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, dispute resolution, and projects, infrastructure and energy practices.

Additionally, Chambers Asia has given a top-tier ranking to us in corporate/M&A, banking and finance, 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)

We won the “Indian Law Firm Awards 2017 – Insurance and Re-insurance” presented by India Business Law Journal (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 2018 and 2017.
  • Winner of the 2018 Corporate International Magazine Global Award as “International Full Service Law Firm of the Year in India.”
  • Corporate LiveWire Global Fund Award 2018 as “Investment Funds Advisory Firm of the Year” and 2017 as “International Law Firm of the Year”.
  • Corporate Insider’s 2018 Business Excellence Awards – Excellence in Law – India and 2017 Business Excellence Awards – Law Firm of the Year – India.
  • 8th Annual GLE Awards 2017 in the category of “International Full Service Law Firm of the Year in India.”
  • IDEX Legal Awards 2016 as the runner-up for M&A law firm of the year.
  • The “Innovation and Excellence in Law” award presented by Corporate LiveWire in 2016 and 2015.
  • Finance Monthly M&A Award 2016 in the category of ‘Mergers & Acquisitions Law Firm of the year – India.’
  • 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 recognised as an “Innovative Lawyer” by the Lawyers Worldwide Awards Magazine Innovative Lawyers 2017.

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.

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.

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 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, 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 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 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 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 2018, 2017 and 2016 editions.