Acuity Law

Editorial analysis
    • Established: 2011
    • Partners: 1
    • Lawyers: 13
    • Split of work: Domestic 40% International 60%
    • Offices: Mumbai
    • Practice Areas: Commercial Law; Competition; Employment; Insurance; IP; M&A; Private Equity; Regulatory; Securities

    Unlike numerous other Indian firms of its size and vintage, Acuity Law has not adopted a single practice area focus, opting instead for an ambitiously broad offering of services that comes “highly recommended” by sources.

    PEOPLE & PRACTICES

    Founder Souvik Ganguly was named among our leading lawyers under 45 last year, with peers and clients around the world hailing his expertise in M&A, private equity and general corporate and commercial law: “his advice to me was very beneficial [and] his response is always quick and dependable.” Also well regarded is Aishwarya Nargolkar, who heads the firm’s IP team, and senior consultant and securities practice leader Santanu Mitra.

    CLIENTS

    In the past year the firm has advised Japan’s KOSE Corporation in its joint venture with Elder Pharmaceuticals for the manufacture and sale of cosmetics in India; helped Trivector Scientific divest a majority stake to Origio; advised GMV Martini in setting up its business in India; and acted for Plexus in its acquisition of a stake in Modulex.