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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.

17 October 2019

Bharucha Singh & Partners has reverted into its pre-April 2019-merger constituents, Bharucha & Partners and Mundkur Law Offices.

15 October 2019

Much like nearly every other industry, technology has been threatening to eat the world, if not lawyers’ lunches, though most action has been happening overseas.

12 October 2019

Link Legal India Law Services’ former chief executive officer (CEO) Jayanarayanan NR, who had left earlier this month to relocate to Mumbai, has joined IndusLaw as CEO according to authoritative sources.

10 October 2019

L&L Partners capital markets head Manan Lahoty and a team of 17 other fee-earners have started working at IndusLaw’s offices on Saturday, 5 October, after a contentious exit.

04 October 2019

Ford Motor Co. will cede control of most of its India operations to Mahindra and Mahindra Ltd (M&M), underscoring the US company’s long-drawn struggles to make a bigger dent in the world’s fourth-largest automobile market

03 October 2019

Still flying high after his barnstorming speech on Sunday at the NLSIU Bangalore convocation, Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman Manan Kumar Mishra has stood up for the noble profession yet again and hit back at the government, which has floated an oft-attempted but never-achieved proposal that would drastically shake up legal education in the country.

03 October 2019

DMD Advocates has hired Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) principal associate Vivek Agarwal has joined DMD Advocates as its first full-time competition partner.

02 October 2019

Manan Lahoty, head of the crack capital markets team that is set to join IndusLaw soon, has won a major victory in the Bombay high court yesterday in a multi-hour hearing against his as-of-now-still employer L&L Partners.

01 October 2019

Dhruv Singhal, who had in August left AZB & Partners, after having moved there in 2016 from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, has re-joined the latter.

01 October 2019

Hot on the heels of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas’ equity partner promotions of 11, and pretty much as long in the making and interviewing, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has lifted 10 of its salaried partners into equity:Abhishek Guha (NUJS Kolkata; corporate),Arvind Sharma (Delhi University, CLC; corporate),Rudra Kumar Pandey (Delhi University, CLC; corporate),Veena Sivaramakrishnan (Nalsar Hyderabad; banking & finance),Anoop Rawat (Delhi University, CLC; insolvency),Harman Singh Sandhu (MD University; LLM King’s College; competition),Anuj Berry (NUJS Kolkata; LLM University of Oxford; disputes),Rishab Gupta (London School of Economics; disputes),Nikhil Naredi (NLSIU Bangalore; capital markets), andVR Neelkanthan (NLSIU Bangalore; projects).

01 October 2019

NLSIU vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy has had his hands full since finally joining the college where he had completed his undergrad just over 20 years ago.

01 October 2019

AZB & Partners Mumbai side has made its second batch of partnership promotions this year, lifting up another four.

30 September 2019

NLU Delhi has instituted a selection committee to look for a successor to vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Ranbir Singh, who started the law school in 2008 and is due to retire soon.

30 September 2019

At NLSIU Bangalore’s first convocation under its freshly-baked vice-chancellor (VC) Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy on Sunday also in attendance, alongside dignitaries galore, was Bar Council of India (BCI) chairman and senior counsel Manan Kumar Mishra, giving a rousing 10-minute speech.