Dhir & Dhir Associates

Editorial analysis
    • Established: 1993
    • Partners: 7
    • Lawyers: 73
    • Split of work: Domestic 70% International 30%
    • Offices: Mumbai, New Delhi
    • Practice Areas: Aerospace & Defence; Anti-dumping, International Trade & WTO; Banking & Finance; Capital Markets & Securities Law; Commercial Law; Competition; Corporate Law; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Environment; Healthcare & Food; IP; IT; Infrastructure & Energy; Insolvency & Restructuring; M&A; Media & Broadcasting; Outsourcing; Private Equity; Real Estate; Technology; Telecommunications

    Dhir & Dhir celebrated its 20th anniversary last year by expanding its associate partnership and hiring new associates, as well as acting in prominent transactions on behalf of government entities and private companies. The firm has over 100 multidisciplinary professionals on staff, including chartered accountants and management consultants as well as lawyers, and attracts a diverse domestic and international clientele who praise thefirm’s “comprehensive coverage.”

    PEOPLE & PRACTICES

    Partner Rahul Goel was named among our leading lawyers under the age of 45 in July, with sources hailing him as a “deserving name with the relevant experience and breadth of expertise”. He is active in the competition, trade and IP departments at the firm, and attracted
    particular praise for his work in the TMT space.

    CLIENTS

    Dhir & Dhir provided consultancy and advisory services to beleaguered Indian carrier Kingfisher Airlines in its restructuring last year. The firm acted in collaboration with Ernst & Young on behalf of the state-owned UP Electronics Corporation in the development of Information Technology City – a special economic zone in Lucknow, and is advising Marksans Pharma, Maneesh Pharma, Samtel Color and Infra Chennai Port Trust in ongoing matters.