L&L Partners

India

Address:
1st and 9th Floor, Ashoka Estate Building
24 Barakhamba Road
New Delhi - 110 001
India

+91 11 4121 5100

+91 11 2372 3909


Key contacts:

Founder & Managing Partner: Rajiv K Luthra
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Senior partner - Mumbai: Mohit Saraf
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L&L Partners [formely Luthra & Luthra Law Offices] is a leading full-service law firm, with a team of over 300 counsels including 72 partners. Since its inception in 1991 which coincides with India’s economic liberalization, L&L has assisted numerous multinational corporations to set up their presence in India, and navigate the complex Indian legal system

  • Law Firm of the Year – India - UK India Awards 2017
  • Pacesetter for the Legal Profession - Leadership Excellence Award 2017 
  • India Energy & Resources Law Firm of the Year - Asian Legal Business Awards 2016 
  • National Law Firm of the Year – India - IFLR Asia Awards 2016, 2015, 2011 & 2010 
  • National Law Firm of the Year– India - Chambers Asia Pacific 2012
  • No. 1 Firm in the World (by value of deals) in ‘Global PFI/PPP’ deals category  - Dealogic Global Review 2010 & 2009

In keeping with the Firm’s legacy of offering exceptional legal solutions & client advice; teams at the Firm ensure that clients receive practical, innovative & cost-effective advice in a responsive manner, while upholding the highest ethical standards. Enormous amounts of knowledge, experience & commitment, successfully help close/ resolve complex & high value transactions & disputes, with practical & creative legal solutions. 

Offering kosher solutions to the complex legal issues, the Firm advises on transactions and matters involving Banking & Finance; Capital Markets; Competition & Anti-trust; Corporate Commercial and Mergers & Acquisitions; Dispute Resolution (Litigation & Arbitration); Anti-Corruption & Compliance; International Trade (WTO) Laws and Policy & Advisory; Project, Infrastructure & Energy; Tax (Direct & Indirect); Real Estate & Construction; Restructuring & Insolvency; Aerospace & Defence (Procurement & Production); Insurance & Re-Insurance; Intellectual Property - Patent & Trademark; Oil & Gas; Health & Pharmaceuticals; Private Equity &Venture Capital Investments.

  • Asset finance
  • Banking
  • Capital markets: Debt
  • Capital markets: Derivatives
  • Capital markets: Equity
  • Capital markets: High yield
  • CLO/CDO
  • Competition
  • Covered bonds
  • Financial restructuring
  • Financial services regulatory
  • Hedge funds
  • Investment funds
  • Islamic finance
  • M&A
  • PPP/PFI
  • Private equity
  • Private equity funds
  • Project bonds
  • Project development
  • Project finance
  • Real estate finance
  • Real estate funds
  • Restructuring and insolvency
  • Securitisation
  • Structured finance/securitisation
  • Trade finance

Corporate / M&A:

Contacts: Mohit Saraf / Samir Dudhoria / Sundeep Dudeja

  • US$ 66 billion, Bayer's acquisition of Monsanto (U.S.);
  • Hitachi’s US$ 6.4 billion acquisition of the world-leading Power Grids business from Swiss engineering group ABB Ltd.;
  • JSW Steel Limited acquisition of Bhushan Power & Steel Limited for US$ 7 billion;
  • US$ 26 million, Tata Advanced Systems Limited - Boeing Defence Joint Venture;
  • US$ 4 billion, Emerson’s multi-jurisdictional sale of its Network Power Business to Platinum Equity;
  • US$ 3.4 billion, Suez Groupe multi-jurisdictional acquisition of General Electric’s water and process technologies.

Private Equity:
Contacts: Mohit Saraf / Bikash Jhawar

  • Carlyle acquisition of stake in Metropolis Healthcare Limited;
  • US$ 4 billion, Merger of Ranbaxy with Sun Pharma;
  • US$ 297.8 million, DLF Home Developers Limited’s Joint Venture with GIC Pte. Ltd (Singapore Sovereign Wealth Fund);
  • US$ 100 million, Mandala Capital's investment in Jain Irrigation and its food business subsidiary.

Banking & Finance:
Contacts: Aniket Sengupta / Karan Mitroo / Bikash Jhawar

  • US$ 1.2 billion, SBI Bond Issuance;
  • US$ 650 million, Bond Issuance by Adani Ports & Special Economic Zone Limited.

Capital Markets:
Contacts: Mohit Saraf / Manan Lahoty

  • 49.09 billion, QIP of equity shares for YES Bank Limited;

Initial Public Offering:
- 12,097.7 million, Housing and Urban Development Corporation Limited;
- 18,700 million, Avenue Supermarts Limited (also known as D-Mart);
- Proposed IPO of New India Assurance Company Limited.

Restructuring & Insolvency
Contacts: Mohit Saraf / Sameen Vyas/ Bikash Jhawar

  • ArcelorMittal and Nippon Steel’s acquisition of Essar Steel for total outstanding financial debt of US$ 7 billion;
  • Debt restructuring of Bhushan Steel Limited, for its total outstanding financial debt of US$ 8.45 billion.

Competition & Antitrust:
Contacts: G.R Bhatia / Abdullah Hussain

  • US$ 66 billion, Bayer takeover of Monsanto, seeking approval from CCI;
  • Dish TV, unconditional approval from CCI for merger with Videocon d2h;
  • Mylan & Biocon case filed against Roche before the CCI and High Court.

Dispute Resolution:
Contacts: H.S. “Bobby” Chandhoke / Sudhir Sharma / Vijay Sondhi

Projects, Infrastructure and Energy:
Contacts: Mohit Saraf / Sameen Vyas / Pallavi Bedi 

Tax:
Contacts Vikas Srivastava / Sanjeev Sachdeva

Intellectual Property Rights:
Contacts Gayatri Roy / Nirupam Lodha

Defence Production & Procurement:
Contacts: Alina Arora / Vaibhav Kakkar

Anti-Corruption & Compliance:
Contacts: Alina Arora / William V John

Real Estate:
Contacts Mohit Saraf / Vaibav Suri / Sachit Mathur

  • US$ 300 million, DLF and its joint venture with Singapore’s sovereign wealth fund, GIC, to invest in two upcoming real estate projects in central Delhi.

Employment:
Contact: William V John / Suyash Srivastava

  • Accounting
  • Automotive
  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Construction and materials
  • Consumer goods and services
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Food and beverage
  • Gaming
  • Government and public policy
  • Healthcare
  • Industrials
  • Insurance
  • Investment management
  • Media
  • Mining
  • Natural resources
  • Oil and gas
  • Pharm and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Social infrastructure
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport
  • Utilities

MUMBAI 

20th Floor, Tower 2, Unit 2, Indiabulls Finance Center, Elphinstone Road, 

Senapati Bapat Marg, Lower Parel, Mumbai - 400 013 

T: +91 22 4354 7000 / +91 22 6630 3600 F: +91 22 6630 3700 

E: mumbai@luthra.com 

BENGALURU 

3rd Floor, Onyx Centre, No. 5, Museum Road, Bengaluru - 560 001 

T: +91 80 4112 2800 / +91 80 4165 9245 F: +91 80 4112 2332 

E: bangalore@luthra.com 

HYDERABAD 

3rd Floor, Plot No. 8-2-619/1, Road No. 11, Banjara Hills 

Hyderabad – 500 034, Telangana 

T: +91 40 66206662 

E: hyderabad@luthra.com