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    The energy we bring to every engagement builds true partnership.

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    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.


Chambers Asia–Pacific (2022) has recognized AZB & Partners as a top-tier law firm, ranking us across 17 practice areas, of which 11 are ranked as ‘Band 1', the highest number among all Indian law firms. Additionally, 36 members of our firm have been recognized by the guide across various practice areas. Of the individuals ranked, 3 feature as ‘Eminent Practitioners’ and 9 as ‘Band 1’ lawyers, the highest number among all Indian law firms.

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Holcim Group, Ambuja Cements & ACC Limited – Adani Group

Holcim Group’s USD 10.5 billion exit from it’s cement business in India

AZB & Partners advised Holcim Group, Ambuja Cements and ACC Limited on Adani Group’s USD 10.5 billion acquisition of Holcim Group’s cement business in India. Ambuja Cement and ACC are iconic building material brands in India and are publicly listed companies. The acquisition is India’s largest M&A transaction in the infrastructure and materials space.

Widely admired firm with an excellent market reputation, frequently active on the most high–profile transactions. Notable strength advising leading buyers, sellers and investors acting in areas such as telecommunications, asset management and energy. Handles a broad range of corporate issues including high–profile M&A, joint ventures and outbound investments. Also has a proven track record in distressed M&A.

Chambers & Partners Asia–Pacific (2021), 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