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Mumbai

08 October 2014

Sharanya G Advaya Legal has expanded its Mumbai footprint with Universal Legal Mumbai founding partner Sharanya G, only several months after starting a small Delhi office.

10 December 2013

ChurchgatePhoenix Legal has shut down its Nariman Point and Lower Parel Mumbai offices and taken a bigger Churchgate office in place of both in the city.

13 September 2013

JaipurJaipur-based law firm Chir Amrit Legal LLP has opened an office in Fort, Mumbai on 7 September headed by its Jaipur corporate practice head and partner Ritu Soni.

23 August 2013

SalelkarFormer J Sagar Associates (JSA) Mumbai partner Shiraj Salelkar joined IC Legal’s equity partnership yesterday as the sixth partner at the firm.

28 March 2013

Vineetha MGNDR + AZB alum MG = new national firm Samvad Partners.

13 February 2013

PoovayyaAlliance Legal co-founder and AZB & Partners alumnus Vishnu Jerome has rebranded his practice to P&C Legal after merging his practice into Bangalore headquartered firm Poovayya & Co.

15 January 2013

Vineetha-MG Vineetha MG, who left AZB & Partners late last year to start up her own Mumbai firm, which now numbers seven lawyers, has completed her first financing deal.

28 September 2012

Mumbai University’s law colleges have still not updated their course-curriculum in accordance with the year-2008 legal education regulations of the Bar Council of India (BCI). This was discovered when a law student of the university filed right to information requests to the university.

A Mumbai University official says:

Aided law colleges are already running into losses. They do not have enough teachers for existing programmes.

 

Colleges are worried about the unaided subjects for which they will need additional faculty. Colleges cannot take the extra burden of these new subjects prescribed by the BCI, when running the existing courses itself is a daunting task. [TOI]

12 August 2011

image Exclusive: Phoenix Legal has opened a second Mumbai office in Nariman Point relocating its recently hired litigation partner and bulked up with Hariani & Co real estate and corporate partner Siddharth Hariani to expand to three partners in Mumbai.

29 July 2011

imageExclusive: Vaish Associates Delhi-based senior associate Sachit Jolly will relocate to Mumbai to start the firm’s direct tax law practice in Mumbai.

17 June 2011

image Exclusive: HSA Advocates Mumbai partner and office head Utsa Shome, who had joined the firm in 2009 from AZB & Partners, will head up Kolkata firm Argus Partners’ new Mumbai office.

31 May 2011

imageExclusive: Naik Naik & Company, as it will be now known after a rebranding effective tomorrow, has opened up a new office focusing on media law in Andheri in order to be closer to Bollywood studio clients, while finalising a third Mumbai office in mid-town and preparing to open in Delhi.

18 January 2011

image Exclusive: Luthra & Luthra will move into new interim offices in Lower Parel this weekend, having finalised office space of 12,000 square foot in the Indiabulls complex enabling a tripling of current headcounts.

17 January 2011

Less than three-year-old firm RDA Legal has re-branded to PXV Law Partners and started an office in Mumbai by relocating its newly elected managing partner Rohit Das, while hiring three lateral senior associates from Amarchand, AZB and P&A as lockstep partners.

01 October 2010

Argus-Law_Krishnava_Dutt Argus Partners, which broke away from Amarchand Mangaldas Kolkata last year, has set up a Mumbai office relocating partner Ramya Hariharan to the city full-time while partner Krishnava Dutt will also spend half his time in the financial hub.

31 August 2010

Mumbai Nariman Point Luthra & Luthra has hired DSK Legal associate partner Deepak THM as a private equity and M&A partner in its growing Mumbai office, taking the total headcount to five partners.

02 July 2010

Lower-Parel_mumbaiS&R Associates is set to start up its greenfield Mumbai operations with Delhi-based co-founding partner Sandip Bhagat relocating full-time to the Mumbai to service existing clients and to build a full-service practice.

15 June 2010

map-india-old_by-normanbleventhalmapcenterLink Legal has put pan-Indian growth further on top of its agenda, having opened up a new Mumbai office by relocating a young Delhi partner and hiring former GVK in-house counsel V Akshay Babu as its second partner in its Hyderabad office.

06 May 2010
Mumbai terror attack gunman Mohammad Ajmal Kasab has been sentenced to death by hanging today, although appeals could be on the cards and India has not executed anyone since 2004.
03 March 2010

bandra-kurla-complex_by-ZadeusMajmudar & Co will follow its clients and move from South Mumbai to a larger office in the Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in North-Central Mumbai, as the firm has hired Little & Co corporate partner Shreyas Patel with one associate.

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