L&S is a full-service law firm with offices spread across 12 Indian cities. The firm’s driving principles are integrity, knowledge, innovation, collaboration and one practice. Over the last 35 years, the firm has worked with over 15,500 clients which range from start-ups, small & medium enterprises, to large Indian corporates and multinational companies.
International Desk: The firm has a focused International desk which comprises of dual-qualified lawyers (India and US/Europe mostly) with expertise across practice areas such as cross border M&As and investments, anti-trust/competition law, international trade law and international commercial arbitration. These attorneys have significant experience in advising clients across multiple jurisdictions such as US, UK, Italy, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Korea, China, Australia, Middle East, Africa, etc.
AZB & Partners was founded in 2004 with a clear purpose to provide reliable, practical and full–service advice to clients, across all sectors.
We have received wide national and international acclaim within the legal sphere, including, being ranked No.1 in the RSG ‘Top 50 Indian Law Firms Ranking (2019); a ‘Band 1 Firm’ for Corporate/M&A, Private Equity and Real Estate by Chambers Asia–Pacific (2020); and a ‘Band 1 Firm’ for Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global (2020).
Kanga and Co is one of India’s oldest law firms established in 1890 with its office in Mumbai. Kanga & Co is a full-service law firm advising on all areas of law. The firm’s expert teams are known for their sound advice and swift turnaround time, both of which have been highly appreciated and acknowledged by clients worldwide.
The firm has strong practices in joint ventures, private equity and banking and finance matters.
In the M&A and private equity practice, the firm has recently represented Excel Crop Care Limited in the proposed amalgamation of the listed Excel Crop Care Limited with its unlisted promoter, Sumitomo Chemical India Limited and represented Nippon Life India AIF Management Company Limited for their numerous investments in companies undertaking development of identified real estate projects in Mumbai.
The firm has a high reputation for its real estate practice and caters to many construction houses.
The firm’s capital market department has a strong reputation in handling a variety of capital market transactions. The firm has recently advised on IPOs of Vishwaraj Sugar Industries, Nirmitee Robotics (BSE Start-up), Annai Infra Developers, Satyasai Pressure Vessels, Coldex, Narmada Bio-chem, Shiv Aum Steels, Roopshri Resorts, Pentech Metals, Gleam Fabmat, K.P.I. Global Infrastructure and buyback of SH Kelkar. The firm advised from Indian law perspective on the IPO of ESR Cayman on the global offer of shares on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange.
The firm’s litigation department handles a variety of litigation matters, both commercial and constitutional, in taxation, real estate and banking. The firm handles domestic and international arbitration.
The firm has received numerous accolades over the years: ranked by Legal 500 as one of the top firms for real estate; awarded the Indian Business Law Journal, Indian law firm award in the construction and real estate categories for over a decade; it received Asian Counsel’s Firm of the Year award for regulatory & compliance in India in 2010 and for maritime and shipping in 2011; it was named Global Law Experts’ Indian Franchise Law Firm of the Year in 2011; received Acquisition International M&A Awards’ Corporate Litigation Law Firm of the Year in India award in 2012; won IBLJ’s India law firm award for corporate and commercial in 2012 and the IBLJ Dealmakers Deal of the Year award in 2012 and 2014.
Mr ML Bhakta and Mr Shailesh Vaidya have been recognised as leading lawyers by Chambers & Partners.
Ms Preeti Mehta has, for the last several years, been recognised as a leading lawyer by the International Who’s Who for Mergers & Acquisition Lawyers and Franchising in India and included in IBLJ’s “A List” of Top 100 lawyers in India. She was similarly recognised by Chambers & Partners for corporate and M&A.
INDUSLAW is an India based full service law firm, with 47 partners and 180 lawyers advising international and domestic clients including Fortune 500 companies, multinational corporations, international financial institutions, government and regulatory bodies.
INDUSLAW and its lawyers have been consistently recognized across practice areas by several leading legal and industry specific publications. Chambers and Partners India Awards 2019 recognised the Firm as the Client Service Firm of the Year.
A full-service law firm, Dhir & Dhir Associates was founded in 1993 to serve as a single-window service provider in a dynamic commercial environment. The firm pursues a philosophy of symbiotic relationships with clients and works as an integral part of the client’s team. It partners with lawyers across India and has global strategic alliances to provide legal services amongst diverse practice areas and industry verticals.
The Managing Partner of the firm started the practice of insolvency in the early 80s when distress asset advisory was practically unknown in the Indian context. The firm has been a leading practitioner for the last four decades in all the legal and regulatory structures relating to resolution of corporate insolvency including BIFR, CDR, S4A, SARFAESI, DRT and M&A in the distressed assets. This experience and expertise has propelled the Firm to become one of the leading law firms practicing in the corporate advisory and representation before NCLT, NCLAT, High Courts and Supreme Court of India relating to matters under the Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code 2016.
We have received acclaims and notable recognition such as Emerging Law Firm Award by Indian Business Law Journal, Client Choice Awards for the year 2019 & 2020. Sumes Dewan listed in A List India Top 100 Lawyers by India Business Law Journal.