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Wadia Ghandy

Wadia Ghandy & Co is a law firm with its headquarters in Mumbai.
03 April 2012

Wadia Ghandy Exclusive: Wadia Ghandy & Co has hired two laterals as partner from in-house and from Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer in London, and promoted two associates, growing its partnership to 28.

23 February 2012

Deals in brief 17 deals and cases in brief this week, spanning M&A, a raft of financings, private equity, debt and equity capital markets and litigation.

13 January 2012

Four-month-old start-up Alliance Legal has advised Fourcee Infrastructure Equipments, with Economic Laws Practice (ELP), Wadia Ghandy and Amarchand Mangaldas respectively assisting the exiting, entering and continuing private equity investors Mayfield Fund, General Atlantic and India Equity Partners.

12 January 2012

imageThe latest and greatest deals and cases not yet covered, rounded up for you in one convenient bite-size package.

20 December 2011

imageRead Legally India’s December and late November deals round-up to find out what friends and colleagues have been up to.

09 December 2011

Singapore: Land of solicitorsMint exclusive: Mumbai solicitors’ firm Wadia Ghandy has opened up in Singapore, with three of its partners having secured licences to practise Indian law in the island nation.

30 September 2011

imageFour senior counsel and Naik in SLP against immovable property rental service tax; AZB Bangalore Muthoot debentures; Universal-Wadia Ghandy Pizza Hut deal; Infrastructure India windfarm buy with 3 foreign firms and KhaiCo, MMB; ANM for Godrej in cyber squatter; Rs 200 crore P&A Kemrock buy; Amarchand Essar delisting.

20 July 2011

Luthra & Luthra and Wadia Ghandy have advised on a minority stake acquisition in Ravi Jaipuria Corp’s Varun Beverages International by the private equity arm of Standard Chartered for Rs 250 crore ($56m).

14 July 2011

Amarchand Mangaldas and Wadia Ghandy have advised on the latest $131m private equity (PE) funding of GMR Airports by PE firms Standard Chartered and JM Financial-Old Lane adding on to $200m raised from other PE funds in March this year.

06 April 2011

MMB Legal advised education company Teamlease Services on its Rs 100 crore ($22.6m) fundraising ICICI Venture and Gaja Capital, advised by Wadia Ghandy Bangalore and DSK Legal in Mumbai.

16 February 2011

imageExclusive: Test prep company Career Launcher takes on Rs 50 crore private equity cash for school chain.

01 February 2011

image For the second year in a row Wadia Ghandy won the 2011 Mumbai ELP Masters Cricket Cup last weekend, besting Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) in the finals after Economic Laws Practice (ELP) was foiled by the flip of a coin in the semi-finals.

18 January 2011

J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Wadia Ghandy have advised on the $5m funding of online auto auction portal MotorExchange Solutions (MXC) by venture capitalist firms Epiphany Overseas and Canaan Partners.

11 January 2011

Exclusive: AZB & Partners and J Sagar Associates (JSA) have advised India’s sixth largest IT firm Patni Computer Systems that was bought by Apax Partners-backed iGate for $1.22bn, which drafted in Khaitan & Co and Kirkland & Ellis as legal advisers.

Lexygen and Linklaters advised a Carlyle Group-led consortium of the losing bidders, where Amarchand Mangaldas is understood to have provided the advice to the bid’s merchant banks.

16 December 2010

Amarchand Mangaldas has advised J P Morgan India’s real estate investment fund on its partial Rs 115.23 crore ($25.4m) exit in B Raheja Builders to builder group K Raheja, which hired Wadia Ghandy as legal counsel.

02 November 2010

Khaitan & Co, Wadia Ghandy, Simmons & Simmons and Simpson Thacher & Bartlett have advised on Barclays Bank’s reinvestment in the outsourcing unit Intelenet involving an all-cash acquisition of a 12.75 per cent stake in its holding company SKR BPO Services Private Limited.

01 July 2010

Diversity-Sikkim-classThe law ministry, law firms Krishnamurthy and Co, Trilegal and Wadia Ghandy, CLAT coaching institute IMS and law schools NLSIU Bangalore and NUALS Cochin have pledged financial or other support for NUJS Kolkata professor Shamnad Basheer's project to increase diversity in the legal profession, which visits poorer rural secondary school students to train and encourage them to apply to top law schools.

11 June 2010

rupeesAZB & Partners, Trilegal, Wadia Ghandy and legal process outsourcing (LPO) company Pangea3 have hiked their basic starting salary packages to as high as Rs 11.4 lakh per year, which makes AZB as the top-paying legal recruiter in Legally India's new law firm salary table.

21 May 2010
Young private equity boutique Sand Hill Counsel has closed two private equity (PE) deals in the education sector for US-based venture capital firm Foundation Capital opposite AZB & Partners, J Sagar Associates (JSA) and Wadia Ghandy.
10 May 2010

cinema_seats-by_Looking-GlassMedia industry focussed firm Naik Naik & Co has hired two new partners from Wadia Ghandy & Co: partner Ashok Paranjpe joins as an equity and name partner while senior associate Leena Desai-Padhye came on board as a salaried partner.

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