Bird & Bird has successfully built an experienced team that has been providing a seamless service across Europe and Asia for Indian companies for a number of years. It includes lawyers who are listed by the major directories as experts in the Indian market who are based abroad, and lawyers who are dual qualified in India and the UK.

In addition to commercial and corporate/M &A/ PE/ VC transactional expertise, but also disputes, intellectual property, patent litigation, portfolio management, employment and data protection, across numerous sectors including automotive, aviation, communications, electronics, energy and utilities, financial services, food, information technology, life science, media, sports and trade and customs.

We've built close relationships with local firms and also advise international clients who are looking to invest in Indian business, with the support of local law firms, with whom we have built close relationships.

Our India Steering Group, co-headed by Nick Peacock, Partner and Nipun Gupta, and its lawyers has helped clients acquire multi-million dollar businesses. The team has been praised “ by clients” for its "tenacity" and "willingness to go that extra mile" and has recently been described as “world class”.

For more information about our India practice, please contact Nick Peacock and Nipun Gupta.


‘Named as one of the top 15 foreign firms for India related work.’

India Business Law Journal, 2021

“Deal of the year.”

India Business Law Journal 2012 for the Essar Power Jharkhand finance work

Finalist - for advice given to Indofil Industries Limited in connection with the pan-European acquisition of the Dithane fungicidal business of Dow AgroSciences LLC.

International M&A Advisor 2012 awards

One of the 15 international law firms named as ‘significant players.

India Business Law Journal, June 2012

Infrastructure and project finance deal of the year.

India Business Law Journal 2011 for ICICI Bank’s funding for Essar Power

“Our team is very impressed by the tenacity brought into the discussions and the willingness to go that extra mile.”

An Indian client

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