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NLSIU Bangalore

23 May 2016

S&R Associates partner Bhakta Patnaik has resigned from the firm on Friday, and is in advanced discussions to join Trilegal, as well as in talks with other firms

23 May 2016

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas partner and national competition head Nisha Kaur Uberoi handed in her resignation yesterday and is set to join AZB & Partners in the coming months.

20 April 2016

ya5ibntqNLSIU Bangalore student-run magazine Quirk published a blog yesterday, which states that the law school’s student body often “degelimitises and demoralises” the section of its students which have gained admission to NLS through caste-based reservations.

12 April 2016

Graphic via MintBoth sides of the now divided Amarchand Mangaldas family empire have considerably increased their recruitments for 2017 from top law schools, many top firms have filled up their quota from recruits from top law schools already.

11 April 2016

jqgmyc2mThe Bar Council of India (BCI) noticed the “gradually detracting” (sic) “standard of dresses by the students of law all over the country” and recommended all law colleges to devise their own dress codes “befitting the profession”, but “it would be preferable” if a dress codes of white shirt with white, black or grey trousers was followed.

11 April 2016

NLSIU Bangalore professor Dr V Nagaraj, the teacher who was accused by third-year students of criticising a female student for wearing shorts to a lecture and making inappropriate comments, said that contrary to two press reports citing anonymous students and an NLSIU student source quoted anonymously by Legally India yesterday, he had not apologised to the students.

10 April 2016

A press release by NLSIU Bangalore vice chancellor Venkata Rao sent to media today, stated that the “concerned professor and the students have amicably resolved the matter between them”.

08 April 2016

Participants from NLSIU Bangalore and Nalsar Hyderabad, in the 12th Nani Palkhivala Tax Law Moot, condemned the moot’s organisation for being allegedly fraught with “organisational failures”. The moot’s organiser, Sastra University School of Law Thanjavur, dismissed the allegations and advised the NLSIU and Nalsar team to “adopt a more sportive spirit towards moot court competitions”.

07 April 2016

NLSIU Bangalore’s 2017-graduating batch placed 33 out of 53 participating recruitment coordination committee (RCC) members, out of a total batch of 81, on 2 April.

06 April 2016

Shorts: Too sexy for NLS?NLSIU Bangalore professor V Nagaraj allegedly shamed a student on Monday for wearing shorts to his lecture, and allegedly cast aspersions on the student’s character when she objected to the statements of the professor over her attire.

01 April 2016

Aditya Sondhi, who was designated as senior counsel in July 2014, has been appointed additional advocate general of Karnataka, according to two authoritative sources, effective yesterday (31 March).

He confirmed the appointment to Bar & Bench today, saying: “It’s an honour and a challenge.”

Sondhi was one of the first senior counsel to have graduated from NLSIU Bangalore.

30 March 2016

Talwar Thakore & Associates (TT&A) has promoted managing associate Rituparno Bhattacharya to its partnership, with effect from 1 April 2016.

14 March 2016

Tatva Legal partner Ekta Bahl has resigned the firm to join Samvad Partners to set up its Hyderabad office to extend “the reach of the firm to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana”.

24 February 2016

The Indian Legal Aid And Awareness Network (ILAAN), a group of more than 20 law school legal aid clinics set up by NLSIU Bangalore in collaboration with NLU Delhi, has released a statement “condemning the repression of Jagdalpur Legal Aid Group”, which fights for the rights of tribals in the area and has continued to face harassment by the authorities as first reported in October of last year.

23 February 2016

AZB & Partners has poached Luthra & Luthra M&A and corporate Delhi partner Aparna Mittal

16 February 2016

f3zkyl5aNLSIU Bangalore is vying for the University Grants Commission’s (UGC) approval to award its public policy course students, the degree for which they took admission to the law school in 2014. The law school has time until August.

13 February 2016

Grant Thornton is seriously miffed at and has threatened to sue for breach of contract former Grant Thornton senior forensics team member Kunal Gupta, who was poached by Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas as reported in the previous week.

10 February 2016

Kunal GuptaLegally India reliably understands that Kunal Gupta, Gurgaon-based partner of international accountancy and consulting firm Grant Thornton India, is set to join Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas to head up its forensics team as a partner.

01 February 2016

NLSIU Bangalore 2000 graduate Richa Naujoks was promoted to partnership at Nixon Peabody in New York City, according to a press release from the firm.

01 February 2016

Jones Day Singapore capital markets partner and India group head Manoj Bhargava and of counsel Ankit Kashyap have both resigned from the firm around a week ago.

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