India

92 ABA Journal India articles.

K&L Gates Opens in Singapore, as White & Case Reconfigures

As one well-known law firm confirms plans to reconfigure its Singapore practice, another is opening a new office there:

White & Case, which was one of six international law firms…

Pakistan Charges 8 in Mumbai Terror Attacks in November

In a significant step toward dismantling what the Indian government has described as the “infrastructure of terrorism in Pakistan,” the government of Pakistan filed terrorism and cybercrime charges today against…

New Clifford Chance ‘Best Friend’: AZB, Top Indian Firm

Driving a significant wedge into an Indian legal market that is locked up by local attorneys, one of the world’s biggest law firms has just announced an alliance with a…

Outsourcing Firms Hiring as More Complex Legal Work Goes to India

Three years ago when Ankita Mullick joined the legal outsourcer Pangea3 from a Mumbai firm, she mostly spent time doing research on U.S. laws involving drug labeling.

But this year,…

2nd Circuit OKs Suit Over Alleged Union Carbide Water Pollution in Bhopal, India

Nearly 25 years after a catastrophic accident in Bhopal, India, killed thousands of people, a federal appeals court in the U.S. has reinstated a 2004 lawsuit concerning those allegedly exposed…

Bombay Lawyer Dies During Courtroom Argument

An 89-year-old lawyer arguing a case in Bombay High Court collapsed in his chair and died.

Vinayak Trivikram Walavalkar died of a heart attack, the Times…

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Litigation won’t end the battles over depleted water resources in several regions of the United States

Only 8 of 60 Ousted Pakistan Judges Return to Office; Lawyers Outraged

There were some 60 appellate judges removed from office in November last year by the president of Pakistan after he declared a state of emergency criticized by the legal community…

As Musharraf Exits, Pakistan Lawyers Seek Trial and Restoration of Judges

As Pakistan’s president, Pervez Musharraf, resigned from office today, lawyers whose protests for over a year helped achieve this situation celebrated. They also called for the restoration to office of…

As Big Banks Send Work to India, World Financial Centers Lose Steam

In a trend that obviously has significant implications for law firms and their clients, banks increasing are arranging for much of their work to be done outside world financial centers…

Big UK Firms Hire Support Staff in India

Updated: Eversheds is among the major United Kingdom law firms outsourcing low-end legal work to India.

Known for its willingness to take a creative approach to legal fees…

Game Over for Scrabulous Players on Facebook

One of Facebook’s most popular features is now kaput.

Users of the social networking site in the U.S. and Canada can no longer play Scrabulous; the two individual…

Hasbro Sues Scrabulous Creators, Asks Facebook for Takedown

One of the most popular features on Facebook could soon be gone, if the social networking site’s operators comply with a takedown request from a U.S. toymaker.

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D.C. Area Law Firm Sues Over Outsourced Legal Work, Alleges Privilege Issue

Updated: Outsourcing legal work to India permits the U.S. government to intercept confidential documents, violating attorney-client privilege and the constitutional rights of those accused of wrongdoing, a Washington, D.C., area…

Indian Lawyers Handling Outsourced Work Do More Than Document Review

The market for outsourced legal work is booming in India. While lawyers there are doing a lot of routine work, they are also handling some interesting legal matters, including work…

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