Olswang is uniquely placed to advise on cross-border corporate and commercial transactions and matters involving India.
Our well-established London office has an established and multifaceted practice that helps our India-based clients to raise capital and grow their business via M&A activity in Europe and Asia. Our list of clients includes some of the largest and most influential media and family groups in India. Our practice also supports clients from outside India to participate in the growth and diversity that the Indian market offers to established brands and concepts. We have helped, and are continuing to help, clients in our media, leisure, entertainment, tech and telecoms practice to establish their long term presence in India. The corporate practice, rated Band one in Chambers Asia Pacific, is headed by David Roberts in London, while Purvi Parekh leads on European technology and sourcing deals with Indian suppliers.
Our Singapore office, which includes English, Singapore and India-qualified lawyers, can provide a full and dedicated service in relation to deals and matters involving the India-Singapore corridor, across three principal practice areas: Corporate, Commercial & Regulatory and International Arbitration. We represent multinational corporations, Asian conglomerates, private equity and venture funds as well as high net-worth individuals investing into India or doing business in India, including structuring investments through Singapore, using the favourable double-tax avoidance treaty between Singapore and India. We also advise Indian companies on their international expansion strategy using Singapore as a regional hub and overseas investments outside of India. Our dispute resolution team is also active with international arbitration matters involving Indian clients and counterparties with a Singapore seat.