Awards & recognitions
We are committed to excellence and deeply value the recognition received for our services.
Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Asia Pacific 2021
We are delighted to share that our Partner, Poornima Hatti has won the Outstanding Contribution Award (Private Practice) at the Chambers Diversity & Inclusion (D&I) Awards: Asia-Pacific 2021.
The Firm has once again been highly ranked in the Chambers and Partners Asia-Pacific Rankings Guide 2021 across nine practice areas (i.e., Banking and Finance; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Employment; Life Sciences; Private Equity; Real Estate; Restructuring/Insolvency; and Technology, Media, Telecoms) showcasing our strengths across a broad area of expertise.
Forbes India Legal Powerlist 2020
We are delighted to share that our partner, Ms. Vineetha MG has been enlisted and featured in Forbes India Legal Powerlist 2020 of ‘Top Individual Lawyers' (above 10 years’ experience).
The Legal 500 2021
We are delighted to announce that Samvād: Partners has once again been highly ranked in ‘The Legal500 Asia-Pacific Rankings Guide 2021’ across ten practice areas (i.e. Competition/ Antirust, Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A, Data Protection, Dispute Resolution – Litigation, Intellectual Property, Labour and Employment, Private Equity & Investment Funds, Projects, Energy & Infrastructure, Technology, Media and Telecoms (TMT)) showcasing our strengths across a broad area of expertise
The Legal Hall of fame
Our Partner, Vineetha MG has recently been inducted into The Legal 500 Hall of Fame, having been recommended as a leading individual within Banking and Finance practice area for the past 12 years.
Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Asia Pacific 2020
Winner of the “Chambers Diversity & Inclusion Asia-Pacific Awards 2020: Outstanding Pro Bono Programme – Regional Category Award”. This award is intended to recognize firms dedicated to undertaking impactful and ongoing pro bono work in their local or global community.
The Firm was also recommended for Banking and Finance; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property; Life Sciences; Private Equity; Real Estate and Technology, Media, Telecoms.
The Legal 500 2021
The firm was recommended for Banking and Finance; Corporate and M&A; Dispute Resolution; Intellectual Property; Labour and Employment; Projects and Energy and Technology, Media & Telecoms.
Asian legal business
Our Partner, Poornima Hatti has been recognised as one of India's Top 30 Disputes Lawyers 2020 by Asia Legal Business (ALB) in its second annual list of India’s best disputes lawyers.
Poornima has also been recognised and enlisted in the inaugural list of Asia Super 50 Disputes Lawyers by Asia Legal Business (ALB).
These lawyers have been selected based on the client recommendations sent directly to ALB.
Indian BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL 2020
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.
IBLJ: The a list -2020
We are delighted to announce that our partners Harish Narasappa, Poornima Hatti and Vineetha Mg have been ranked for the 3rd consecutive year by Vantage Asia's India Business Law Journal in their India's Top 100 Lawyers and 50 Legal Icons: The A-List 2020.
Mr. Harish Narasappa is also ranked as one of the Top 50 Legal Icons in India
ASIAN LEGAL BUSINESS - IP RANKINGS 2020
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.
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.
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.
INDIA BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL 2019
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.”)