India Desk

As the Indian economy has become increasingly liberalized, India’s trade relations with Europe and particularly with Germany have been growing steadily in recent years. German companies are becoming increasingly interested in India as a business location, while Indian companies are looking for cooperation partnerships and investment opportunities in Germany. Ther are more and more German-Indian joint ventures and acquisitions of companies involving both countries.

GvW Graf von Westphalen offers comprehensive expertise in the area of German-Indian legal relations. This enables us to be able to support clients at the highest level. We cooperate intensively with excellent Indian law firms of various sizes and can thus offer efficient and optimal advisory services for German and Indian clients at a reasonable cost.

We advise German and Indian clients in all areas of business, corporate and commercial and civil law. We consult with our excellent partner law firms in India on questions of Indian law.

Our expertise covers especially the following areas:

Advice on all types of corporate transactions (M&A), including the acquisition of equity interests, takeovers and mergers, both in Germany and in India

Advice on joint ventures and other types of cooperation in Germany and India

Drafting and negotiating contracts in all areas of commerce

Ongoing advice to German and Indian companies on matters of corporate and trade law

Advice in relation to legal disputes, both in the intial phases as well as in litigation before the courts and in arbitration in Germany and India