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start-up law firms

15 December 2011

image Exclusive: Kolkata-headquartered Argus Partners has hired former Amarchand senior associate Soorjya Ganguli as a managing associate with one associate to head up its new litigation practice.

03 October 2011

imageExclusive: Naik Naik & Co and securities start-up boutique Prism Partners Advocates have entered into an exclusive alliance under the Naik brand name.

26 September 2011

image Former India Law Services (ILS) associate and Symbiosis Law School graduate Aakash Phadnis project finance and intellectual property (IP) start-up in Pune has recently started a tie-up in Delhi and hopes to open in Mumbai soon.

15 September 2011

Exclusive: Former Remfry & Sagar patents head and Lakshmi Kumaran & Sridharan (LKS) partner Dr Sanjay Kumar has left to start his own intellectual property (IP) law firm Perfexio Legal fulfilling entrepreneurial ambitions.

17 August 2011

image Exclusive: Chennai Law Associates, which was set up 18 months ago by former Surana & Surana litigator ML Joseph and broken even last month, has moved into larger office and opened an arbitration centre as an additional revenue source.

14 July 2011

image Exclusive: Clients have been most impressed with associates at S&R Associates and Vaish Associates, according to a survey from consultancy RSG India, as Amarchand Mangaldas and AZB & Partners topped a ranking of Indian best law firms.

In the last year Indian law firms also grew lawyer headcounts by an average of 20 per cent while partner numbers only increased by 5 per cent.

04 July 2011

imageimage Exclusive: A former Platinum Partners associate and an ex-SEBI and in-house bank lawyer have started a new Mumbai law firm specialising in capital markets and securities law called Prism Partners Advocates.

17 June 2011

Legally India newsletterThis week's activity in the law firm market showcased exactly why India's oldest National Law School is still number one.

14 June 2011

image Exclusive: AZB & Partners Mumbai partner Vishnu Jerome is intending to set up a new law firm after his AZB resignation takes effect from the end of this month.

18 April 2011

image Juris Corp partner Huzefa Nasikwala is going independent to start his own litigation and real estate practice in Mumbai.

16 February 2011

Legally-India-careers-counsel_by-ScarlethWhite_th Exclusive: The former Bharucha & Partners senior associate and 2006 NUJS Kolkata graduate is in the process of taking on board three more equity partners to create a national law firm.

19 October 2010

chennai_beach Exclusive: Entrepreneurial ambitions have encouraged three partners from Universal Legal, Dua Associates and Paras Kuhad Associates to start a new law firm in Chennai under the banner Vichar, which in Sanskrit means idea, thought or opinion.

02 August 2010

knotsRodney Ryder has merged his practice with young start-up law firm ANM Global, spinning off his Scriboard company into a separate entity for legal education.

22 July 2010

SDD-Global-Sanjay-Bhatia-2Starting up a legal process outsourcing (LPO) business may be a perceived goldmine and en vogue these days but it takes more than just office, staff and website and most start-up LPOs are wasting their time, warns SDD Global Solutions' Sanjay Bhatia.

24 June 2010

Mumbai-sealink-construction-by_swami_streamDua Associates Mumbai partner Mahernosh Humranwala and his team are on notice to join Tatva Legal next month and will head up the half-year-old firm's Mumbai growth efforts, which was formed by 50 former Dua lawyers.

10 June 2010

SRGR-partners-_thSRGR Law Offices, which was formed in November 2009 by four former FoxMandal Delhi partners, is now operating in a new office after separating from co-founding litigation partner Gaurav Bhatia after strategic differences on the future direction of the firm.

27 May 2010

Advaya-Ramesh-VaidyanathanThe general counsel (GC) of Mumbai International Airport and counsel of infrastructure company GVK Group has started up his own law firm by the name Advaya Legal, hoping to capture corporate, projects and litigation work.

18 May 2010

7-up-by_kevindooleySeven lawyers, including a Jharkhand sole proprietor, his ex-Khaitan & Co associate daughter, a young Rajastani legal practitioner, an intellectual property (IP) lawyer and a Supreme Court counsel, have banded together to co-found Juris Vista Law Chambers with offices in Delhi, Jaipur and Ranchi.

07 April 2010

paris-eiffelStart-up firm RDA Legal has signed a best friends agreement with French-international law firm DS Avocats and has expanded with one lateral Delhi partner and one internal Kolkata promotion.

18 December 2009

Argus-Law_Krishnava_DuttFormer Amarchand Mangaldas partner Krishnava Dutt's Kolkata spin-off firm is now operational as Argus Partners and has already grown to a size to rival his former firm's outpost while looking to become a national firm.

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