I.L.A. Pasrich & Company is a multi-practice commercial law firm that was founded as ‘International Law Affiliates’ by two partners in January 1998. The firm expanded leading to a separate specialized litigation and dispute resolution practice i.e. ‘Pasrich & Company’ in 2004. In 2012, both practices merged into I.L.A. Pasrich & Company. The firm has technologically enabled offices in the central business district of New Delhi in Connaught Place (opposite the Competition Commission of India) with the Supreme Court and the Delhi High Court within a ten-minute radius. In its 18-year history, the firm has acquired an international presence and its clients include several foreign governments (Canada, France, Greece, Singapore, Australia etc.), the European Union, several multi-national companies (EADS, G4S, Dell, Samsung, Cigna etc.), international organizations (the German Academic Exchange Service - DAAD, the European Union’s Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid - ECHO, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society) and several reputed Indian companies (Ashok Leyland, Aircel, Fabindia, Crompton Greaves). The approach has been exhaustively client problem-based and ethical.
The firm’s advocates have represented clients throughout the country before the Supreme Court of India and over four dozen cities/towns of India in several High Courts and district courts, with the support of various affiliate practices and associate lawyers, local attorneys and retainers. The firm has emerged as a leading firm for aviation and related fields. It has handled most of Delta Air Lines’ advisory and contentious legal work across India since 1998. The firm has been retained as general counsel for India for Turkish Airlines since 2011; its other airline clients include Swiss International, Virgin Atlantic, American Airlines, Air France & KLM, Finnair and British Airways.
Apart from general practice litigation and commercial arbitration, the firm deals in competition law, aviation, corporate & commercial contracts, testamentary & family law, telecom law, consumer law, human rights, RTI & environmental law, trademarks, copyright, intellectual property agreements, labour & industrial law, International law & diplomatic privileges, maritime and transport law etc. The firm is also well known for franchising & distribution, product liability & recall, general cross-border sale of goods, foreign investment, JV structuring and wholly owned subsidiary incorporation, information technology & IT contracts, outsourcing, public procurement (tenders, bid protests etc.), real estate & municipal law, white-collar crime, corruption law and matters arising from economic offences.