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20 August 2019

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi-based partner Sourav Kanti De Biswas has joined gazillion-dollar-valued hotel chain Oyo as vice president legal last month.

20 August 2019

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Mumbai-cum-Delhi-based competition partner Bharat Budholia has resigned several weeks ago, we have learned from authoritative sources.

20 August 2019

IndusLaw Delhi disputes partner Sandeep Grover has left the firm and started dispute resolution firm Ortis Law Offices with Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas principal associate designate Aditya Nayyar as co-founding partner.

02 August 2019

Manan Lahoty, the Mumbai-based head of L&L Partners’ capital markets practice, is due to leave the firm and join IndusLaw with a team of four other capital markets partners, we have reliably learned.

31 July 2019

Nigam Nuggehalli, a 1997 NLSIU Bangalore graduate and former visiting professor there, has been appointed as dean of the new BML Munjal University law school.

26 July 2019

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) partner Dhruv Dewan is set to go independent as a litigator in Delhi, we understand authoritatively from sources.

05 July 2019

Trilegal Mumbai-based counsel Arun Joshi has joined Morgan Stanley’s India legal team as vice president legal.

01 July 2019

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) indirect tax partners MP Devnath and Vivek Sharma, and associate partner Abhishek Anand, who had joined in 2017 after leaving Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS), have joined Seetharaman & Associates, which has now rebranded to Sarvada Legal.

29 June 2019

NUJS Kolkata’s executive council (EC) has confirmed KIIT School of Law Bhubaneswar director, Prof NK Chakrabarti, as its next vice chancellor.

28 June 2019

Trilegal Mumbai counsel Shamin Shah has joined South African media and global investment giant Naspers as M&A legal counsel in India.

27 June 2019

A former Khaitan & Co associate has, in a 12-page resignation letter, expressed her concern about the internal prevention of sexual harassment (POSH) committee’s handling of her complaint against a fellow associate.

18 June 2019

Trilegal counsel Padmaja Kaul, who’d been with the firm since 2012, has joined IndusLaw in Delhi as its second litigation partner in the city.

15 June 2019

The Common Law Admission Test (CLAT) 2019 are out and the first provisional allocation list has been released by the CLAT consortium on its website.

14 June 2019

Kartik Maheshwari, Mumbai-based leader at Nishith Desai Associates (NDA), has resigned from the firm several month ago and will join Netflix India’s legal team soon, according to sources.

11 June 2019

Former Economic Laws Practice (ELP) partner Deep Roy, whom we had reported to have resigned in March, has started up a boutique firm under the name Equilex, in the finance and sexy flavour-of-the-month insolvency space.

10 June 2019

Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) had circulated an internal email announcing a salary freeze for mid-level associates and above, due to the firm having experienced “stagnancy in the revenue growth for 2019”.

06 June 2019

L&L Partners young corporate partner Amit Shetye is set to join New York-headquartered infrastructure investment fund giant Global Infrastructure Partners (GIP) in a senior in-house legal and executive role in India, according to several sources.

06 June 2019

The government has released a draft policy to improve education in India; also buried within its 484 pages are recommendations to improve legal education in the country by ensuring it “reflect[s] social-cultural contexts” and “fall[s] back upon the culture and traditions of people, the history of legal institutions and victory of ‘Dharma’ over ‘Adharma’ writ large in Indian literature and mythology”.

03 June 2019

Advaita Legal senior partner Atul Dua will be setting up an independent high court chambers practice, after disagreements between him and Advaita’s best friend consultancy firm KPMG.

24 May 2019

Our M&A and private equity / VC corporate law firm league tables - which we launched in December of last year and have been working on for a long time - are nearly finalised for the financial year 2018-19 (running from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019).

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