Founded in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of the oldest and largest Indian law firms. Combining a rich heritage of over a hundred years with a modern and cutting-edge practice, the Firm offers full service legal solutions to its domestic and international clients. The Firm’s specialist practice areas include banking and finance; capital markets; corporate/M&A; competition/antitrust; dispute resolution; energy, infrastructure and resources; environment; hospitality, investment funds; intellectual property; labour and employment; private equity; private client; real estate; tax (both direct and indirect); and technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) and white collar crime. The Firm has a strength of over 500+ fee-earners including 106 partners and directors across its offices.
The Firm has a top-tier Private Equity (PE) practice comprising over 200 technically robust lawyers, including over 45 partners, with an understanding of the commercial dynamics of deals. We have advised leading players across the entire spectrum of PE investments across sectors on some of the noteworthy transactions in recent times (including fund formation, and angel, venture capital, distressed, mezzanine, social impact and structured investments). The Firm’s decades of experience with Indian entrepreneurs as well as our capabilities with Indian regulators has proven critical for navigating through challenges faced by the PE industry. The Firm offers the benefit of a full-service integrated nationwide platform to advise clients on their PE investments. Our core PE team is complimented by Tier 1 practices such as tax, competition and capital markets. We also offer strong in-house fund formation capabilities and best in business dispute resolution capabilities.