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Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants

Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants  

Legal Services | India

www.kochhar.com
tel: +91 11 41 11 52 22 | fax: +91 11 40 56 38 13
11th Floor, Tower A, DLF Towers Jasola | New Delhi | . | India


Main Contacts

Rohit Kochhar

Rohit KochharChairman & Managing Partner

Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants's Overview

Kochhar & Co. is one of the leading and largest corporate law firms in India. The Firm enjoys the distinction of being the only Indian law firm with a full-service presence in the six (6) prominent Indian cities of New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon and Hyderabad and four overseas offices - Dubai, Singapore, Atlanta and Jeddah (affiliate office). The Firm has been ranked as the Top-Tier Firm (2018) in the areas of Aviation & Defence, Corporate and M&A, Dispute Resolution, Labour & Employment, Intellectual Property, Projects, Energy & Infrastructure Laws, Real Estate & Construction and TMT by the prestigious publication the Legal 500.

Kochhar & Co. is the preferred Indian law firm for multinational corporations (MNCs) doing business in India and represents more than 75 of the Fortune Global 500 companies. The Firm acts as the Indian counsel for some of the largest MNCs from North America, Europe, South‐East Asia and Japan and over the years, has established a very strong reputation for the highest quality of legal support and client service. The Firm is the first Indian law firm to have conceived a client satisfaction program and has been a pioneer in this field. The Firm takes pride in providing high quality, responsive, solution-seeking and business oriented legal support consistent with the global standards of excellence. In a survey of Indian law firms, Kochhar & Co. was ranked as the top full-service law firm in the country on parameters of client satisfaction.

The first presence established by Kochhar & Co. was in New Delhi and the Delhi office is also the largest of the six full service offices of the Firm. During the last decade, the Delhi presence of Kochhar & Co. has grown rapidly to become one of the largest corporate law firms in India's capital. The Gurgaon office specializes in providing comprehensive legal advice and support to its clients who are leading players in the banking, finance, infrastructure, pharmaceuticals, telecom, automotive, aviation, manufacturing, real estate and IT Sectors. It also has an integrated Intellectual Property (IP) law practice which is widely recognized as one of the premier IP practices in India.

Separate from our size and strength in New Delhi where the Firm has its roots, the Kochhar law firm has a dominant presence in the South of India with offices in all important commercial cities of Bangalore, Hyderabad and Chennai. Illustratively, the Chennai office of the firm is the largest law firm in the State of Tamil Nadu with the largest corporate law practice which represents some of the largest corporations in the world on a wide range of corporate, commercial, real estate, white-collar and litigation matters. Further, our Bangalore office is one of the most prominent firms in the State of Karnataka - a pioneer in the field of technology law and covers a wide range from IT contracts, e‐commerce and intellectual property to venture capital investment, securities offerings and employee benefits. The Bangalore office has been consistently ranked as the leading firm in India's Silicon Valley.

Kochhar & Co. is the first and the only law firm from the Indian sub-continent (and in fact from the continent of Asia) to have been granted a license by the Dubai Legal Affairs department to practice local UAE and DIFC laws.

  • Year this Office was Established: 1994
  • Number of Offices Worldwide: 11
  • Lawyers Worldwide: 150

Notable

Areas of Practice
  • Admiralty & Maritime law
  • Anti-Bribery & Corruption
  • Anti-Dumping
  • Anti-Trust & Competition Law
  • Arbitration
  • Aviation
  • Banking & Finance
  • Capital Markets & Securities Laws
  • Consumer Protection
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Corporate Governance
  • Defence & Aerospace
  • E-Commerce
  • Energy (Renewable & Conventional)
  • Environment
  • Foreign Investment
  • Franchising / Licensing Agreements/ Distributorship Agreements
  • Immigration
  • Information Technology
  • Infrastructure & Projects
  • Insolvency & Bankruptcy
  • Intellectual Property Rights (IPR)
  • Joint Ventures
  • Labour & Employment
  • Life Sciences & Pharmaceuticals
  • Litigation
  • Media & Broadcasting
  • Mergers & Acquisitions
  • Oil & Gas
  • Outsourcing Arrangements
  • Private Equity & Venture Capital
  • Privatization & Divestments
  • Project Finance
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Sports & Entertainment
  • Start-ups practice
  • Taxation (Direct & Indirect)
  • Telecommunications
  • White Collar Crime
  • Workplace Discrimination and Prevention of Sexual Harassment Laws (POSH)
Representative Clients
  • Kochhar & Co. represents more than 75 of the Global Fortune 500 companies. Some of our prominent clients include but are not limited to Alibaba, Aon Hewitt Air France/KLM, Apple, Asian Development Bank, Bloomberg, Cable & Wireless, China Aluminum International Engineering Corporation Limited, Cisco, Dell, Deutsche Bank, EMC Corporation, Eisai Co., Exxon Mobil, Fujitsu Inc., Grainger Inc., Honda Motor Co., Hitachi, Honeywell, HSBC, Itochu, Jabil Inc., Johnson & Johnson, Lexmark Inc., Lubrizol Corporation, MasterCard, Mitsubishi Corporation, Oracle, Panasonic, Softbank, Suez, Textron Inc., Toyota Motors, Tenneco, Turner Inc., United Health Group (�UHG�), Wells Fargo Bank etc.
  • The Firm is also the preferred legal services provider to major domestic corporations including amongst others, Indian Oil and ONGC, the largest Indian companies by revenues and market cap. Other leading Indian corporations represented by the firm include Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL), Engineers India Limited (EIL), National Fertilizers Corporation and Cement Corporation of India.
Professionals

Senior Partners / Partners

Reena Khair

Reena KhairSenior Partner

Shahid Khan

Shahid KhanSenior Partner


Rohit Kochhar

Rohit KochharChairman & Managing Partner


Nishant Menon

Nishant MenonSenior Partner


Pradeep Ratnam

Pradeep RatnamSenior Partner

Vijay Ravi

Vijay B RaviSenior Partner


Chandrasekhar Tampi

Chandrasekhar TampiSenior Partner

Alok Tewari

Alok TewariSenior Partner


Dhruv Wahi

Dhruv WahiSenior Partner


Senior Associates / Associates

Tushar Chowdhary

Tushar ChowdharySenior Associate


Others

Articles

Kochhar & Co. India India’s Stand on Emergency Arbitrators and Emergency Awards India’s Stand on Emergency Arbitrators and Emergency Awards
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, October 2021

Author(s) Senior Partner, Nishant Menon and Associate, Nikhil Bhatia The Supreme Court of India on 6th August 2021 in Amazon.com NV Investment Holdings LLC v Future Retail Limited & Others handed down a seminal decision in relation to enforcement of an Emergency Arbitrator’s (“EA”) award. The ruling has great significance as it furthers India’s mission of being a pro-arbitration State where there is greater ease of doing business...

A Much-Awaited Relief to Indian Exporters on Remission of Duties
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, September 2021

The World Trade Organization (‘WTO’) has always been of the view that Indian export subsidy schemes like Merchandise Exports from India Scheme (‘MEIS’), Export Oriented Units (‘EOUs’), Service Export Incentive Schemes are principally in violation to the Subsidies and Countervailing Measures Agreement (‘SCM Agreement’). The SCM Agreement addresses two separate but closely related topics: multilateral disciplines regulating the provision of subsidies and the use of countervailing measures to offset injury caused by subsidized imports...

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Press

Kochhar & Co. Advises on Perigord and DigitalOnUS Acquisitions
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, September 2021

Tech Mahindra’s Acquisition of Perigord Kochhar & Co. advised Indian technology giant, Tech Mahindra on the acquisition of 70% stake in Perigord Asset Holdings Limited (“Perigord”), a digital workflow and artwork, labelling and BPO services firm. The strategic acquisition will help Tech Mahindra augment expertise in the global pharmaceutical, healthcare, and life science (HLS) sectors...

Kochhar & Co. Advises Glance InMobi Pte Ltd on its Acquisition of ‘Shop101’
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, July 2021

We are delighted to announce that the Firm represented Glance InMobi Pte Ltd (Glance), part of SoftBank-backed InMobi Group, with investments from Google and Mithril Capital, on its acquisition of ‘Shop101’ (O (1) India Private Limited). Glance delivers artificial intelligence-driven personalised content to screen zero of smartphones. Shop101 is a full-stack e-commerce company that has a network of 10 million resellers and 10,000 supplier partners, serving customers across over 2,000 towns in the country...

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