• Energy

    The energy we bring to every engagement builds true partnership.

  • Expertise

    Our expertise across sectors and practice areas runs deep, and we continue to add to our knowledge.

  • Execution

    We delve into every detail before offering strategic advice; in this, our execution is unparalleled.


AZB & Partners received standout recognition in the 2023 Edition of the Legal 500 Asia–Pacific Guide with 21 Practice Area Rankings of which 14 were ranked Tier 1. Additionally, 79 Practitioners were ranked and recommended with several being inducted into the “Hall of Fame” and earning distinction of “Leading Individual”, “Next Generation Partner” and “Rising Star”.

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Yes Bank – Advent International & The Carlyle Group

Yes Bank on the US$ 1.1 Billion fund raising from global PE investors Advent International and the Carlyle Group

AZB & Partners advised Yes Bank in the proposed fund raising of US$ 1.1 Billion (approx INR 8900 Crores) from global PE investors Advent International and the Carlyle Group. Upon completion, this would be one of the largest private capital raises by an Indian private sector bank

AZB & Partners is a widely admired law firm in India with an excellent market reputation, frequently active on the most high-profile transactions. The firm has notable strength advising leading buyers, sellers and investors acting in areas such as real estate, financial services, TMT, asset management and energy. The group handles a broad range of corporate issues including high-profile M&A, joint ventures and outbound investments. The department also has a proven track record in distressed M&A and a strong record assisting with the formation and restructuring of companies, exchange control regulations, contract law and Takeover Code issues. AZB & Partners is especially present in New Delhi and Mumbai and its roster of clients includes ORIX, Visa and Bharti.

Chambers & Partners Asia–Pacific (2023), on our Corporate / M&A team


Founded in 2004, the Firm’s clear and singular purpose is to provide reliable, practical and full-service advice across sectors. Our greatest strength is an in-depth understanding of legal, regulatory and commercial environments, in India and elsewhere.

We need to reflect on how privileged we are as a profession, on what we believe in as human beings. The fact is, someone else is doing the hard work.

Ajay Bahl, Co-Founder & Managing Partner

We’re about honest conversations and greater collaboration between the partners. We are mandated to share knowledge, and are less proprietorial about our territory. What benefits one, must benefit all.

Zia J. Mody, Co-Founder & Managing Partner