The joint heads of Gowling WLG's India Group, Sunil Kakkad and Anurag (Ragi) Singh have been named among the Top 100 international lawyers for India-related matters by India Business Law Journal.
Sunil Kakkad and Ragi Singh have extensive experience advising clients on domestic and cross-border M&A, capital market transactions, private equity investments, joint ventures and strategic alliances. As joint heads of the firm's India group they are accustomed to advising Indian companies, financial institutions and high net worth individuals on a wide range of cross-border transactions.
Sunil's focus on India stretches back decades and he is widely regarded as one of the most experienced practitioners in the Anglo-Indian market, having been involved in public and private market transactions for Indian corporates (including multiple IPOs). He is also head of Gowling WLG's corporate practice in the UK.
Ragi Singh is a leading partner in Gowling WLG's private M&A and private equity practice and holds a number of senior positions within the firm, including head of the firm's automotive manufacturing and electric vehicle sector teams; thereby bringing in-depth sector expertise. As a former technology lawyer, Ragi is accustomed to advising tech and tech enabled businesses, as well as servicing overseas clients, buying or selling from foreign companies and understanding the vagaries of transactions with a significant overseas element.
Now in its fifth year, the 2020 A-List compiled by India Business Law Journal recognises the most outstanding lawyers undertaking transactions involving Indian clients, looking at performance and prominence over the past 12 months. It is based on extensive research, including nominations and supporting information provided by law firm clients, as well as India-focused lawyers at international law firms.
Gowling WLG has more than 1,500 legal professionals in global offices, providing a suite of legal services at home and abroad to clients from a wide range of sectors. The firm has a long and successful track record in advising some of India's largest companies on their international business activities. This work also extends to assisting businesses in Europe, the Middle East, China, Singapore and North America with their India-related matters and operations.