leading law firm in India

, driving positive impact for our clients in India and the world with a solutions-oriented approach.

We are one of India’s leading full service law firms, set up in 1986, serving a wide spectrum of clients drawn from multi nationals including several Fortune 500 companies, publicly-listed companies, public-sector enterprises, privately-owned businesses, as well as many multinational and multilateral organizations and readily recognizable brand names from the U.S., Europe, Japan and ASEAN.

Recognized for their legal prowess and extensive expertise, Dua Associates is among the top legal firms in India. With a track record of delivering comprehensive and strategic legal counsel, the Firm excels in providing customised solutions to complex legal challenges, building trust and delivering result-oriented outcomes for clients across diverse sectors.

Dua Associates leverages its formidable legal talent to provide comprehensive advice and strategies to clients in sectors as diverse as manufacturing, telecom, data privacy and cybersecurity, healthcare, infrastructure, defence and aviation among others. Recognized as among the top full-service Indian law firms, Dua Associates is known for its commitment to legal excellence, offering legal advice to clients while delivering high-quality services that meet their specific requirements.

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Labour and Employment

Dua Associates renders specialised advice on issues related to labour and industrial laws and on various aspects of regulatory compliance, statutory contributions and registrations in accordance with labour, industrial and immigration laws. The Firm also advises clients on employee benefit trusts, stock option schemes, voluntary retirement schemes, provident funds, gratuity and related employee benefits, and […]

Arbitration & Alternative Dispute Resolution

Dua Associates’ Dispute Resolution practice involving civil, commercial, taxation, criminal and constitutional law, comprises of about twenty five partners and counsel supported by over fifty litigation lawyers is represented at all the eight locations where the Firm has offices.

Banking & Finance

Dua Associates’ Banking and Finance practice represents financial institutions, financial services companies, investment funds, development banks, project developers, project companies, contractors and other parties in various secured and unsecured financing transactions.

Capital Markets

Dua Associates has extensive experience in equity capital market, debt/money market and derivative market transactions. The Firm has advised and assisted the government, public sector undertakings as well as private parties on Qualified Institutions Placement

Competition and Anti-Trust

The past few years have witnessed India’s transition to a modern anti-trust and competition law regime, introducing law on, among other things, cartelization, price fixing and combinations which are aligned with WTO recommendations and anti-trust policies in the European Union and the United States.

Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions

Dua Associates has a robust Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) practice, which is globally top ranked for several consecutive years. The transactions and deals undertaken include close working relationships with some of the world’s leading companies

Corporate and Commercial

The Corporate and Commercial team of Dua Associates,  several of whom have been recognized at domestic and international platforms,  advises clients on a broad spectrum of matters, ranging from corporate governance, company formation, contract law to

Data Privacy & Cybersecurity

Data privacy and cybersecurity remain top priorities for regulators and companies alike, as the threats posed by large-scale data breaches and other cyber incidents continue unabated. Dua Associates has stayed ahead of the curve in its legal and regulatory service offering

Defence, Aviation & Space

In Defence, the Firm has advised OEMs to technology providers and suppliers on various issues besides negotiating joint ventures with foreign investment firms.

Dispute Resolution – Litigation

Dua Associates Dispute Resolution practice involving civil, commercial, taxation, criminal and constitutional law is widely recognized The team’s experience and close working relationships with various counsel including several eminent senior counsel of national.

Healthcare & Lifesciences

Dua Associates has had the privilege of dealing with a number of prominent pharmaceutical, healthcare and medical device companies ranging from manufacturing to hospitals. The lawyers at the Firm have deep rooted understanding of the requirements of this sector and


Dua Associates has extensive experience and understanding of the insurance industry in India. The Firm advises on the entry strategy of its insurance clients and at every stage of their business in India, including making investments in Indian ventures under Indian insurance laws.

Insolvency & Bankruptcy

Dua Associates’ Insolvency and Bankruptcy practice encompasses a wide spectrum of services with the firm being deeply involved in the constantly changing fabric of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (“Code”) since inception.

Intellectual Property Rights

In a fiercely competitive environment, Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) is a tool which acts as a catalyst in reputation building which despite being an intangible asset, has become the backbone for creating a distinct identity amongst players in the international arena.

International Trade/WTO

The firm’s International Trade Practice is highly regarded and regularly awarded as among the best in India. Dua Associates has considerable experience and expertise in International Trade.

Private Equity and Investment Funds

The importance of private equity and venture capital investors in supporting Indian businesses is well acknowledged. A private equity / venture capital deal raises challenges related to finance, tax, governance, regulatory issues, employees and intellectual property.

Projects & Infrastructure

The Firm has a significant practice in advising clients in projects and infrastructure. The expertise spans a wide range of sectors including energy, airports, oil and gas, special economic zones, ports construction, real estate, transportation, water treatment and other infrastructure and manufacturing sectors.

Real Estate & Urban Development

Dua Associates’ Real Estate practice is highly ranked by global ranking bodies and is well represented in all the offices across eight cities. Over the years the Firm has advised and assisted several foreign investors in planning their investment strategy in real estate and related infrastructural projects in India.

Special Service – Japan Desk

This practice team which includes several Indian lawyers and Japanese nationals, focuses on assisting Japanese companies to invest and operate in India. Having advised over 250 Japanese clients on corporate, commercial and business laws, this practice team also assists…

Media & Telecommunication

As technology increasingly permeates all areas of business, the practice of technology, media and telecoms has become a highly specialised and an important field of expertise for law firms. Dua Associates has a well recognized technology, media and…

White Collar Crime

Dua Associates regularly assists domestic and international clients in matters related to compliance with the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act and the extant antibribery laws in India. The Firm’s team of  well experienced lawyers, have specifically worked with organizations…


With full service offices in eight metropolitan cities across the country, Dua Associates is among the top legal firms in India, recognized for the depth of legal talent and significant experience of its 250 legal professionals including partners and counsels.

Facilitating The Future of Law

Backed by our 3 decades of legal heritage, prestigious clients from across the globe, and our experienced legal team, we endeavour to deliver the best legal assistance.

Why Us?

In an increasingly challenging business and legal environment, Dua Associates recognizes that clients’ needs often transcend specialties.

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Our Values

We conduct our business in adherence to the highest standards of professional integrity and ethics. Dua Associates believes that law firms too like every other

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