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Economic Laws Practice

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Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune

The firm: Economic Laws Practice (ELP) is a leading full-service Indian law firm established in 2001 by eminent lawyers from diverse fields. ELP brings to the table a unique combination of professionals which constitutes of lawyers, chartered accountants, cost accountants, economists and company secretaries, enabling the firm to offer services with seamless cross-practice experience and top-of-the-line expertise to its clients.

With offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chennai, ELP has a team of over 180 qualified professionals with professional acumen in diverse practice areas. The firm works closely with leading global law firms in the UK, USA, Middle East and Asia Pacific region, giving it the ability to provide a pan-India and global service offering to its clients.

ELP is committed to develop and nurture long-term relationships with its clients by providing the most optimal solutions in a practical, qualitative and cost-efficient manner. The firm offers its clients:

Personalised attention: ELP offers clients a high level of partner involvement, personalised attention, and business and sector-specific solutions. It ensures that each mandate gets the personalised attention and time of individual partners and a dedicated team of professionals with the right mix of experience and expertise.

Practical, implementable and enforceable advice: ELP's professionals have typically appeared in various tribunals, fora and courts as a part of their development at the firm. Armed with this litigation experience, its lawyers are better positioned to understand the complexities of a mandate and the eventual consequences of the documents that anchor the matter or deal.

Access to experts: as the majority of ELP's lawyers hold dual qualifications as lawyers and company secretaries/chartered accountants/economists or hold multi-jurisdictional qualifications, clients benefit from advice which is efficient, comprehensive, practical and business-oriented. The firm's professionals work seamlessly across practices and provide advice with the objective of minimising the risk of unanticipated exposures and helping clients to maximise outcomes.

Geographic reach: with offices in six different cities in the country and close working relationships with leading global law firms in the UK, USA, the Middle East and Asia Pacific region, the firm is able to assist clients with their domestic as well as cross-border legal requirements.

Areas of practice: ELP has a unique positioning among law firms in India from the perspective of offering comprehensive services across the entire spectrum of transactional, advisory, litigation, regulatory and tax matters.

The firm's areas of expertise include banking and finance; competition law and policy; corporate and commercial; hospitality; infrastructure; international trade and customs; litigation and dispute resolution; private equity and venture capital; securities laws and capital markets; tax; and telecommunications, media and technology. It is a dynamic firm that continues to reinvent itself by identifying and harnessing market trends to establish a high level of expertise in some of India's current key market sectors.

Some of the firm's notable achievements include: ranked among the top ten firms in the country with the highest client satisfaction score at 9/10, and also recognised as the fastest growing law firm in India in RSG Report 2015; winner of Law Firm of the Year for Competition and Antitrust; Dispute Resolution; Policy and Regulation; and Taxation in Indian Business Law Journal's Indian Law Firm Awards 2015; recognised as one of the world's top specialist arbitration firms by Global Arbitration Review's GAR100 2016 and 2017; winner of Export Controls/Sanctions Law Firm of the Year (Rest of the World) Award in the WorldECR Awards 2016; recognised as an Outstanding Firm for Tax by Asialaw Profiles 2016 and 2017; winner of Competition and Antitrust Law Firm of the Year Award in the LegalEra Awards 2015-16; recognised as a top tier firm for dispute resolution; projects and energy; tax; and WTO/international trade by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2016 and 2017; highly recommended for banking; capital markets; M&A; private equity; and project finance by IFLR1000 Financial & Corporate Guide 2016 and 2017.

  • Number of partners and associate partners: 33
  • Number of other professionals: 150
  • Languages
  • English
  • Hindi
  • majority of the regional Indian languages

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