Kochhar & Co. (“Firm”) is one of India’s pre-eminent corporate law firms.
With a full-service presence in seven (7) prominent cities namely New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad and Chandigarh and three (3) overseas offices – Dubai, Singapore, and Chicago, Kochhar & Co. has a reputation for cutting edge legal expertise, clear and commercially driven advice, and an unwavering commitment to our clients’ needs through delivering bespoke, sustainable, and innovative legal solutions.
We pride ourselves on adapting technology and international best practices to a deeply Indian business ethos; with an advisory philosophy that places sustainable legal solutions for our clients at its centre and core.
The Firm’s distinctive practice, which is now nearly three decades old, has its origins in the defining years that followed India’s pathbreaking economic liberalisation in 1991. Today, with more than 200 lawyers on board, the Firm represents a diverse range of clientele across practice areas, industries, and sectors.
Kochhar & Co. is the preferred law firm for some of the largest multinational and blue-chip corporations from North America, Europe and Asia including 65 of the Fortune Global 500 corporations.
The Firm’s Japan practice desk has, over the years, represented more than 100 prominent Japanese corporations in India, many of which are part of the Nikkei 225.
The Firm has an enviable domestic footprint and acts as counsel to several large and iconic Indian corporations across both the private and public sectors.
Kochhar & Co’s commitment to internationalism also draws from its foundational alliances with leading global law firm networks, defining its ability to provide seamless cross-border advice across all practice areas.
Rankings & Awards
Awards & Recognitions:
• Kochhar & Co. has been ranked as India’s Top – Tier (Tier 1) law firm in 8 (eight) distinct practice areas - Corporate M&A, Projects, Energy & Infrastructure, Litigation, White Collar Crime, Banking & Finance, Employment, TMT, Aviation & Defence by the prestigious publication - The Legal 500 Asia Pacific. Further, we have been recognised as a Recommended Firm by Legal 500 in 7 (seven) practices - Arbitration, Taxation, IPR, Data Protection, WTO & International Trade, Real Estate, Competition & Anti-Trust.
• In its first ever India Legal Powerlist published by FORBES Magazine, 10 of the firm’s senior partners were featured among India’s Top 100 lawyers. FORBES has also acknowledged Kochhar & Co. as India’s “Top Law firm” across various practice areas including White Collar Crime, Technology Law, Real Estate & Construction, Labour & Employment and Arbitration. Mr. Rohit Kochhar has been acclaimed as one of the “Top Managing Partners” in the country.
• Kochhar & Co. is one of the most decorated Indian law firm and during the last few years the firm has been conferred numerous awards for excellence in corporate law including but not limited to the ‘International Council of Jurists Award’ bestowed by the Prime Minister, the National Bar Award, the ‘Rajiv Gandhi’ Award, the Rashtriya Gaurav Award (National Pride) and the ICCA’s Excellence Award for placing India on the world map of legal services.