ESTABLISHED IN 1896
Total number of professionals: 250 (28 partners)
Principal office: Mumbai
Other Offices: Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata, New Delhi and Pune
Key practice areas
Arbitration & ADR; aviation; banking & finance; bankruptcy & insolvency; capital markets; competition & antitrust; compliance; corporate & commercial; customs law; data protection; e-commerce, fintech; healthcare & pharmaceuticals; inbound investment; infrastructure; insurance; intellectual property; joint ventures; labour & employment; litigation; mergers & acquisitions; outsourcing; policy & regulatory; power & energy; private client; private equity, venture capital & funds; project finance; real estate; restructuring & insolvency; securitisation & structured finance; shipping; taxation; technology, media and telecommunications, transfer pricing; transport & logistics; trusts, charities and not-for-profit.
Fox Mandal & Associates traces its origin to Fox & Mandal, established in 1896 in erstwhile Calcutta, making it one of the oldest full-service law firms in India. With a pan-India presence and more than 250 professionals, Fox Mandal & Associates carries a legacy of quality and integrity and caters to a wide range of legal requirements of a diverse clientele. The firm consistently enables clients to navigate through the maze of complex law in a world that is being continually transformed by globalisation and technology.
Independent intelligence on this law firm
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Sundar Rajan, general counsel at Vaishnavi Developers, endorses Prashantha Kumar for leading a “highly mature, experienced and result-oriented team”.
Nicholas Griffin, managing director at Principle Global MEAI & APAC, appreciates Shuva Mandal’s “humility and passion” and his “delightful way of getting from A to Z with minimal challenges”. He calls Malvika Bakshi “a true asset to the Fox Mandal team”.
Manoj Paul, general manager – India and South Asia at Heat and Control, applauds the firm for providing “excellent and prompt advice on varied issues faced by us”, in particular when the company acquired a factory in central India. He commends Chennai-based partners Jeeva Rajagopal and Jayaprakash Padmanaban for their professionalism and quality of advice. Others are similarly complimentary, commenting on what one client describes as the “commercial wisdom” of Bengaluru-based partner Soumitra Banerjee.
Others are similarly complimentary, commenting on what one client describes as the “commercial wisdom” of Bengaluru-based partner Soumitra Banerjee.
An international client who wishes to remain anonymous used the firm for support with commercial agreements and says: “The firm is able to understand the business reasons behind the agreements and was able to use legal tools so that we could achieve our business goals.”
“The practitioners blend real world knowledge with the workings of various IP protection laws to help the client get complete understanding and value,” says Kaushik Murali, president of medical administration at Sankara Eye Foundation India, who used the firm for its IP expertise.
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