Kochhar & Co.

White-Collar Crime Department

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What the team is known for A highly commended full-service firm offering an impressive skill set in corporate criminal defence work from its six offices across India, alongside its overseas bases. Handles the full range of white-collar crime cases, including financial fraud, corruption issues and foreign investment-related offences. Particularly well suited to assist with big-ticket fraud cases, advising blue-chip multinationals as part of its wider dispute resolution practice. Clients also benefit from the firm's regular work with local police forces across India's major hubs.

Strengths A client admires the firm's broad geographic spread: "They have multiple offices around the world, which brings out the best one-stop shop for all legal matters."

Another client remarks: "I have always felt that they are extremely conscious of the client’s expectations and provide tailor-made solutions."

Work highlights Represented Dubai-based Gemini Property Developers in its fraud claim against a counterparty, in relation to a cross-border funding transaction.

Notable practitioners

Rohit Kochhar
is considered by clients to be an "outstanding leader who leads from the forefront. He is extremely accessible and a pleasure to work with." He is sought out by international corporate clients for his advice on a range on matters including extortion and fraud related cases.