Wadhwa Law Offices

General Corporate Practice

Wadhwa Law Offices serves as a trusted advisor to founders, boards, and shareholders, bridging the gap between regulatory frameworks and practical problem-solving. The Firm’s General Corporate Practice focuses on the practical application of regulations, compliance assurance, drafting corporate documents, fostering ethical conduct and organizational culture, engaging with stakeholders, and providing customized solutions for each client. Our goal is to safeguard organizational integrity and reputation while enhancing sustainability.

Wadhwa Law Offices is an award-winning firm for foreign direct investments in India and corporate commercial practice at India Business Law Journal’s 2024 Indian Law Firm Awards.

As part of our broader Corporate Practice, we help clients in the following areas.

Setting up Business in India

The Firm advises multinational corporations, new-age companies, and cross-border investors on setting up, divesting, and managing businesses in India. We provide guidance on entity formation, statutory registrations, and legal compliance under various Indian laws. Our services cover a range of inbound and outbound business structures, including corporate entities, liaison offices, branch offices, and more. We also offer ongoing corporate, human resource, and regulatory compliance support. Our tailored solutions consider clients’ objectives, risk tolerance, financial goals, and time horizon.

General Contract Advisory

We provide comprehensive contract advisory services, ensuring clarity, specificity, and risk mitigation in various kinds of agreements. Our approach covers a diverse portfolio of contracts, emphasizing clarity and specificity to prevent misunderstandings. We conduct thorough risk assessments, address key terms, provisions, dispute resolution mechanisms, and exit strategies, and tailor contracts to meet each client’s unique needs.

Fund Formation

The Firm specializes in guiding clients through fund formation, considering legal, regulatory, and financial factors. We assist in structuring funds, navigating legal complexities, ensuring investor rights, and maintaining ongoing compliance. Our aim is to help clients establish investment funds that align with their objectives while adhering to relevant laws and regulations.

Financing and Debt

We offer comprehensive services relating to financing and debt transactions, evaluating various financing options, negotiating favourable terms, and ensuring compliance with lending agreements. We focus on providing balanced outcomes with well-thought-of risk allocation, mindful of legal and commercial risks. We also advise on exit strategies in case business relationships need to terminate.

Competition Law

We provide comprehensive guidance in Competition Law, offering services such as mergers and acquisitions compliance, cartel investigations, abuse of dominance rules, compliance management, and representation in investigations and disputes. Our expertise combines legal knowledge with practical business understanding to help clients navigate complex competition regulations effectively.

Technology, Media, and Telecommunications (TMT)

The Firm offers comprehensive services in the TMT sector, leveraging a deep understanding of the intersection of technology, business, and law. Our TMT team collaborates with various practice areas to provide tailored advice covering product development, licensing, regulatory compliance, incident management, and intellectual property. We stay updated with the evolving legal and regulatory landscape, ensuring clients’ businesses remain compliant. We help clients adapt to changing requirements while commercializing their technological models within legal boundaries. Our expertise extends to data privacy, including compliance with international privacy laws and Indian regulations. In the media space, we assist clients with managing media rights, content vetting, and marketing and advertising laws.

We provide specialized advice in the data privacy sub-sector to clients, including on compliance with international privacy regimes such as Japan’s Act on Protection of Personal Information, EU General Data Protection Regulation, California Consumer Privacy Act, and the application of Indian laws such as the Digital Personal Data Protection Act, 2023 and the Information Technology Act, 2000.

Sports Law

Our multidisciplinary sports team understands the dynamic and challenging sports environment, serving various stakeholders, including governing bodies, athletes, coaches, agencies, sports clubs, franchises, investors, and sponsors. Our lawyers possess a deep understanding of sports and business aspects, ensuring timely services that do not disrupt on-field activities. We advise on governance, commercial contracts, employment, youth athlete protection, intellectual property, brand protection, regulatory issues, and litigation in the sports sector.

Real Estate

Our Real Estate Practice covers real property transactions, leasing agreements, joint development, and build-to-suit agreements, due diligence, and comprehensive legal support. We prioritize clarity and specificity in contracts, conduct thorough due diligence, and tailor solutions to meet clients’ real estate needs.

Private Client and Succession

Our Private Client and Succession services encompass estate planning, wills and successions, trust management, and family governance structures. We help clients preserve and transfer wealth efficiently, draft wills, establish trusts, and provide guidance on family office and governance structures to protect their legacy.


Nitin Wadhwa

Managing Partner

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