ESTABLISHED IN 2000
Total number of professionals: 450+ (over 65 partners)
Offices: Bengaluru, Chennai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Mumbai and New Delhi
Key practice areas
Aviation; anti-bribery & anti-corruption; banking & finance; capital markets & international offerings; competition law; corporate & commercial; employment law; energy; infrastructure & natural resources; fund formation; insolvency & restructuring; intellectual property; litigation & dispute resolution; mergers & acquisitions; private client; private equity & venture capital; projects & project finance; real estate; sports & gaming; technology, media & telecommunications; taxation.
IndusLaw is a top-tier full service Indian law firm, the seventh-largest* in India, providing legal services to a wide range of international and domestic clients across a variety of sectors on legal issues relating to their business, strategy, litigation and transactional goals. With 450-plus lawyers including more than 65 partners spread across Bengaluru, Chennai, Delhi, Gurugram, Hyderabad and Mumbai, IndusLaw has been fortunate to partner with, and contribute significantly to, many established businesses and new economy companies. Our multidisciplinary teams work across offices to provide seamless and focused advice, and to assist clients in taking informed decisions to reach effective outcomes.
Our clients work across a range of sectors, including automotive, financial services, e-commerce, education, energy (including renewable energy), healthcare, hospitality, infrastructure, insurance, manufacturing, media, natural resources, real estate, telecommunications and technology.
The firm and its lawyers have been consistently recognised across practice areas, by all leading legal and industry specific publications (including the following accolades):
• Asialaw Profiles – Client Service Excellence Award 2020
• Chambers & Partners India Awards 2019 – Client Service Firm of the Year
• IBLJ Indian Law Firm Awards 2023, 2022 and 2021 – one of the Best Overall Law Firm 2023, 2022 a 2021 (included among the top seven law firms in India)
“IndusLaw inspire a lot of confidence. From partners to associates they are all brilliant. They are driven and motivated to go over and beyond the scope to achieve success for the client. They truly care. Their passion and hard work is evident in how they handle the matters.” – Chambers and Partners
“This is a young, entrepreneurial, very international and tech-savvy firm. They have a more modern outlook. The work product is strong, and the written product is very clear, but the main thing is responsiveness.” – Chambers and Partners
“They are a youthful and energetic practice with systems comparable to those of western firms. They are quick to respond and react to instructions and situations and are thorough and competent with the work and advice produced.” – Legal500
“Honestly smart lawyers! One of the qualities you always admire in an adviser is the ability to confront the client and advise them correctly, considering the interests of all the stakeholders.” – Legal500
“Very engaged, responsive, knowledgeable, commercially inclined. One of the hardest working teams we work with.” – Legal500
“Proactive, communicative, responsive, commercial and professional.” – Asialaw Profiles
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.
“Their expertise is impeccable and they are just a phone call away when we need quick confirmation or a sounding board”, says Rakshika Kaul Padora, general manager legal at AMP Energy India. “It’s a one-stop solution law firm.”
“It has a fast growth rate on not just volumes, but qualitative and diversified legal advice,” says Prachi Shrivastava, the founder of Lawfinity Solutions.
“Manan is a capital markets lawyer, but he has been extremely helpful and approachable on everything that we have needed,” says one client. “He has a genuine level of insight into the priorities that the regulator has.
They are “excellent, focused and clear on what to go for”, says Nipun Gupta, a consultant at Bird & Bird. They are a “substantive team that gets on with it without any fuss, [emphasizing] quality, not quantity”.
“Manan Lahoty is a first class capital markets lawyer,” says I Bobby Majumder, the Dallas-based co-head of India practice at Reed Smith.
“Manan has been extremely helpful and approachable on everything that we have needed,” says one client. “He has a genuine level of insight into the priorities that the regulator has … he and his team are excellent.”
Describing Lahoty as “knowledgeable, client centric [and] practical” Jaideep Iyer, head of strategy at RBL Bank, says he was happy with the services provided on account of the firm’s “expertise on subject matter and quick turnaround times”.
An international client who used the IP services of IndusLaw says: “Their level of professionalism, expertise and implementation is second to none, and I would gladly recommend that they receive an award as an outstanding law firm.”
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