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About Us

Established in 1999, Link Legal is a full service law firm with offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai and New York.

FULL SERVICE CAPABILITY

We have full service capability to handhold the clients at various stages of business requirements.
CORPORATE

Be it incorporation of a company in India (or any other form of business) or seeking approvals for foreign investment into the company, if you are contemplating private equity investment into a company or undertaking a merger and acquisition deal, or seeking regular corporate advisory on any matter, we will work with you to provide the best advice and support in undertaking the required transaction within the requisite timelines.

PROJECTS, INFRASTRUCTURE & ENERGY

Consistently ranked as a top tier Firm in Projects, Infrastructure and Energy by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific, we have been the trusted advisor for various developers and contractors undertaking projects in varied infrastructure sectors such as Airports (domestic & international), Ports, Railways (including Metro Rails), Roads, Aviation, Water and Waste Management, Energy (Renewable and Non Renewable), Automotives, Industrial Corridors and Smart Cities, etc. We provide project advisory services, including project conceptualisation, structuring, risk analysis, contracting, bankability and related areas to our clients in different sectors.

PROJECTS, CLAIMS & DISPUTES MANAGEMENT

We provide support to our Clients even after the execution of the contract, during Project implementation phase, in Contract & Claims Management wherein we advise on all project related contractual issues during construction and/ or operations, covering all major sectors including transport infrastructure (airports and aviation, ports, roads and metro rail), water and waste management, power and real estate.

PROJECT FINANCE

Be it as a Lenders Legal Counsel or Borrower’s Counsel, we regularly advise on bankability and financing of projects. We are ranked No #2 for two consecutive years in Asia (excluding Japan) and Australasia in Project Finance League Table – Dealogic Rankings (January 1- December 31, 2016) and (January 1- December 31, 2017) by virtue of having acted on a record number of 66 deals worth over USD 5524 million during the above period. We are empanelled with most of the public sector and private banks in India and advise them regularly on various financing transactions.

DISPUTES

We help you resolve matters and protect your business interests – through mediation, arbitration and the Courts.

PROVIDING FOCUSED AND BUSINESS DRIVEN ADVISE

We have extensive experience of advising clients on complex matters pertaining to infrastructure, private equity, mergers & acquisitions, exchange control & foreign investments, project financing, litigation, arbitration & mediation, labour & employment, policy & regulatory, real estate and contract management in diverse sectors including airports, metro rail and urban transport, roads, ports, real estate, power, aviation, water, waste management, media, information technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, consumer goods, mining, insurance and banking. We also provide assistance in formulating and implementing entry strategies. The Firm is involved in headline transactions, advising clients on most complex matters and disputes in diverse practice areas and sectors. With a pan India presence, we service a wide clientele including some of India’s leading corporate groups, public sector undertakings, public sector & private banks, and multinationals across jurisdictions of the United States of America, Europe, MENA and Asia.

CHINA DESK

The Firm has an active China desk that is the oldest practice group of its kind in the Indian legal market. The team has advised over 100 Chinese clients on their investments in India since 2010 including some of the major landmark transactions within the India-China space. It has an experienced team of lawyers proficient both in English and Chinese languages. Chinese clients include several State-Owned Enterprises and listed companies from a variety of sectors including renewable energy, real estate, telecom, infrastructure, TMT, venture capital and manufacturing. The team also services Indian companies doing business in China through its network of relationships across China. Apart from advising on greenfield projects, acquisitions, joint ventures, EPC projects and other conventional assignments, the Firm also provides support to clients in cross-cultural negotiations, policy advisory projects and feasibility studies. The Firm has been designated as the official partner by the largest Chamber of Commerce in China for provision of legal services in India. It also works closely with government agencies, universities and think tanks in both countries to conduct legal research and promote economic ties between India and China.

OUR TEAM

With a team of partners and associate lawyers handpicked from the best institutions and organisations across the country, the Firm provides cutting edge advice by blending its legal proficiency with deep commercial insight. The Firm boasts of experts who have substantial experience in their respective practice areas. The Firm provides partner-driven services to clients where lawyers integrate their skills to provide comprehensive legal advice and strategy on complex commercial issues that meets the clients' needs and expectations. The partners at the Firm bring hands on experience and approach on each transaction from a strategic perspective.

Our Values

Client First Approach

Client at the center of everything we do. Delivering above expectations every time, building deep relationships, becoming trusted business Partners.

Setting Market Standards

Our work product should stand out in terms of intellectual rigour, thoroughness, excellence and simplicity, when benchmarked against the best across the globe. We will give advise which is not confined to pointed issues, but also address in a holistic manner the related issues and consequences.

True Efficiency

Minimize wastage of time and resource. Deliver exceptional value proposition to clients.

Humility

We will minimise ego and become more and more humble as we grow. We are thankful to all the opportunities that made us who we are. We will respect each and every individual. We will talk to people and not about people. We will engage others through open and honest conversations.

Partnership

We aspire for “Partnership” – internally and externally. Together we achieve more.

Self Development

We will never get complacent and will constantly invest in our own self development to be able to do more for our clients.

Changing with change

We will constantly review and challenge existing ways of working and adopt best practices.

Integrity

Unyielding Approach to our values and ethics. It is ok to lose business than to cut corners.