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APEEJAY CHAMBERS, GROUND FLOOR, WALLACE STREET, FORT, MUMBAI 400001, INDIA
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The firm

INDIALAW LLP is a pan-India law firm, with its headquarters in Mumbai and branch offices in all major cities and state capitals in India. Established in 1998, the firm currently has 11 offices across India, more than 100 lawyers and ten partners.

The firm has a large client base including several major national and multinational corporates from divergent sectors such as banking, finance, automobile, engineering, information technology, FMCG, retail, hospitality, oil and energy, telecoms, infrastructure, realty, pharma, insurance, logistics etc.

Areas of practice

Litigation: the firm started as a litigation-focused firm and still, litigation continues be the core area of practice. Over the years, the firm has handled various high-profile and complex litigations in the Supreme Court of India and High Courts. The firm also regularly represents its clients before various tribunals and subordinate courts.

Arbitration: the firm has a very strong arbitration team, which is experienced in handing complex arbitrations. The firm has also developed innovative methods for execution of arbitral awards and decrees and successfully handled thousands of execution proceedings across the country.

Insolvency and bankruptcy: the firm is emerging as one of the preferred law firms in handling insolvency and bankruptcy proceedings. The firm has the advantage of having offices in all cities with company law tribunal benches. The firm is handling many high-stakes bankruptcy proceedings across various company law tribunals and representing many financial institutions and other entities in bankruptcy proceedings.

Real estate: the firm, with its national presence and expertise in state laws, is a sought-after law firm to conduct real estate transactions anywhere in India. The firm advises real estate and infra companies on land acquisition and project development. The firm has a dedicated division which helps corporate houses in acquiring real estate for offices, retail spaces, warehouses etc. across India. The firm advises clients on large-scale SEZ projects, integrated townships, residential and commercial projects, infrastructure projects, etc.

Mergers and acquisitions: the firm has a robust corporate and M&A practice. Even though a relatively new addition, the practice evolved rapidly with the joining of experienced M&A partners from the industry. In a short span of time, the firm has advised on many domestic and cross-border transactions; joint ventures and strategic investments; fund formations; asset purchases; franchise agreements; technology transfers; etc.

Banking and finance: the firm acts as a ‘one-stop legal service provider’ to the banking and finance industry. Having established itself as a pioneer in banking litigation and finance arbitrations, the firm also made rapid progress in developing a finance team. Joining experienced legal professionals in the banking and finance practice has helped the firm to participate in many high-value and complex debt finance transactions.

LanguagesBengali
English
Gujarati
Hindi
Karnataka
Malayalam
Marathi
Punjabi
Tamil
Telugu

Other officesAhmedabad
Bengaluru
Chennai
Cochin
Delhi
Hyderabad
Kolkata
Mumbai
Navi-Mumbai
Pune

Number of lawyers 120

at this office 55

Above material supplied by IndiaLaw LLP.

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