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 banking & finance, corporate/M&A, and dispute resolution practices.

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

Our managing partner, Akil Hirani has been selected as a ranked lawyer in Chambers Global and identified as one of the best lawyers in his jurisdiction, and also has been acknowledged to have an established reputation for M&A and private equity work.

Similarly, our partners, Neerav Merchant and Fraser Alexander have been ranked in Chambers Global.

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:

  • 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.
  • 2019 Corporate International Magazine Global Award as “Investment Structuring Law Firm of the Year in India.”
  • 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 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.

IFLR1000, in its 2019 editions, has ranked Majmudar & Partners as a leading Indian law firm for banking, capital markets, financial and corporate, energy and infrastructure, private equity, project finance, and M&A work, and partners, Akil Hirani, Rukshad Davar, and Fraser Alexander have been highly ranked for their expertise in their respective fields.

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 2017 and 2016 editions of IFLR1000 and Akil Hirani and Fraser Alexander have also been ranked for their expertise in their respective fields in the 2015 edition

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 antitrust and competition, banking and finance, capital markets, corporate/M&A, 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 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.

Mr. Hirani was also listed in the elite “Leading Lawyers” list in 2017 and praised as being “knowledgeable.”

Similarly, our partner, Neerav Merchant has been noted as “experienced”.

In the 2016 edition of Asia Pacific Legal 500, our managing partner, Akil Hirani is praised as “personable” and our tax counsel, Ravishankar Raghavan is appreciated for being “clear and deeply knowledgeable.”

In the 2015 edition of Asia Pacific Legal 500, our Managing Partner, Akil Hirani is praised as “exceptional” and is highly recommended.

International Tax Review

The International Tax Review – World Tax 2019 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, has 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, has 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, has 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 has 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.

Our managing partner, Akil Hirani has been nominated by his peers and recognized in the Who’s Who Legal 2017 edition as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the areas of banking, corporate/M&A, corporate tax, project finance, and technology, media and telecommunications.

Additionally, our partner Neerav Merchant has been listed as a leading real estate and litigation practitioner and our senior partner A.K Hirani has been listed as a leading practitioner in banking and real estate.

Similarly, in the 2015 edition, our managing partner, Akil Hirani has been nominated and recognized as one of the world’s leading practitioners in the areas of corporate/M&A, corporate tax and insurance and reinsurance.

Additionally, our partner Neerav Merchant has been listed as a leading real estate and commercial litigation practitioner and our senior partner, A.K. Hirani has been listed as a leading practitioner in banking.

Asialaw Profiles

Asialaw Profiles 2019 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, media and telecommunications; and private equity.  The firm’s corporate/M&A and labour and employment clients have praised the firm and stated that “Majmudar & Partners has been a reliable external law partner which has immense strength and knowledge in the areas they practice. They have a great sense of practical approach and business orientation.” Another client praised the team for “great service and being prompt.” One of the restructuring and insolvency client was happy for the firm’s “quick turnaround time” while another corporate/M&A client applauded the firm for its “practical solutions, efficient and accurate work, and making the best of navigating unnecessarily burdensome local law.” A satisfied intellectual property client confirmed that “everything seems fine so far.”

Asialaw Profiles 2018 has 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 has 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.

Asialaw Profiles 2016 has highly recommended us for our corporate/M&A, banking and finance, capital markets, construction and real estate, dispute resolution, information technology, telecommunications and media, labour and employment, and intellectual property practices.

Asialaw Profiles 2015 has highly recommended us for our banking and finance, construction and real estate, corporate/M&A, information technology, telecommunications and media, labour and employment, private equity, project finance, restructuring and insolvency, and tax practices.

Asialaw Leading Lawyers has ranked managing partner, Akil Hirani, as a market-leading lawyer in its 2019 edition for banking and finance and corporate/M&A. Partners, Neerav Merchant, Rukshad Davar, tax counsel Ravishankar Raghavan and of counsel Fraser Alexander, and have also been ranked for their expertise in their respective fields.

Amrit Mehta has received accolades from clients for his “excellent work overall, being very efficient, and getting the job done without making the matter bigger than it had to be.” Raja was praised for being “very approachable and a sensible legal professional with very good practical experience and knowledge and excellent representation.”

Asialaw Leading Lawyers 2017 and 2016 have ranked partners, Akil Hirani, Neerav Merchant, Rukshad Davar, Fraser Alexander, and tax counsel, Ravishankar Raghavan, for their expertise in their respective fields.

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.