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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.

08 June 2020

All Khaitan & Co offices have opened their doors again today to allow fee-earners and staff - purely on a voluntary basis - to physically return to work.

02 June 2020
Jindal takes full advantage of IoE status but some NLUs might also manage
02 June 2020
Less than a year after starting a capital markets practice, Indus now forays into bespoke tax
21 May 2020

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas partners Shruti Rajan and Garima Joshi have been admitted to Trilegal‘s partnership, according to a press release from the firm.

21 May 2020

Algo Legal has hired former law firm and in-house lawyer Ankit Guha, who had set up and sold an educational tech start-up to a US company within only nine months of starting it up.

21 May 2020
Scoop: Around 90 existing PhDs at NLS to be examined for current status of studies
15 May 2020
Scoop: PwC has been growing its regulatory and advisory practice though the Big Four have generally not been taking on law firms head-on
13 May 2020
Scoop: The firm continues on its recent expansion with its third lateral partner addition in only two months
11 May 2020

These days there are probably few if any lawyers who, locked up at home for weeks and often 24 hours a day, has not pondered about their mental health.

08 May 2020
Exclusive: DSK Legal has embarked on a series of cash flow management exercises in light of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, including temporary reduction in remuneration of fee-earners.
04 May 2020

KMPG partner and former KPMG Management Consultancy chief operating officer (COO) Jaideep Ghosh has taken over at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) in the COO position from Delhi.

02 May 2020
Scoop: Some will have still picked up 100%, but overall the take home bonus pay may have reduced slightly