Meet our India: Insolvency and Restructuring Experts

Dhir & Dhir Associates is a full-service law firm founded in 1993 by Alok Dhir & Maneesha Dhir to serve as a single-window provider in a dynamic commercial environment. The firm pursues a philosophy of symbiotic relationships with clients and works as an integral part of the client's team. It partners with lawyers across India to provide legal advisory and expertise across diverse practice areas and industry verticals in the country. It maintains offices in New Delhi, Hyderabad, Mumbai with a representative office in Japan.

The firm specialises in various practice areas such as corporate restructuring & insolvency, anti­trust and competition; banking & finance, capital markets and securities; corporate advisory; cross border transactions; dispute resolution and arbitration; employment; environment; FDI; governance risk & compliance; intellectual property rights; joint ventures, M&A and private equity.

The firm provides customized services for multiple verticals including aerospace and defence; banking and finance; infrastructure and energy; entertainment, media and broadcasting; food, drugs and healthcare; information technology, e-commerce, outsourcing; real estate; and telecommunications.

The partners of the firm inculcate integrity and ethics as the guiding principles of their conduct. An exceptional and passionate team of lawyers, chartered accountants, company secretaries and management consultants seek to achieve the highest standards of services possible to the diversified client portfolio.

The firm believes in partnerships and makes it a priority to know and understand their clients and their businesses. Being one of the leaders, the firm has responsibilities that extend beyond legal advice. With a transparent approach, the lawyers are true problem solvers with best fit solutions.

The firm represents a myriad client base including business houses, multinational corporations, banking and financial institutions, public sector undertakings, NGOs besides Central and State Govern­ments, ministries and departments etc.

The firm and its partners have been recognized as the leaders in 'Restructuring & Insolvency' and 'Dispute Resolution' and have also been highly ranked for 'Banking and Finance', 'Projects, Infrastructure & Energy', 'TMT', 'Project Finance', 'Corporate /M&A', 'Financial Service Regulatory' and 'Private Equity' in leading legal publications including Chambers & Partners, Legal 500, IBLJ, IFLR1000 and Asialaw Profiles.


  • “Leading individuals: Alok Dhir & Nilesh Sharma-Restructuring & Insolvency 2016 by Chambers & Partners
  • Ranked in band 3 in Dispute Resolution 2016 by Chambers & Partners
  • Ranked in band 4 in Projects, Infrastructure & Energy and Technology, Media & Telecommunication2016 by Chambers & Partners
  • Recommended as an Outstanding Firm in Restructuring & Insolvency 2016 by Asia Law Profiles
  • Highly Recommended in Dispute Resolution, Banking & Finance, Corporate/M&A,Financial Services Regulatory, Private Equity and Project Finance 2016 by Asia Law Profiles
  • Leading Lawyer – Maneesha Dhir for Dispute Resolution 2016 by Asia Law Profiles
  • Leading Lawyers – Alok Dhir and Nilesh Sharma for Dispute Resolution –Insolvency 2016 by Asia Law Profiles
  • "Indian Insolvency Law Expert of the Year" 2015 by Global Law Experts
  • "Leading firm in practice area of Insolvency" 2015 by Legal 500
  • “Leading law firm in practice area of Insolvency Litigation” 2015 by Chambers & Partners
  • "Highly ranked in public issue of debt securities from 2012-2015" by Prime Database
  • "Highly ranked for all public issue (including IPOs, FFOs, Debt Offer) from 2012-2015 by Prime Database
  • Winner-Indian Law Firm-2015 by India Business Law Journal
  • “Tier II firm in practice area of Banking & Finance and Capital Market” 2014 Legal 500
  • Insolvency lawyers of the year Mr Alok Dhir & Mr Nilesh Sharma 2014 Legal 500 and Chambers & Partners
  • Individual lawyers been ranked as the "Financial Lawyer of the Year India" by Finance Monthly Global Awards 2012
  • “Tier IV firm in Banking and M&A “2017 by IFLR1000.
  • “Tier III firm in Capital Markets, Project Finance and Private Equity” 2017 by IFLR1000
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