ESTABLISHED IN 1985
Total number of professionals: 264 (51 partners)
Principal office: New Delhi
Other offices: Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Pune
Key practice areas
Arbitration & ADR; aviation; banking & finance; bankruptcy & insolvency; competition & antitrust; corporate & commercial; corporate governance; e-commerce, fintech, blockchain & cryptos; environment; infrastructure; intellectual property; international trade & bilateral investment treaties; joint ventures; litigation; mergers & acquisitions; private equity, venture capital & funds; real estate; restructuring & insolvency; taxation; technology, media and telecommunications.
Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S) is a full-service law firm based in India. The firm has 11 offices and a multi-disciplinary workforce of over 400 professionals, focussed on helping clients – big and small – navigate the Indian legal environment. For over 30 years, the firm has been providing litigation, transactional and advisory services to domestic and international clients including several start-ups, MSMEs and Fortune 500 companies, across sectors.
L&S combines its knowledge of the law with industry experience to design legal solutions for its clients. It invests heavily in technology and infrastructure to ensure efficient work flow and effective collaboration between clients and professionals.
Main practice Areas:
With experience and years of knowledge in direct, indirect and international tax and GST, the team here handles tax disputes and represent clients at various levels up to the Supreme Court of India. The vast legacy in litigation allows us to advise clients in planning and complying with tax laws in India.
International Arbitration & Commercial Litigation
Our team specialise in international as well as domestic arbitrations, under Institutional Rules and ad hoc arbitrations.
Intellectual Property Rights
The firm has expertise in all IP laws, including patents, designs, trademarks, copyrights and plant variety protection (PVP). This vertical provides end-to-end IP life cycle support with its attorneys and technologists specializing in preparation & prosecution, licensing, management, valuation and litigation of IP portfolios.
The team advises various Indian and multinational corporations across sectors on matters pertaining to joint ventures, mergers, demergers, acquisitions, private equity, legal due diligence, FDI including regulatory approvals among other service offerings.
Customs & International Trade
Our team caters to WTO and International Trade disputes arising out of or involving India. We have handled anti-dumping and anti-subsidy investigations initiated by India, EU, USA, Korea, Indonesia, South Africa and Turkey.
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (IBC)
The team is adept in providing both advisory as well litigation services. The team has been involved in a number of matters involving the Code, representing both creditors as well as debtors before various company law and appellate tribunals.
5 Link Road, Jangpura Extension
New Delhi – 110 014, India
Contact: L Badri Narayanan
T: +91 11 4129 9800
2nd Floor, B&C Wing
Cnergy IT Park, Appa Saheb
Marathe Marg, Prabhadevi
Mumbai – 400 025, India
Contact: T Vishwanathan
T: +91 22 2439 2500