Unique Experience in the Region
Latham is one of the largest and most experienced international law firms advising both domestic and international clients on their transactions in India and globally. The firm’s India Practice boasts more than 50 India-focused lawyers based across the firm’s offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East and the United States, representing clients on ground breaking transactions in the country, across a number of practices, including:
With a 18-year track record of success and experience, Latham’s lawyers have advised on more than 180 transactions in India, with a combined value of more than US$125 billion.
Clients benefit from Latham’s longstanding history working alongside leading law firms in India, delivering top quality local and international legal advice on many of the country’s landmark transactions.
Members of Latham’s India Practice routinely handle transactions governed under both English and US law, and the firm includes lawyers who are proficient in Hindi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil and Kannada.
A Leader in the Market
Latham is recognized as a leading foreign law firm for India transactions by India Business Law Journal. The firm is also ranked in Band 1 for Capital Markets in India in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015, earning praise for a "market-leading team that handles a broad spectrum of debt and equity issuances, including complex US bond issuances and big-ticket IPOs. Its long track record on Indian deals makes it counsel of choice for many corporate issuers and underwriters.” Latham received a further ranking from Chambers Asia-Pacific for its corporate/M&A work in India, highlighting the firm’s “ability to combine strong capital markets and corporate experience” for many of the country’s most complex transactions. Partner Rajiv Gupta was named Capital Markets Lawyer of the Year by The American Lawyer in its Asian Lawyer Emerging Markets Awards 2015.