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03 August 2020

IndusLaw has ramped up its Mumbai corporate offering significantly with the hire of two from Algo Legal who are due to join: partner Siddharth Manchanda and associate partner Minhaz Lokhandwala.

31 July 2020

Amit Jajoo (Mumbai; commercial litigation),Avik Biswas (Bengaluru; employment law, anti-bribery and anti-corruption),Lomesh Kiran Nidumuri (Bengaluru; civl and commercial disputes),Manan Lahoty (Mumbai; capital markets),Manish Gupta (Delhi, M&A, private equity),Mayank Mishra (Delhi; disputes),Nishant Singh (Mumbai; M&A, private equity, banking & finance, corporate) andSaurav Kumar (Delhi, M&A, private equity, corporate).

27 July 2020
Sometimes doing what is normal is abnormal, especially so in the days of the coronavirus on the loose.
27 July 2020

Reports and attempts have surfaced of how easy it had been to apparently circumvent some of the security measures in place for the home-proctored Symbiosis Law Admissions Test (SLAT), which was taken by around 20,000 aspirants this year for its five-year BA, BBA, LLB and LLB Honours programmes, according to an official with Symbiosis.

27 July 2020

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has promoted 10 to salaried partner level, as first reported Bar & Bench.

26 July 2020

NLUJAA Guwahati vice-chancellor (VC) Prof JS Patil has gone on leave pending the resolution of the sexual harassment allegations against him in an FIR filed by his neighbours.

22 July 2020

Algo Legal Gurgaon-based partner Vinayak Mishra has yesterday joined venture capital (VC) fund Lightspeed India Partners Advisors as its first de facto legal head for India and South-East Asia.

21 July 2020

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has postponed fresher joining dates all the way until next year, according to emails sent by the firm to candidates most of whom had accepted offers in 2019 to join the firm in August 2020.

17 July 2020

Khaitan & Co has made working-from-home from a distance the default until the end of 2020, bearing in mind a variety of factors and routines upended by the Covid-19 pandemic.

17 July 2020

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2020 had rolled out its mock exams today to registered students and apparently it is still a work-in-progress that may take feedback of students’ on board.

10 July 2020

Algo Legal has added a partner in Mumbai by hiring former Veritas Legal senior associate, which he had left in November 2019, as a partner.

07 July 2020

L&L Partners’ litigation partnership, which is one of four separate partnerships that the firm operates under one brand name, has effectively cut fee-earner salaries by at least 15% and 35% via deferrals of retainers, which would operate retrospectively from 1 April, according to two sources with knowledge of the measures.

02 July 2020

The Cold War-esque rivalry between NLU Delhi’s All India Law Entrance Test (AILET) and all the other national law universities’ (NLUs) competing Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) has intensified, with the former directly implying that the latter’s plan to conduct the admissions test would be unsafe and against government policy, amidst the Covid-19 pandemic.

29 June 2020

NLSIU Bangalore’s executive council (EC) on Saturday signed off on its permanent faculty recruitments, which had been long-pending due to the EC having been repeatedly postponed due to Covid-19 after interviews had been carried out.

28 June 2020

Senior capital markets lawyer Madhurima Mukherjee, who had left AZB & Partners in April, has enlisted with J Sagar Associates (JSA) as an independent senior consultant, we understand from several sources.

23 June 2020

Mumbai-based Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas corporate and infrastructure projects partner Alice George will be joining Essar Ports as general counsel (GC), we have reliably learned.

22 June 2020

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has promoted a total of 77 fee-earners up its associate career ranks with Mumbai seeing the largest number of elevations, the firm has confirmed.

16 June 2020

Analysis of data submitted by 29 law schools to the government’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), of which 19 were ranked in the top 20 of NIRF, has revealed that nearly all face significant disparities in undergraduate female to male gender ratios, which are considerably below the national average for the age group of law school aspirants.