Founded by the late Mr. OP Vaish, senior advocate in 1971, the firm is a full-service law firm providing legal services to domestic and international clients for over five decades. Predominantly a tax and corporate M&A firm, the firm has steadily grown adding multiple niche practices across three locations in India with a headcount of over 100 associates including 16 partners. The firm’s Corporate M&A and tax practices have grown from strength to strength every passing year and has been involved in some of the largest deals in India in various sectors. The firm serves the needs of both small and large businesses, ranging from basic start-up work to intricate legal issues and provides a broad range of legal, taxation, regulatory and advisory services to the commercial, industrial and financial communities. The firm adopts a practical and solution-oriented approach to legal matters and places tremendous emphasis on accessibility, quick turnaround time and client access to key partners at all times. Also, the firm is one of the very few firms in India to offer a combination of corporate law and tax practice. The firm’s ability to understand its clients’ business and their challenges has rewarded it with progressively complex mandates and headline deals, many of which are the largest transactions in their respective industries. The firm’s mission is to be the preferred law firm within the Indian market, providing its clients with qualitative and innovative professional advice, in a timely and cost-efficient manner. The firm is well recognized for its practices in respect of tax, M&A, private equity, projects and infrastructure, real estate, banking and finance, employment, competition law, insolvency and bankruptcy and dispute resolution. Why Vaish Associates
The firm has been consistently recognized as one of the best in the Tax area. The firm is highly recognized for its corporate and M&A practice. Year after year, our Firm and its lawyers have been recognized for their work by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.
Google has tasted another setback in India in its fight with the Antitrust regulator, Competition Commission of India (“CCI/Commission”). The appeal filed by Google against the CCI last order dated 20.10.2022 has been dismissed on merits and, except for some reliefs on some of the market correction
In a significant development , after the Lok Sabha ( Lower house of Indian Parliament ) passed the Competition (Amendment) Bill 2023 on 29.March 2023 , the Bill was passed by the Rajya Sabha ( upper house ) on 03 April ,2023 and after receiving the Presidential assent on 11 April 2023, has been promulgated and notified in the Gazette of India as The Competition (Amendment) Act, 2023 on 11th April, 2023 .
The Hon'ble Supreme Court in M/s. Tantia Constructions Limited v. Union of India [Petition for Special Leave to Appeal (C) No. 10722/2022] observed that it is of the "firm opinion that there cannot be two arbitration proceedings with respect to the same contract/transaction."