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Economic Laws Practice

Economic Laws Practice

109 A, 15th Floor
Dalamal Towers
Free Press Journal Road
Nariman Point
Mumbai 400021
Tel: +91 22 66367000
Fax: +91 22 66367172


Naresh Thacker

Vaishnavi Chillakuru

Economic Laws Practice (ELP) is a leading full-service Indian law firm established in 2001 by eminent lawyers from diverse fields. ELP brings to the table a unique combination of professionals comprising lawyers, chartered accountants, cost accountants, economists and company secretaries; enabling us to offer services with a seamless cross-practice experience and top-of-the-line expertise to our clients.

ELP has a unique position among law firms in India for offering comprehensive services across the entire spectrum of transactional, advisory, litigation, regulatory, and tax matters. Our areas of expertise include banking and finance; competition law and policy; corporate and commercial; hospitality; infrastructure; international trade and customs; litigation and dispute resolution; private equity and venture capital; securities laws and capital markets; tax; and telecommunication, media and technology.

With offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chennai, we have a team of over 120 qualified professionals having professional acumen in diverse practice areas. We work closely with leading global law firms in the UK, USA, Middle East and Asia-Pacific region. This gives us the ability to provide a pan India and global service offering to our clients.

Our commitment is to develop and nurture long-term relationships with our clients by providing the most optimal solutions in a practical, qualitative and cost efficient manner. Our in-depth expertise, immediate availability, geographic reach, transparent approach and the involvement of our partners in all assignments has made us the firm of choice for our clients.

ELP’s market-leading litigation and dispute resolution practice is built on the strength of a team that is not only at the cutting edge of legal knowledge and research skills, but has also mastered the art of advocacy. Each team member is acknowledged to consistently deliver results. The team prides itself on diversity and depth of experience and represents clients across fora and practice areas from inquiry and investigation stages right up to the Supreme Court of India, playing a dual role of Solicitor and Counsel, which sets us apart from other practices in India.

ELP is recognised internationally as a thought-leader in India for arbitration. We have represented clients in proceedings before various institutions such as the ICC, LCIA, LCIA India, SIAC, LMAA, GAFTA, KLRCA, etc and in ad hoc proceedings around the world, with the amount in disputes ranging from a few millions to billions of dollars. Our approach to commercial disputes has ensured most effective representation of our clients as often these disputes require industry-specific know-how. ELP offers its expertise in various sectors such as energy, construction, international trade, government contracts, admiralty, insurance, and product liability. We also take pride in offering cost effective services to our clients in less sizeable disputes by efficient staffing. The firm has been recognised as one of the top specialist arbitration firms in the world by GAR100 (9th Edition) and as Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in India Business Law Journal’s Indian Law Firm Awards 2015. ELP’s Dispute Resolution practice has also been ranked in the Top Tier by The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2016.