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Khaitan & Co LLP

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Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi

The firm: Founded in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of the oldest Indian law firms. It combines a rich heritage of over 100 years with modern, cutting-edge and solution-oriented legal practice and offers full-service legal solutions to its domestic and international clients. The firm has a strength of over 530 fee-earners, including 115 partners and directors across its four offices.

The firm is one of India's most recognised full-service law firms offering specialised advisory services to clients across all Indian law practice areas. The firm's expertise in its practice areas has been widely recognised by various leading international rankings and publications including Chambers and Partners, Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Asialaw Leading Lawyers.

The firm has received several awards and recognition in recent times for its work, some of which include: Law Firm of the Year, M&A Law Firm of the Year and Best Law Firm to work for - IDEX Legal Awards 2017; Law Firm of the Year and Best Overall Law Firm 2016 - India Business Law Journal - Indian Law Firm awards; India Deal Firm of the Year - Asian Legal Business (ALB) SE Asia Law Awards 2017; Best Indian Law Firm 2016 - Gold Award - International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards (ILASA); India National Law Firm of the Year - Chambers Asia Pacific Awards 2015; Best Overall Law Firm, competition and antitrust, energy, project and infrastructure, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and insolvency - India Business Law Journal - Indian Law Firm Awards 2015; and Corporate and M&A Firm of the Year 2015 - Asian Mena Counsel.

Over the years the firm has attracted and retained some of the best legal talent in India to provide the high-quality legal counsel expected from it across all spheres of commerce and industry. The strategic hiring of partners has resulted in the addition of new practice areas, strengthening of the existing practice areas and also bringing in the best international practices.

Khaitan & Co is an independent law firm and routinely works with several leading law firms internationally on inbound and outbound assignments across various jurisdictions on multiple transactions across its practice areas.

  • Contacts
  • Haigreve Khaitan (partner)
  • Rabindra Jhunjhunwala (partner)
  • Number of lawyers: 530
  • at this office: 280
  • Languages
  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Hindi
  • Japanese
  • and a variety of Indian regional languages
  • Member
  • Meritas

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    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) is responsible for investor protection and development and regulation of the securities market in India. The scope of SEBI’s jurisdiction over the issue of securities by public companies is an important issue. This issue was recently considered by the Supreme Court in Sahara India Real Estate Corporation Ltd. and Ors. v. Securities and Exchange Board of India and Anr., MANU/SC/0702/2012; (2012) 8 SCALE 101. This article analyses this judgment and its implications.
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