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Majmudar & Partners (formerly Majmudar & Co.), established in 1943, has evolved into one of India’s premier law firms representing the who’s who of banks, companies, and financial institutions. Inbound investments into India, corporate/M&A, restructuring, competition, securities, banking and corporate finance, private equity and venture capital, fund structuring, tax, technology, media and telecommunications, employment, projects, infrastructure and energy, biotechnology, outsourcing, IP, distribution, real property and disputes are the main practice areas of the firm. We are one of the few Indian law firms to have created an industry focus. We specialize in the following industries: (i) financial services and insurance; (ii) pharmaceuticals and life sciences; (iii) technology; (iv) manufacturing and industrial; and (v) consumer and retail. This coupled with senior partner led delivery and extreme responsiveness has made us a sought after firm for clients who need high quality and high value services in tight timeframes.

Majmudar & Partners has offices in Mumbai, Bangalore and New York, and integrated network offices in Chennai, Hyderabad and New Delhi. It services clients nationally and internationally.

Majmudar & Partners’ national team of close to one hundred (100) lawyers provides high-quality and seamless legal services. Most of our lawyers have international work experience and have been recognized as leaders in their field. We are structured on the lines of an international law firm, where each lawyer is on a partnership track. The best-known personalities of the firm are its managing partner, Mr. Akil Hirani; senior advisor and partner, Mr. A. K. Hirani; partner, Mr. Rukshad Davar; partner, Mr. Neerav Merchant; partner, Mr. Amrit Mehta; partner, Mr. Ravishankar Raghavan; associate partner, Ms. Kritika Agarwal; of counsel, Mr. Fraser Alexander; and Bangalore office partner, Mr. N. Raja Sujith.

Mr. Akil Hirani, who has been in practice for more than twenty-eight (28) years, is admitted in India, England & Wales and California (currently inactive), and oversees the firm’s transactional, regulatory, and finance practice groups. Mr. A. K. Hirani, who has been in practice for over forty (40) years, is a specialist in banking and real property law. Mr. Rukshad Davar is a leading corporate/M&A partner with international deal experience at Jones Day’s former Indian affiliate and heads the M&A practice group at the firm. Mr. Neerav Merchant is a highly recommended company/commercial and dispute resolution lawyer. Mr. Amrit Mehta has expertise in corporate/M&A, private equity, contract and employment law. Mr. Ravishankar Raghavan is an expert of the tax and private client practice. Ms. Kritika Agarwal specializes in corporate/M&A and competition law. Mr. Fraser Alexander is a senior banking and commercial litigation lawyer. Mr. N. Raja Sujith is a foreign investment, corporate, technology and employment law specialist, and heads the Bangalore office.

Awards:

Majmudar & Partners finds place in the list of top-30 law firms in India compiled by RSG Consulting, a UK-based legal strategy and research firm.

Majmudar & Partners has won the ‘Silver Award’ in the category of ‘Best Indian Law Firm’ in the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards event held in New York, for several years since 2015.

Majmudar & Partners is the winner of the “2021 Indian Law Firm Awards” presented by India Business Law Journal (IBLJ) in the category of “Insurance and Reinsurance.” The firm has also won the IBLJ’s Deals of the Year 2020 award for Mastercard's acquisition of Finicity.

Majmudar & Partners is the Winner of the 2021 Corp Today Magazine 2021 Global Business Awards in the categories of “Best Banking & Finance Law Firm – India” and “Recognised Leaders in M&A Law – India.”

Majmudar & Partners is the winner of “The Lawyers Worldwide Awards Innovative Lawyers 2021in the category of “Employment Law Firm of the Year – India.”

Majmudar & Partners is the winner of the 2021 Lawyer Network Annual Awards in the category of “Investment Structuring Law Firm of the Year in India.”

Majmudar & Partners is the winner of the Worldwide Financial Advisor Awards Magazine Golden Advisor Awards 2021 in the category of “Employment Law Firm of the Year – India."

Majmudar & Partners is the winner of 12th Annual GLE Awards 2021 in the categories of “Franchise Law Firm of the Year in India” and “Investment Structuring Law Firm of the Year in India.”

Majmudar & Partners is the winner of the 2020 Corporate International Magazine Global Award as “Franchise Law Firm of the Year in India” and “Investment Structuring Law Firm of the Year in India.

Majmudar & Partners is ranked in the 2020 and 2019 editions of Benchmark Litigation Asia Pacific for insolvency and tax practices.

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RPS' acquisition by NIIT

Authors: N. Raja Sujith, Majmudar & Partners

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India

Corporate/M&A
Band 4
Dispute Resolution
Band 4

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India

Corporate/M&A


Akil Hirani
Band 3
Rukshad Davar
Band 4

Dispute Resolution: Mumbai-based


Fraser Alexander
Band 4
Neerav Merchant
Band 3

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Band 3
Akil HiraniCorporate/M&A
Neerav MerchantDispute Resolution: Mumbai-based
Band 4
Rukshad DavarCorporate/M&A
Fraser AlexanderDispute Resolution: Mumbai-based

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Raheja Chambers, 2nd Floor

Free Press Journal Road

Nariman Point

Mumbai

Maharashtra

India

400 021

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