Founded in 1911, Khaitan & Co is one of the oldest and largest Indian law firms. Combining a rich heritage of over a hundred years with a modern and cutting-edge practice, the Firm offers full service legal solutions to its domestic and international clients. The Firm’s specialist practice areas include banking and finance; capital markets; corporate/M&A; dispute resolution; energy, infrastructure and resources (EIR); competition/antitrust; environment; hospitality, investment funds; intellectual property; labour and employment; private equity; private client; real estate; tax (both direct and indirect); and technology, media and telecommunications and white collar crime. The Firm has a strength of around 500+ fee earners including 128 partners, counsels and directors across its offices.
Our EIR practice is a comprehensive, domain focussed legal practice which advises a range of domestic and international clients, including government entities, project sponsors, developers, construction contractors, investors, multilateral agencies, banks and financial institutions. We counsel clients in the sectors of energy projects such as oil and gas and power (conventional, renewable and nuclear) projects, infrastructure projects involving roads, ports, airports, urban infrastructure and railways and natural resources projects involving mines and metals. Within these sectors we advise clients on the entire range of legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, investments (strategic, financial and private equity), financing (non-recourse project finance, structured finance and securitisation), public private partnership projects, project documentation (offtake agreements, fuel supply agreements), bid advisory, risk analysis, construction contracts, operation and maintenance contracts as well as regulatory issues pertaining to the sectors.