Chandhiok & Mahajan
Total number of professionals: 33 (5 partners)
Principal office: New Delhi
Other offices: Mumbai, Bengaluru
Key practice areas: Antitrust & competition (including cartel defense and merger control), aviation & leasing, corporate governance & compliance, data privacy & security, disputes, litigation & arbitration, environmental regulation, general corporate, insolvency & restructuring, M&A, joint ventures & private equity, regulatory & government investigations and venture capital & startups.
Our services: Chandhiok & Mahajan (formerly Chandhiok & Associates) is the culmination of the belief of its founding partners of providing a multi-disciplinary and solutions-based approach to clients’ legal needs. One of the fastest growing firms in India, we are considered to be a rising force by publications such as India Business Law Journal.
Our key practice areas encompass the full spectrum of corporate, commercial and business laws. We have advised on, among other matters: Indorama’s acquisition of Tata Chemical’s phosphatic fertilizers business; the US$20 billion Clariant-Huntsman merger; represented Panasonic before the Competition Commission of India, leading to India’s first immunity decision; acted for lenders, investors, insolvency professionals, liquidators, creditors, promoters, and guarantors in five out of twelve large insolvencies in India; acted for Dalmia (Bharat) Cement in disputes against Xstrata and Glencore; advising one of the world’s largest IT company in a fraud investigation in India; and acted for international lessors in leasing aircrafts to leading airlines in India.
Our clients include some of the largest domestic and multinational corporations, financial institutions, restructuring and insolvency professionals, and promoter groups. They rely on us to capitalize on new opportunities, manage their risks, and meet the challenges of an ever changing business and legal environment in India and beyond.
Importantly, we work together – with our clients and for our clients. We derive our strength from our lawyers. They bring their expertise, experience, and energy in delivering commercial, innovative and effective results for our clients. We work closely with market leading law firms and other professionals across the globe. We rely on their local depth and sector expertise to help our clients succeed, wherever in the world that they may operate.
The firm was a winner of India Business Law Journal’s 2017-18 Indian Law Firm Awards in the category of competition & antitrust.
C- 524, Defence Colony
New Delhi – 110 024, India
T: +91 11 4163 0033
The Empire Business Centre
Senapati Bapat Marg
Mumbai – 400 013, India
T: +91 22 66907368
Ms Pooja Mahajan
Mr Karan Chandhiok