India
Desk

Key Partners

Mahesh Rai

Deputy Head, Construction & Engineering / Director, Dispute Resolution
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Renu Menon

Deputy Head, Banking & Finance / Director, Corporate & Finance
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Karen Abraham

Partner / Head, Intellectual Property / Technology, Media & Telco / Personal Data Protection & Privacy Laws
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Rajasingam Gothandapani

Partner / Head, Shipping & Maritime / Dispute Resolution / Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement / Land Acquisition & Town and Country Planning / Crime / Energy, Natural Resources & Green Technology
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Accolades

Singapore | Drew & Napier 

Chambers Asia-Pacific
Corporate/M&A (Desk based Abroad in Singapore) – India 2018 for 6 consecutive years

  • “This Singapore firm has expertise in structuring India-focused funds and handling venture capital investments into the country. The firm also advises on cross-border acquisitions and joint ventures for both Indian and international clients.”

Dispute Resolution (Desk based Abroad in Singapore) – India 2019 for 3 consecutive years

  • Clients commented that the team is “able to navigate through and grasp Indian proceedings very quickly.”

Chambers Global 
International & Cross-Border Capabilities 2019 – Leading firm

  • “The firm has especially well-developed international capabilities in the contentious arena. The team is very active in international arbitration, cross-border investigations, contentious and transactional IP and regulatory work across the South-East Asian region, India and China. The team often acts for Indian clients on inbound disputes relating to South-East Asian investments.”

Indian Business Law Journal

Deals of the Year 2018 awards – two deals which Drew was involved in were identified as among the top 50 landmark deals in 2018 involving Indian parties. The deals - Sindicatum Renewable Energy’s Triple-tranche Green Bond Offering and Walmart’s acquisition of Flipkart - were selected for their size, novelty and complexity.

Drew has been highlighted as a “Regional and Specialist firm" for India work in the annual survey published in August 2020. We have been listed for the past 7 years.

Malaysia | Shearn Delamore & Co.

Chambers Asia-Pacific

Karen Abraham - Leading Lawyer (2010-2020)
Rajasingam Gothandapani - Leading Lawyer (2011-2020)

Asialaw Profiles

Karen Abraham - Elite Practitioner (2020); Market Leading Lawyer (2017-2019); Leading Lawyer (2013-2016)
Rajasingam Gothandapani- Leading Lawyer (2015, 2016-2019)

The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific

Karen Abraham - Hall of Fame; Leading Lawyer (2010-2020)
Rajasingam Gothandapani - Recommended Lawyer (2010, 2012-2013, 2015, 2017-2018)