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With one of the largest and fastest growing economies in the world, India is an exciting place for global business and entrepreneurs.

Whether your interests are personal or business, our India team use their experience, connections, sector knowledge and legal expertise to support you every step of the way.

Headed by Richard Kiddell, the team includes lawyers across our offices, including London, Dubai and Singapore. They often work alongside India’s leading law firms and other professional advisers to provide you with a bespoke team working as one across borders.

The team has particular expertise advising on:

  • International Private Wealth: we advise international individuals, and their trustees and advisors, on a broad range of services including succession, tax, family disputes, divorce, or buying and selling properties. Our team often work with Indian private clients including High Net Worth Individuals (HNWIs) and family offices on their global interests.
  • International Arbitration: with offices in many of the world’s major arbitration centres, including London, Paris, Geneva, Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore, we are ideally placed to work with Indian clients to prevent and to resolve disputes as they arise whatever the law, language, rules, industry sector or subject matter may be.
  • Cross-border Corporate: with lawyers in the UK, Europe, Asia, and Middle East we have particular expertise acting for family-owned businesses, investors and entrepreneurs from India on their international interests. 

We are ranked in the Legal 500 Emerging Markets directory with recognition for our work in India, with clients commenting that the Firm is "capable of managing matters across multiple jurisdictions in a professional and user-friendly manner with great respect to time and realistic approach to time required for fulfilment".

Our experience

  • Advising a major Indian contractor on its appeal of an international arbitration award before the court of appeal in Paris.
  • Trademark advice for a leading Indian multinational telecommunications company.
  • Advising a family-owned Indian business in the food and beverage sector on their merger with a European snacks company.
  • Advising clients on disputes relating to commercial arrangements between offshore companies and Indian state entities.
  • Acting for an Indian UHNW individual in relation to setting up a UK structure and acquiring their first UK real estate.
  • We advised Fudco, on its sale to Vibrant Foods, a portfolio company of global private equity house Exponent.
  • Advised TDR Capital LLP and the Issa brothers on the real estate aspects of ASDA acquisition.
  • Acting for an Indian HNWI on his UK property interests, a corporate demerger and tax advice.
  • Advising a London based investment manager, authorised and regulated by the FCA, who manages Indian investments including trade reporting.
  • Acting for a provider of debt finance to a subsidiary of a listed Indian conglomerate.

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