The ILN is proud to announce our latest firm of the month, Ahlawat & Associates, India!
Ahlawat & Associates (“A&A”) is one of the leading law firms in India, catering to domestic and international clients. Their services extend across diverse sectors of industry including assistance to facilitate foreign direct investments and business setup in India.

A&A was started as a purely litigation firm in 1978 by Mrs. Avnish Ahlawat. In the year 2012, led by collective expertise and a growing number of partners, A&A expanded its field of services offering comprehensive counsel on a range of legal services including Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Real Estate, Education, Intellectual Property, Employment and Labor, to name a few, thereby re-branding themselves as a full service law firm.
Today, they pride themselves for being among the most sought-after legal service providers, addressing an array of legal issues especially those relating to Foreign Direct Investment, Joint Ventures, Corporate Compliance & Governance as well as advisory support to the booming start up ecosystem, in both the domestic and international space. Since their diversification, A&A has assisted and continues to assist clients from over 20 jurisdictions to enter and flourish in India by providing various options to best suit their needs.
A&A aims at providing high quality, practical & strategic legal solutions to help clients achieve their goals by combining the highest global standards with local expertise.
All their partners have specialized knowledge of both the legal framework as well as the specific business requirements of various industry sectors. They have a well-established track record in personally guiding companies and individuals based on their specific needs for doing business in India. A&A has been able to achieve this by adopting standards implemented by the top international law firms which has made clients more and more comfortable with them. The partners are confident in their ability to provide advise across borders, identifying themselves with the clients’ requirements and work along with clients to help them achieve their goals.
A&A adopted an approach that demands the highest levels of knowledge, technical skill and service delivery allowing us to provide accurate, reliable, timely and cost-effective advice across a range of industry groups and sectors. This is reflected through their team of associates, who abide by the system and ensure that the client’s needs always come first.
  • 5+ Billion worth corporate transactions handled last year
  • 100 + Clients assisted in setting up in India
  • 30+ High Courts and NCLTs that the firm has presence in
  • 90 + Years of cumulative partner experience
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Lindsay Griffiths is the International Lawyers Network’s Executive Director. In this capacity, Ms. Griffiths is responsible for the oversight and management of day-to-day operations of the International Lawyers Network (ILN). She develops strategies and implementation plans to achieve the ILN’s goals, and handles…

Lindsay Griffiths is the International Lawyers Network’s Executive Director. In this capacity, Ms. Griffiths is responsible for the oversight and management of day-to-day operations of the International Lawyers Network (ILN). She develops strategies and implementation plans to achieve the ILN’s goals, and handles recruitment, member retention, and a high level of service to members. She is engaged in the legal industry to stay on top of trends, both in law firms and law firm networks.

In her role as Executive Director, she develops and facilitates relationships among ILN member firm lawyers at 90+ law firms in 67 countries, and seeks opportunities for member firms to build business and relationships, while ensuring member participation in Network events and initiatives. These initiatives include facilitating referrals, the management and execution of the marketing and business development strategy for the Network, which encompasses all communications, push-down efforts, and marketing partnerships, providing support and guidance to the chairs and group leaders for the ILN’s thirteen practice and industry specialty groups, the ILN’s women’s initiative, the ILN’s mentorship program, the management and execution of all ILN conferences, and more.

JD Supra Readers Choice Top Author 2019

During her previous tenure as Director of Global Relationship Management, the ILN has been shortlisted as a Global Law Firm Network of the Year by The Lawyer for 2016 and 2017, and included as a Chambers & Partners Leading Law Firm Network since 2011. She was awarded “Thought Leader of the Year” by the Legal Marketing Association’s New York chapter in 2014 for her substantive contributions to the industry, and was recently included in Clio’s list for “34 People in Legal You Should Follow on Twitter.” She was also chosen for the American Bar Association Journal’s inaugural Web 100‘s Best Law Blogs, where judge Ivy Grey said “This blog is outstanding, thoughtful and useful.” Ms. Griffiths was recently chosen for as a Top Author by JD Supra in their 2019 Readers’ Choice Awards, for the level of engagement and visibility she attained with readers on the topic of marketing & business development. She has been the author of Zen & the Art of Legal Networking since February of 2009.