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Link Legal - India Law Services

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Gurugram, Mumbai, New Delhi

India

Antitrust and competition
Antitrust and competition - ranked: tier 3

Link Legal – India Law Services

Atul Sharma leads the team at Link Legal – India Law Services, which includes Anand Srivastava and associate partner Abhishek Sharma. Srivastava advised SpiceJet on the acquisition of a controlling stake by Ajay Singh, which was cleared by the CCI, and Atul Sharma is representing the same client in proceedings before the CCI pertaining to alleged price fixing.

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Aviation (including aerospace and defence)
Aviation (including aerospace and defence) - ranked: tier 1

Link Legal – India Law Services

At Link Legal – India Law Services, Atul Sharma and Anand Srivastava head the practice. The group handled various matters for SpiceJet, including advising on its acquisition of 205 Boeing aircraft and defending it in an arbitration claim pertaining to a share sale and purchase agreement. Associate partners Milind Jha and Rajdeep Choudhury were new arrivals from Krishnamurthy and Co and J Sagar Associates. Recently promoted partner Durgesh Singh and associate partner Abhishek Sharma are the other key names.

Leading individuals

Anand Srivastava - Link Legal – India Law Services

Atul Sharma - Link Legal – India Law Services

Next generation lawyers

Abhishek Sharma - Link Legal – India Law Services

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Banking and finance
Banking and finance - ranked: tier 2

Link Legal – India Law Services

Link Legal – India Law Services is known for its strength in the projects and infrastructure space, and regularly advises on the financing aspects of projects covering airports, roads, highways and renewable energy generators. Anurag Dwivedi is the name to note.

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Corporate and M&A
Corporate and M&A - ranked: tier 3

Link Legal – India Law Services

Link Legal – India Law Services advises a wide range of corporate houses on business activities in India, and has extensive experience in handling commercial contracts, mergers and demergers, outsourcings and private equity and venture capital investments. Key sectors of focus include power and energy, airports, hospitality and manufacturing. Mumbai-based Nusrat Hassan is the key contact along with Delhi-based Anand Srivastava.

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Dispute resolution
Dispute resolution - ranked: tier 2

Link Legal – India Law Services

Link Legal – India Law Services represents clients in corporate, commercial and constitutional litigation before various courts, commissions and tribunals across India, and the team also has significant expertise in arbitration and post-arbitration litigation. Sectors of focus include infrastructure, construction, media and pharmaceutical. Managing partner Atul Sharma is the leading figure along with Nusrat Hassan.

Leading individuals

Atul Sharma - Link Legal – India Law Services

Nusrat Hassan - Link Legal – India Law Services

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Investment funds
Investment funds - ranked: tier 5

Link Legal – India Law Services

DH Law Associates merged with Link Legal – India Law Services, which handles venture capital early-stage investments involving private equity funds and specialised domestic and international financings. The group has a particular focus on sectors including healthcare, industrial engineering, pharmaceutical and TMT. Nusrat Hassan is the key name. Vivek Daswaney joined IndusLaw.

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Labour and employment
Labour and employment - ranked: tier 4

Link Legal – India Law Services

Following a recent merger, the practice at DH Law Associates is now integrated into Link Legal – India Law Services, and the team is led by Raunak and Atul Sharma. Key clients include Hasbro India, and Airlines Allied Services, and the team advises on due diligence, litigation, employment terminations, internal policies, immigration laws, and sexual harassment prevention.

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Projects and energy
Projects and energy - ranked: tier 2

Link Legal – India Law Services

Link Legal – India Law Services has solid experience acting for parties on both sides of projects and transactional matters, advising on risk analysis, bid processes, project development and financing, along with dispute management and resolution. The firm has recently advised on projects involving roads, railways and smart cities. Managing partner Atul Sharma is the name to note.

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TMT
TMT - ranked: tier 3

Link Legal – India Law Services

DH Law Associates merged with Link Legal – India Law Services, and the ‘business-focused’ practice, which is led by Ravi Varma, has strengths in the media, technology and telecoms sectors, with considerable expertise in contentious matters. Prasad Dhande and Nusrat Hassan stand out for their ‘knowledge’ and ‘robust strategy’; Dhande represented Indus Towers before the Bombay High Court in a dispute pertaining to a tender for establishing communication towers on highways. Siddhartha Srivastava is also noted.

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