Chairman: C.R. Dua
Number of partners worldwide: 64
Number of other lawyers worldwide: 250+
Languages: English, Hindi, Japanese and other Indian regional languages (Marathi, Telegu, Kannada, Tamil, Punjabi, Gujarati, and Bengali)
Established in 1986, Dua Associates is one of India’s prominent national law firms with full-fledged offices across eight metropolitan cities in India. The firm’s diverse client base includes many Fortune 500 companies, publicly-listed and public-sector companies, privately-owned businesses as well as many multinational and multilateral organisations and readily recognisable brand names from the US, Europe, Japan and ASEAN. The firm’s expertise and depth of knowledge led by one of India’s most significant nuclei of 64 partners and counsel, constituting its 250+ professionals strength have enabled it to consistently provide comprehensive legal advice and strategies to domestic and international clients. Dua Associates has been at the fore-front in assisting many major multinational companies to establish a presence in India.
As a law firm, it has emerged as a dominant and stable institution with its practice recognised for its competence and integrity. While keeping pace with the changes in the legal environment, the firm has also created specialised practice groups to focus on new and emerging sensitive sectors. With its pan-Indian presence it has the ability to assemble dedicated teams in any of its offices to meet client requirements and address the exigencies of complex transactions.
The firm’s in-depth understanding of national, local and regional legislation and regulation is also well-regarded. During the over thirty years of its journey since inception, Dua Associates recognises the support and friendship of some of its long standing clients such as Rio Tinto, Dow Chemical, McDonalds, ITC, SBI, Lufthansa, TVS Motors, TAFE, Estee Lauder, AIG, Westinghouse, Emerson, Citibank, Timex, Alcoa, Sumitomo, Siemens, Linde, GAIL, TATA, ICICI, PFC, Gillette, Cabot, IFC, Halliburton, Jiangsu Shagang, SingTel, Hitachi, Toshiba, Deutsche Bank, McCann-Erickson, Narang Group, Mitsui, Oiltanking, Caterpillar, Cargill, S. Chand, GE Healthcare, MOFCOM China, Sinochem, S.C. Johnson, Mitsubishi and Banca Sella.