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Khaitan & Co

25 April 2012

The milk round Exclusive: Around 40 fourth-year students at Nalsar Hyderabad, GNLU Gandhinagar and NLIU Bhopal have been hired by law firms led by Amarchand Mangaldas and Trilegal, after the three colleges held their so-called recruitment “day zero” events weeks ahead of traditional first mover NLSIU Bangalore.

19 April 2012

M&A league table Amarchand Mangaldas and Luthra & Luthra have each racked up over $10bn worth of deals to top the M&A Indian mergermarket league table for the first quarter of 2012, displacing 2011 first quarter (Q1) frontrunner AZB & Partners.

11 April 2012

imageFourteen law firms kept busy in a sideways economy with 14 deals in corporate, private equity and banking and finance. Find out what the industry has been up to.

10 April 2012

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The newsletter is back after a two month break. Catch up on all legal news and happenings you may have missed.

02 April 2012

Khaitan: Steep internal ladder?Exclusive: Khaitan & Co has not promoted any partners internally in its annual promotion round after internally restructuring its associate and partnership track, nine associates were promoted to senior associate level and one lateral associate partner joined in Mumbai.

02 April 2012

Ganesh Prasad: Green thumbExclusively: Khaitan & Co is actively scouting to open Chennai and Hyderabad offices as Amarchand Mangaldas lateral partner Ganesh Prasad started in the Bangalore office yesterday with a remit to focus on South India.

26 March 2012

imageLegally India’s round-up of the latest 15 cases and deals and their legal advisers, including Luthra’s defence of Yahoo! India in two high-profile cases, and a massive boom in debt capital markets – but only one equity cap markets deal for AZB.

23 March 2012

LI and Mint, together every fortnight In today’s edition of Mint: Legally India reveals the conundrum of how legal liability insurance has managed to catch on among India’s bigger law firms, despite no one being able to remember any lawyer ever getting sued for negligent advice.

15 March 2012

Buildin' roads!Desai & Diwanji advised the Ashok Piramal Group in its Rs 1250 crore to Rs 1500 crore ($250m to $300m) three-way joint venture (JV) with Canadian engineering group SNC-Lavalin, which was advised by Economic Laws Practice (ELP), and IDFC project equity’s investment fund India Infrastructure fund (IIF), which was advised by Khaitan & Co.

13 March 2012

K Law and Linklaters have advised Reliance Industries on its Rs 22bn ($450m) joint venture with Russian petro company Sibur, which was advised by Khaitan & Co and Herbert Smith, as Legally India had earlier reported.

09 March 2012

Deals deals deals Six deals in brief covering capital markets, M&A, competition law and more.

28 February 2012

Khaitan & Co., alongside Herbert Smith, advised Russian petrochemical giant Sibur in sale of 74.9 per cent equity for Rs 22 bn ($450 m) to Reliance Industries for setting up a joint venture (JV) Greenfield project manufacturing synthetic rubber. Reliance Industries was advised in-house.

27 February 2012

Khaitan & Co, alongside Travers Smith, advised legal process outsourcing (LPO) company CPA Global in its acquisition by European buyout firm Cinven which was advised by Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer.

13 February 2012

Telecoms in India: Old news, get out now? Khaitan & Co advised Bahrain-headquartered telecom service provider Bahrain Telecommunications Company (Batelco) in its $174m stake sale in its Indian joint venture STel to Skycity Foundation, which was advised by Rajani Associates.

03 February 2012

Deals in briefDeals with Dua Associates, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, Vichar Partners, Majmudar & Co, J Sagar Associates (JSA) and more…

24 January 2012

KhaiCo wins Khaitan & Co took home the winning trophy at the ELP Masters Cup 2012 last weekend, as 16 law firm teams battled it out on the grounds of the Police Gymkhana in Mumbai. Two-time defending champions Wadia Ghandy failed to make the cut.

18 January 2012

Domestic M&A league table by deal values (source mergermarket, graphic: Mint)Mint exclusive: India’s corporate law firms advised on fewer and smaller mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in the 2011 calendar year than in 2010, which affected revenues but still kept firms such as AZB & Partners, Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co, J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Desai & Diwanji busy with a lion’s share of work.