Strength Advising Leading Buyers, Sellers & Investors

Mumbai

“Widely admired firm with an excellent market reputation. Notable strength advising leading buyers, sellers and investors acting in the telecommunications, technology and private equity markets on the full range of corporate issues, including high-profile M&A, joint ventures and outbound investments. Strong record assisting in the establishing and restructuring of companies, exchange control regulations, contract law and Takeover Code issues.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 on our Corporate/M&A Team

Full Range of Corporate Work

Bangalore

“AZB & Partners provides ‘swift, helpful and great quality advice’, handling the full range of merger, acquisition, joint venture and corporate regulatory work.”

Legal500, 2018 on our Corporate/M&A Team

Favoured by Clients Across the Globe

Delhi

“Sizeable firm with an excellent market reputation. Favoured by clients across the globe from diverse industries, including property investors, communications providers and retail companies, for large-scale M&A support as well as corporate advisory work.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 on our Corporate/M&A Team

Commitment to Quality

Mumbai

“They have a high degree of specialisation, cross-discipline experts and an ability to handle complexities. A commitment to quality, ethics, transparency and ability to deliver within tight timelines are the strengths of the firm. They also have a pragmatic and analytical approach.”

A Client commenting on our Corporate/M&A practice, quoted by Chambers Asia-Pacific

Seasoned Advisers to Multinational Investors

Mumbai

“Widely acknowledged for its top-tier offering in handling all types of private equity investments. Seasoned advisers to a host of multinational investors, often assisting in high-value investments across a variety of sectors. The group further supports clients on related taxation and regulatory matters.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 on our Private Equity practice

Efficient Structuring of Investments

Delhi

“Front-running practice widely admired for its outstanding experience representing high-end international funds in all types of private equity investments. Highly sought after for its advice on the efficient structuring of investments, tax planning and regulatory issues. Notable strength advising on private equity transactions involving the financial services, hospitality, healthcare and retail sectors, particularly those with cross-border aspects and increasingly active on behalf of Canadian-based funds.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 on our Private Equity practice

Representing Issuers and Underwriters

Mumbai

“Highly regarded team known for its work on debt and equity issuances and recently has been especially active on IPOs and QIPs, representing issuers and underwriters in cross-border matters. Maintains an impressive list of clients, including major corporate issuers and international financial institutions.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 on our Capital Markets practice

Established Player in Capital Markets

Bangalore

“AZB is dominant in the market because of its experience. A long-established player in the capital markets space.”

A Client commenting on our Capital Markets practice, quoted by Chambers Asia-Pacific

Go-to Counsel for Key Borrowers

Delhi

“Well-established group that advises domestic and international banks on a wide variety of work, including syndicated lending, external commercial borrowing (ECB) and corporate finance transactions. Also a go-to choice of counsel for key borrowers in the market. Active in structured and project finance transactions as well as securitisation issues.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 on our Banking & Finance Team

Expertise in Syndicated Lending & Debt Restructuring

Mumbai

“Accomplished team with an excellent track record of advising domestic and international banks in a wide variety of work, including expertise in syndicated lending and debt restructuring. Additionally regularly appears as borrower-side counsel in corporate finance transactions.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 on our Banking & Finance Team

Tax Assistance to International Clients

Mumbai

“Established practice providing a wide variety of direct and indirect tax assistance to prominent international clients. Well versed in handling an array of issues such as income, VAT, customs, service and excise tax, as well as advising corporate clients on tax planning. Also able to act on transfer pricing disputes. Maintains an impressive roster of clients from various sectors, including TMT and life sciences.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 on our Taxation practice

Expertise Across the Gamut of Tax Matters

Delhi

“Full-service offering, with broad-ranging expertise across the gamut of direct and indirect tax matters. Often advises international corporates on various tax planning issues. Additionally, offers deep experience in tax disputes. Provides tax advisory, corporate tax planning and transactional tax services across various industries. Frequently instructed by investors setting up business in India, advising expatriates and foreign corporations on tax planning. Also experienced in litigation matters in the High Court. Clients benefit from some of the practitioners being qualified accountants.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016 on our Taxation practice

Corporate Tax Planning

Mumbai

“AZB & Partners has significant expertise across a variety of matters, including corporate tax planning, tax advisory work and transactional tax issues in a range of sectors.”

Legal500, 2016 on our Taxation practice

Well Known for Merger Filings

Bangalore

“Consistent instructions from major global clients maintain the group’s position in the top tier of the market. Remains an accomplished practice with significant expertise across a broad sweep of competition matters that is especially well known for merger filings.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 on our Competition practice

Plugged in to the Regulatory Environment

Delhi

“The entire team has a can-do attitude, they are very plugged in to the regulatory environment and are very client-oriented. They do excellent work, are highly efficient and the quality of their work never decreases. They continue to be strong in merger control.”

A Client commenting on our Competition Law practice, quoted by Chambers Asia-Pacific

Experience in Structuring & Setting up Funds

Mumbai

“The team at AZB & Partners has experience in structuring and setting up a variety of funds. It is also experienced in related tax planning and regulatory matters.”

Legal500, 2016 on our Funds practice

Represents Financial Institutions & Project Investors

Bangalore

“Known for its activity in project finance as well as energy and infrastructure-related acquisitions. Regularly represents financial institutions and project investors. Additionally draws praise for its handling of commercial agreements and bids for projects.”

Chambers Global 2018 on our Infrastructure & Project Finance practice

Extensive Experience in Oil & Gas

Mumbai

“AZB & Partners’ practice has extensive experience in oil and gas, power, telecoms and mining projects and also financing matters.”

Legal500, 2016 on our Infrastructure & Project Finance practice

Prowess in Technology Related Litigation

Mumbai

“Regularly instructed on major transactions in the TMT field, including investments and joint ventures. Also reputed for prowess in technology-related litigation. Boasts a particularly impressive following in the media and technology industries.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2018 on our Media & Entertainment practice

Complex M&A Deals Within the TMT Industry

Delhi

“Highlighted for its ability to complete complex M&A deals within the TMT industry. Adept in providing solutions to all the concomitant licensing, privacy and IP issues.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2015 on our Media & Entertainment practice

Solution Oriented Approach

Bangalore

“We typically use them for a very large transaction when we need a heavyweight law firm to represent us: they do a very good job. I am impressed daily with how well they perform. Wonderfully practical approach and very solution-oriented. Good, strong law firm that is well networked with the people I deal with. Good leadership too. They are our preferred counsel for large deals.”

A Client commenting on our Real Estate practice, quoted by Chambers Asia-Pacific

AZB & Partners has won rich accolades and AWARDS for its services

Chambers Global2018

RSG Top 40 Indian Law Firms Ranking2017

Chambers Asia-Pacific2018

Bloomberg Legal Rankings2018

IFLR 10002018

Thomson Reuters Rankings2018


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