India Practice

Latham & Watkins delivers international legal advice on the largest and most influential commercial transactions in India, advising both local and international clients on their Indian activities and navigating difficult transactional issues for Indian clients pursuing international activities.

Why Latham

Unique Experience in the Region

Latham is one of the largest and most experienced international law firms advising both domestic and international clients on their transactions in India and globally. The firm’s India Practice boasts more than 50 India-focused lawyers based across the firm’s offices in Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and the United States (US), representing clients on ground breaking transactions in the country, across a number of practices, including: 

With two decades of success and experience, Latham lawyers have advised on more than 200 transactions in India, with a combined value of more than US$150 billion to-date.

Clients benefit from Latham’s longstanding history working alongside leading law firms in India, delivering top quality local and international legal advice on many of the country’s landmark transactions.

Members of Latham’s India Practice routinely handle transactions governed under both English and US law, and the firm includes lawyers who are proficient in Hindi, Gujarati, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, and Kannada.

Our Experience


Awards & Rankings

  • Firm Named India Practice of the Year - May 12, 2020
  • Latham Ranked a Top-4 Foreign Firm India Practice - December 18, 2019
  • Latham & Watkins Advises on 11 Groundbreaking Deals in Asia - May 23, 2018
  • Head of Latham & Watkins’ India Practice Named Dealmaker of the Year - May 15, 2018
  • Asia Offices Commended for Innovative Deal Strategies - June 06, 2017

"Market-leading group with involvement in a variety of high-profile transactions, including IPOs, senior secured debt issuances and block trades. Acts on cross-border deals, representing both domestic and international issuers and underwriters, and gains plaudits for its high-yield bond capabilities."

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

Media Coverage

Capital Markets IPO-QIP Report


Latham Advises on Adani Green Energy Limited’s Maiden Bond Offering Latham & Watkins Advises on India’s First Sustainable AT1 Notes IssuanceLatham & Watkins Advises ReNew Power in De-SPAC Merger with RMG Acquisition Corporation II

Thought Leadership

The Singapore-India Joint Venture: Truly SymbioticDevelopments in the Asian Capital MarketsNew Limits on Foreign Tax Credits