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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.

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)**
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*
01 April 2020

Following the February reports that the previous managing and co-founding partners Karan Singh and Rahul Matthan were stepping down, Trilegal’s new semi-elected managing partners Sridhar Gorthi and Nishant Parikh have taken over today.

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.

25 February 2020

Trilegal’s founding partners are to take a step back from management, albeit gradually, with the firm’s partnership having decided to appoint a new management committee (MC) of partner Nishant Parikh and as well as co-founding partner Sridhar Gorthi.

04 December 2019

HSA Advocates has hired Economic Laws Practice (ELP) partner Ashutosh Gupta as a partner and as chief strategy officer.

25 October 2019

Following competition partner Amitabh Kumar’s retirement, which we had reported less than two weeks ago, Gurgaon-based partner Upendra Nath Sharma has been elected into the firm’s executive committee (excom), as one of five partners.

21 October 2019

Mumbai-headquartered Vertices Partners has opened in Gurgaon, headed by partner Shraddha Ray Menon, who had merged her boutique Ray Menon Law into the firm in October.

17 October 2019

Bharucha Singh & Partners has reverted into its pre-April 2019-merger constituents, Bharucha & Partners and Mundkur Law Offices.