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Is the hiring of senior foreign lawyers by Indian law firms a future trend?

By Shardul Shroff, Managing Partner, Amarchand Mangaldas

19 January 2012

By Shardul Shroff, Managing Partner, Amarchand Mangaldas

This time last year, Robert Lewis joined PRC firm Zhong Lun as international managing partner. Is there a trend in this which can strike roots in India?

In the Indian context, a law firm or its partners can engage with other persons, provided that they are registered and recognised as Indian lawyers. A partnership with a non-lawyer is, under the regulations applicable ...

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