Investing in India

Their lawyers are good at providing astute, well-balanced advice across a range of sectors.

Jimmy Contractor, Tata Limited

Penningtons Manches offers an integrated service to assist international companies wishing to do business in or with India, advising from an early stage through the entire investment process. Our multi-disciplinary team is recognised by The Legal 500 Asia Pacific as a leading legal adviser in its field.

Our dual qualified lawyers, who are based in London but travel to India on a regular basis, have considerable experience in cross-jurisdictional matters and understand the key issues that are faced by companies wishing to establish a presence in this rapidly evolving marketplace. They will be happy to guide you from the inception of your business plan until its closure.

The Investing in India service will provide you with unrivalled access to local contacts in India, from lawyers, accountants and property agents to consular support. Our experts will hand hold you through the whole venture and effect introductions to market participants where necessary. We are happy to offer an initial consultation session without charge.

In addition to our strong links with both professional services firms and Government bodies in India, we are a member of a range of organisations in the UK which facilitate trade between the UK and India, including the UK India Business Council. We also work closely with the Department of International Trade (DIT).

As an integral part of our service, we provide our clients with frequent updates on a wide variety of regulatory and commercial developments in India which could have an impact on their activities.

We offer expert advice on:

  • foreign investment framework
  • local business entity formation
  • access to local contacts
  • tax and regulatory structuring
  • due diligence requirements
  • documentation

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Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP is a limited liability partnership registered in England and Wales with registered number OC311575 and is authorised and regulated by the Solicitors Regulation Authority under number 419867.

Penningtons Manches Cooper LLP