1.Khaitan & Co
Khaitan & Co is one of India’s oldest and recognised full service law firms.
Built on foundations of integrity, simplicity, dedication and professionalism, the Firm has expanded its presence in India from Kolkata (1911) to New Delhi (1970) to Bangalore (1994) to Mumbai (2001) to Chennai (2021) and in Singapore (2021). The Firm takes pride in its steady growth and celebrated its centenary year in 2011 (11 November 2011).
The Firm has a strength of more than 700+ fee earners including 178 partners and directors in its 6 offices. In addition to the fee-earners, Khaitan & Co and has over 1000 employees working for it.
Specialties: Banking and Finance, Capital Markets, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate / Commercial, Dispute Resolution, Energy, Infrastructure & Resources, Funds, Hospitality, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Private Client, Real Estate, Tax, and Technology, Media & Telecom.
2.Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co, among India’s premier law firms, is built on a century of excellence (founded in May 2015, post-split with erstwhile Amarchand Mangaldas)
They have 700 plus lawyers, including 142 Partners and 2 Senior Advisors, offering legal services through our offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Gurugram, Ahmedabad, Kolkata, Bengaluru and Chennai.
Specialties: General Corporate (includes M&A & PE), Capital Markets, Competition Law, Dispute Resolution, Projects & Project Finance, Banking & Finance, Tax, Intellectual Property, Venture Capital, and Insolvency & Bankruptcy.
3.Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas
Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (cam) is India’s leading law firm with global reputation of being trusted advisors to its clients. Tracing its professional lineage to 1917, cam was founded to continue the legacy of Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co. – whose pre-eminence, expertise and reputation of almost a century was unparalleled in the Indian Legal Fraternity.
In 2020, the firm received several awards for its outstanding performance, some of them are “Law Firm of the Year” award at the Asian Legal Business (ALB) India Law Awards and “Law Firm of the Year, India” at the Asia law Regional Awards. The firm was also named as the “Most Innovative National Law Firm of the Year – India” at the IFLR Asia Awards and voted as the “Employer of Choice” from India, by ALB.
4. J. Sagar Associates
Founded J. Sagar Associates (JSA) on November 1, 1991 as a solo law practice in New Delhi. The firm now has over 340 attorneys and has offices at Gurgaon, New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad and Ahemdabad.
He also co-founded K&S Partners, a boutique practice in Intellectual Property Laws in 1994 and serves at its Managing Partner. K&S has offices at Gurgaon, Bangalore, Mumbai, Chennai and Hyderabad. Experience in prosecution and protection of all forms of IP including patents, designs, trademarks, copyrights, and geographical indications.
As Founder Partner of the Firm, has been team leader on several significant assignments, providing both hands-on legal advice as well as overall strategic inputs. Extensive experience in a wide range of practice areas including Corporate Commercial, Foreign Direct Investment, Joint Ventures, Mergers & Acquisitions, and Infrastructure Projects. Worked extensively on several policy issues and served on various committees of the Government of India and Chambers of Commerce.
Frequent speaker and presenter at national and international conferences and seminars.
Founder Trustee of Genesis Foundation which supports critical medical treatment of underprivileged children suffering from congenital heart defects. Trustee of Laj Jagdish Foundation which supports Sambhav Centre for differently abled children from slums in South Delhi.
5. L&L Partners
L&L Partners [formerly Luthra & Luthra Law Offices] is a leading full service law firm, with a team of over 350 counsels including 73 partners, with offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru and Hyderabad. Consistently ranked and globally recognized as leaders in the field, we adopt a forward-looking approach towards the practice of law, combining both conventional practice areas & emerging sectors, setting benchmarks and the highest technical standards within the legal fraternity.
Offering kosher solutions to the complex legal issues, the Firm advises on transactions and matters involving Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Competition & Anti-trust; Corporate Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions; Dispute Resolution (Litigation & Arbitration); Anti-Corruption & Compliance; International Trade (WTO) Laws and Policy & Advisory; Project, Infrastructure & Energy; Tax (Direct & Indirect); Real Estate & Construction; Aerospace & Defence (Procurement & Production); Insurance & Re-Insurance; Intellectual Property – Patent & Trademark; Oil & Gas; Health & Pharmaceuticals; Private Equity &Venture Capital Investments.
Trilegal is one of India’s leading law firms with offices in four of India’s major cities – Bengaluru, Delhi, Gurugram and Mumbai. It represents clients on a large number of the most complex and high-value transactions in India. Most of its key practices have won top industry awards and accolades.
General Corporate and M&A, Private Equity, Competition & Antitrust, Funds, Forensics, Employment, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance, Real Estate, Tax – Direct & Indirect, Intellectual Property, Insurance, Regulatory & Securities, Litigation & Arbitration, and Private Client Practice.
7. S&R Associates
S&R Associates is a law firm with offices in New Delhi and Mumbai providing legal services to Indian and international clients.Lawyers in each of our practice areas have routinely been recognised as leading lawyers in India by Chambers Global, Chambers Asia Pacific, IFLR1000, Legal500 and RSG India Report.
We have been recently recognised as the “Client Service Law Firm of the Year” at the 2016 Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards.
Specialties: Mergers and Acquisitions, Private Equity, Litigation and Arbitration, Capital Markets, Banking, Finance and Restructuring, General Corporate, Competition/Antitrust, Private Client Practice, Employment, and Regulatory
8. AZB & Partners
AZB & Partners was founded in 2004 with a clear purpose to provide reliable, practical and full-service advice to clients, across all sectors. Having grown steadily since its inception, AZB & Partners now has offices across Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, and Pune.
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) and the RSG ‘Top 40 Indian Law Firms Ranking’ (2017); a ‘Band 1 Firm’ for Banking & Finance, Competition/ Antitrust, Capital Markets, Corporate/M&A: The Elite, Dispute Resolution, Life Sciences, Private Equity, Real Estate, Restructuring & Insolvency, Tax and White–Collar Crime & Corporate Investigations by Chambers Asia–Pacific (2022); a ‘Band 1 Firm’ for Capital Markets, Competition/Antitrust, Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global (2021) and a ‘Band 1 Firm’ for Fintech and Private Client by Chambers Fintech Legal & HNW Guides (2022).
9. Desai & Diwanji
Desai & Diwanji focuses on core areas of commercial and finance activity: corporate and M&A; capital markets; banking, finance, insurance; project finance; energy, natural resources and infrastructure; aviation; admiralty & maritime; technology, media & telecommunications; life sciences & pharmaceuticals;outsourcing; real estate & construction; litigation & dispute resolution; employment, employment benefits and executive compensation; outsourcing.
10.Talwar Thakore & Associates (TT&A)Since its formation in 2007, TT&A has advised on some of the most significant transactions in India, both in terms of complexity and size.