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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.

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