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19 April 2019

AZB & Partners Mumbai competition counsel Rahul Rai, who we had reported in February to have resigned from AZB’s partnership to take up an of counsel position at the firm, has joined the chambers of senior advocate Gopal Subramanium in Delhi last month, we understand from several sources.

19 April 2019

NLSIU Bangalore students have landed a record 44 jobs after Day Zero and Day One of recruitment for careers beginning in 2020, across most of the large law firms and companies.

10 April 2019

Nalsar Hyderabad’s 2020 graduating batch has kicked of its first day of recruitments (also popularly known as Day Zero), on 6 April, with students having already sewn up 23 pre-placement offers (PPOs) and a total of 8 prestigious vacation schemes and/or training contracts with foreign law firms.

08 April 2019

HSA Advocates senior Delhi corporate partner Aparajit Bhattacharya and senior Mumbai projects partner Anjan Dasgupta have both resigned today, and are understood to be in very advanced discussions to join DSK Legal, according to several sources.

08 April 2019

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has launched a continuing legal education (CLE) initiative, which will see up to 30-40 of its fee-earners, as well as in-house lawyers and clients take two to three full-day practical in-depth courses on specific areas of law.

05 April 2019

L&L Partners Delhi-based private equity and corporate partner Vishwanath Pratap Singh is leaving the firm, we have confirmed from several sources.

03 April 2019

S&R Associates partner of 13 years, Uday Walia, has resigned and is due to join Platinum Partners in Delhi, we understand from reliable sources.

02 April 2019

Following last month’s second suicide at NLSIU Bangalore in just over two years, the Student Bar Association (SBA) has produced a groundbreaking report that has revealed extremely worrying statistics and trends about life and academic pressures particularly at NLS, but also at other elite national law universities (NLU).

01 April 2019

Bangalore firm Mundkur Law Offices, which was set up in 2007 by Ramanand Mundkur, has merged its practice with Mumbai-headquartered Bharucha & Partners, under the new branding Bharucha Singh Mundkur (BSM).

29 March 2019

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) is closing its three-year-old London office, after the UK’s negotiations to leave the European Union (EU) have proved more hairy than anyone could have anticipated.

27 March 2019

Judicial appointments from law firms (and from NLSIU Bangalore) are beginning to come thick and fast these days (relatively speaking), no doubt reflecting the growing maturity of both in India’s legal system.

20 March 2019

Bangalore-based director legal at top venture capital (VC) fund Sequoia Capital, Sandeep Kapoor, will be leaving the firm, probably by the end of this month, according to authoritative sources.

19 March 2019

Maitrayee Sanyal has been promoted to local general counsel (GC) at mobile phone maker OnePlus, India, earlier this year.

19 March 2019

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) tax partner Anay Banhatti has left and will be starting independent counsel practice, cementing the trend of tax lawyers choosing to join the bar in the lucrative and in-demand practice area.

15 March 2019

DSK Legal co-founding partner Satish Kishanchandani is leaving the firm with two corporate partners and their teams in the coming months.

15 March 2019

IRA Law, the intellectual property and litigation boutique started up by four Anand & Anand alums, has added two more former Anand & Anand partners: senior partner of nearly three decades, Debjit Gupta, and partner Geetanjali Visvanathan have joined on 1 March.

12 March 2019

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) Mumbai-based banking and finance partner Deep Roy has left the firm last week.

07 March 2019

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi competition and technology, media and telecoms partner Rahul Goel, whom we had reported in January to have resigned with his team, will be joining IndusLaw.

06 March 2019

Phoenix Legal Chennai head and partner Shadaan Mohammed Saipillai and tax litigator Arun Kurian Joseph have together set up local law firm Calibre Legal; Phoenix will shut shop in the city.

01 March 2019

Following the departure of Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) Delhi tax and GST partner Sandeep Chilana for independent practice, which we had reported in December 2018, SAM has now lined up his long-anticipated replacement: EY executive director of indirect tax Rajat Bose.

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