MV Kini & Co

Editorial analysis
    • Established: 1978
    • Partners: 11
    • Recommended for: Environment
    • Offices: Allahabad, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune
    • Practice Areas: Arbitration; Aviation; Banking; Corporate and Commercial; Energy; Environmental Law; Industry and Labour; Intellectual Proper ty Rights; International Trade Disputes; Litigation; Project Financing; Public Infrastructure Contracts; Real Estate; Securities; Tender Laws; WTO

    Ranking among the foremost names in environmental law in India, MV Kini & Co has expanded its national network offices in the past year, extending its “world class” services to Aurangabad and Bhubaneswar.

    PEOPLE & PRACTICES

    Els Reynaers-Kini heads the firm’s environment practice and is internationally renowned for her work in the area, which involves assisting companies with their environmental compliance and guiding them through their interactions with various state pollution control boards and the Ministry of Environment and Forests. She is also a specialist in food safety regulations, customs matters, international trade disputes and nuclear law. Name partner MV Kini is known for his white-collar crime, banking and project finance work, while Ravi Kini is a “prominent” name in the aviation sector.

    CLIENTS

    The aviation team counts Air India, Boeing, Qatar Airways and Sabena Flight Academy among its past clients. The firm’s environmental lawyers advised the government of Rajasthan in initiating its solid waste management project, as well as numerous Indian trade bodies with compliance matters. India’s National Highways Authority, Tata Interactive, Dow Chemical and ICICI Prudential have all hired the firm in the past.