Awards & recognitions 

We are committed to excellence and deeply value the recognition received for our services. 


We are pleased to share that Samvad Partners has been ranked as a Tier 2 Firm for Intellectual Property (in both Patents, as well as Trademarks and Copyright) in the 2020 edition of Thomson Reuters Asian Legal Business - IP Rankings. The ALB IP annual rankings recognises the outstanding law firms for IP work across the region.


We are pleased to share that Samvad Partners has been ranked as ‘Private Equity & Venture Capital Firm of the Year’ in India Business Law Journal's 2020 Indian Law Firm Awards.

LegalEra's Women in Law Excellence Awards 2020

We are delighted to share that our partner, Ms. Poornima Hatti, has been honored with the 'Star Women in Law of the Year' award at the LegalEra's Women in Law Excellence Awards 2020. 

Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Asia-Pacific 2020

The Firm is proud to share that it has won the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Awards: Asia Pacific 2020 Outstanding Pro Bono Programme – Regional Category Award.

The A-List 2019: India Business Law Journal

The Firm is delighted to announce that our partners Mr. Harish B Narasappa, Ms. Poornima Hatti and Ms. Vineetha MG have been consecutively ranked by Vantage Asia's India Business Law Journal among India’s Top 100 Lawyers: The A-List 2019. 

Chambers & Partners Asia Pacific 2019

The Firm was recommended for Banking and Finance; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property; Life Sciences; Private Equity; and Technology, Media, Telecoms (TMT).

The Legal 500 2019 

The firm was recommended for Banking and Finance; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property; Investment Funds, Labour and Employment; and Projects and Energy. 


The Firm was featured and ranked by the India Business Law Journal in two categories this year, Corporate & Commercial and Private Equity & Venture Capital. The IBLJ had this to say about the Firm: “Samvad Partners is recognized for its corporate and commercial expertise,” “with demonstrable expertise also in private equity and venture capital, its expertise in negotiating and fine-tuning documents, and in corporate advisory, it is well recognized by peers and clients alike.”

ICCA International Summit 2019

The Firm was awarded for its Excellence in Investment Law at the 9th ICCA International Summit 2019. The ICCA International Summit was a flagship confluence of corporate counsels from across India and the world through ICCA’s association with the Inhouse Counsel Worldwide and the Asia-Pacific Corporate Counsel Association, and the awards recognized law firms and corporate legal departments for exceptional contribution in different areas of practice.  

legally india annual review report 2019

The firm has been ranked as a 'Prestige Corporate Firm'. The Review says, "Samvad is unusual for several reasons. First, at least half of Samvad's partnership of 14 is involved in corporate work. Second, it has four partners in our Top 100 Corporate Dealmakers. Third, and sadly most notably in a top 100 that consists primarily of men, all four are women (64 % of Samvad's partnership is female, a higher ratio than any other larger corporate firm in India)."

Vahura Best Law Firms to Work Rankings - 2018

The Firm was ranked one of the top 5 law firms in India for women, across firms of all sizes. In law firms under the size of 200, we are ranked in the top 5 for 

Culture (“Recognising firms that have built a culture of trust and collaboration”), 

Firm Leadership (“Recognising firms that demonstrate outstanding leadership while giving professionals the opportunity to innovate and contribute to the Firm’s success”) and 

Work-Life Balance (“Recognising firms where professionals have the freedom and time to balance both work and personal life.”)

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