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27 July 2020
Sometimes doing what is normal is abnormal, especially so in the days of the coronavirus on the loose.
07 July 2020

L&L Partners’ litigation partnership, which is one of four separate partnerships that the firm operates under one brand name, has effectively cut fee-earner salaries by at least 15% and 35% via deferrals of retainers, which would operate retrospectively from 1 April, according to two sources with knowledge of the measures.

16 June 2020

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) data and law school rankings are a treasure trove of information and over the next few weeks, we intend to dig deeper into the numbers to help law school aspirants from making more informed choices.

16 June 2020

Analysis of data submitted by 29 law schools to the government’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), of which 19 were ranked in the top 20 of NIRF, has revealed that nearly all face significant disparities in undergraduate female to male gender ratios, which are considerably below the national average for the age group of law school aspirants.

10 June 2020

The full National Institutional Ranking Framework are out and are substantially unchanged from last year - with NLSIU Bangalore, NLU Delhi and Nalsar Hyderabad taking the top three spots; howveer, NLU Jodhpur has overtaken NUJS Kolkata, and GNLU Gandhinagar has jumped ahead of SLS Pune and Jamia Milia Islamia, in this government-sponsored and -approved ranking that saw a total of 97 law colleges participating (see full list and ranking table below). Movers and shakers

08 June 2020

All Khaitan & Co offices have opened their doors again today to allow fee-earners and staff - purely on a voluntary basis - to physically return to work.

04 June 2020

Juris Corp has increased its intake of interns by taking its internship programme “virtual”, as the continuing Covid-19 pandemic has made physical internships all but impossible.

11 May 2020

These days there are probably few if any lawyers who, locked up at home for weeks and often 24 hours a day, has not pondered about their mental health.

08 May 2020
Exclusive: DSK Legal has embarked on a series of cash flow management exercises in light of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, including temporary reduction in remuneration of fee-earners.
04 May 2020

KMPG partner and former KPMG Management Consultancy chief operating officer (COO) Jaideep Ghosh has taken over at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) in the COO position from Delhi.

29 April 2020
Scoop: SAM goes for third-way approach after Khaitan's straight equity cuts, CAM's transfer from fixed to variable**
28 April 2020
The hope is that with this somewhat painful move now, future pain can be avoided (though of course no one knows how bad it's going to get)**
11 April 2020

The 2020 National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) that ranks law schools has been postponed, as reported by the Hindustan Times.

10 April 2020
Exclusive: Firm in strong financial position to weather possible future storms: H Jayesh
06 April 2020

J Sagar Associates’ (JSA) dispute practice partners have unanimously elected Mumbai-based equity partner Varghese Thomas and Delhi-based equity partner Dheeraj Nair to co-head the disputes practice.

02 April 2020
Exclusive: The future is bright at Trilegal, despite virus, according to its new MPs*