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 four 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 12 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, 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 lawyers have been recognized for their work by Chambers and Partners and Legal 500.
Recent Firm News & Legal Updates
Recently, I have been working closely with Bock Eng Sim at WongPartnership LLP to re-establish WLG’s Tax and Private Wealth Practice Group. We now meet regularly with a group of about a dozen tax and private wealth practitioners around the world, and are constantly looking for opportunities to collaborate and share experiences and information for the benefit of everyone in the WLG network.
India badly needs a National Competition Policy. In this context, one needs to recapitulate whether India has utilized the full potential of growth envisaged after our historic shift from a “state-controlled” economy to a “free market” economy and if not why? Have we been able to introduce a culture of competition in our markets which leads to efficiencies and higher productivity and hence higher growth and is the most essential ingredient for success of free market economy structure? Let us look back.