Established in 1999, Krishnamurthy & Co. (K Law) is a full-service law firm with offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai.
Established in 1999, Krishnamurthy & Co. (K Law) is a full-service law firm with offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai. With a strength of more than 85 lawyers, K Law provides comprehensive legal advisory services across a broad spectrum of practice areas.
The firm’s proven legal capability includes advisory, private equity and venture capital investments, mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures, securities laws, banking and finance, infrastructure, project finance, intellectual property, media and entertainment, dispute resolution and white-collar crimes, and real estate.
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Krishnamurthy & Co is an 85-lawyer firm with 10 partners spread over offices in Bengaluru, Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai. The full-service firm is headed by founder and managing partner, Naina Krishna Murthy. “They are very responsive to clients’ requirements and knowledgeable in their respective areas,” says Rohan Thacker, deputy vice president of legal at Tata Capital Financial Services, who consulted the firm for project finance documentation and real estate matters. Thacker commends Krishna Murthy for her availability and personal involvement when necessary. The firm recently advised: JSW Infrastructure on its ₹10 billion acquisition of the Chettinad Group’s port business; Calderys India Refractories on its ₹800 million purchase of HIL’s industrial thermal insulation business sold under the HYSIL brand; and Reliance Industrial Investments on its US$40 million acquisition of a controlling stake in Reverie Language Technologies.
Frequently handles mid-market transactional work for companies across a range of industry sectors, including financial services, engineering, construction, technology and hospitality. Noted experience on strategic investments, asset sales, joint ventures and M&A deals. Additionally, adept at advising private equity funds, investors, purchasers and sellers
The Firm has been recommended as a recognized practitioner for Projects, Infrastructure & Energy practice and Technology, Media & Entertainment (TMT) practice.
INDIA BUSINESS LAW JOURNAL names the outstanding law firms of the year: Krishnamurthy & Co, a respected mid-sized firm headed by Naina Krishna Murthy, is reputed for its M&A and capital markets practice and is sought out also for its corporate advisory services. Clients include Tata Realty and Infrastructure, Edelweiss Finance, Marico, Royal Orchid, and BASF India.
They are a dedicated lot, their response time is absolutely unmatchable and their ability to think through the issues and to find solutions is simply magnificent. Another interviewee adds: They are trusted and extremely collaborative partners. K Law has a very nice, business-oriented, practical way while also protecting our legal interests.
Well-rounded transactional expertise, including acting in strategic investments, joint ventures and M&A deals. Works across a broad spread of industry sectors, including financial services, engineering and construction, technology and hospitality.