RDA Legal

Editorial analysis
    • Established: 2000
    • Partners: 3
    • Lawyers: 35
    • Split of work: Domestic 50% International 50%
    • Offices: Bangalore, Kolkata, Mumbai, New Delhi
    • Practice Areas: Civil Law; Commercial Law; Competition; Construction; Corporate Law; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Energy; Entertainment & Sport; Foreign Investment; IP; M&A; Private Equity; Project Finance; Regulatory; Restructuring; Technology, Media & Telecommunications

    RDA Legal is a full-service firm, particularly noted by sources for its work in transactions and disputes. “Rohit Das has been my lawyer over the past three years for two of my companies and I have been very impressed by him and his team,” says one source, praising in particular the firm’s work in the franchise and jointventure fields.


    RDA has acted for numerous foreign companies doing business in India over the past year, including advising UK payday loan company Wonga.com in its acquisition of Nahar Credit; Dalmec in its joint venture with Sparkline; Groupe Charles André in its joint venture with ARA; and Hanover Milano Fairs in a joint venture with Indian Express.

    ACC Limited is an important domestic client, of which the firm has represented various constituent entities in the past year in matters relating to mining contracts, software development agreements and IP infringement litigation.

    On the disputes side, the firm has also represented Hyundai Colombia in its $7 million claim against Tata International and Tata Motors relating to the supply of allegedly defective supplies from Tata; acted for Superior Steel Industries in a claim against Sumiyoshi Engineering before the Bombay High Court; and defended Podar Mills against proceedings by a group of