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17 - The Anatomy of Legal Recruitment in India: Tracing the Tracks of Globalization

from Section VI - Legal Education
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Interview 4 with law firm partner in Delhi, 2011.
Interview 5 with law firm founding partner in Delhi, 2011.
Interview 11 with law firm managing partner in Kolkata, 2011.
Interview 12 with law firm managing partner in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 14 with law firm founding partner in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 15 with law firm founding partner in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 16 with law firm managing partner in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 19 with person in charge for recruitment of freshers at a law firm in Delhi, 2011.
Interview 20 with law firm named partner in Delhi, 2011.
Interview 21 with law firm lead partner in Gurgaon, 2011.
Interview 22 with senior law firm partner in Delhi, 2011.
Interview 23 with head of a legal services organization in Delhi, 2011.
Interview 24 with law firm head of strategy and HR executive in Delhi, 2011.
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Interview 29 with law firm founding partner in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 30 with law firm partner responsible for human resources and hiring in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 32 with law firm cofounding partner in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 33 with law firm senior partner in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 34 with law firm founding partner in Bangalore, 2011.
Interview 35 with law firm founding partner in Bangalore, 2011.
Interview 36 with law firm director of human resources and senior associate in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 37 with general counsel in Mumbai, 2011.
Interview 38 with law firm founding partner and partner in Bangalore, 2011.
Interview 40 with general counsel in Bangalore, 2011.
Interview 41 with RCC member, 2011.
Interview 42 with two RCC members, 2011.
Interview 43 with faculty member at an elite non-national law school, 2011.
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Interview 45 with former national law school RCC executive, 2012.
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