ESTABLISHED IN 2019
Total number of professionals: 25 (7 partners)
Principal office: New Delhi
Other office: Gurugram
Key practice areas:
Anti-corruption & anti-bribery; competition & antitrust; compliance; corporate & commercial; corporate governance; data protection; e-commerce, fintech, blockchain & cryptos; inbound investment; intellectual property; labour & employment; licensing & franchising; litigation; mergers & acquisitions; policy & regulatory; private equity, venture capital & funds; real estate; technology, media and telecommunications; trusts, charities and not-for-profits; white-collar crime.
G&W Legal is a full-service law firm that assists its clients where business and the law intersect. Combining the experience of legacy firms with the expertise of a boutique, the team covers diverse subject matter and industries, becoming greater than the sum of its parts. In its young career, G&W has already built a top-tier global client base and received international recognition for many of its attorneys and practice areas.
G&W helps its clients set up, restructure and scale their operations in India; advises on legal, compliance and commercial strategies; helps them protect and enforce their rights; and represents them before various Indian legal forums. As comfortable working with in-house legal teams and white-shoe law firms as it is acting directly for small businesses and individuals, G&W has developed a stellar reputation. This is particular so for its work in sectors and practice areas as varied as anti-corruption; compliance; corporate/commercial; data protection and privacy; digital business; employment; franchising; IP; media; technology and emerging issues.
In the past year alone, G&W has assisted a global tech consulting firm on all aspects of its digital markets vertical in India; represented one of the world’s largest media conglomerates in a high-profile litigation; advised a large corporation on post-merger workforce restructuring and diversity, equity and inclusion policies; advised a client on various implications of smart-camera surveillance; helped multiple global retailers to establish tech hubs and back-end operations in India; advised a fashion-retail giant on issues ranging from commercial contracts, cross-border secondment, product regulation and liability, and false advertising; counselled one of the most recognisable brands in the world on its Indian franchise and retail operations; advised a legacy internet company on its adtech business; assisted multiple corporations to set up and scale online marketplaces and e-commerce businesses in India; conducted internal investigations for multiple clients into allegations involving bribery, harassment, fraud, Fair Credit Reporting Act non-compliance and safety violations; advised a premium confectioner on parallel imports; protected and enforced high-value trademark rights for one of the most famous global fashion and lifestyle brands, an international fast-moving consumer goods corporation, a telecoms leader; and one of the largest pharma companies in the world.