India Practice

Since the early 1990s, Debevoise has advised on a range of India-related activities, working with clients investing and operating in the country as they grow and protect their businesses.

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Listed as a “Significant Player”, and Geoffrey Burgess and Lord Goldsmith both named to the International A-List.

Peter Goldsmith QC and Geoffrey Burgess drive the India practice at Debevoise & Plimpton. Both lawyers present an appealing offer for Indian clients including deep experience in arbitration, litigation, private equity, and technology, media and telecommunications. The firm is also active on thought leadership and deal-making in the healthcare industry.


Ranked as a leading International firm in India for Dispute Resolution and Corporate/M&A.

Chambers Global, 2021

Ranked as a leading International firm in India for Dispute Resolution.

Lord Goldsmith QC is ranked as a leading lawyer for Dispute Resolution in India.

“The work ethic and the experience the team has brought in is incredible.”

“They’re obviously a very high-quality firm. Their arbitration practice is highly respected.”

Chambers Asia-Pacific, 2020-2021

Ranked as a leading foreign law firm in India.

“Debevoise is a formidable practice when it comes to foreign firms working in India […] the Debevoise team understands Asia and India very well.”

“Debevoise with its lock-step approach ensures that partners work seamlessly… the team’s strength lies in the deep understanding of the business.”

The Legal 500 Asia Pacific, 2020-2021


Gavin Anderson has taken part in Private Equity’s annual roundtable focusing on current trends in Asia.

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Lord Goldsmith

The ‘extremely able and respected’ Peter Goldsmith QC is chair of the firm's European and Asian litigation group. He is well regarded for his experience in India-related arbitration, particularly in the energy and natural resources sectors, maintaining very strong connections with the market.

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