AZB & Partners


AZB House, Peninsula Corporate Park
Ganpatrao Kadam Marg
Lower Parel, Mumbai
400 013

+ 91 22 4072 9999

+91 22 6639 6888

Key contacts:

Founding & Managing Partner: Zia Mody
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Founding & Managing Partner: Ajay Bahl
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Founding & Senior Partner: Bahram N. Vakil
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Quick facts:

Lawyers: 450+
Languages: English, German, French, Chinese, Japanese

AZB & Partners was founded in 2004 with a clear purpose to provide reliable, practical and full–service advice to clients, across all sectors. We have received wide national and international acclaim within the legal sphere, including, most recently, being ranked No.1 in the RSG ‘Top 50 Indian Law Firms Ranking (2019); a ‘Band 1 Firm’ for Corporate/M&A, Private Equity and Real Estate by Chambers Asia–Pacific (2020) and a ‘Band 1 Firm’ for Corporate/M&A and Dispute Resolution by Chambers Global (2020).

Recent transactional highlights:

  • Advised Jio Platforms Ltd. on US$ 20.6 Bn investment by 13 globally reputed financial investors, including Facebook and Google, in India’s largest FDI ever
  • Tata Steel’s Acquisition of a Controlling Stake In Bhushan Steel
  • India Leg of Walt Disney’s Acquisition of Twenty-First Century Fox
  • Merger of Bandhan Bank with Gruh Finance
  • GlaxoSmithKline’s divestment of Consumer Healthcare brands to HUL
  • L&T’s Acquisition in Mindtree in The Largest Hostile Takeover

  • Aviation
  • Banking
  • Energy
  • Financial services
  • Healthcare
  • Insurance
  • Media
  • Mining, Natural resources, Oil and gas
  • Pharma and life sciences
  • Real estate
  • Tech and telecoms
  • Tourism
  • Transport

  • Delhi
  • Bangalore
  • Pune
  • Gurgaon