Posts Tagged ‘India’

Why there are no foreign lawyers in India…

Friday, October 30th, 2015 at 16:37

  I’ve put up a new version of my paper on foreign lawyers and law firms in India, which sounds like there are and there aren’t. It’s on SSRN.  

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How Foreign Lawyers Failed to Colonise India

Wednesday, July 15th, 2015 at 10:59

  Recently the big corporate law firm of Amarchand Mangaldas split between two brothers, Cyril and Shardul Shroff. The settlement is published above. The division allowed outsiders in to the strange world of Indian law firms, generally private and very profitable. Although the number of corporate law firms in India is small they are powerful. […]

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Saturday, December 8th, 2012 at 14:35

A slight hiatus while I go to India, but not for the cricket. I will be at the GLEE* project conference, “The Future of Corporate Business in India and the Role of the Legal Profession.” I will blog and tweet from the conference. (*GLEE=Harvard Globalization, Law and Emerging Economies project)    

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Help the Maldives

Wednesday, February 8th, 2012 at 14:37

  We think of the Maldives as an idyllic place for scuba diving and stress-free holidays. But it isn’t. Yesterday, the army and police joined forces to mount a coup against the democratic government. President Nasheed is missing and other government officials will meet the same fate. The Maldivian Democratic Party has put out an […]

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Lawyering in India

Thursday, January 21st, 2010 at 22:53

(lawyers in India: thanks to BBC) An interesting blog post on lawyering in India came my way from exploring india:a blog about law, culture, and travel in india. The writer contrasts India and the US with the US having over a million lawyers (1 lawyer:300 persons) and India having 700,000 lawyers (1:1,125). Access to justice […]

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