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  • India: Projects and energy > Mumbai
  • India: Projects and energy > New Delhi

India: Aviation

Within New Delhi, Link Legal – India Law Services is a second tier firm,

At Link Legal – India Law Services, managing partner Atul Sharma has expertise in aviation-related litigation, and is acting as Indian counsel to GMR Male International Airport in cross-border arbitration proceedings. Also recommended is Anand Srivastava, who recently advised local airline Spicejet on the importation of aviation turbine fuel.

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India: Banking, finance and capital markets

Within Mumbai: banking and finance, Link Legal – India Law Services is a third tier firm,

Link Legal – India Law Services’ project finance practice provides advice on ECB financings, domestic loan transactions, and securitisations. A G Karkhanis is a key name.

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Within New Delhi, Link Legal – India Law Services is a second tier firm,

Link Legal – India Law Services handles a significant amount of high-value project finance work on behalf of infrastructure clients. On the capital markets side, Ajay Sawhney recently advised GMR Infrastructure on a $246m issuance through a qualified institutional placement. Raj Bhalla is now at the demerged Zenith India Lawyers.

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India: Corporate and M&A

Within New Delhi, tier 4

Link Legal – India Law Services continues to shine in the energy and infrastructure sectors. In an example of its M&A expertise, the practice advised infrastructure company Navayuga on the sale of a stake in the Khalghat road project to Uniquest Infra Ventures. Anand Srivastava and Ajay Sawhney are highly regarded names.

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India: Dispute resolution

Within Mumbai Leading individuals

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Within New Delhi, Link Legal – India Law Services is a third tier firm,

Link Legal – India Law Services’ practice is weighted towards projects and energy disputes. Managing partner Atul Sharma is a respected figure in civil and commercial litigation and arbitration.

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India: Projects and energy

Within Mumbai, Link Legal – India Law Services is a second tier firm,

Link Legal – India Law Services fields a robust project finance practice, which acts predominantly for lenders.

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Within New Delhi, Link Legal – India Law Services is a second tier firm,

Link Legal – India Law Services’ practice is strong in infrastructure projects, and managing partner Atul Sharma is regularly instructed by developers and contractors in the aviation and transportation sectors. In a recent highlight, Anand Srivastava and Venkat Satyanarayana advised GMR on its $35m sale of a 74% stake in SPV GMR Ulundurpet Expressways to IDFC's India Infrastructure Fund. On the contentious side, Dinesh Pardasani represented Delhi Airport Metro Express in arbitration proceedings against Delhi Metro Rail Corporation.

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India: TMT

Within New Delhi, Link Legal – India Law Services is a second tier firm,

Link Legal – India Law Services has broad capability in the technology, media and sports sector. Past work includes advising Indus Towers on the merger of mobile operators Airtel, Vodafone and Idea cellular. Ravi Varma is the name to note.

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