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Leading firms in Bangalore
ALMT Legal is a ‘formidable operator’ in the Bangalore market, and is renowned for its corporate and IP capabilities. Recent highlights include acting for the State Bank of Travancore on a rights issue, and on its acquisition of Cityman. Recommended individuals include the ‘excellent’ Dhanya Menon, real estate expert Prashant Bhopat, and capital markets expert S R Arun.
AZB & Partners is praised for its ‘strong work ethic’ and ‘willingness to go the extra mile for clients’. Srinath Dasari is recommended.
J Sagar Associates has strength in IT matters, as well as in real estate. It acted for Red Fort Capital on an investment into Parsvnath Estate Developers by City Centre Monuments and Emtons Holdings. Technology expert Sajai Singh, PE and real estate expert Vivek Chandy, and corporate restructuring and company law expert Murali Ananthasivan, are recommended.
Kochhar & Co’s ‘outstandingly capable outfit’ is strong in corporate, technology, employment and real estate, and acts for numerous high-profile clients including Apple, Oracle, and Google. It acted for 3M on various issues relating to the new privacy regulations, Deutsche Bank on implementation of privacy regulations in India, and for Cisco on its acquisition of Pari. ‘Redoubtable’ managing partner Stephen Mathias is recommended.
Lexygen has a good name in PE and corporate matters. It acted for a global equity investment firm in a proposed joint venture to establish a $500m infrastructure fund in India, and Zephyr Peacock India in its investment in an Indian solar thermal solutions firm. Founding partner Vijay Sambamurthi and Roshan Thomas are recommended.
Narasappa, Doraswamy & Raja provides ‘true value for money’, with ‘great business acumen’. The ‘young team brings real energy to the Bangalore market’, and handles corporate and M&A, PE, TMT, and dispute resolution matters. It acted for Actoserba (Zivame) on a series A funding from venture capital firms IDG Ventures and Indo-US Venture Partners; for Aquarius Investment, on an investment in Vaatsalya Healthcare Solutions; and for Deutsche Bank, on an unsecured loan to a promoter of consumer loyalty programmes. Harish Narasappa is ‘pragmatic and among the top M&A lawyers’.
Trilegal’s Bangalore practice is closely connected to its other Indian offices. Clients include Axis Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, ICICI, and OPIC. TMT and IP expert Rahul Matthan is recommended, and acted for Synopsys India on the acquisition of nSys Design Systems.
Amarchand & Mangaldas & Suresh A. Shroff & Co’s strong corporate offering was bolstered by the promotion of Rashmi Pradeep in 2012. Key clients include Merrill Lynch.
Dua Associates’ five-partner team has expertise in banking and finance, dispute resolution, projects, and real estate. Clients include McDonalds, Deutsche Bank, Rio Tinto, and the Dow Chemical Company.
IndusLaw has expertise in corporate, tax, real estate, dispute resolution, and TMT. It acted for Macmillan Publishers India on the transfer of a printing unit in Chennai to Repro India, and for VIA on its acquisition of TSC Travel Agency, and for Total Environment Building Systems on the acquisition of development land.
Khaitan & Co.’s ‘excellent’ team in Bangalore has expertise in disputes, as well as corporate matters, where it acted for Logix in relation to the sale of a majority stake in Carazoo to Source. Corporate expert Ganesh Prasad was promoted to the partnership in 2012. Rajiv Khaitan is recommended.
Majmudar & Partners advised Kwench Library Solutions on an INR10m convertible loan from Small Industries Development Bank of India, and Elliott Advisors on the rules and regulations relating to the de-listing of securities from Indian stock exchanges. It also acted for Avvas Infotech on obtaining trade mark registrations. Raja Sujith is recommended.
Poovayya & Co’s clients include Bangalore International Airport, Merrill Lynch, and Oracle. It has expertise in anti-corruption matters, corporate, employment, dispute resolution, TMT, and real estate. Sajan Poovayya is recommended.
The ‘very practical and affordable’ Tatva Legal has strength in corporate and M&A, and private equity matters. It acted for Tara India Fund IV Trustees on the documentation for a $20m investment by IL & FS Investment Managers in Jyothy Fabicare Services; and for Way to Wealth Brokers on its acquisition of a 100% stake in Techno Shares & Stocks. N K Dilip is recommended for corporate and technology matters, Manoj Menon is recommended for his private equity expertise, and Manav Nagaraj is recommended for his private equity, corporate, healthcare and education expertise.
Aditya Sondhi Law Chambers is recommended for its dispute resolution practice.
Anup S Shah Law Firm has expertise in real estate, TMT, and IP matters. Anup S Shah is recommended
Atman Law Partners is recommended for deal structuring and negotiation, foreign investments, real estate, commercial contracts, IT and outsourcing and litigation. Vivek Durai is recommended.
Crestlaw Partners is recommended for dispute resolution matters.
Holla & Holla’s expertise includes IP, corporate and banking matters.
K & S Partners is recommended for trade mark and patent matters.
Kolloth & Co’s team advised Altair Engineering India on employment law, data protection laws and software licensing agreements and litigation; and Valuevox Business Solutions on a shareholders’ agreement and company structuring. Anil Kolloth is recommended.
Krishnamurthy and Co is recommended for corporate and commercial, private equity, and capital markets matters. Naina Krishna Murthy is recommended.
Luthra & Luthra is recommended for its private equity and corporate expertise.
Nishith Desai Associates’ Vaibhav Parikh is recommended.
Singhania & Co’s Bangalore office is recommended for dispute resolution and IP matters.
Singhania & Partners is recommended for dispute resolution, infrastructure, tax, real estate and banking. It acted for National Instruments on various legal issues, including employment law, drafting and vetting of various contracts, and the providing of opinions on FEMA. Ravi Singhania and Shilpa Shah are recommended.
Thiru & Thiru has expertise in corporate, banking and finance, and technology and media matters. B C Thiruvengadam is recommended.