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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).

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).

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