The Recruitment and Placement Committee of National University of Juridical Sciences (NUJS) Kolkata has decided against disclosing the Day Zero figures for the 2018 batch. A statement on the University’s Student Juridical Association website says, “We are proud to announce that we had a stellar Day Zero this year. The firms have said that they are pleased with the quality of our candidates in comparison to other law schools. Firms have also expressed appreciation on the impressive depth prevalent in the NUJS Batch of 2018. As a matter of policy, we are mandated to disclose recruitment figures only at the […]

The 2017 batch of NALSAR, Hyderabad has recorded 100% placements. All 58 students who sat for placements, out of a batch of 74, were placed in law firms and corporate houses. The remaining 16 students chose to pursue careers in academia, policy making, judicial and civil services, etc. Those intending to pursue higher studies secured admission in colleges such as University of California at Berkeley, Oxford University, Cambridge University, University of California at Los Angeles, Cornell University, and the London School of Economics. Here is a breakup of the law firm placements: Law Firm No. of placements Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas 10 Cyril Amarchand […]

A total of thirty students of the 2018 batch of Gujarat National Law University (GNLU), Gandhinagar stand placed as of their recently held Day Zero. Seventeen offers were made by the country’s top law firms, with fifteen of these being accepted. Apart from these, the batch received fifteen PPOs, taking the total number of acceptances to thirty. Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas led the way, making twelve offers and five PPOs. Other top tier firms like Khaitan & Co, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Luthra & Luthra, and S&R Associates also made hires. Here is a breakup of the offers: Firm Offers PPOs Cyril […]

The 2018 batch of National Law School of India University (NLSIU), Bangalore secured as many as fourteen jobs on their Day Zero, held yesterday. In addition to this, students of the batch were offered twenty pre-placement offers (PPOs) prior to Day Zero, of which nineteen were accepted. This takes the total number of students placed thus far to thirty-three. In addition to this, the batch was offered four vacation schemes from international law firms; Herbert Smith Freehills made two offers, while Linklaters and Allen & Overy made one each. A host of top law firms including Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, […]

The 2018 batch of National Law University, Delhi received as many as eighteen offers from top law firms on their Day Zero, held on April 1. A total of fourteen acceptances were recorded; this figure excludes six pre-placement offers (PPOs). A total of six firms visited the campus on Day Zero, including Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co, Trilegal, Luthra & Luthra, and Talwar Thakore & Associates. The batch also secured three vacation schemes from international law firms; one each from Linklaters, Allen & Overy, and Herbert Smith Freehills. Here is the breakup of the Day Zero offers: Firm No. of […]

40 students of National Law University, Odisha’s 2016 batch have been placed in various law firms and companies. In addition to this, 10 students are pursuing litigation at the chambers of various lawyers, and a further 10 have decided to pursue higher studies at universities like University of California, Berkeley School of Law and Queen Mary University of London. 2 students opted for judicial clerkships, while another 2 have been awarded LAMP fellowships. The 2016 batch had a total of 109 students, out of which 82 decided to sit for placements. Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan hired as many as 5 NLU […]

The Army Institute of Law (AIL), Mohali has placed thirty-eight students from its graduating 2016 batch of eight-three students. As many as seventeen AIL graduates were placed in various LPOs like Pangea3, Mindcrest, etc, while 15 students opted to work as in-house counsel for banks like ICICI and HDFC, as well as insurance companies like Shriram General Insurance. Law firms hired a total of six students from the batch. Here is the breakup of the placements: Organisation No. of placements Mindcrest 6 Pangea3 5 Kunal Sharma Associates 4 Tata AIG 3 Howden Insurance Brokers Limited 3 Sareen Uppal (Law Firm) 2 HDFC Bank 2 […]

The Government Law College in Mumbai has recently ended the recruitment process for the graduating batches of 2016, with a total of ninety-five ninety-seven students placed. Of the 600-odd students across the 3-year and 5-year course, 60 students were recruited through the college’s placement committee while the remaining 35 students were privately placed. In terms of recruiters, Wadia Ghandy & Co has picked up five students, with Desai & Dewanji, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Parimal K Shroff, and Nilesh Ojha & Associates recruiting four students each. Interestingly, Cyril Amarchand had made seven offers, including one pre-placement offer. Firm Offers Acceptances Wadia Ghandy & […]

The National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL), Ranchi has placed 34 students of their graduating batch of 2016. This number is inclusive of 7 off-campus placements. Out of a batch strength of 85, 41 students chose to sit for placements, while the rest opted for higher studies, litigation and various competitive exams. A chunk of the recruitments (17) were made by LPO Quislex. Students were also placed in law firms like Wadia Ghandy and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (Transactional Support Group). Here is the breakup of the placements: Organisation No. of placements QuisLex 17 ICICI Lombard 5 Cyril […]

The 2017 batch of NALSAR University, Hyderabad, has placed 39 students in various law firms across the country. This includes a total of 18 accepted offers on Day Zero and 21 pre-placement offers (PPOs). And the two Amarchand firms continue to hire heavily, with a combined total of 16 hires. Of these, Shardul Amarchand has made 10 hires, while Cyril Amarchand has made 6. The other big hirers include Luthra & Luthra with 5, Trilegal with 4 and AZB & Partners with 3. Khaitan & Co and S&R Associates hired 2 students each. The batch also managed to bag 3 […]

Institute of Law, Nirma University, Ahmedabad has placed 63 students of its 2015 batch in various law firms and companies. Out of a batch strength of 209, 95 students opted to sit for placements, with the rest opting for litigation or higher studies. Among the law firms, Wadia Ghandy made the most hires – 3 in Mumbai and 2 in Ahmedabad. AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates and Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan were also among the hirers. Here is the breakup of law firm placements: The highest salary offered was Rs. 10.5 lakhs per annum, and the minimum package offered was […]

Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU), Raipur has placed 72 students of its graduating 2016 batch. A total of 104 students sat for placements this year; 80 offers were made by various law firms companies and LPOs. A substantial chunk of these placements were made by the Chhattisgarh Legislative Department, which hired 19 students. Among the BigLaw firms, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co and Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan all made hires. Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas hired 4 students for their Transactional Support Group (TSG). A few students opted for in-house practice, joining companies like ICICI Bank and Flipkart. A […]

NLIU Bhopal’s 2017 batch has placed 25 students on its recently conducted Day Zero. Out of 89 students in the batch, 49 students opted to sit for recruitments. A total of 28 offers were made from various law firms and in-house teams, out of which 25 were accepted. Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas was the biggest hirer, picking up 8 students. The other law firms were Khaitan & Co. and Trilegal with 5 hires each, and Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, with 1 hire, through a PPO. 6 students accepted offers from the in-house teams of ICICI and WIPRO (2 and 4 respectively). Here […]

The 2016 graduating batch of NLSIU, Bangalore has placed all 47 students who sat for recruitment. A majority of these – 37 students – have secured employment at law firms around the country, while 4 have been placed at international law firms. Khaitan & Co. made 7 hires, followed by Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas and AZB & Partners, with 6 each. Luthra & Luthra hired 5 students, whereas Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Trilegal made 4 hires each. Herbert Smith Freehills offered vacation schemes to 2 students, and Allen & Overy and Linklaters offered 1 each. Two students joined ICICI Bank, whereas […]

One of the youngest to be designated a senior advocate (he was barely forty-years old), Shreehari Aney began his legal career in Nagpur. After close to two decades at Nagpur, Aney moved to Bombay, becoming one of the most sought-after lawyers in Maharashtra. At one point of time, Aney had established offices in Nagpur, Aurangabad, Bombay and Delhi. It is not his legal career alone that is of note. Aney is the grandson of  Bapuji Aney, one of the most prominent leaders of the Vidarbha movement. In the second part of the interview (read Part I here) Aney talks about the lack of women […]

Two weeks after the University’s day-zero was held, the National Law University, Jodhpur has released the placement figures for the Class of 2017. A total of 30 students have been placed, out of the 49 students who participated in the day-zero recruitment process held on April 7 this year.   The details are as below: Firm No. of offers Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 9 Trilegal 9 Luthra & Luthra 2 Majmudar & Partners 3 (one waitlisted) Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas 3 (one waitlisted) TOTAL 26 These offers resulted in the placement of 16 students, in addition to the 14 PPO’s already offered. […]

National Law University Delhi has released the official figures for the placement of the undergraduate batch of 2017. Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas made a total of 7 offers to students of National Law University, Delhi’s 2017 batch on the recently concluded Day Zero. Luthra & Luthra and Khaitan & Co made the second most offers, with 4 each. The other firms who made offers on Day Zero were Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Trilegal, J Sagar Associates, and Argus Partners. Talwar, Thakore & Associates had made a pre-placement offer. Firm No. of offers Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 7 Khaitan & Co 4 Luthra & […]

This week saw a rather productive Day Zero for NLU Delhi, with 14 students of the batch of 2017 being offered jobs at some of the top law firms. A total of 21 offers were made, with  some students getting called up by more than one firm. The eight law firms that participated in Day Zero were Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Luthra and Luthra, Talwar Thakore & Associates, Jyoti Sagar & Associates, Khaitan & Co, Argus Partners and Trilegal. In addition to the 14 placements on Day Zero, one student bagged a PPO from Talwar Thakore & Associates. One student received vacation […]

A total of thirty-three students, out of the fifty-three who participated, have been placed in National Law School of India University’s Class of 2016. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas was the biggest recruiter (9 students) with Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas in second place with a total of eight recruits. A total of seventeen students were placed during “Day Zero” placements. More details in the table below. Firm PPO Campus Recruitment Total Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas 5 4 9 Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 4 4 8 Khaitan & Co 2 2 4 AZB & Partners – 3 3 Trilegal 2 1 3 Luthra & Luthra – 2 2 […]

Sixteen students from the Class of 2016 at the National University for Advanced Legal Studies have been recruited, including two in Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Out of a batch of 81, thirty-six students have opted to sit for placements, out of which 16 landed jobs. The recruitment process is still underway and will go on till May of this year. Three students each secured employment at Wipro and ICICI, while two opted to join Talha Salaria’s Lawyers at Work. Law firms Veritas Legal, Common Law Chambers and Legal Excel hired one student each. Three more students opted to go the LPO route, joining Pangea 3. […]

The graduating batch of National Law University, Odisha has placed 24 students in various organizations. The batch strength was 109, with 81 students choosing to sit for placements. A total of 13 students have opted to work for law firms, with Luthra & Luthra hiring 3. The other law firms who have hired from NLUO include AZB & Partners, Khaitan & Co, IndusLaw and Samvad Partners. Law Firm No. of placements Luthra & Luthra 3 AZB & Partners 1 Khaitan & Co 1 IndusLaw 1 Samvad Partners 1 Argus Partners 1 Law Offices of India 1 MZD Consulting 1 Singh & […]

The National Law University, Delhi has placed 38 students of its graduating 2015 batch. As per statistics released by the Recruitment Co-ordination Committee, 53 students opted to sit for placements out of the 72 students of the batch. As many as 15 students were placed in BigLaw firms across the country, with AZB & Partners leading the way with 4 hires. 3 students bagged Training Contracts at international firms – 2 at Linklaters and 1 at Herbert Smith Freehills. Law firm hires: Law Firm No. of placements AZB & Partners 4 Khaitan & Co 3 Trilegal 3 Luthra & Luthra […]

Chanakya National Law University, Patna has placed 14 students of their graduating batch of 2015. The batch had a strength of 64, out of which 23 decided to sit for placements. Out of these, 14 were placed at firms, corporations and LPOs, and 3 made it to chambers of advocates. The law firms who hired include Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Wadia Ghandy & Co. LPOs like Quislex and Pangea 3 made 5 and 2 hires respectively. Organisation/Firm No. of placements Quislex 5 Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 3 Pangea 3 2 Wadia Ghandy & Co. 1 Ashlar Law 1 SB Partners, Advocates […]

Government Law College (GLC), Mumbai has placed a total of 84 students from their 2015 graduating batch. Out of this, 38 jobs were secured through the college’s Placement Cell. Out of the 183 students from the 3-year and 5-year courses who registered for placements, some were placed in law firms such as Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, AZB & Partners and Bharucha & Partners. A few of them took up offers at corporates such as Reliance Capital and Ernst & Young. Law Firm No. of placements Bharucha and Partners 5 Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas 3 AZB & Partners 3 Manilal Kher Ambalal 2 […]

The National University of Study and Research in Law (NUSRL) Ranchi has placed eight students from their first graduating batch. Out of the 14 students who opted to sit for placements, these 8 landed jobs at firms including Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas and Luthra & Luthra. Here is the breakup of the placements: According to the press release, 3 students also got placed at MS Mittal & Associates in Ranchi while recruitment for 2 students is “under process”. As regards the rest of the batch, 7 students opted for higher studies; 7 for litigation; 4 are planning to write the UPSC […]

The 2015 batch of NALSAR, Hyderabad has secured placements for all its students who opted to sit for recruitment. According to a press release issued by the University’s Recruitment Co-ordination Committee, all 52 students who sat for placements were offered jobs. The 2015 batch had a strength of 74. The accepted offers include 32 from law firms, with Khaitan & Co and Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas leading the way with 7 hires each. The students also secured a number of in-house jobs, with Infosys making 4 hires. The press release stated, “Whereas the upbeat market did help in the recruitment process, […]

Hidayatullah National Law University (HNLU) Raipur has placed 58 students from its graduating batch this year. Out of a 146 students, 81 registered for placements. A total of 64 offers were made by different recruiters, which converted into 58 jobs (including PPOs). Firms like Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co, Trilegal and Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan were among the recruiters. A total of 16 students were offered a job with the Law & Legislative Department of the Chhattisgarh government. Here is the breakup of the offers: Students who did not participate in the recruitment program either opted to do an LLM, […]

Professor Daga of the National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU-J) has confirmed that the placement figures provided earlier were correct except in connection with three institutes. He said that the final number of placements (58) reflected the total number of students placed in the Class of 2013. In an e-mail response, Professor Daga, who is the Executive Chairman of the Placement Bureau at NLU-J, wrote that that this final number “includes the PPOs as also the students who were offered jobs through their personal efforts/ connections”. The Executive Chairman did say that there were three discrepancies in the earlier list provided, […]

The National Law University, Jodhpur (NLU-J) has placed 61 out of the approximately 70 students who sat for recruitment from the Class of 2013. The total batch strength of the Class of 2013 is 90. As per the official figures released by the NLU-J, out of the 61 placements, Amarchand Mangaldas tied with Trilegal as the year’s biggest recruiter with 8 hires each, with Majmudar and Partners hiring 6 students this year. Luthra & Luthra, which had hired 14 students of the Class of 2011 and  6 from the Class of 2012, did not make a single hire this year. In […]

The National University of Juridical Sciences, Kolkata (NUJS) has placed 66 students out of the 72 students who sat for recruitment from the Class of 2013. The total batch strength of the Class of ’13 is 100. Of the 66 students who were placed in various organisations, 3 students have secured judicial clerkships in the Supreme Court. Another 7 students have opted for litigation, bringing the total number of students employed at 73. Amarchand Mangaldas was the biggest recruiter with 13 hires, while Allen & Overy, and Herbert Smith picked up 2 students each. Anand and Anand, and ICICI Bank […]