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Kochhar & Co.

Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)

1 ranked lawyersBand 2IndiaAsia-Pacific 2021 View ranking table

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What the team is known for

Notable technology team with prowess in e-commerce, cloud computing, data privacy and software licensing. Recognised for handling sector-wide disputes and for providing telecoms regulatory advice. Maintains an impressive client list which includes household names in the banking and mobile technology space. Also active in VoIP implementation and bandwidth structuring.

Strengths

Interviewees stress their expertise in "the specifics of both the technology and the market," one noting: "They understand client requirements very well, know what the industry thinks and where we stand, and provide both precise answers and commercial insights."

Clients also value the team's reliability, one speaking of "solid, succinct and practical advice," while another reports: "They are the only firm we choose to deal with in India because they provide the service and outcomes we need at all times."

Work highlights

Advised internet service provider Powernet Communications across a wide range of interactions with regulatory authorities and contractual arrangements with other businesses. 

Notable practitioners

Practice co-chair Stephen Mathias advises clients on the full range of contractual, regulatory and contentious issues in the technology space and is widely acknowledged as "an authority in this area" by interviewees. One client notes that, in general terms, "his advice is not formalistic but very practical and business-oriented." Another observes: "His knowledge of the Indian regulatory system is extensive, and his ability to translate that knowledge into pragmatic and commercial solutions is highly commended."

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Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT)


Stephen Mathias
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