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    Phoenix Legal

    Phoenix Legal is a full service law firm, offering an extensive range of transactional, regulatory, advisory and dispute resolution services. The firm advises a diverse clientele including domestic and international companies, banks and financial institutions, funds, promoter groups and public sector undertakings.

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    Phoenix Legal is a full service law firm, offering an extensive range of transactional, regulatory, advisory and dispute resolution services. The firm advises a diverse clientele including domestic and international companies, banks and financial institutions, funds, promoter groups and public sector undertakings.

    Based out of Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai, the firm has successfully been able to establish its identity outside its origins, dealing with significant depth in complex domestic and international matters.

    The key reason behind setting up Phoenix Legal was its founding partners’ desire to bring client service into sharper focus and to provide commercially viable legal advice in all sectors of the economy. A few characteristics which set us apart from a conventional firm are: a high degree of partner involvement and availability, top quality commercially oriented legal advice, attention to detail, responsiveness and a flexible billing policy.

    There are currently, 9 partners at the firm now with 5 of them in Delhi, 3 in Mumbai and 1 in Chennai.


    Awards/Recognitions

    • - Ranked in Asian Legal Business M&A Rankings 2016 – ALB M&A 2016 Ranking.
    • - Abhishek Saxena and Sawant Singh finds mention in The A-List: India’s top 100 lawyers published by IBLJ
    • - Manjula has been felicitated by Legal League with an Award in The Leadership Excellence Awards 2017, Law Firm Category. She was also awarded the “Women Lawyer of the Year for India’s Legal Era Awards’ 2015 – Recognition of the Legal Finesse & Accomplishments.
    • - Manjula has been featured in the recently published book “100 Legal Luminaries of India” which throws light on some of the most illustrious legal minds in India.
    • - Winner: Best Firm in India – Asia Women in Business Law Awards 2016 by Euromoney Legal Media Group.
    • - Young Achievers Award, Legal Era - awarded to Jyoti Singh in law firm category 2016-2017.
    • - Highest client satisfaction rating amongst top 20 Indian law firms - Indian Law Firms Rankings for 2013 by RSG Consulting and continues to maintain a top tier rating in the 2015 report.
    • - Winner in Category: Corporate & Commercial - India Business Law Journal’s Indian Law Firm Awards 2015.
    • - Jyoti Singh has been consistently ranked by Chambers and Partners for ‘Dispute Resolution: Insolvency’ and ‘Dispute Resolution: Mumbai based.’
    • - Highly recommended as a leading firm: various practice areas - Chambers Asia Pacific – 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.
    • - Winner in the Category: Insurance Law – Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016.
    • - Winner in the Category: Finance Litigation – Corporate LiveWire Global Awards 2016.
    • - Winner in the Industry Choice Category: Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year (India) – Global Law Experts Awards 2015.
    • - Winner in the Client Choice Category: Banking & Finance Law – Legal’s Finest 200 Awards 2015.
    • - Winner of Banking and Finance Law Firm of the Year (India) – Corporate INTL Legal Awards 2015.
    • - Winner in the Category: Banking & Finance - India Business Law Journal’s Indian Law Firm Awards 2015.
    • - Winner in Category: Corporate & Commercial - India Business Law Journal’s Indian Law Firm Awards 2015.
    • - Awarded India Deal of the Year 2014 by the India Business Law Journal for India's first instance of a collateralized bond obligation transaction.
    • - Awarded ASIAN-MENA Counsel Deal of the Year 2014 by the ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL magazine for the first instance in India of the refinancing of a road project through the issuance of non-convertible debentures where the subscriber of the debentures was an infrastructure debt fund created under the NBFC structure.
    • - Winner in the category: Energy, Projects & Infrastructure - India Business Law Journal Indian Law Firm Awards 2014.
    • - Winner in the category: Finance Litigation Law Firm of the Year – India – Global Awards 2014 - Corporate Livewire.
    • - Abhishek Saxena has been named as a leading Asia Pacific lawyer by IFLR 1000. Abhishek has been continuously ranked as leading lawyer for business by Chambers and Partners from 2010-2017. He has been also consistently recommended by Asia Pacific Legal 500, IFLR 1000 and Who's Who Legal.
    • - Asia Law Profiles has quoted one of the firm’s clients as saying, “It’s hard to think of areas where Phoenix Legal can improve. The firm is better than nearly all legal firms…”

    Testimonials

    • - The lawyers are praised by one client as "very thorough with their knowledge, excellent in their client service and commercial awareness, and good people to work with." Other sources point out the firm's experience of banking and financial litigation, where it is described as "hard-hitting."– Chambers Asia Pacific
    • - One client highlights the team's "dependability and respect for timelines," adding: "These traits are always present within the practice. They stick to tight deadlines and give very good advice." - Chambers Asia Pacific
    • - Clients praise the firm's ability to offer "good value for money without compromising on the quality of advice." - Chambers Asia Pacific
    • - Market commentators say: "It is a partner-driven firm which heavily focuses on the quality of its work." - Chambers Asia Pacific
    • - The firm attracts praise for its transactional expertise. One source confirms: "They are very active on corporate TMT work." - Chambers Asia Pacific

    Practice Areas

    We are one of India’s foremost full service law firms. Our practice areas are broadly divided into the following -

    • - ANTITRUST AND COMPETITION
    • - BANKING & FINANCE
    • - COMPLIANCE, BRIBERY & ANTI-CORRUPTION
    • - CORPORATE COMMERCIAL ADVISORY
    • - CORPORATE INSOLVENCY AND RESTRUCTURING
    • - DISPUTE RESOLUTION - ARBITRATION AND LITIGATION
    • - EMPLOYMENT AND INDUSTRIAL RELATIONS
    • - ENERGY, OIL AND GAS
    • - ENVIRONMENT
    • - FOREIGN INVESTMENT AND EXCHANGE CONTROL
    • - INFRASTRUCTURE
    • - INSURANCE
    • - INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
    • - JOINT VENTURES, FOREIGN AND TECHNICAL COLLABORATION
    • - MERGERS AND ACQUISITIONS
    • - MINING AND RESOURCES
    • - PRIVATE EQUITY AND FUNDS
    • - PROJECT FINANCE
    • - REAL ESTATE
    • - REGULATORY AFFAIRS
    • - TMT
    • - TAXATION
    Bhavna Mundhe Bhavna Mundhe
    Manager – HR and Administration

    E-mail: bhavna.mundhe@phoenixlegal.in

    +91 22 4340 8500
    Akanksha-Bisen Akanksha Bisen
    Manager – Practice Development

    E-mail: akanksha.bisen@phoenixlegal.in

    +91 11 4983 0035

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