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

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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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