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Khaitan & Co

07 May 2013

NLSIU Bangalore placed 24 out of 80 fourth year students on 20 April 2013 including 11 pre-placement offers(PPOs). Two independent offers from McKinsey & Co were made in addition to those.

A total of 21 ‘day zero’ campus offers to start work in 2014 came from law firms Luthra & Luthra (8 campus offers), Trilegal (5), Amarchand Mangaldas (4), AZB & Partners (2), and Khaitan & Co (2), according to legal website Bar & Bench, with AZB and Khaitan having recruited entirely through PPOs.

A total of 50 students who had subscribed to the college placement process. Students have also secured three London internships each with Allen & Overy and Herbert Smith Freehills. NLSIU’s RCC has not been reachable for comment by Legally India.

NLU Jodhpur’s day zero was four days before NlSIU’s on 16 April, placing 14 students.

29 April 2013

Amarchand top, Luthra 2nd, as Khaitan & Co makes first league table appearance in years.

19 April 2013

bqkkuduzThe incumbents continued their rule in the consultancy’s 2013 ranking of law firms, while the ecosystem as a whole has widened.

11 April 2013

Q1 M&A: In terrible shape AZB & Partners did the greatest number of deals (13) in the first quarter of this year, according to the mergermarket M&A deal rankings.

01 April 2013

Khaitan & Co has begun the month-long process of evaluating which existing associate partners will be inducted into the firm’s equity partnership across offices, after promoting a total of five principal associates in Mumbai and Delhi to associate partner level effective today (1 April).

29 March 2013

Principal associates Adheesh Nargolkar and Niren Patel, specialising in intellectual property (IP) and in corporate and M&A respectively, were given the nod to the pre-equity associate partner rung, legal website Bar & Bench reported today.

Nargolkar began working at WS Kane & Co as an engineer, patent agent and attorney in 2001, joined AZB & Partners in 2006 and moved to Khaitan in December 2010, according to his Linked-in profile. He is a BE graduate of the

Patel, a qualified Bombay Incorporated Law Society solicitor, began his career in 2001 as an articled clerk at Crawford Bayley, graduating from GLC Mumbai in 2003. In 2005 he joined Deval Patel Associates, followed by a move to AZB in 2008, which he left in September 2011 to join Khaitan.

19 March 2013

Recent deal & case highlights: The Bombay high court ordered the producer of Bollywood film Knockout to pay Rs 1.5 crore ($275,760) for copyright infringement of 20th Century Fox’s Hollywood movie Phonebooth, represented by Neolegal Associates. Plus Khaitan, Wadia Ghandy, Dhir & Dhir and more...

15 March 2013

Khaitan & Co and Herbert Smith Freehills advised the ministry of finance in the Rs 11,470 crore ($2.1bn) disinvestment of 9.5 per cent in India’s largest thermal power producer NTPC through an offer for sale.

11 March 2013

We know what Desai & Diwanji, HSA Advocates, I&S Associates, AZB & Partners, Fox Mandal and KS Partners and others did this month.

01 March 2013

Morgan StanleyExclusive: Sudhir Bassi, Morgan Stanley managing director and head of corporate finance based in Mumbai, is set to join Khaitan & Co as a partner-level member of its capital markets practice.

14 February 2013

Khaitan & Co advised the British ITE group’s Cyprus-based subsidiary Airgate in its Rs 122 crore (£14m) buy of a 28.3 per cent stake in event management company Asian Business Exhibition and Conferences (ABEC), which was advised by AZB & Partners.

Khaitan & Co Delhi corporate partner Bharat Anand and direct tax executive director Daksha Baxi acted for Airgate, which bought the stake from Qatar’s investment bank Qinvest.

AZB & Partners Mumbai partner Shameek Chaudhuri acted for ABEC which runs 19 exhibitions across 11 vertical markets including construction, architecture, design, education, lifestyle, real estate, and oil & gas.

11 February 2013

AjinkyaExclusive: Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) senior practice co-heads Siddharth Shah and Bijal Ajinkya will join Khaitan & Co in Mumbai as funds and tax partners respectively in around two weeks.

05 February 2013

M&A and financings from the last three weeks starring Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates (JSA), HSA Advocates, Khaitan & Co, Talwar Thakore & Associates, and Khaitan Sud & Partners.

16 January 2013

Khaitan & Co and Clifford Chance advised Chinese textile machinery manufacturing company Jiangsu Jinsheng in its CHF 500m or Rs 2,940 crore ($537m) buy of the textile components business of Swiss engineering company Oerlikon which was advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

17 December 2012

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Nine of the biggest recent deals and cases. Click on to read who bagged them…
10 December 2012

clip_image001[5]Khaitan & Co, with Herbert Smith Freehills, advised the Japanese Otsuka Pharmaceutical Factory (OPF), in co-investing Rs 1050 crore ($193m) in Indian pharma company Claris Lifesciences, to form a joint venture (JV). Claris was advised by AZB & Partners. Japan’s Mitsui & Co, advised by Amarchand Mangladas, was the other investor.

04 December 2012

The rest of the week's deals in one packageThis week’s instructions starring: Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, Vaish Associates, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Desai & Diwanji and Khaitan Sud & partners, with Linklaters, Cleary Gotlieb and WongPartnership

30 November 2012

image Khaitan & Co, Amarchand Mangaldas, J Sagar Associates (JSA), Naik Naik & Co, ALMT Legal, PRA Law Offices and Vaish Associates on some of the week’s top deals.

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