Kochhar & Co. (“Firm”) is one of India’s pre-eminent corporate law firms.

With a full-service presence in seven (7) prominent cities namely New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Gurgaon, Hyderabad and Chandigarh and four (4) overseas offices – Dubai, Singapore, Chicago, and Toronto, Kochhar & Co. has a reputation for cutting edge legal expertise, clear and commercially driven advice, and an unwavering commitment to our clients’ needs through delivering bespoke, sustainable, and innovative legal solutions.

We pride ourselves on adapting technology and international best practices to a deeply Indian business ethos; with an advisory philosophy that places sustainable legal solutions for our clients at its centre and core. 

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Founder’s desk

The belief I hold close to my heart is that nothing is impossible, and one’s accomplishments are limited only by self-imposed shackles. Therefore, what Nelson Mandela once said deeply resonates with me:

 “It always seems impossible until it’s done”.

The Firm was established in 1994, a time when, in India, the practice of corporate law as we know today was still nascent and the conventional practice of law was largely confined to the corridors of Indian courts. Impelled by the potency of India’s watershed moment of economic reforms and the opportunities unleashed, I established the Firm with a vision to bridge the gap between the availability of efficient and quality-driven legal services and the demands of emerging India’s international clientele.

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200+ Lawyers

including 52 Partners



10 Offices

within India and overseas

Preferred Counsel

Indian counsel to large corporations globally



  • 1994

    The founding of Kochhar & Co., in New Delhi, India.

  • 1998

    Establishment of the office of Kochhar & Co. in Bangalore, Karnataka.

  • 2000

    Establishment of the office of Kochhar & Co. in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

  • 2002

    Establishment of the office of Kochhar & Co. in Chennai, Tamil Nadu.

  • 2006

    Establishment of the office of Kochhar & Co. in Gurgaon, our second office in Delhi NCR.

  • 2006

    Inauguration of the Firm’s international presence with its overseas office in Atlanta (USA)

  • 2007

    Establishment of the office of Kochhar & Co. in Hyderabad, present Telangana.

  • 2008

    Establishing the Firm’s presence in Singapore, its second overseas office.

  • 2012

    Establishment of the Firm’s presence in Tokyo, Japan.

  • 2013

    Entry into the Middle East by setting up an office in Dubai (UAE).

  • 2014

    Granted a license by the Dubai Legal Affairs department to practice local UAE and DIFC laws.

  • 2021

    Establishment of the office of Kochhar & Co. in Chicago, USA.

  • 2022

    Establishment of the office of Kochhar & Co. in Chandigarh, Punjab.


With 52 partners and over 200 lawyers from across geographies and diverse backgrounds, Kochhar & Co. is a cultural melting pot that blends the best of Indian values with a liberal and progressive international work culture.

Our Firm is defined by its core values of:

EMPATHY: Identifying with clients’ challenges by endeavouring to step in to their shoes.  

EQUITY: Prioritising fairness and fair play, whilst doing what is right by our clients.

ETHICS: An uncompromising moral compass guiding all of our professional dealings and interactions.

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Unique Client Satisfaction Approach




Business Oriented Solutions

Going The Extra Mile




Giving back to society is something that we at Kochhar & Co. feel deeply about. In addition to our attorneys’ involvement in charity and social causes of their choice, the Firm’s philanthropic arm, Kochhar Care Foundation, supports numerous social and welfare programs, especially initiatives in the fields of child rights and access to education. The Firm also extends pro-bono legal representation to those in need.


Kochhar & Co. is committed to upholding the principles of diversity, inclusiveness, and meritocracy at the workplace. Our vision of diversity goes beyond the stereotypes and extends to the diversity of mind, personality, individual and attitude. Our motto of ‘Positivity at work’ with its emphasis on conducive and collegiate work environment ensures that the presence, contributions, and perspectives of different often disparate groups of people are valued and integrated.