Managing Partner: Rahul Chaudhry
Number of partners: 10
Number of lawyers: 70
Languages: English, Hindi
RAHUL CHAUDHRY & PARTNERS, is a leading full-service law firm and dynamic business solution practice in India. It aims to provide clients with comprehensive legal advisory services and solutions in multiple practice areas across all industrial sectors. The firm’s founders, Amar Raj Lall, Monisha Lahiri and Anuradha Salhotra, established it in 1983 as Lall Lahiri & Salhotra (LLS). In July 2007, the management was taken over by Mr Rahul Chaudhry who then went on to acquire 100% ownership rights in LLS | Lall Lahiri & Salhotra on 31st March 2013. As part of the said transition, the name of the firm has changed from LLS I Lall Lahiri & Salhotra to RAHUL CHAUDHRY & PARTNERS. The team; its composition and structure — including the partners and complete support staff — continues to be the same as that of LLS | Lall Lahiri & Salhotra. With a rich legacy of 35 years, today the firm is one of the most distinguished and recognised law firms in India. The success has been made possible by its stellar team and trusting clients. The team has also played a crucial role in some of the country’s avant-garde IP cases, earning a reputation for fresh thinking and proactive action. The firm has represented close to 100 Fortune 500 companies. Over the years the firm has developed a unique skill set specialised around prosecution, enforcement and litigation of IP rights in India as well as several other jurisdictions, offering reliable legal counsel to both national and international clients. The firm also works with multinational companies, private companies, government organisations, public sector undertakings and non-profit educational societies.
The firm’s approach to every case is business-focused, and it is well-aware of the risks of adopting a onesize-fits-all methodology to protecting IP assets. The firm offers legal advisory services in multiple practice areas and specialises in services pertaining to the protection of intellectual property rights in India and abroad. The firm aims to claim, uphold, protect and leverage the intellectual property assets of individuals and organisations with services including IP analytics, strategy, innovation management and protection, corporate, commercial and transactional matters, operational strategies and dispute resolution.
Having an experienced and proficient team of around 70 lawyers, 10 partners and around 110 support staff in two locations, RAHUL CHAUDHRY & PARTNERS is swiftly expanding to become one of the foremost legal advisory practices in the country.
Mr Rahul Chaudhry, the Managing Partner of the firm, is one of the most prominent litigators and legal advisors in India. His expertise in the management and enforcement of IP rights of his clients spans a wide range of practice areas and industries. Mr Chaudhry considers business sensitivities and goals while crafting comprehensive intellectual property protection and enforcement strategies, both short and long term, so that clients can secure and maximise the value of their critical intellectual property assets. With a reputation for winning some of the most pitched courtroom battles, Mr Rahul Chaudhry is highly regarded for his legal expertise and business acumen and is the key contact for some of the biggest businesses all over the world.
■ IP Litigation
■ Geographical Indications
■ Copyright & Broadcasting
■ Commercial & Secretarial