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2018 10-23

Grandall Established Strategic Cooperation with Indian Law Firm - Link Legal


Grandall Law Firm and Link Legal India Law Services Law Firm (“Link Legal”) entered into a memorandum of understanding for strategic cooperation on October 19. Through such non-exclusive cooperation, both parties will gradually deepen their cooperation by ways of business communication, training, study and discussion and promote joint development.

Hongbing Lv, chief executive partner of Grandall, Henry Huang, managing partner of Grandall Shanghai, Atul Sharma, managing partner of Link Legal, and Santosh Pai, partner of Link Legal, attended the signing ceremony. Both parties also communicated with each other for issues having common concerns before the ceremony.

Mr. Lv welcomed Atul Sharma and Santoshi Pai on behalf of Grandall and said that Grandall and Link Legal have much more to cooperate in consideration of their geographic location, practice areas and business targets. Mr. Lv also hoped the two firms could keep promoting their cooperation through business exchange, visits and communications. 

Atul Sharma said he was pleased about the strategic cooperation between Link Legal and Grandall. He said that Chinese enterprises’ investments in Indian market were rather significant, and Link Legal had extensive experience in Chinese business as they have served numerous Chinese clients. Mr. Sharma also hoped the strategic cooperation would facilitate the joint development of both firms by utilization of their respective advantages.

Before the signing ceremony, Atul Sharma and Santosh Pai were invited to give a lecture on “Recent Legal Reforms in Arbitration and Insolvency Laws in India” and interacted with Grandall’s lawyers. The speech offered helpful information and enhanced Grandall’s daily training on foreign legal service.

Headquartered in New Delhi, Link Legal is a leading full-service law firm in India, and has offices in Mumbai, Gurugram, Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai. It is allowed to practice law throughout India and admitted to the Supreme Court of India. As one of the first Indian law firms offering services on Chinese business, Link Legal has an active China Desk and earned recognition and high ratings from many famous rating agencies for its professional services in commerce, project engineering & infrastructure, banking & finance, dispute resolutions and other areas.

Grandall has been promoting its international development strategy in recent years. In addition to establishment of overseas offices in Hong Kong, Paris, Madrid, Silicon Valley and Stockholm, Grandall also entered into cooperation agreements with two famous Australian law firms. Grandall’s access to the Indian market and its strategic cooperation with Link Legal will be an important step for the international strategy of Grandall.

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