Corporate Commercial

The corporate and commercial practice is the firm’s core practice area and ranges from investments…

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Mergers and Acquisitions

A&A handles a full range of M&A transactions including mergers, amalgamations, reconstructions…

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Employment and Labour

A&A has extensive experience in advising, drafting and reviewing of employment agreements…

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Litigation and Dispute Resolution

We handle matters before the courts, quasi-judicial authorities, and tribunals including the Supreme Court…

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Real Estate

A&A advises on matters relating to general laws regulating land and properties in India.

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Intellectual Property

We structure franchise agreements, technology transfer agreements, licensing contracts, trademark assignment…

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We advise clients across a wide range of tax and regulatory laws.  By accruing expertise…

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NRI Services

We resolve any challenges faced while acquiring or transferring an immovable asset which includes…

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who we are

Ahlawat & Associates is one of the leading law firms in India, catering to domestic and international clients. Our services extend across diverse sectors of industry including assistance to facilitate foreign direct investments and business setup in India.

Ahlawat & Associates (“A&A”) was started as a purely litigation firm in 1978 by Mrs. Avnish Ahlawat. In the year 2012, led by collective expertise and a growing number of partners, A&A expanded its field of services offering comprehensive counsel on a range of legal services including Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Real Estate, Education, Intellectual Property, Employment and Labor, to name a few, thereby re-branding ourselves as a full service law firm.

Today, we pride ourselves for being amongst the most sought legal service providers, addressing an array of legal issues especially those relating to Foreign Direct Investment, Joint Ventures, Corporate Compliance & Governance as well as advisory support to the booming start up ecosystem, in both the domestic and international space. Since our diversification, A&A has assisted clients from over 20 jurisdictions to enter and flourish in India by providing various options to best suit their needs.

We have adopted an approach that demands the highest levels of knowledge, technical skill and service delivery allowing us to provide accurate, reliable, timely and cost-effective advice across a range of industry groups and sectors.

How can we assist you?

Research & Updates

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  • Ahlawat & Associates
    A-33, Lower Ground Floor,
    Defence Colony,
    New Delhi - 110024, India.

  • Other Address
    243, Lawyers Chambers,
    Delhi High Court.
    New Delhi-110001, India.
    Ph: +91 11 23384517

  • Mumbai
    1st Floor, Examiner Press Building,
    35, Dalal Street,
    Fort, Mumbai - 400001