Linklaters awarded 2018 International Law Firm of the Year for India

Linklaters won the International Law Firm of the Year for India award at the Chambers Asia-Pacific Awards 2018 in Hong Kong on February 1.

Narayan Iyer, Head of the India Group at Linklaters, commented:

“We’re very pleased with this acknowledgement from Chambers. In addition to the RSG Survey and a number of other recent awards, we believe this speaks volumes about the strength of the India Group’s recent track record and our ability to provide a range of clients with a consistently high quality service on cross-border India-related transactions.”

Commenting on Linklaters’ award, Chambers said:

“Linklaters stands out for the quality and depth of expertise offered by its global India group. Lately this has included involvement in a clutch of high-profile M&A deals in the resources and healthcare sectors, including acting for Accord Healthcare on its acquisition of Allergan's former pharmaceutical generics business in the UK and Ireland from Teva Pharmaceutical Industries, as well as advising Rosneft on its acquisition of Essar Oil. The team also remains a key player for high-value Indian financing and dispute resolution work. Clients single out the firm’s consistently high standards of delivery and quality of execution amongst its key strengths.”
The award builds on the recent success for Linklaters India group with the RSG 2017 survey ranking Linklaters as the international firm with the most robust India practice. The ranking was based on interviews with a wide range of buyers of legal services and Indian law firms. Linklaters also ranked first place in the previous RSG survey in 2015.