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Fox Mandal (“FM”), one of India’s oldest and largest full service legal organisation, traces back its origin to Calcutta when in 1896 J K Fox and G C Mandal, joined in partnership to establish one of the first Indo-British law firms by the name of “Fox Mandal”. Upto 1984, the firm grew in Calcutta and established itself as a leading law firm in India. In 1984, the management of the firm was persuaded to open an associate office in New Delhi under the name of Fox Mandal & Co. with local partners based in New Delhi.

The immense success of the firm’s operations in New Delhi was instrumental in establishing other associate offices in India, UK and Bangladesh including Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh, Chennai, Dhaka, Hyderabad, Kochi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Noida, New Delhi, London and Pune. FM is a well reputed full-service law firm presenting an appropriate mix of the necessary legal expertise, industry specialization and commercial acumen. This firm of advocates, solicitors and notaries, comprises of over 300 lawyers with 30 partners and 200 para-legal staff. Our offices situated in all the important regions in India ensure that our clients receive cost-effective, value added and fully integrated services.
Over the years, Fox Mandal has been ranked as the top firm in India by various international journals. In the year 2020 “Legal Comprehensive” recognized Mr. Som Mandal amongst one of the best “TOP 100 Lawyers in the world”. In the year 2019 Fox Mandal was awarded “Times Power Icons” award for exemplary contribution in the field of “Global Legal Service”. In 2018 AI (Acquisition International) awarded Fox Mandal Global Excellence Award “National Law firm of the year 2018-India”. In 2018 ICFM (Inter Continental Finance & Law Magazine nominated Fox Mandal as one of the top 100 leading firms in the world. FM was also acknowledged by “ACQ5 Law Awards 2017” for “National Law Firm of the Year” for work done across all areas. FM was also acknowledged by “Who’s Who Legal (WWL) 2016” and “Mr. Som Mandal was featured as a top legal consultant in Energy and Mining sector in India”.

FM was recognized by “Legal 500 magazine 2015 edition” for work done across all areas. FM was awarded the “India Law Firm Awards 2014” for the best Corporate Commercial Law Firm by “India Business Law Journal (IBLJ)”. FM was featured in “The lawyers- 2014 Asia Pacific 150” amongst “Top 10 Indian law firms”. FM won “Acquisition International M&A award 2014”. FM was awarded the “Disinvestment law firm of the year - India by Intercontinental finance magazine (ICFM), 2014. FM won the “Acquisition international Dispute Resolution Firm of the Year Award
2013”. The firm won “Intercontinental Finance 2012 Global Award”. FM was awarded the best “Dispute Resolution Law Firm 2012 Finance Monthly Law Awards”. FM won “The Best National Law Firm, 2008“ award by the International Legal Alliance Summit & Awards, 2008 at Paris and distinguished during the International Legal Awards Ceremony amongst the leading law firms from 22 countries. We have been awarded the “Employer of Choice, 2008, a response among over 15,000 lawyers region-wide by ALB (Asian Legal Business).

Fox Mandal has been recognized with “Client Choice Award, 2007” in India from more than 1,300 individual assessments received from corporate counsel worldwide by ILO (International Law Office), the Official Partner to the International Bar Association, for FM stands apart for the excellent client care and the quality of service. It has been awarded for the law firms' ability to add real value to their clients' business above and beyond the other players in the market. Amongst others, we have been adjudged as “The Best Law Firm of the Year” for India in 2006 by IFLR (International Financial Law Review), a Euromoney publication.

The firm’s practice areas includes, banking and finance, (including project finance, capital markets and mutual funds), initial public offerings, insurance, commercial disputes, property law and conveyancing, corporate and commercial law, energy (including coal, oil and gas), mining, telecommunications, intellectual property, partnership, testamentary, air law (including aircraft leasing), shipping, taxation, direct and indirect, and dispute resolution by litigation and arbitration before international and domestic tribunals. This firm’s strength is its team of experienced and trained lawyers who treasure the value of diligence and knowledge as well as creativity and innovation in addressing their client’s needs. FM aims to offer to its clients, legal advice that meets the clients’ needs and expectations, and in this it has been hugely successful as is evidenced by the firm’s ratings by various international journals. 



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