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Allen & Overy highly ranked among foreign law firms in India

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14 January 2020

Allen & Overy has the highest profile and reputation of all foreign law firms in India, according to a report by RSG Consulting, who have ranked the firm number two in a list of the top 50 foreign law firms in India.

Furthermore, four partners within the India Group have been included in the "International A-List" compiled by India Business Law Journal. Sanjeev Dhuna, Sheila Ahuja, Pallavi Gopinath Aney and Gautam Narasimhan have been recognised as being among the top 100 India focussed legal experts outside the country, with Gautam being praised for being “always on top of Indian regulatory issues” by a major bank.

The lawyers within the firm's India Group, made up of around 100 partners and associates all with expertise in India related matters, cover the full range of practice areas in which A&O excels, including foreign direct investment, M&A, banking and capital markets. They have also worked on large and notable transactions including the State Bank of India issuing the largest-ever qualified institutional placement out of India.

Sanjeev Dhuna, Partner and Chair of the India Practice, commented: "This ranking is recognition of our success in the Indian legal market, which we have been an integral part of for over twenty years. During that time we have worked with and supported our clients on some of the most transformational and strategic matters. We are highly committed to the Indian market and we look forward to continuing to develop our presence and profile within it.”