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06 September 2019

JGLS Sonepat has hired Prof Upendra Baxi, Prof BS Chimni, Prof Mahendra Pal Singh, and Prof BB Pande as professors who will teach and conduct research at the law school full-time.

03 September 2019

L&L Partners has promoted six to partner, of whom three are in the M&A corporate practice group, two in general corporate, and one in banking finance, according to an internal announcement.

30 August 2019

L&L Partners’ corporate partner Vishwanath Pratap Singh, whom we had first reported to have left in April, will be joining Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) in the coming days, coinciding with Trilegal corporate partner Ravindra Bandhakavi’s move that will also complete in the next few days.

29 August 2019

Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) has reversed its salary freeze that we had first reported in June, giving annual salary increments to fee-earners with retrospective effect.

28 August 2019

In a bid to fix NLSIU Bangalore’s ageing network infrastructure, which had broken down for around two weeks in part of the campus, the administration - still under interim stewardship pending the appointment of Prof Sudhir Krishnaswamy as vice chancellor (VC) - had ‘upgraded’ its internet connections to a new provider.

26 August 2019

Vedanta Limited group general counsel (GC) Nitin Banerjee has resigned from the company last week, we understand from authoritative sources.

26 August 2019

Three NLSIU Bangalore graduates - Lavanya Rajamani (1996 batch), Dev Gangjee (2000) and Tarunabh Khaitan (2004) - have been appointed to prestigious full professorships at Oxford University, and are very likely the first law professors with Indian undergraduate law degrees to have done so, at least in living memory.

23 August 2019

L&L Partners has begun the process of rebuilding its capital markets practice and is finalising the hire of Jitesh Shahani, currently Allen & Overy (A&O) senior associate in Singapore, as well as Luthra alumnus and Nalsar Hyderabad 2005 graduate.

23 August 2019

Google in-houser Sheetal Sawhney Kapur has joined Netflix’s rapidly growing in-house team in India as senior counsel and director legal.

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.

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