Gowling WLG lawyers recognised once again in India Business Law Journal's International A-list of India's top 100 lawyers

04 July 2024

The joint heads of Gowling WLG's India Group, Sunil Kakkad and Anurag (Ragi) Singh have been named among the 2024 Top 100 international lawyers by India Business Law Journal. 

Sunil and Ragi 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.

This latest recognition follows previous listings for the pair in India Business Law Journal's Top 100 Lawyers list, with Sunil having been featured in the guide for six consecutive years, and Ragi for four.

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 Group in the UK.

Ragi is a leading partner in Gowling WLG's 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. 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.

At a firm level, our position as one of the world's top advisers to Indian businesses has also been recognised by the Indian Business Law Journal, which names Gowling WLG as a leading international 'Firm to Watch' for India-related matters.

Now in its ninth year, the 2024 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 experienced lawyers at Indian law firms and India-focused in-house counsel around the world.

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.

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