on those earning more than Rs 40,000 per month at least until 14 April, after closure of the courts and social distancing measures have caused court work to fall off a cliff.

27 March 2020

The Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU) has extended the Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) date to 24 May 2020, with the application deadline extended to 25 April 2020.

25 March 2020

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has paid out bonuses to fee-earners yesterday, this year around a week earlier than usual, due to the national COVID-19 lockdown.

23 March 2020

After having NALSAR’s largest fest, Carpe Diem, effectively cancelled due to the Coronavirus situation, the campus too was shut down by government order, with all students returning to their homes.

18 March 2020

Indian law schools have been trying - and in some cases struggling - to convert tuition to online learning courses in the wake of most having shut down physical tuition to attempt to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus pandemic (COVID-19).

16 March 2020

From today, nearly all of Khaitan & Co lawyers and support staff will officially have the option of working from home, in a bid to reduce the risk of spreading the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) amongst its workforce.

13 March 2020

Apart from being early out of the gate in advising clients on the potential legal fall-out of the global pandemic of the novel coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 (causing COVID-19), India’s law firms have been beginning taking a number of measures to deal with an expected spike in reported infections, including one firm stress-testing its “work from home” (WFH) arrangements.

12 March 2020

If you have any updates about your law school’s response to the novel coronavirus, please share these in the comments.