L&L Partners Law Offices is one of India’s largest premier full-service law firms with a specialised team handling Iinternational trade/ WTO matters, which works seamlessly with the Indirect tax/Customs practice to provide the entire range of International Trade, Customs and WTO advisory services. The international trade/ WTO practice group at the firm is also recognised by Chambers and Partners and The Legal 500 as one of the leading practice group in India. As per Chambers-Asia Pacific 2018 rankings, the International Trade/WTO practice group at the firm is known for its in-depth understanding of the law and excellent client service.
The firm is regularly called on to advice various government ministries, including the Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Ministry of IT and the Planning Commission as well as private organisations on a host of WTO policy matters. Recently, the Firm represented the government of India in its first compliance proceedings under article 21.5 of the DSU as well its first arbitration proceedings under article 22.6 of the DSU. The firm has also advised the government of India as a third party in WTO disputes.
The firm has an active trade remedies practice where it routinely represents corporations and trade associations in anti-dumping, safeguard duty and countervailing duty investigations both in India and abroad. The breadth of the practice includes representation at all levels including the appellate forums such as the Hon’ble Supreme Court; High Courts and the CESTAT.