Economic Laws Practice

India

Address:
109 A Dalamal Towers, A Wing,
Free Press Journal Road, Nariman Point
Mumbai 400021
India

+91 22 6636 7000

+91 22 6636 7172


Key contacts:

Managing Partner: Mr. Suhail Nathani
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Number of lawyers: 156
Languages: English, Hindi


Economic Laws Practice (ELP) is a leading full-service Indian law firm, headquartered in Mumbai, India. The firm was established in the year 2001 by eminent lawyers from diverse fields who envisioned a firm that would bring to the table a unique blend of professionals, comprising of lawyers, chartered accountants, financial planners, economists and company secretaries; enabling us to offer services with a seamless cross-practice experience and top-of-the-line expertise to clients. 

With six offices pan India (Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chennai), ELP has a team of over 180 qualified professionals. With the experience of working closely with other international law firms in the UK, U.S., Middle East and Asia Pacific region, ELP is able to provide a seamless service to client across multiple jurisdictions. 

ELP has a unique positioning amongst law firms in India from the perspective of offering comprehensive services across the entire spectrum of transactional, advisory, litigation, regulatory, and tax matters. 

  • Banking
  • Competition
  • Defence & Aerospace
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Data Protection & Privacy
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • IBC
  • International Trade
  • Investment funds
  • M&A
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • TMT
  • Trade finance

  • Accounting
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Shipping
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Transport

Energy & Infrastructure practice overview

Economic Laws Practice ("ELP") is a leading full-service law firm, headquartered in Mumbai, India, established in 2001 by eminent lawyers from diverse fields who envisioned a firm that would bring to the table a unique blend of professionals, ranging from lawyers, chartered accountants, cost accountants, economists to company secretaries, enabling the firm to offer seamless cross-practice legal services, through top-of-the-line expertise to clients.

ELP’s USP in India from the perspective of offering comprehensive services across the entire spectrum of transactional, advisory, litigation, regulatory, and tax matters. The firms areas of expertise include Banking & Finance; Competition Law & Policy; Corporate & Commercial; International Trade & Customs; Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Private Equity & Venture Capital; Securities Laws & Capital Markets; and Tax.

With six offices in India, ELP has a team of 180 qualified professionals working closely with leading national and international law firms in the UK, U.S., Middle East and the Asia-Pacific region, providing an extensive and seamless pan India and global service offering to clients.

ELP’s vision is people centric, primarily reflected in the firms focus to develop and nurture long-term relationships with clients by providing optimal solutions in a practical, qualitative and cost efficient manner. Our in-depth expertise, immediate availability, geographic reach, transparent approach and the involvement of senior partners in all assignments has made ELP the firm of choice for our clients.

Achievements:

  • Top Tier for Projects & Energy - The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2017 
  • Leading Firm for Projects, Energy & Infrastructure - Chambers Global & Chambers Asia-Pacific 2010 to 2016 
  • Tier 2 for Energy & Infrastructure - IFLR1000 Energy & Infrastructure Guide 2015 & 2016 
  • Highly Recommended for Energy & Natural Resources; and Infrastructure - Asialaw Profiles 2017 
  • Experts from the team have been recognized for their expertise in Construction - Who’s Who Legal

Sector expertise

ELP has carved a niche for itself in the Energy and Infrastructure market in India. We provide integrated legal solutions covering all issues from the inception of a project to financial close continuing through design, construction, equipment supply, operation and management solutions to clients from various sectors including.

  • Hospitality
  • Mining
  • Oil and gas (upstream and downstream)
  • Real Estate & Construction
  • Social infrastructure (hospitals, schools, public buildings and developments)
  • Transport (road, rail, sea and air ports)
  • Telecommunications networks
  • Utilities (sewage, waste and water)

ELP has the distinction of being one of the few Indian law firms to provide advice to multi-national clients as foreign counsel in other jurisdictions Energy (renewable and traditional energy, generation and distribution.

Our Infrastructure services:

  • Due Diligence reviews (transactional, financial, environmental, tax and compliance related issues);
  • Concession Agreements, Implementation Agreements, and State Support Agreements;
  • Power Purchase Agreements/Power Conversion Agreements, Fuel supply;
  • Financing Documentation including Facility Agreements and Security and Contractual Comfort Agreements;
  • Joint Venture, Share Subscription and Shareholders Agreements and Business Transfer Agreements;
  • Verification of title to underlying property, sale deeds, lease deeds and development agreements and other conveyance deeds in relation to acquisition of rights, interest or title in the underlying property;
  • Engineering, Procurement and Construction contracts; 
  • Risk strategy advice and all aspects of risk allocation and management and the unique features of risk allocation and management structures in both privately financed and state funded infrastructure transactions. and 
  • Compliance with all applicable laws such as project specific regulations, investment laws, company law, indirect taxes, developmental regulations, environmental regulations, labour, corporate, exchange control and other commercial laws.

Other offices

Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai

E: corpcomms@elp-in.com
T: +91 22 6637 1990
W: www.elplaw-in.com