We are a top-tier Indian law firm, and the firm and its lawyers have received several awards and accolades over the years.

Chambers and Partners

We have been consistently ranked among the top-tier Indian law firms by Chambers Global in corporate/M&A, and dispute resolution practices.

Additionally, Chambers Asia has given a top-tier ranking to us in corporate/M&A, tax, real estate, technology, media and telecommunications, dispute resolution, employment, and life sciences practices.

Chambers Global has ranked our managing partner, Akil Hirani, for corporate/M&A work and praised for his wealth of experience in handling cross-border commercial transactions for notable corporations.  Similarly, our partners, Neerav Merchant and Fraser Alexander have been ranked for dispute resolution work and praised for their expertise in an array of commercial and insolvency-related disputes and banking disputes, respectively.

Additionally, Chambers Asia has ranked managing partner, Akil Hirani, for corporate/M&A and tax; partner, Rukshad Davar, for corporate/M&A; partner, Neerav Merchant, and of counsel, Fraser Alexander, for dispute resolution; and tax counsel, Ravi S. Raghavan, for tax.

Practical Law Company

Practical Law Company (PLC) has “highly recommended” us for our corporate real estate, outsourcing and information technology, and intellectual property practices. Further, it has “recommended” us for our private equity/ venture capital, tax, intellectual property, life sciences – corporate and commercial, labour and employee benefits, and environment practices.  Furthermore, our banking and finance, corporate/M&A, and telecommunication and media practices, have also been “recognized.”

India Business Law Journal (IBLJ)

India Business Law Journal’s (IBLJ) 2019 Indian Law Firm Awards in the category of “Insurance & reinsurance.” Also won IBLJ’s Deals of the Year 2018 award for our representation of MNP Interconnection Telecom Solutions India (an Ericsson subsidiary) against TRAI.

We won the “Indian Law Firm Awards 2017 – Insurance and Re-insurance” presented by IBLJ.

IBLJ has ranked managing partner, Akil Hirani, and Partner, Rukshad Davar, in the A list of India’s top 100 lawyers in its 2017 edition.

Our managing partner, Akil Hirani has been ranked in the A list of India’s top 100 lawyers in the 2016 edition of IBLJ.

We won the “Indian Law Firm Awards 2016 – Corporate and Commercial” presented by IBLJ.

In 2015 we have been honored by the IBLJ as the best Indian law firm of 2015 in the category of Employment and Industrial Relations.

Awards

We won the following awards:

  • India Business Law Journal’s 2020 awards in the categories of “Insurance and Reinsurance” and “Labour and Employment.”
  • 2020 Corporate International Magazine Global Award as “Franchise Law Firm of the Year in India” and “Investment Structuring Law Firm of the Year in India.”
  • Lawyers Worldwide Awards Super Lawyers 2020 in the category of “Employment Law Firm of the Year – India.”
  • Silver Award” in the category of “Best Indian Law Firm” at the prestigious International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards event held in New York in 2019, 2018 and 2017.
  • Corporate Insider’s 2019 Business Excellence Awards – Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year – India. Also, won 2018 Excellence in Law – India and 2017 Law Firm of the Year – India.
  • 10th Annual GLE Awards 2019 in the category of “Investment Structuring Law Firm of the Year in India.”
  • Lawyers Worldwide Awards 2019 as “Banking and Finance Law Firm of the Year.”
  • The “Innovation and Excellence in Law” award presented by Corporate LiveWire in 2019, 2016 and 2015.
  • Finance Monthly Legal Awards 2019 in the category of “Insolvency & Restructuring Law Firm of the Year – India.” Also, won the M&A Award 2016 in the category of “Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the year – India.”
  • Corporate LiveWire Global Fund Award 2018 as Investment Funds Advisory Firm of the Year and 2017 as “International Law Firm of the Year.
  • IDEX Legal Awards 2016 as the runner-up for M&A law firm of the year.
  • Best Banking and Finance Law Firm – India award given by APAC Insider Legal Awards 2016, and were recognized as a leader in M&A law in India.
  • A leading Indian banking law firm of the year, 2015 and Indian tax law firm of the year, 2015 by Lawyer Monthly, a prominent London-based legal periodical.

Our managing partner, Akil Hirani, was the winner of the 2019 International Advisory Experts Award – Banking & Finance – India. Mr. Hirani was also recognised as an “Innovative Lawyer” by the Lawyers Worldwide Awards Magazine Innovative Lawyers 2017.

IBLJ has ranked both, Akil Hirani and Rukshad Davar, in the A list of India’s top 100 lawyers in 2018.

Mr. Hirani is also ranked in the Top 100 Luminaries of India by LexisNexis.

In the 4th edition of the IDEX Legal Awards 2015, our partner, Rukshad Davar was a runner-up for the Partner of the Year award.  Also, in the 3rd edition 2014, our partner, Neerav Merchant was a runner-up for the Best Dispute Management Lawyer award.

IFLR1000

IFLR1000, has ranked us as a leading Indian law firm for M&A, banking, capital markets, energy and infrastructure, private equity, project development, project finance, and technology and telecommunications work. We have been praised for the high level of participation from our senior lawyers in transactions. Additionally, we have been described as being in our own class among other competitors by a client interviewed by IFLR1000.

Our managing partner, Akil Hirani has been identified as a Leading lawyer in the Energy Infrastructure Deal Report 2017 published by IFLR1000 in association with IJ Global.

Our partners, Akil Hirani, Rukshad Davar and Fraser Alexander, have been ranked for their expertise in their respective fields in the 2020, 2019, 2018, 2017 and earlier editions of IFLR1000.

Asian Legal Business

Asian Legal Business has ranked Majmudar & Partners in the annual IP Rankings 2020 and 2019 for Patents and Copyrights/Trademarks.

RSG CONSULTING

Majmudar & Partners finds place in the list of top-30 law firms in India compiled by RSG Consulting, a UK-based legal strategy and research firm.

Asia Pacific Legal 500

Asia Pacific Legal 500 continues to rank us as a top-notch Indian law firm and has recommended our partners in their respective fields.  We have been consistently highly ranked in the areas of corporate/M&A, antitrust and competition, banking and finance, capital markets, dispute resolution, insurance, intellectual property, investment funds, labour and employment, projects and energy, real estate and construction, restructuring and insolvency, tax, technology, media and telecommunications, and white-collar crime.

In the 2020 edition of Asia Pacific Legal 500, managing partner, Akil Hirani, has been ranked as top-tier leading lawyers in the corporate/M&A and insurance practices. Also, partner, Rukshad Davar, has been ranked as top-tier leading lawyers in the corporate/M&A practice.  Further, principal, Kritika Agarwal, has been ranked as a ‘rising star‘ in the corporate/M&A practice.

Clients have praised partner, N. Raja Sujith, and commented that “he applies his knowledge in a most appreciable way to help in-house counsels guide the business in the right direction.”

In the 2019 edition of Asia Pacific Legal 500, the “very responsive” team at Majmudar & Partners is noted for its “deep industry knowledge.” Further, the insurance team is highlighted for its sector experience and ability to “offer added value.” The employment clients of the firm have applauded the team and mentioned that Majmudar & Partners’ employment team benefits from “superbly rounded” lawyers who “deliver a holistic product in the agreed timelines.” Also, the TMT practice at Majmudar & Partners is recommended for providing “comprehensive, clear and unambiguous advice at competitive rates” and firm’s taxation practice is highlighted for its “detail-oriented legal advice” and “excellent response times.”

Further, managing partner, Akil Hirani, has been ranked as top-tier leading lawyers in the corporate/M&A and insurance practices. Also, partner, Rukshad Davar, has been ranked as top-tier leading lawyers in the corporate/M&A practice. He has also been praised as “an excellent communicator” and “extremely knowledgeable on cross-border mergers and acquisitions.” Further, Akil Hirani and associate partner, Amrit Mehta, who are highlighted as “both particularly strong in their knowledge and good manners when dealing with a client.” Partners, Neerav Merchant and N. Raja Sujith have been praised as “employment law specialists” and Amrit Mehta attracted praise for being “very hands-on and proactive and showing maturity well above his years.”

In the 2018 edition of Asia Pacific Legal 500, our managing partner, Mr. Akil Hirani is listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list for corporate/M&A and insurance practices.  Further, Mr. Hirani and Mr. Neerav Merchant have been praised for providing “well thought-out”, “detailed” and “timely advice.”  Recently promoted associate partner and “subject matter expert” Amrit Mehta is also recommended.

International Tax Review

The International Tax Review – World Tax 2020 continues to recognize Majmudar & Partners as a leading tax law firm.

The International Tax Review, 2015, has praised our managing partner, Akil Hirani for having a strong foundation in corporate and financial markets.

Who’s Who Legal

Our managing partner, Akil Hirani, had been nominated by his peers and recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2020 edition as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the areas of banking; corporate governance; data (information technology; telecoms and media); and M&A.

Additionally, our senior statesman, Mr. A.K. Hirani, has been listed as a leading practitioner in banking.

Our managing partner, Akil Hirani, had been nominated by his peers and recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2019 edition as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the areas of corporate governance; corporate tax; data (information technology); banking and finance; and franchise.

Additionally, our partner, Neerav Merchant, had been listed as a leading real estate; litigation; and product liability defence practitioner, and senior statesman, Mr. A.K. Hirani, has been listed as a leading practitioner in banking.  Finally, Ravi S. Raghavan has been listed as a leading corporate tax practitioner.

Our managing partner, Akil Hirani, had been nominated by his peers and recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2018 edition as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the areas of banking, corporate/M&A, corporate tax, data, franchise, and project finance.

Additionally, our partner Neerav Merchant had been listed as a leading real estate, litigation, and product liability defence practitioner, and Mr. A.K Hirani has been listed as a leading practitioner in banking. Similarly, Mr. Ravishankar Raghavan has been listed as a leading corporate tax practitioner.

Asialaw Profiles

Asialaw Profiles 2020 has highly recommended Majmudar & Partners for labour and employment. The firm has also been recommended for insurance; real estate; banking and finance; capital markets; construction; corporate and M&A; dispute resolution; and tax. The firm has also been noted for technology and telecommunications; intellectual property; private equity; regulatory; and restructuring and insolvency.

In the 2020 edition, Asialaw Leading Lawyers has ranked partners, Akil Hirani and Neerav Merchant, and tax counsel, Ravishankar Raghavan, as distinguished practitioners for corporate and M&A, dispute resolution and tax, respectively. Rukshad Davar has been ranked as a notable practitioner for competition/antitrust; and corporate/M&A, whereas, Amrit Mehta has been ranked as a ‘rising star’ for corporate/M&A.

Asialaw Profiles 2019 had highly recommended Majmudar & Partners for labour and employment. The firm has also been recommended for insurance; real estate; banking and finance; capital markets; construction; corporate and M&A; dispute resolution; and tax. The firm has also been noted for technology, media and telecommunications; and private equity.

Clients have praised the team for “great service and being prompt,” “quick turnaround time,” “practical solutions, efficient and accurate work, and making the best of navigating unnecessarily burdensome local law.”

Asialaw Profiles 2018 had highly recommended us for our corporate/M&A and labour and employment work.  We have also been recommended for banking and finance; capital markets; construction and real estate; dispute resolution and litigation; insurance; investment funds; IT, telco, and media; tax; and energy and natural resources.

The firm’s corporate/M&A clients have commended that the speedy, efficient and reliable Majmudar & Partners remains a highly recommended practice on the back of strong merger advice.

Asialaw Profiles 2017 had ranked us as “Outstanding” for our labour and employment practice. We have also been highly recommended for corporate/M&A, dispute resolution and litigation, taxation, banking and finance, capital markets, construction and real estate, energy and natural resources, insurance, intellectual property, investment funds, and information technology, telecommunications and media.

Tax Directors Handbook

The Tax Directors Handbook has ranked us among the leading tax law firms in India in its 2019, 2018, 2017 and 2016 editions.

Benchmark Litigation

Benchmark Litigation has ranked Majmudar & Partners for insolvency and tax in its 2020 and 2019 editions.

Partner, Neerav Merchant, has been ranked as a “dispute resolution star” for commercial and transactions and intellectual property practices.