Law Firm Jobs Jaipur: DSK Legal is hiring an Associate / Senior Associate in Jaipur. The candidates should have at least 3-6 years of work experience. Job Description The work involves drafting, vetting and appearing for matters in various courts in Jaipur and also advising the State Government in respect of various policies and giving legal opinions. DSK Legal’s team in Jaipur would operate from the firm`s office or would be deputed with various government departments from time to time as the case may be.  Must be self-motivated, team players and have leadership qualities. Job Qualification & Minimum requirements  An LL.B from any […]

The case in Supreme Court relating to administration of Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) was heard by a new Bench today. The new Bench is presided by Justice Dipak Misra and also comprises Justice AM Khanwilkar and Justice DY Chandrachud. The hearing in court room 2 today turned out to be very eventful with new parties entered the fray. These new parties are being represented by Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi. Below is a detail of how the events unfolded in Court room 2 Interim Committee for administration  The Court by it order of January 2, 2017 had asked […]

Justice Manmohan of the Delhi High Court today granted a stay on the Delhi government’s controversial notification dated January 7, 2017 regarding admissions in nursery schools. Around 298 schools across Delhi fall under the ambit of this notification issued for private, unaided schools running on the land allotted by the Delhi Development Authority (DDA). According to the notification, the schools were required to ensure admissions for the children in the neighbourhood by giving preference to students in a one kilometre radius around the school. It enforced the land allotment clause from the lease agreement, which restricted admissions to schools on DDA land to their […]

Juris Corp has promoted two of its Principal Associates – Nand Gopal Anand  in Delhi and Arunabh Choudhary in Bangalore – to partnership. A graduate of ILS, Pune, Nand Gopal started his career with Juris Corp in 2006, and in 2012 moved to Khaitan & Co, rejoining the firm in 2015. He heads Project Finance and Banking Practice from Delhi. Arunabh holds a dual Masters in Law and Management from National Law University, Jodhpur, and has been with the firm since 2010. He has been heading the Start-Up practice in Bengaluru. His practice portfolio includes Commercial Laws, Tech Law, Private Equity transactions, Securities, Taxation, Competition Law […]

Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas Delhi Partner Srinivas Kilambi has resigned from the firm, according to sources. Kilambi had joined the firm in 2015, along with two other MNK Partners Gyanendra Kumar and Anuradha Mukherjee. Percival Billimoria and Srinivas Kilambi were not available for comment at the time of publishing the story. It is not clear at this point if Srinivas will be moving to another law firm or go in-house. Prior to joining MNK, Srinivas was one of the founding partners of KSB Partners. Before setting up KSB Partners, Srinivas was the General Counsel of GE Commercial Finance for India and South East […]

The Chief Justice of the Tripura High Court has written to the Supreme Court highlighting a peculiar problem faced by it. The High Court has only three judges and when a case in which a judge has an apparent conflict of interest comes up before the High Court, the concerned judge cannot recuse, since there are not enough judges to constitute another Bench. The Supreme Court today took up the letter petition suo moto and asked Attorney General Mukul Rohatgi to assist the court. The Tripura High Court, which was established on March 23, 2013, has a sanctioned strength of […]

Venture Intelligence has released its league tables for Private Equity and Mergers & Acquisitions deals in 2016. One year after they split, each Amarchand firm has topped a table. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas topped the PE tables with 47 deals valued at $6.5 billion, while Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas heads the M&A tables with 38 deals valued at around $26 billion. AZB & Partners has topped both tables in terms of deal count, with 58 PE deals and 50 M&A deals in 2016. Private Equity Deal Value AZB’s PE deals are valued at $5.8 billion, putting them in second place, followed by […]

The Competition Commission of India (CCI) has levied a penalty aggregating to ₹205.73 crore on seven cement companies for ‘cartelization’ and ‘bid rigging’ with regard to a tender floated by a central agency of the Government of Haryana (Informant). This penalty has been calculated at 0.3% of the average turnover of the past three preceding financial years. Individual penalties are as follows, Shree Cement Limited (advised by Khaitan & Co): ₹18.44 crore, UltraTech Cement (advised by AZB & Partners): ₹68.30 crore, Jaiprakash Cement Limited (advised by Luthra & Luthra): ₹38.02 crore, J.K Cement Limited (advised by PK Bhalla) : ₹9.26 crore, […]

A summary of cases from the causelist of the Supreme Court of India and the Delhi High Court. TABLE OF CASES Supreme Court of India Manohar Lal Sharma v. Chief Election Commissioner K Shravan Kumar v. Bar Council of India Board of Control For Cricket v. Cricket Association Of Bihar & Ors. Teesta Atul Setalwad v. Union of India Mukesh v. State for NCT of Delhi Common Cause & Ors. v. Union of India & Ors. Delhi High Court The Chancellor, Master & Scholars of the University of Oxford and Ors. v. Rameshwari Photocopy Services and Anr. Action Committee Unaided Recognized Private Schools v. […]

In what might offer a modicum of clarity on the age limit rule, the Bar Council of India has filed a counter-affidavit in the challenge to Clause 28 in the Bombay High Court. The document reveals that the controversial Clause 28, which calls for the age limit, is under review by a sub-committee comprising a retired high court judge and former and current Vice-Chancellors of law universities. Among the members of the sub-committee appointed by the BCI’s Legal Education Committee are former Chief Justice of the Patna High Court L Narasimha Reddy, Prof Madhava Menon, former NLU Jodhpur and NLSIU Bangalore […]