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NLSIU Bangalore

13 January 2012

Madhava Menon’s national law school experiment of 1986 may have failed to pull hundreds of Indian law schools out of mediocrity but it has brought newfound respect to legal education, reports Mint today. Critics complain that the national law schools have mostly benefited corporate law but this may not be their fault. While no NLS grads have so far made it to senior counsel rank, some are making their mark in litigation.

19 December 2011

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3NLU Delhi defeated NLSIU Bangalore at the Oxford-India Media law moot, completing its first win for the season, and divvying up best speaker and best memo mentions with the runner-up.

05 December 2011

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3Current MPL toppers NLSIU Bangalore built its MPL lead after defeating V M Salgaocar Law College Goa in the finals of the Stetson South India qualifying rounds.

01 December 2011

image White & Case has promoted NLSIU Bangalore graduate, Chevening scholar and former Jessup moot winner Dipen Sabharwal to its partnership in London.

22 November 2011

Rocking out to copyright laws NLSIU Bangalore’s annual music festival Strawberry Fields, which is set to take place this weekend (25 to 27 November), will for the first time feature, besides a raft of bands, two panel discussions on “musicianship and promotion” covering copyright, ownership and licensing regimes and on the intricacies of starting up a band and getting your first record deal.

08 November 2011

The Radcliffe Camera is a cold, cold place in winterExclusive: NLSIU Bangalore student Vrinda Bhandari was the only Indian lawyer this year to have been awarded the prestigious Rhodes scholarship, continuing NLSIU’s streak of producing Rhodesians.

31 October 2011

mortarboards Exclusive: Almost none of the 2010-11 graduates with LLM masters’ degrees from India’s top three national law schools have secured jobs in top tier law firms, with most of the 118 going for academic careers, as law firms actively avoid recruiting from outgoing Indian post-graduate batches.

20 October 2011

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3NLSIU Bangalore defeated RMLNLU Lucknow at the coveted Tier 4 Nani Palkhivala Tax Moot, taking home fifteen points. But NLU Jodhpur swept the Justice Hidayatullah Moot after beating rivals NUJS Kolkata in the finals and winning both the best speaker and best memorandum awards.

26 September 2011

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3

Reigning MPL champion Nalsar Hyderabad started this season with a Tier 3 moot win at the Henry Dunant Memorial Moot Court Competition at New Delhi after defeating rivals NLSIU Bangalore in the final round. NLSIU, which finished third in last season’s MPL, won the Hyderabad-based Nalsar-Bodh Raj Sawhney Moot, after defeating GNLU Gandhinagar but NLSIU lost to GLC Mumbai in the finals of the Surana Trial Advocacy South Moot at Kochi.

02 August 2011

imageExclusive: NLSIU Bangalore graduate and 2010 Rhodes scholar V Niranjan has bagged the prestigious Vinerian Scholarship after topping 140 students in Oxford University’s Bachelor of Civil Law (BCL) – a “simply outstanding” course, in his words.

20 July 2011

image In 1999 NLSIU Bangalore student Sapna Khajuria was part of the very first Indian law school team to win the so-called World Cup of Mooting. But she swears that mooting has meant more to her successful career before and after graduation than just CV points.

12 July 2011

image India Today magazine has ranked Nalsar Hyderabad as the best law school in the country followed by NLSIU Bangalore in second spot, with the magazine citing the college’s two consecutive wins in Legally India’s Mooting Premier League (MPL) as a factor.

16 June 2011

image Exclusive analysis: NLSIU Bangalore still topped preferences among 2011 Common Law Admissions Test (CLAT) takers but NUJS Kolkata made up ground to second-most-popular Nalsar Hyderabad with eight going against convention. Plus, Legally India’s new Super 30 shows NLU Jodhpur on par with NLIU Bhopal.

07 June 2011

Mooting Premier League 2010-11 - MPL2

Nalsar Hyderabad convincingly bagged the Mooting Premier League trophy for the second consecutive season. It scored a total of 304 points and won this year’s League, sponsored by Allen & Overy, with an astonishing margin of 105 points.

02 June 2011

NLSIU-Bangalore-Library NLSIU Bangalore has seen all of its 76 students in the 2011 batch kept busy after graduation, with 63 participating in the recruitment process and all of them finding desk-based jobs with Indian law-firms, corporate houses or foreign law firms.

30 May 2011

Mooting Premier League 2010-11 - MPL2We bring you the near-final analyis of the MPL Season 2, sponsored by Allen & Overy, which is all set to conclude with just one moot remaining - Manfred Lachs in tier 2. This riveting season included 54 moots as against 36 moots in Season One.

08 May 2011

 Mooting Premier League 2010-11 - MPL2Nalsar Hyderabad, NLSIU Bangalore, NLU Jodhpur, NUJS Kolkata put on a strong Indian performance at the top Vis Vienna moot, advancing to the knock-out rounds and gathering a raft of honourable mentions.

04 May 2011

image Five NLSIU Bangalore students with their legal aid clinic have won their consumer forum action against Pepsi Co for charging differential minimum retail prices (MRPs) on beverages, with the forum finding that the practices were “unfair” and “illegal”.

20 April 2011

Mooting Premier League 2010-11 - MPL2

NLS Bangalore, Nalsar Hyderabad, NUJS Kolkata and NLU Jodhpur were the four Indian teams out of more than 250 that qualified for the knock-out rounds of sixty-four at the Vis Vienna Moot.

19 April 2011

Mooting Premier League 2010-11 - MPL2

Nalsar Hyderabad rocks runner-up, best speaker and best defence counsel at International Criminal Court (ICC) Trial Competition The Hague with NLSIU winning best memo.

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