ESTABLISHED IN 2009
Total number of professionals: 150 (22 partners)
Principal office: Mumbai
Other offices: Bengaluru, Kolkata and New Delhi
Key practice areas
Arbitration & ADR; banking & finance; bankruptcy & insolvency; competition & antitrust; corporate & commercial; corporate governance; data protection; infrastructure; joint ventures; labour & employment; licensing & franchising; litigation; mergers & acquisitions; policy & regulatory; power & energy; private equity, venture capital & funds; project finance; real estate; restructuring & insolvency; securitization & structured finance; taxation; technology, media and telecommunications; white-collar crime.
We have been consistently representing some of the largest corporates and institutions on their market leading transactions. We strive to understand our clients’ business, aspirations, concerns and constraints to structure transactions and provide solutions that enable them to efficiently overcome business challenges and effectively achieve their goals.
Each of our lawyers is trained to have a multidisciplinary and holistic approach while addressing any issue and offer the most effective legal solutions to our clients’ business needs.
Independent intelligence on this law firm
The following information is sourced directly from India Business Law Journal and/or Law.asia and is not part of the directory listing provided by the law firm.
Dashmi Kokare, manager of legal at Sterling Wilson, used lawyers at the Kolkata office of the firm and says: “The entire team in Kolkata do an excellent and outstanding job.”
Scott Garfield, at Bain Capital, is all praise for the firm’s managing partner Krishnava Dutt: “Krishnava’s direct banking experience helped immensely in solving problems and in commercial/legal negotiations.”
Anand Vardhan, president of legal at Piramal Capital and Housing Finance, explains that “a recently concluded complex refinancing transaction … was concluded within a timeframe of three days. It was the dedication and commitment of the team with an eye for details that made the conclusion of the transaction possible.”
“Argus Partners is a fantastic law firm … we have found them to be very responsive, up to date on legal matters and with sharp focus on technicalities,” says a director at a leading private equity firm.
Recognised by India Business Law Journal as Deals of the Year
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