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NUJS Kolkata

06 September 2012

NUJS: Now with counsellorExclusive: Three weeks after what was presumed to be the suicide of NUJS Kolkata final year student Wasim Iqbal, a psychotherapist is now set to begin serving as counsellor at the law school after notification on Tuesday.

05 September 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3This is the final analysis of how in 2011-12 law students raised the bar for Indian global mooting ambitions, how they fought domestically for the Mooting Premier League crown and what we can expect in MPL 4, now sponsored by Herbert Smith.

20 August 2012

NUJS Kolkata’s administration implied that the death of Wasim Iqbal, an NUJS fourth-year student who fell from the terrace of the hostel last week (13 August), was not a suicide, contrary to “unsubstantiated and factually incorrect news reports”.

14 August 2012

nujs-wasim-iqbal NUJS Kolkata student Wasim Iqbal died last night in what is presumed to have been a suicide triggered in part by exam pressures. The college claimed it had appointed a counsellor for students two weeks ago.

18 June 2012

Prabhash Ranjan Exclusive: NUJS Kolkata assistant professor Dr. Prabhash Ranjan has joined NLU Jodhpur as associate professor, after a disagreement with the college administration about seniority and increments, as NUJS faculty member and Nalsar and LSE graduate Chinmayi Arun will join NLU Delhi.

03 June 2012

Nuals Kochi and NLU Orissa climbed in the traditional college preferences of Common Law Admissions Test (CLAT) at the expense of RMLNLU Lucknow and CNLU Patna, while other CLAT preferences remained unchanged in the corrected university allotment list, with NLSIU Bangalore coming top followed by Nalsar Hyderabad, NUJS Kolkata, NLIU Bhopal and NLU Jodhpur.

29 May 2012

NLU Jodhpur The 2012 Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) university allotment list, which ranks NLIU Bhopal ahead of NUJS Kolkata according to Legally India analysis, has been disputed by several students, with one claiming on Facebook that the convenors have confirmed a new list would be published within days.

21 May 2012

NLUDNLU Delhi postponed its first day of recruitment activities from last Friday (18 May), which clashed with NUJS Kolkata's "day zero" of fourth-year campus recruitment - to the first week of June.

15 May 2012

NUJSExclusive: 57 out of a class of 100 NUJS Kolkata students graduating this year secured jobs with 26 organizations, through a mix of campus recruitment and applying independently, while almost a third of the remaining class opted to appear for civil and judicial service exams.

22 April 2012

Legal aid The NUJS Kolkata legal aid society has started the first ever Indian magazine on the subject of legal education reform with articles by Madhava Menon, Ruma Pal and other legal education experts.

05 April 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3NUJS Kolkata and NLU Jodhpur won honourable mentions at the Willem C Vis (East) Moot Hong Kong, as GNLU Gandhinagar emerged from the Frankfurt Investment Arbitration Moot as the best Asian team, and NLU Jodhpur defeated GNLU in the final rounds of the GH Raisoni Law School Moot Court Competition.

31 March 2012

Sen Exclusive: Barely one-year-old start-up Verus Advocates will convert to equity partnership tomorrow with Bharucha & Partners corporate senior associates Dipankar Bandyopadhyay and Jay Parikh joining in Mumbai, while litigators Rishad Chowdhury and Sourav Bhagat will join in Delhi and Kolkata respectively.

06 March 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3

NUJS Kolkata defeated Nalsar Hyderabad in the final rounds of the NLU Antitrust moot. GNLU Gandhinagar and NLIU Bhopal finished semifinalists in the moot.

06 February 2012

Looking deeper Legally India has today filed right to information (RTI) requests with India’s seven oldest national law schools, seeking full financial accounts, council meeting minutes and other information.

03 February 2012

image Exclusive: PXV Law Partners’ founders have agreed to separate, with managing partner Rohit Das and co-founding partner Arindam Pal reverting into the RDA Legal brand name in Mumbai and Kolkata, while the six remaining partners would continue in Delhi and Bangalore under the PXV banner. Both firms intend to restart offices to become national firms again.

23 January 2012

Mooting Premier League 2011-12 - MPL3NLU Delhi demolished the opposition in the Jessup North India qualifying rounds and the KK Luthra Memorial Moot, while NUJS Kolkata posted its first MPL 3 win in the anti-trust moot conducted by Christ University. NLSIU Bangalore continued with its winning ways, registering yet another moot win in the Rizvi International Moot.

19 November 2011

Dr P Ishwara Bhat, chairman and professor of the law department of Mysore University, has been appointed as the new vice chancellor of NUJS at the university’s executive council (EC) meeting today.

11 November 2011

NUJS_Kolkata-dark Exclusive: The former vice chancellor of Symbiosis, a Cochin University professor and an NUJS Kolkata professor are in the running to take over from Mahendra Pal Singh as NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor.

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.

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