ESTABLISHED IN 1983
Total number of professionals: 70 (11 partners)
Principal office: Delhi
Other offices: Gurugram
Key practice areas
Intellectual property; licensing & franchising; litigation; mergers & acquisitions.
With a rich legacy of more than 37 years, Rahul Chaudhry & Partners, is a leading full-service law firm. Having an experienced and proficient team of around 70 lawyers, including eleven partners and a support staff of around 110 employees in two locations, Rahul Chaudhry & Partners has expanded to become one of the foremost legal advisory practices in India.
The firm has a dynamic business solution practice aimed at providing clients with comprehensive legal advisory services and solutions in multiple practice areas, across all industrial sectors. The firm was established in the year 1983 as Lall Lahiri Salhotra (LLS) by its founders – Amar Raj Lall, Monisha Lahiri and Anuradha Salhotra.
In July 2007, the management was taken over by Mr. Rahul Chaudhry, who is among one of the most “pre-eminent names” in intellectual property laws in India.
Mr. Chaudhry acquired 100% ownership rights in LLS | Lall Lahiri & Salhotra on 31 March 2013 and as part of the acquisition, the name of the firm was changed from LLS | Lall Lahiri & Salhotra to Rahul Chaudhry & Partners. The team; its composition and structure — including the partners and support staff — continues to be the same as that of LLS.
Rahul Chaudhry & Partners has a reputation for providing exceptional legal services and is renowned for its commitment to excellence. The firm offers detailed and individual advice for protecting its clients’ ideas, innovations, complex development and know-how. The firm supports its clients in obtaining such protection by handling all facets of IP-related work, including creation, management and protection of large-scale IP portfolios, enforcement, transactions including licensing, assignments and acquisitions, monetisation, strategy and planning for long-term IP optimisation. The firm’s comprehensive range of legal services is custom designed to meet clients’ needs and exceed their expectations. In addition to being proficient in tackling all kinds of complex legal problems, its team has extensive experience in navigating trademark, patent, copyright and design law in India and internationally, as well as a widespread network of associates, which enables them to protect the IP rights of their Indian clients across the world.
Over the years the firm has developed a unique skill set, specialising in the prosecution, enforcement and litigation of IP rights in India as well as several other jurisdictions, offering reliable legal counsel to both national and international clients. The firm has been responsible for IP portfolios of some of the largest names among Fortune 500 companies and has assisted a large number of clients before the courts, as well as in quasi and non-judicial forums. The firm’s commitment to provide legally and strategically sound advice to clients is what sets it apart.
As managing partner, Mr. Chaudhry’s comprehensive repertoire in management and enforcement of IP rights, and extensive experience in assessing strategic innovation and legal implications enable him to advise his clients on a range of issues and transactions relating to IP. He is an extremely client-focused and adaptable leader who provides a high level of strategic guidance and considers IP protection and enforcement strategies, short and long term, so that clients can secure and maximise the value of their most important IP assets.
Mr. Rahul Chaudhry
RCY House, C-235
New Delhi – 110 024
Mr. Rahul Chaudhry
Plot No B-28, Institutional Area
Sector 32, Gurugram
Haryana 122 001