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10 December 2019

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan has hired Ashwin Mathew as a M&A, private equity and general corporate and finance partner in Mumbai.

04 December 2019

Former Sequoia India general counsel (GC) Sandeep Kapoor has quietly expanded a start-up law firm to three offices in 11 partners (of whom three are associate partners) in the space of only three-odd months since opening its doors on 1 August.

04 December 2019

HSA Advocates has hired Economic Laws Practice (ELP) partner Ashutosh Gupta as a partner and as chief strategy officer.

02 December 2019

Parinam Law Associates has grown to 12 partners nationally, after hiring its second partner in Delhi, Swarupama Chaturvedi, who is joining with six associates on the firm’s first anniversary of founding.

02 December 2019

NLU Delhi, its registrar Prof GS Bajpai and vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ranbir Singh are facing a public interest litigation (PIL) in the Delhi high court dramatically alleging “rampant abuse of public office and nepotism in admission and appointment”, as first reported by Bar & Bench on Friday.

30 November 2019

L&L Partners Delhi-based partner Alina Arora resigned from the firm yesterday.

29 November 2019

Following from its corporate partnership promotions in September when six got the nod to partner, L&L Partners’ separate litigation partnership has now announced its internal promotions and probably one of the largest round to date, including five to partner in Delhi and one new partner designate.

28 November 2019

The search committee for the new vice chancellor (VC) of NLU Delhi is likely to meet early next month, according to a source with knowledge of the process.

22 November 2019

According to The Leaflet, the Bar Council of India (BCI) has made an announcement that it was “seriously considering” introducing reforms by 2020, which would require:

22 November 2019

GNLU Gandhinagar final year student Hatim Hussain appears to be the only law student to have won the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship this year to study a fully-funded postgraduate degree at Oxford University, having been selected with several others (pictured above).

20 November 2019

Jitesh Shahani has on Monday joined L&L Partners from the Singapore office of Allen & Overy (A&O), three months after we had first reported his impending move in August.

15 November 2019

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) is set to bulk up its Mumbai corporate strength with J Sagar Associates (JSA) partner Jamshed Bhumgara.

14 November 2019

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) Delhi-based equity partner Anuj Prasad has resigned.

09 November 2019

General counsel (GC) of InterGlobe Aviation-operated airline IndiGo, Priya Mehra, has resigned and is set to leave the airline by early 2020, according to authoritative market sources.

08 November 2019

Karthik Mahalingam, who in 2018 had left partnership at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) in Bangalore for a one-year MBA at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), has returned to India to head up Walmart-owned online shop Flipkart as head of corporate governance, according to Linked-in.

07 November 2019

Veritas Legal finance partner Zubin Mehta has joined Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) in Mumbai to grow its Mumbai banking and finance team to four, with a total headcount of 25 fee-earners.

05 November 2019

Around 13 graduates of a number of national law universities (NLUs) have started an initiative called the CAN Foundation, which is short for Confederation of Alumni for National Law Universities.

31 October 2019

At least three Indian lawyers’ smartphones have allegedly been hacked since May 2019 with elite cyber-weapons sold to various governments and security services by Israeli company NSO Group, which has been sued by Facebook this week in a California court over NSO-connected hacking campaigns allegedly exploiting WhatsApp vulnerabilities against 1,400 activists gl(of whom at least 19 are based in India).

24 October 2019

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas competition partner Bharat Budholia, who had resigned in August 2019, is understood to be joining AZB & Partners in Mumbai next month.

21 October 2019

JGLS Sonepat has launched a three-year “BA Honours Programme in Legal Studies” (LS), a course concept borrowed from the United States and the first-of-its-kind in India.

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