Phoenix Legal


IFLR1000 Reviews

Financial and corporate

Phoenix Legal is a full-service law firm founded in 2008 with offices in Delhi and Mumbai. Key figures at the firm include co-founding partners Sawant Singh and Abhishek Saxena.


Focusses / specialisms  

In M&A, the firm takes on clients from diverse sectors including automotive, banking and financial services, technology and telecommunications, food and beverages, insurance, mining and utilities.

The firm’s projects practice specialises in energy, oil and gas, and infrastructure projects.

The restructuring team advises stakeholders, including creditors and resolution professionals.


Key clients

Notable clients include the US International Development Finance Corporation, Asian Development Bank, Calvert Impact Capital, Northern Arc Capital, Howden Broking Group, Applied Materials and Firstpay Technologies (Junio).


Research period review: 33rd edition (2022/2023)

During the research period, the firm was actively advising lenders on financing.

The capital markets team was particularly active in the debt capital market, advising on green bond issues and debenture issues.

The corporate team was active in acquisitions for both the buy and sell sides. The firm covered clients from different sectors including insurance, technology and healthcare.

The firm was also active on project development matters, especially in Infrastructure, energy and transport.

In restructuring and insolvency, the firm recently acted for both creditors and administrator. 

The project team welcomed partner Pallavi Bedi from Luthra & Luthra Law Offices.


Deal highlights: 33rd edition (2022/2023)   

Acuity Knowledge Partners’ acquisition of Cians Analytics.

The LNG terminal at Dabhol Port.

Namdev Finvest’s green bond issue.