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07 May 2019

L&L Partners, formerly known as Luthra & Luthra, has re-launched its website to now include a list of partners in each practice area, after it had for a long time maintained a fairly basic online presence (excepting its activity on Facebook, of course).

04 May 2019

GD Goenka University pro vice chancellor (VC) Prof Sanjeevi Shanthakumar will be the new director of GNLU Gandhinagar.

02 May 2019

DSK co-founding partner Satish Kishanchandani’s start-up is now live as Pioneer Legal in Mumbai, coming out of the gate with a partner promotion, a headcount of 20 fee-earners, 4 partners and plans for national expansion.

30 April 2019

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) Bangalore private equity (PE) and venture capital (VC) partner Siddharth Nair has resigned, we understand from sources.

24 April 2019

It is well known that nearly every Supreme Court case is in want of an advocate-on-record (AOR), and several lawyers and law firms have made this a core part of their Supreme Court practice. After analysing more than 120,000 of the Supreme Court’s daily orders from 2018, we have now compiled a list of the busiest advocate-on-record (AOR) firms in the apex court, according to the number of orders mentioning their names.

19 April 2019

AZB & Partners Mumbai competition counsel Rahul Rai, who we had reported in February to have resigned from AZB’s partnership to take up an of counsel position at the firm, has joined the chambers of senior advocate Gopal Subramanium in Delhi last month, we understand from several sources.

19 April 2019

NLSIU Bangalore students have landed a record 44 jobs after Day Zero and Day One of recruitment for careers beginning in 2020, across most of the large law firms and companies.

10 April 2019

Nalsar Hyderabad’s 2020 graduating batch has kicked of its first day of recruitments (also popularly known as Day Zero), on 6 April, with students having already sewn up 23 pre-placement offers (PPOs) and a total of 8 prestigious vacation schemes and/or training contracts with foreign law firms.

08 April 2019

HSA Advocates senior Delhi corporate partner Aparajit Bhattacharya and senior Mumbai projects partner Anjan Dasgupta have both resigned today, and are understood to be in very advanced discussions to join DSK Legal, according to several sources.

08 April 2019

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) has launched a continuing legal education (CLE) initiative, which will see up to 30-40 of its fee-earners, as well as in-house lawyers and clients take two to three full-day practical in-depth courses on specific areas of law.

05 April 2019

L&L Partners Delhi-based private equity and corporate partner Vishwanath Pratap Singh is leaving the firm, we have confirmed from several sources.

03 April 2019

S&R Associates partner of 13 years, Uday Walia, has resigned and is due to join Platinum Partners in Delhi, we understand from reliable sources.

02 April 2019

Following last month’s second suicide at NLSIU Bangalore in just over two years, the Student Bar Association (SBA) has produced a groundbreaking report that has revealed extremely worrying statistics and trends about life and academic pressures particularly at NLS, but also at other elite national law universities (NLU).

01 April 2019

Bangalore firm Mundkur Law Offices, which was set up in 2007 by Ramanand Mundkur, has merged its practice with Mumbai-headquartered Bharucha & Partners, under the new branding Bharucha Singh Mundkur (BSM).

29 March 2019

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (LKS) is closing its three-year-old London office, after the UK’s negotiations to leave the European Union (EU) have proved more hairy than anyone could have anticipated.

27 March 2019

Judicial appointments from law firms (and from NLSIU Bangalore) are beginning to come thick and fast these days (relatively speaking), no doubt reflecting the growing maturity of both in India’s legal system.

20 March 2019

Bangalore-based director legal at top venture capital (VC) fund Sequoia Capital, Sandeep Kapoor, will be leaving the firm, probably by the end of this month, according to authoritative sources.

19 March 2019

Maitrayee Sanyal has been promoted to local general counsel (GC) at mobile phone maker OnePlus, India, earlier this year.

19 March 2019

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) tax partner Anay Banhatti has left and will be starting independent counsel practice, cementing the trend of tax lawyers choosing to join the bar in the lucrative and in-demand practice area.

15 March 2019

DSK Legal co-founding partner Satish Kishanchandani is leaving the firm with two corporate partners and their teams in the coming months.

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