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08 September 2019

Legendary senior counsel Ram Jethmalani, one of the most outspoken and eloquent storytellers of the bar, passed away early this morning, according to the PTI at age 95, a week before his 96th birthday on 14 September.

03 September 2019

Over the last several days, many have remembered Mr. Arun Jaitley as a politician, as a person, as a mentor, as a friend, as a colleague, and as a devoted family man.

12 August 2019

Professor Shamnad Basheer’s death last week had not just shocked the legal profession and academia, but has also brought to the surface memories of the many lives that had been touched by him in his short time on earth.

08 August 2019

Prof Shamnad Basheer, who despite his young age of 43 had become one of the most well-known, influential and impactful lawyers and academics in India, passed away earlier today in an accident.

01 July 2019

Former Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) executive director Usha Narayanan, who had served with the regulator for 21 years and had joined what-was-then Amarchand Mangaldas in 2012 as an of counsel Mumbai, has passed away at age 65 after a battle with cancer.

08 May 2019

The single-most influential and already in-his-lifetime legendary figure in Indian legal education, Prof NR Madhava Menon, has passed away last night, after having been diagnosed with liver cancer several months ago.

28 November 2018

On 27th November 2008, a day after the worst terror attack on Mumbai (and India), when the working folks of Mumbai were not to be found at their work places, among the few to be found working was Girish Gokhale.

16 October 2018

Nihal Kothari, executive director in Khaitan & Co’s indirect tax team in Mumbai, passed away yesterday.

02 December 2017

J Sagar Associates (JSA) Delhi partner Vishal Anand has died earlier this morning of cardiac arrest following multiple organ failures, after having been admitted to hospital several weeks ago.

06 June 2017

Kirtee Kapoor, the head of Davis Polk’s India group and one of the first of a new generation of Indian-trained lawyers to make partner at top international firms, has passed away after having been hit by a train earlier yesterday morning in California.

29 March 2017

Senior counsel TR Andhyarujina passed away early yesterday morning, with his funeral having taken place yesterday afternoon.

20 March 2017

Senior advocate and constitutional law expert Anil B Divan passed away this morning at around 830am, aged 86, according to several posts by lawyers on social media.

06 February 2017

Sunil Seth, the co-founder and senior partner of Seth Dua & Associates, passed away yesterday (5 February) after a motorcycle accident.

10 June 2016

A sleeping giant awakens after some restThis week we have some exclusive news on HSA going full-steam ahead, an unreported S&R star hire (and why I think it could be one of the best-placed firms if the foreigners ever come), and a little bit of gossip on what Luthra has been up to the last few years.

05 January 2016

Former Chief Justice if India (CJI) SH Kapadia passed away last night in Mumbai aged 68.

18 June 2015

MM PunchhiMadhan Mohan Punchhi, who passed away aged 81 last night, was Chief Justice of India (CJI) between 18 January 1998 and 9 October 1998.

21 May 2014

Hitesh S. BarotFormer General Electric senior intellectual property (IP) counsel Hitesh S Barot passed away this morning in an accident.

13 May 2014

Mukul Sinha, RIP (photo credit: Stanford.edu)One of Gujarat's most visible human rights lawyers and activists, Mukul Sinha, passed way in Ahmedabad yesterday aged 63 due to lung cancer.

18 September 2013

OP Vaish: RIPHis firm mourns OP Vaish’s death, who passed away this morning after heart bypass surgery and a brief illness.

16 August 2013

 TN Daruwalla“…his life was gentle; and the elements so mixed in him, that nature might stand up and say to all the world ‘This was a man’…”
Mark Antony in Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar Act V Scene 5

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