13th Floor, Free Press House
Free Press Journal Marg, Nariman Point
Senior Partner: MP Bharucha
Senior Partner: Alka Bharucha
Senior Partner: DP Singh
Senior Partner: Justin Bharucha
Senior Partner: Vandana Pai
No. of Lawyers: 70
No. of Partners: 12
Languages: English, Hindi, Gujarati, Marathi
M P Bharucha is lauded by market sources as "one of the leading lawyers in the country," who "has been on the top of his game for a long time." Active on a range of commercial disputes, he maintains a particularly high reputation as a litigator in the Mumbai market.
Alka Bharucha boasts a stellar reputation in corporate transactions. Described by clients as "very knowledgeable, articulate, composed and balanced in approach," She is respected for her advice on cross-border M&A transactions as well as her proficiency in providing advice on general corporate issues, in particular within the power, telecommunications and banking sectors.
D P Singh heads the stand-alone white-collar crime team at Bharucha & Partners which is regularly involved in the market-leading cases, such as the ‘2G spectrum scam’ and 'coal block allocation scam’ cases.
Founding partner Justin Bharucha specialises in foreign direct investments in highly regulated sectors. He is regularly active on complex cross-border transactions, utilising his deep knowledge of inbound and outbound M&A.
Vandana Pai commands a strong reputation among market commentators, who praise her excellence in providing assistance with private equity transactions. Her clients are effusive with praise, with one reporting: "She foresees business and legal issues and is very proactive in addressing potential concerns."
Bharucha & Partners was founded on enduring principles of professional ethics and excellence. The Firm now has offices in 3 cities with 12 partners and over 70 associates who offer a mix of rich experience, creativity, and the energy of youth. Each partner has a wealth of experience handling complex commercial transactions or disputes and associates are selected as sharing the qualities and vision of the partners. An expertise in corporate and commercial practice along with M&A, banking and finance, litigation, arbitration, governance, ethics, and anti-corruption, IP, capital markets and financial regulation is well recognised. The Firm counts leading international and Indian corporate houses, banks, financial institutions and funds as clients. The Firm advises clients on domestic and cross-border issues across sectors including financial services, infrastructure, TMT, IT and ITES, construction and development, specialty chemicals, commodities, and wholesale and retail trade.
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