Economic Laws Practice ("ELP") is a leading full-service law firm based in Mumbai. The Firm was established in 2001 by eminent lawyers from diverse fields. ELP brings to the table a rather unique combination of professionals which comprise of not only the sharpest legal minds in India but also chartered accountants, cost accountants, economists and company secretaries; enabling us to offer a seamless cross-practice service experience and top-of-the-line expertise to our clients.

ELP has a unique positioning amongst law firms in India from the perspective of offering comprehensive services across the entire spectrum of transactional, advisory, litigation, regulatory, and tax matters. Our areas of expertise include Banking & Finance; Competition Law & Policy; Corporate & Commercial; Hospitality; Infrastructure; International Trade & Customs; Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Private Equity & Venture Capital; Securities Laws & Capital Markets; Tax; and Telecommunication, Media & Technology (TMT). As the firm grows we will keep adding relevant areas of practice to ensure that our clients only receive the best.

With offices in Mumbai, New Delhi, Pune, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chennai, we have a team of over 180 qualified lawyers who have specialized expertise in diverse practice areas. ELP works closely with leading global law firms based in the UK, U.S., Middle East and Asia Pacific region. This gives us the ability to not only provide a pan India offering but a global service offering as well.

ELP's focus is client-centric and we are committed to developing and nurturing long-term relationships with our clients by providing the most optimal solutions in a practical, qualitative and cost efficient manner.

Our in-depth expertise, immediate availability, geographic reach, transparent approach and the involvement of our partners in all assignments has made us the firm of choice for our clients.

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RSG India Report 2015 on Law Firms in India

The firm has an extended range of practice areas with lawyers in each "well versed in the subject matter that they deal with" and adept at "managing large scale work." They have a strong "commercial sense" and are considered "quite unlike other law firms operating in this sphere." - RSG India Report 2015 on Law Firms in India


Our professionals have appeared in various courts, tribunals and forums as a part of their development within ELP. In-depth litigation experiences have ensured that ours lawyers are better positioned to understand the complexity of a mandate and the eventual consequence of the documents that secure a matter or deal.



Our commitment to provide dedicated and result oriented solutions of the highest quality to our clients assists them in achieving their goals. We offer our clients a high level of partner investment, personalised attention and sector specific solutions. We ensure that each client mandates personal attention and the time of individual partners and a dedicated team of professionals with the right mix of experience and expertise.

ELP has offices in six different cities within India and additionally close working relationships with global law firms - Network Partners based in the UK, U.S., Middle East and the Asia Pacific region, due to which we are able to assist our clients on their domestic as well as cross border legal requirements.



A majority of our lawyers hold dual qualifications not only as lawyers but also either as company secretaries, chartered accounts, economists or even multi-jurisdiction qualifications. Our clients benefit from the expert advice which is efficient, comprehensive, practical and business oriented. ELP professionals work seamlessly with specialised practises within the firm and provide exceptional advice to our clients, with the primary objective of minimising or mitigating the risk of unanticipated exposures, thereby always ensuring our clients maximise their outcomes.



Opened our first office in Mumbai to offer our services in two specialised practice areas: Tax and International Trade & Customs.


Added the Telecommunication, Media & Technology practice to our service offering.


Expanded our presence in India by opening a new office in New Delhi. Also added two new practices to our service offering: Infrastructure and Corporate & Commercial.


Added a dedicated Litigation & Dispute Resolution practice to our service offering.


Added the Private Equity & Venture Capital practice to our service offering.


Expanded our presence in India by opening a new office in Ahmedabad.


Expanded our presence in India by opening a new office in Pune. Also added two new practices to our service offering: Direct Tax and Transfer Pricing.


Added the Banking & Finance practice to our service offering.


Added the Competition Laws & Policy practice to our service offering.


Added the Securities Laws & Capital Markets practice to our service offering.


Expanded our presence in the south of India by opening new offices in two cities: Bangalore and Chennai.


Ranked amongst the Top 10 Firms in the RSG India Report 2015 on Law Firms in India.


Mr Suhail Nathani took over as Managing Partner.


A year of overseas collaborations and expansions across practice areas (GST, RERA, IBC, NCLT and Fintech) and markets.

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