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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).

24 May 2019

In a major move by consultancies in the global legal markets, Big 4 consultant EY has gobbled up legal process outsourcer (LPO) Pangea3 from Thomson Reuters, which had bought the then-India-headquartered LPO in 2010 for up to $40m from its founders.

23 May 2019

Netflix India director legal Ashish Chandra has joined WhatsApp as associate general counsel (GC) India, making him the messaging giant’s first in-house legal hire in India.

18 May 2019

Advaita Legal lawyers Subodh Sadana and Ray Sharat Prasad - who were formerly partner and associate partner respectively at Seth Dua & Associates - have joined Khaitan & Khaitan as partners.

18 May 2019

JGLS Sonepat’s final year students of its three-year and five-year LLB programmes graduating this year have secured a total of 83 jobs, including 29 jobs with Big 7 law firms, though its batch sizes have continued increasing.

16 May 2019

Balaji Telefilms vice president legal Priyanka Chaudhari has joined Netflix Entertainment Services India LLP as its legal director and senior counsel in the regional intellectual property vertical yesterday.

14 May 2019

Seth Dua & Associates co-founder Atul Dua, who in 2017 became partner at Advaita Legal - the best-friend law firm of Big 4 consultancy KPMG - is set to leave the firm, we have learned from authoritative sources.

10 May 2019

Khaitan & Co has bumped up its revenues in the 2018-19 financial year by 20 to 25% to cross Rs 600 crores, according to several authoritative sources with knowledge of the figures.

09 May 2019

Saikrishna & Associates has hired Viacom18 Media senior vice president legal Thomas George and one team member to head it up to open up a Mumbai office, while also promoting five associate partners to partner, expanding its total partnership to 18.

07 May 2019

“Infrastructure major Larsen & Toubro has purchased around 20% stake of V.G. Siddhartha and Coffee Day in Mindtree through block deal for about Rs 3,210 crore,” reported Mint, about the purchase that was formally announced last week.

07 May 2019

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas has promoted 7 to its partnership (including one as a partner-equivalent director in competition).

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