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  • India: Banking, finance and capital markets > New Delhi

India: Banking, finance and capital markets

Within New Delhi, Dhir & Dhir Associates is a second tier firm,

Dhir & Dhir Associates is noted for its strong project finance practice and its expertise handling take-out (long-term) financing. Clients include Power Finance Corporation and India Infrastructure Finance Company, and the firm was recently appointed to the panels of Yes Bank and Central Bank of India. The team also advises borrowers on project finance and recently acted for Hindalco Industries on obtaining a $1.8bn loan facility. Jatinder Cheema heads the banking and project finance practice.

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India: Corporate and M&A

Within New Delhi, tier 4

Dhir & Dhir Associates has a significant M&A practice and primarily represents large Indian corporations, with particular expertise in distressed takeovers. The firm also has a burgeoning cross-border practice and undertakes general corporate advisory work. The firm recently advised Indraprastha Gas on its acquisition of a stake in Central UP Gas.

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India: Dispute resolution

Within New Delhi, Dhir & Dhir Associates is a third tier firm,

Dhir & Dhir Associates has a number of sector-specific litigation and dispute resolution teams. In addition to the firm’s highly regarded corporate insolvency practice, the firm’s areas of expertise include banking and finance, telecoms, environmental law, and arbitration. Managing partner Maneesha Dhir is a key contact and has experience representing various government bodies, including the Department of Telecommunications.

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India: Insolvency

Within New Delhi, Dhir & Dhir Associates is a first tier firm,

Dhir & Dhir Associates’ insolvency practice comprehensively covers contentious and non-contentious matters. The team represents clients at all stages of the insolvency process and regularly acts in cases referred to the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction and its appellate authority, AAIFR, as well as in the High Court. Managing partner Alok Dhir is recommended.

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India: TMT

Within New Delhi, Dhir & Dhir Associates is a third tier firm,

Dhir & Dhir Associates has particular expertise in contentious and regulatory matters within the telecoms sector. Maneesha Dhir has represented Bharat Sanchar Nigam (BSNL), Mahanagar Telephone Nigam (MTNL) and Department of Telecommunication in a range of forums. Rahul Goel, who has a broad TMT practice, joined the firm in 2013 from Seth Dua & Associates.

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