The Full Court of the Supreme Court of India has awarded the title of Senior Advocate to 15 retired High Court judges and two practicing Advocates. The distinction is extremely difficult to attain for practicing
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SNG & Partners is aggressively expanding its network across India, completing mergers with three firms. The firm gained corporate and litigation practices at Chandigarh,
British multinational alcoholic beverage company Diageo has purchased a 53.4 per cent stake in the Indian company United Spirits from its parent company the UB Group for Rs. 11,166.5 crore (approximately $2.05 billion).
57 new judges have been appointed across India’s 21 high courts this year, but significant judicial vacancies remain high, with 30 per cent of the 895 judges’ posts remaining vacant. 275 out of 895 sanctioned
The former Director General and Head of Merger Control at the Competition Commission of India - Kaushal Kumar Sharma - has launched a boutique law firm ‘KK Sharma Law Offices’. The new firm is based in New Delhi, and
Fox Mandal’s London office, Ajit Mishra, has resigned. Ajit, who helped to set up the firm’s London office in 2008, is qualified both in India and UK. AjitThe head of
Fox Mandal partner Shourya Mandal as its National President. Mandal takes over the role from outgoing President Anand Desai, theThe Indo-American Chamber of Commerce has elected
The Bombay High Court has honoured eight male advocates with the designation of senior counsel. Six of the new senior counsel are based in Mumbai, one is in Aurangabad and one is in Nagpur. The new senior advocates
Clifford Chance has responded to a downturn in Singapore by asking a small number of capital markets associates to go on leave four around four months on a lower salary with
Indian legal process outsourcing company UnitedLex has hired the former Nokia Siemens Networks legal head Joginder Yadav as senior vice-president in contract solutions. Yadav moves into the LPO industry after more
According to the author of this article in The Hindu, the present method of selection and appointment to the superior courts - with selections made by other judges - does not function to ensure a top quality judiciary.
Legal process outsourcing continues to grow at an exponential rate, as many firms seek to cut costs by using cheap labour options for routine legal work like e-discovery, document review, patent drafting and patent
The Bar Council of India has changed regulation to allow newly enrolled advocates to practice in courts for a period of six months without taking the All India Bar Exam (AIBE). The change was made because the exam itself
Of 397 lawyers designated as Senior Advocates by the Supreme Court of India since 1962, just 5 are women - according to a new report on the challenges faced by female lawyers in India. The report, prepared by legal