India: Taking on China

25-Nov-2013 | By Burhan Khadbai

India boasts key advantages over China and with a step-up in foreign investment, lawyers believe the country can overtake its Asian rival


Magic realism


International firms are jostling for position with local players in a packed legal market, but the UK magic circle still dominates

Cyril Shroff

M&A plus

12-Nov-2012 | By Joanne Harris

Indian firms are busy with M&A as the government opens up to foreign investment, but legal market liberalisation remains off the agenda

Madras High Court: ‘fly-in, fly-out’ does not contravene the Advocates Act

Pitch battle

14-May-2012 | By Joanne Harris

International law firms are having to fight tooth and nail for the right to practise in India

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India all out

14 November 2011

With outbound investment from India growing, the complex relationship between the country’s domestic firms and international practices is evolving, says Joanne Harris

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21-Jan-2014 | By Kate Beioley

The Court of Appeal (CoA) has thrown out a claim challenging the legality of British involvement in US drone strikes because any judgment would be a condemnation of US foreign policy.

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3 Verulam Buildings attracts India's former solicitor general as Asia focus grows

4-Nov-2013 | By Lucy Burton

India’s former solicitor general Gopal Subramaniam has joined 3 Verulam Buildings (3VB) as an associate member as the set aims to further expand into Asia market.

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