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Dua Associates

New Delhi

Main Office Address

Tolstoy House

15, Tolstoy Marg

New Delhi 110 001
Other Offices

Primary Contact Lawyers

Ranji Dua
Neeraj Kumar

Firm Profile

Dua Associates

Established in 1986, Dua Associates is one of India’s prominent law firms, serving a wide spectrum of clients drawn from several Fortune 500 companies, listed companies, public-sector enterprises, privately-owned businesses, as well as entrepreneurial start-ups. With offices in eight key metropolitan cities of India, Dua Associates is widely recognized and respected for the depth of knowledge and experience of its 250 professionals including seventy-five (75) partners and counsels, which enables it to consistently provide solutions supported by comprehensive legal advice and strategy.

Since inception, the Firm has always conducted business in adherence to the highest standards of quality and professional integrity. The Firm encourages diversity in terms of individual workstyles, career paths and professional and life experiences. As a result, the rich and varied backgrounds, knowledge and skills make Dua Associates more resilient and forward looking as an organization.


  • Corporate/M&A/PE
  • Banking & Finance
  • Litigation & Dispute Resolution
  • Project Finance & Infrastructure
  • Mining
  • Aviation
  • Governance
  • Ethics & Compliance
  • Real Estate
  • Telecom/Technology/Media
  • Defence
  • Competition/ Antitrust
  • Food & Beverages

International Directories

Awards and Recommendations

  • Mr. C.R. Dua, Chairman of Dua Associates, was awarded the Lifetime Achievement Award for Outstanding Contribution and Excellence in the field of Law by Legal Era at its 9th Annual Indian Legal Awards 2019-20 in Mumbai on March 7, 2020; and
  • The 9th Annual Indian Legal Awards 2019-20 - Ms. Shiraz Patodia, Senior Solicitor, Dua Associates, received the Women in Law Excellence Awards, 2020 and was recognized as a Leading Woman Lawyer.
  • Corporate INTL Legal Awards Winner 2015: Corporate Governance Law Firm of the year in India.
  • Global Law Experts 2015: Infrastructure Projects Law Firm of the year in India.
  • Dua Associates is highly recommended by "Chambers & Partners" as a leading firm in: Banking & Finance; Project, Infrastructure and Finance; Corporate M&A; Real Estate; Dispute Resolution; White Collar Crimes.
  • Indian Business Law Journal: Indian Law Firm Awards 2014 - Corporate & Commercial.