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India

Vinson & Elkins has had an active role in India for more than 20 years, representing clients in a broad range of projects and disputes throughout the country. We have represented some of the world’s largest companies on investments in India, as well as a significant number of the largest Indian companies on a variety of matters, both transactional and contentious in nature.

We maintain an active India practice, staffing matters primarily out of our Hong Kong and London offices to provide our clients maximum coverage across multiple time zones. The team has worked with most of the top law firms in India, and our lawyers have years of experience overseeing Indian counsel to help ensure that our clients’ standards are met.

Our International Dispute Resolution team has been instrumental in advising one of India’s largest private-sector companies for more than 15 years on matters inside and outside India.

Experience Highlights

  • Asian multinational energy and infrastructure conglomerate on an arbitration in London under the ICC Rules. The dispute related to contractual claims over the supply and refurbishment of a blow-out preventer stack to be used in drilling activities offshore India

  • Indian oil and gas company on a series of disputes against the Government of India concerning the development of a gas field, including advice in relation to a number of cost recovery and gas pricing issues

  • Private equity investor on the formation and initial investment for infertility clinics in India and MENA

  • Received an injunction in the India High Court on behalf of a Mauritian investor in the Indian telecom sector who brought claims against the government under the Mauritius-India Bilateral Investment Treaty; This decision has allowed for the arbitration procedural order to continue