Interviews

‘IP lawyers are now competing with timelines generated by an AI-driven world, in terms of commercialising business’ intangible assets. This brings up larger volumes of work to deal with on more competitive timelines.’ — Sujata Chaudhri

Sujata Chaudhri is the Founder, Owner and Managing Partner at Sujata Chaudhri IP Attorneys and...

“Perception and prejudice, which have come to surround individuals accused of white-collar crimes, are a major challenge. Unsubstantiated and ludicrous amounts of money are often projected as having been cheated or laundered.” – Abhir Datt

June 30, 2021 Abhir Datt is a lawyer practicing in Delhi, mainly in the areas...

‘In a few years, India’s arbitration institutions will be a force to reckon with and will be comparable to the LCIA, SIAC or the HKIAC. We have a lot of homegrown talent practicing arbitration in India. India as a destination for arbitration will be much more cost efficient than London or Singapore.’ – Som Mandal

Mr Som Mandal is the Managing Partner of Fox Mandal, India’s oldest law firm that...

Due to the pandemic, protecting the company’s reputation and bottom line are going to be the major focus areas during the next few years for all lawyers working as in-house counsels. – Rahul Singh

Rahul Singh is a lawyer with 20 years of professional experience.  Currently working as Head of...

‘Given the level of automation today, repetitive routine tasks are going to go. Analytical skills, strategy, problem-solving are coming to the forefront. Ability to interact with technology is critical and definitely changing legal services and how law students will deliver these services.’

An Interview with Prof (Dr) Amit Jain, Pro- Vice Chancellor of Amity University, Rajasthan and...

“The IT infrastructure available with District Courts must be upgraded to enable effective and smooth functioning of the hybrid system via VC hearing.” – Satyam Thareja

Satyam Thareja is a post-graduate of Indian Law Institute, New Delhi (2015) & graduate of...

‘The Indian Arbitration framework is moving towards a new institutional arbitration-friendly regime. However, with respect to Investment Arbitration, we are still a long way from becoming an encumbrance-free jurisdiction.’ – Anubhab Sarkar

Anubhab Sarkar is the Founding Partner at Triumvir Law which he started three years ago...

‘None of us chose litigation to sit behind computers and argue. But we need to be aware of the realities. Covid still does not have a cure, nor is the vaccine readily available.’ – Shivani Luthra Lohiya

Ms. Shivani Luthra Lohiya is a practicing Advocate in New Delhi. She graduated from Amity...

‘In the past decade there have been many changes in the laws, but these have unfortunately not been properly absorbed in smaller metropolitan regions where lawyers are still likely to face courts that are not exactly aware of these changes.’ – Vibhanshu Srivastava

Vibhanshu Srivastava specializes in dispute resolution and has diverse experience in handling a vast array...

“Legal systems have been built to fit national boundaries. On the cyberspace, transitional is the ‘new normal’. Coping with this legal pluralism in the absence of appropriate cross-border frameworks is a challenge for developed and developing countries alike.” – Dr Subhajit Basu, FRSA

Dr Subhajit Basu, FRSA is Associate Professor in Information Technology Law (Cyberlaw) at the University...