#RecTracker: 64 students of JGLS 2017 batch placed, CAM hires 11


As many as 64 students of the 2017 batch of Jindal Global Law School (JGLS) have been placed at various law firms and organisations.

A  total of 326 students of the 2017 batch will graduate from 3 programs – B.A.LL.B. (Hons.), LL.B. (3 year) and LL.M. A total of 146 students chose to sit for placements, with 104 students securing employment in law firms, corporate houses, litigation chambers and LPOs.

Four of the Big 7 law firms – Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, Khaitan & Co and Trilegal – all hired from the 2017 batch, with CAM taking on board 11 students. A total of 48 students were placed in law firms.

A host of other law firms including S&R Associates, Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan, Economics Laws Practice, Wadia Ghandy and Nishith Desai Associates were among the recruiters. 15 students were hired to work in-house at companies like HCL, PriceWaterhouseCoopers and Jindal Steel & Power. One student landed a job at Alternative Law Forum in Bangalore.

Here is the breakup of the law firm placements:

Cyril Amarchand11Advaita Legal1
Shardul Amarchand2Chandhiok & Associates1
Khaitan & Co2Hammurabi & Solomon1
Trilegal2Kanga & Co1
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan2Remfry and Sagar1
S&R Associates1Dave & Girish1
ELP3Inttl Advocare1
Nishith Desai2Desai Law Offices1
Wadia Ghandy2Enviro Legal1
Bharucha & Partners1Lex Favios1
Argus Partners1Lex Pro1
Kotwal Associates1Pamasis Law Chambers1
KMA Law Office1 M&M Legal 1
Rajdeep Behura & Associates1Satram Das B and Co.1
SMA Legal1Surge Laws1

Below are the in-house/LPO placements:

Jindal Steel & Power Limited2
Clutch Group2
Jindal Initiative on Research in IP and Competition1
Thomson Reuters1
Wizcraft International1

Two students also landed international placements – one at Herbert Smith Freehills and the other at the World Trade Organisation. 32 students opted for litigation, and one student got a judicial clerkship with the Supreme Court’s Justice Rohinton F Nariman. 5 students chose to work in policy research and fellowship programmes.

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