India’s premier business and financial news brand Bloomberg|Quint is partnering with the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession for the launch of The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society (Cambridge University Press). Bloomberg|Quint as a brand has a strong foothold among the legal community in the country and also has a legal focused show called The Fineprint as a part of their weekly programming.The Havard Law School publication, already hailed as the most comprehensive study ever done on the legal profession in India, will be celebrated at major events in Mumbai and Delhi.The events are scheduled to be held at Taj Lands End in Mumbai on ‘The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector’ on December 8th and 9th, and in New Delhi on ‘The Corporate Legal Sector’s Impact on India’ on December 15th and 16th.
The events will be graced by prominent guests, including Shri Arun Jaitley (Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Government of India), Hon’ble Dhananjaya Y. Chandrachud (Judge, Supreme Court of India), and Fali Sam Nariman (Senior Advocate), and many other illustrious names from India’s government, legal profession, and business community. The events shall not merely celebrate the launch of the book, but will report on the major findings from the Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession’s six-year research project on the topic, and discuss plans on moving the project forward. Bloomberg|Quint shall be providing multi-platform media coverage for the event, leveraging its immense reach through conventional and unconventional digital distribution strategies and channels to reach India’s growing business audience.
“The Harvard Law School Center on the Legal Profession is thrilled to be partnering with BloombergQuint and their managing editor Menaka Doshi for the launch of our book The Indian Legal Profession in the Age of Globalization: The Rise of the Corporate Legal Sector and its Impact on Lawyers and Society,” says Harvard Law School Professor David B. Wilkins. “When we started this project more than 6 years ago, we promised everyone who participated that we would report on the findings in a substantial way. Our media partnership with BloombergQuint will help ensure that the knowledge contained in our book and that will be generated at our events will be widely shared throughout the Indian legal profession.”
Commenting on the launch and events, Menaka Doshi said “In the six years since Professor Wilkins first told me about this project the team has undertaken comprehensive analysis of the impact of globalization on the Indian legal profession. This partnership is a unique opportunity to bring to our audience the finest insights on India’s new “corporate legal hemisphere,”especially at a time when the country has critical decisions to make regarding the future of its legal services sector.”