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21 June 2018

Nivedita Tiwari, who had resigned from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) in April, is due to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM), we reliably understand.

14 June 2018

Following the break-up between Clyde & Co and Clasis Law, which we had first reported on 22 March, UK-international firm Clydes has now tied up with former Clasis partner Sumeet Lall’s new firm CSL Chambers, according to sources.

13 June 2018

Altico Capital managing director, head of structuring and general counsel (GC) Mrinal Chandran, who was part of the founding team of the fund, will join Bain Capital and Piramal Enterprises joint venture India Resurgent Fund (IRF) as GC some time next month.

01 June 2018

Khaitan & Co had initially been loathe to let partner Avaantika Kakkar leave the firm to Cyril Amarchand, when we first reported her move on 14 April.

31 May 2018

In what will be welcome to the firm’s corporate strength, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas Mumbai corporate finance and M&A partner Jay Parikh is set to join Luthra & Luthra in Mumbai early next month, according to authoritative market sources.

11 May 2018

Link Legal India Law Services international arbitration partner Saloni Gupta, who had joined two years ago from Kochhar & Co, will be joining US computing hardware giant Apple in its India operations in a strategic policy role, with a remit to build its legal team.

26 April 2018

Wadia Ghandy partner Kunal Vajani, who has been heading its Delhi office, has started up an independent chambers to focus purely on disputes, with an eye to build a UK-style barristers chambers practice.

24 April 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) long-time partner Akila Agrawal has resigned from the firm, according to authoritative sources.

19 April 2018

NUJS Kolkata, which continues to maintain an omerta over its campus recruitment figures and declined to confirm, deny or otherwise speak about Day Zero recruitment figures citing long-standing “policy”, has so far received possibly up to 84 job offers from nine domestic law firms, including more than 20 PPOs.

17 April 2018

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has “broad-based” its equity partnership, promoting partners Indranil Deshmukh, Shagoofa Khan, Rashmi Pradeep and Shishir Vayttaden to equity partnership (pictured from l to r above).

16 April 2018

JP Morgan managing director and India head of legal Jigar Shah will be joining KKR in Mumbai as its India head of legal in a new role, according to two sources with knowledge of the move.*

13 April 2018

Khaitan & Co Mumbai corporate associate partner Pooja Patel, and tax practice executive director Daksha Baxi have tendered their resignations.

12 April 2018

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas (SAM) Bangalore founding partner Karthik Mahalingam is to leave the firm on 30 April.

10 April 2018

Legal technology consultant and (Cyril) Amarchand alumnus Eshan Sharma, has joined AZB & Partners on 2 April as its chief operating officer (COO).

05 April 2018

ALMT Legal senior partner Hitesh Jain, whom we had first reported as moving out of ALMT on 24 March, will be joining Juris Corp as a partner, we understand from reliable sources.

31 March 2018

AZB & Partners has promoted 4 of its associates to partner level, three of whom in Mumbai had all joined AZB from Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) in the last two years, with or shortly after partner Ashwath Rau had moved.

30 March 2018

It’s the very early hours of Wednesday morning, and Prof Ishwara Bhat is awake. The NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor (VC) has barely three hours remaining until the students’ 9:00am, 28 March 2018 ultimatum calling for his resignation before the “passive” protest is scheduled to turn into an “active” one.

24 March 2018

Long-time ALMT Legal senior partner Hitesh Jain is set to leave the firm after 31 March of this year, taking his team of 28 fee-earners, including two salaried partners, with him.

22 March 2018

The nearly 7-year-old best friendship between Clyde & Co and Clasis Law is on the rocks, and due to not continue after 31 March of this year, according to multiple sources with knowledge of the development.

15 March 2018

NUJS Kolkata vice chancellor (VC) Prof Ishwara Bhat, who was hugely unpopular with its student body will be CNLU Patna’s new VC, having applied for the post shortly after NUJS had its first ever judicial review commission and four years before his term was due to end.

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