Category: Lawyers in New Delhi

Gunita Pawha on helping S&A Law Offices navigate India’s increasingly competitive legal market

Gunita Pawha is Joint Managing Partner of India’s S&A Law Offices.  In this interview with Asia Law Portal, Pawha outlines the firms’ unique services offer and geographic footprint — and the efforts to innovate its practice amid market challenges including the entry of foreign law firms. […]

India Focuses on Ease of Doing Business

The economic growth forecasts for India seem to be stabilizing as per recent reports of global financial institutions. The proposed personal data protection law saw progress this month with hopes of the same being introduced in Parliament in August. The Government’s focus on ease of doing […]

India’s Economic Growth Shows Signs of Slowing

The economic growth forecasts for India are showing reduced rates indicating reduction in the growth for the current financial year. A number of factors are contributing to this reduction though India remains one of the fastest growing economies among comparable countries. A new industrial policy is […]

Acquihire: The Win-Win Solution for Startups and Established Companies

Introduction Acquisition and hiring jointly constitute the term “Acquihire”. Acquihire is a business term. When a company takes over or buys another company, it is a “acquisition,”. and when a company recruits employees, it is “hiring.” Acquihire is also hiring talents. In an acquisition, a company […]

Aekom Legal, firm of 25+ practitioners formed by breakaway team from Vaish Associates

Seasoned corporate lawyer Mr. Satwinder Singh, Partner at Vaish Associates Advocates along with Mr. NPS Chawla, Associate Partner and three Principal Associates, namely Mr. Sujoy Datta, Mr. Kalpit Khandelwal and Mr. Lokesh Dhyani have moved out from Vaish with team and have started a new journey […]

DSK Legal welcomes 21 new partners and their teams

DSK Legal are delighted to announce that Mr. Bobby Chandhoke and Mr. Sudhir Sharma have joined DSK Legal together with 19 partners and their respective teams aggregating to 63 lawyers, after leaving L&L Partners where they had worked for several years. They bring a diverse range […]

Krishnayan Sen, Founding Partner and Head of Disputes Practice at Verus, is set to merge his practice with L and L Partners

L&L Partners is delighted to announce that Krishnayan Sen, Founding Partner and Head of Disputes Practice at Verus, is set to merge his practice and join L&L Partners as a Partner in the Firm’s Disputes Practice at New Delhi with his team. Read More: DSK Legal […]

India on Economic Growth Path, Albeit Slower

India continues its slow economic recovery while Covid-19 cases are rising once again in the country. The economic growth forecasts have been reduced by global financial institutions amidst internal issues including inflation and external issues comprising largely due to the supply chain disruption arising out of […]

L and L Partners acts for Gaja Capital making MarketXpander the next unicorn

The Firm’s Corporate team recently acted for Gaja Capital(“Gaja”), that is an existing investor in MarketXpander Services Private Limited (“Company”) on the recent fund raise by the Company from WestBridge Read More: India on Economic Growth Path, Albeit Slower With the recent investment, the Company has become a ‘unicorn’. […]

Chandhiok and Mahajan elects three to Partnership

Chandhiok and Mahajan has promoted Lagna Panda, Avinash Amarnath and Lovejeet Singh to partnership, effective 1 April 2022. Commenting on the promotions, Pooja Mahajan, Managing Partner of C&M said: “our newly elected partners represent a breadth of skills and experience across practice areas. These promotions demonstrate […]

All About NFTs and Art. Universal Legal – LawWiser

Know all the Jazz about NFT and Art in #LawWiser‘s fireside chat. Watch the full feature on All about NFTs and Art with with renowned artist and sculptor @Arzan Khambatta and @Anuradha Chowdhary, Tech Lawyer, @Universal Legal. Read More: Helping lawyers achieve business development success. An interview […]

5 Global best Practices Every GC Must Consider

Today as businesses expand, GCs are part of business development and strategies as well. Do you wonder what are the best practices that a General Counsel must follow to bring quality and seamless workflow to any organisation? Read More: Reed Smith launches Global Environmental Sustainability Plan […]

Doing business in the metaverse: legal risks and opportunities

So what, when the world is busy getting back into the post-pandemic groove; why should HR even be interested in this?  The Metaverse, and the proliferation of remote working arrangements are the two tectonic shifts that are reshaping the world we work in since the onset […]

Online Dispute Resolution platform Presolv360 raises $1.08 Million (INR 8.13 crores) in Seed Funding from MGA Ventures, Omidyar Network India, and others

The legaltech startup’s portfolio has grown 10X; and is one of the only ODR platforms to be enlisted by the Ministry of Law & Justice and empaneled by a High Court in the country

India: Economy Shows Signs of Revival

There has been recovery of the Indian economy in the past month. The daily new Covid 19 cases have gone down some more to around 30,000 and even below on certain days. This is coupled with staggering coverage on vaccination across the country. Considering the vast […]

Commwiser brings you the series – The LAWgical: Unlocking BD Potential through Everything Digital

Commwiser brings you the series – The LAWgical: Unlocking BD Potential through Everything Digital. Thank you to LawWiser for sponsoring this video. Topic of Discussion: Strategic BD in the Current Times. Speakers for the session: Aman Abbas – Co-founder & CEO, Commwiser Laurent Tam NGUYEN – Founder, Digital Mekong Anand Ramaswamy – Head, Business […]

How To Think Future – Startup Ecosystem & Law

Law is the most crucial need for every startup. LawWiser brings you an exclusive conversation between: Mahavir Pratap Sharma, Chairman – TiE Avimukt Dar, Partner – Induslaw, and Aman Abbas, Founder – LawWiser Thank you to LawWiser for sponsoring this video. In the series – “How to think Future” The conversation will help […]

Get to Know Sourish Mohan Mitra: New Delhi-based Corporate Lawyer and Asia Law Portal Contributing Writer

New Delhi based corporate lawyer Sourish Mohan Mitra is a long-standing Contributing Writer to Asia Law Portal.  In this interview, he details what motivated him to pursue a career in law. His passion for writing, his observations about India’s economic future and legal market liberalization. And his […]

India’s Economy Locked Down

The grim fallout of India’s self-imposed lockdown of more than 2 months is coming to the fore now. The economic growth has now dipped to zero or even negative leading to a contraction. While continuing the lockdown, the Government has relaxed restrictions on certain business activities. […]

India’s Finance Budget and slipping economic growth

The Union Finance Budget is here without much in it for foreign investors. The economy remains a point of discussion with global financial institutions as recovery does not appear in the horizon. While Coronavirus has not directly hit India, it is feeling the effect in different […]

India Ends 2019 on a Significantly Weak Economic Note

The Indian economy did not have any recovery on the economic front as per data released by 2 global financial institutions. The Personal Data Protection Bill made the much-awaited comeback to the forefront when it was introduced in Parliament. India’s regional trade and growth potential remains […]

India: Economic Growth Dips to Slowest in 26 Quarters

The Indian economy recorded its slowest growth in 26 quarters knocking in fears of a recession. While the Government denied this, the dipping growth rate continues to be the focus of global financial institutions. Foreign investment inflows increased compared to last year providing some hope and […]

Opportunities for foreign investors in India. An interview with Zia Mody, Founder and Managing Director, AZB & Partners

Zia Mody is Founder and Managing Director of AZB & Partners, one of the most prominent law firms in India.  Founded less than 25 years ago with 12 lawyers, the firm has now grown to more than 450 lawyers practicing in offices in Mumbai, Delhi, Bangalore, […]

M&A: Three easily mitigated but commonly overlooked pitfalls

New Delhi lawyers LexCounsel explore three of the most common mistakes made when it comes to Mergers & Acquisitions and their straight-forward solutions. Author Dimpy Mohanty Firm LexCounsel Thanks to Alliott Global Alliance for sponsoring this post. Mergers and Acquisitions (“M&A”) are an incredibly popular way to grow business inorganically. However, […]

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India Recovers Slightly in Global Competitiveness Rankings

India climbed five places to reach rank 58 in the Global Competitive Index recovering from the huge dip last year, after stellar performances in 2015 and 2016. India’s economic growth forecast by the IMF remained slightly lower that its April forecast. The current royalty norms for […]

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India’s Growth Forecast High Amidst Dollar Woes

India’s economic growth forecast remained stable with Moody’s predicting growth of 7.5%. This was close to the forecast of 7.6% by Reuters. The Government is aiming for a further jump in India’s ranking in the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business Report. Finally, the demonetisation report […]

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India World’s Sixth Largest Economy

India became the world’s sixth-largest economy recently. However, its economic outlook forecast was marginally reduce. In its continued effort to improve ease of doing business, India announced results of States and Union Territories’ performance in Ease of Doing Rankings. India also became home to the world’s […]

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India’s Economic Growth Scores Highest in World Bank Report

India’s economic growth Score prospects received a major boost from the World Bank and the Government of India reports. The Government also simplified the reporting of foreign investment by Indian entities. The Government’s increasing focus on intellectual property rights and its awareness resulted in the creation […]

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India Attracts Largest E-Commerce Deal

India’s potential for high growth in retail came to the forefront with the acquisition of its biggest homegrown online retail company. The high economic growth prospects were reaffirmed by the IMF. There will be a new system for monitoring foreign investment in listed entities. The current […]

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India receives high economic growth forecasts

The global discussions around India’s economic growth continue to gather focus as we enter into the fifth and final fiscal year for the current Government. There was a mixed response from various international agencies, which we have captured below. Asian Development Bank. Asian Development Bank (ADB) […]

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India virtually closes the door to the entry of foreign law firms

The much awaited verdict of the Supreme Court of India was pronounced recently which virtually closed the door for the entry of foreign law firms. The Government has drafted an updated defence policy which seeks to increase foreign direct investment in the sector. India and Canada […]

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Global Corruption Index Dampens India’s Governance

The Central Government’s financial budget was announced wherein some foreign investment-related policies were mentioned. There were changes proposed for foreign portfolio investors. The Indian Prime Minister declared India to be one of the most open economies in the world. However, the dampener was India’s downward movement […]

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Sweeping Changes to India’s FDI Policy

2018 began with a bang for foreign investors as India made multi-fold changes to its FDI Policy. The IMF also forecast India would become the fastest-growing economy in 2018 and 2019. The Bar Council of India denounced the changes suggested by the Law Commission of India. […]

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Indian Prime Minister Pushes For Entry of Foreign Law Firms

The activities relating to entry of foreign law firms in India gathered pace this month as the Government actively took initiatives. The biggest impetus to keep the momentum going was the Prime Minister’s views and directives to enable the Government machinery to expedite. Some major changes […]

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Chief Justice of India Inclined Toward Entry of Foreign Law Firms

India’s fast track regime for FDI approvals has become a reality now with the publication of the standard operating procedures in this regard. An additional condition has been proposed in Mauritius which will add to the compliance for companies routing their FDI into India through the […]