About Us

Suman Khaitan & Co. is a multi-practice international law firm advising domestic and international companies and emerging businesses on all areas of law with special expertise on arbitration, corporate law, regulatory compliance, labour, environment and litigation. We provide legal services on all areas of law as may be required. Our unique German desk facilitates putting the full range of our professional expertise at the service of German-speaking companies.

The firm has been established with a view to blend the experience of several generations of lawyers with young talent with a dynamic business-oriented approach. We provide professional legal advice of the highest quality to companies and individuals both locally and globally. Our clients appreciate the swiftness and personal attention, the practical solutions that are custom-tailored to their needs, and the efficient and economic approach. We further seek to anticipate emerging developments, which prepares our clients better than a mere reactionary approach. Finally, we look beyond the strictly legal sphere and share with our clients experience of and insights into the prevailing economic and commercial climate of the country, in order to contribute to their commercial success.

Mr. Suman Jyoti Khaitan, Advocate, the founder of the firm, counts more than 34 years of experience in the legal field. His family is recognized as one of the oldest and prestigious families of lawyers in India and has produced eminent lawyers for more than four generations. Deeply rooted in this tradition, he has wielded Suman Khaitan & Co. to suit the modern-day demands of global competitiveness and competence.

Suman Khaitan & Co. is a full service law firm covering a comprehensive range of legal areas including arbitration and alternative dispute resolution, aviation, banking, finance and capital markets, competition and anti-trust, corporate and commercial law, environment, estates, trusts and personal client work, family law, foreign investment and joint ventures, immigration, infrastructure, insurance, intellectual property, international trade law, IT and e-commerce, labour, litigation, maritime and shipping, media and entertainment, mining and energy, project finance, product liability and consumer rights, real estate, regulatory, compliance and criminal, taxation and telecommunication.

The firm recognizes that its services are judged by the integrity, ethics, abilities and commitment of its team. Accordingly, we strive to fulfill the highest standards. The firm’s clientele includes corporates business houses, multinational companies, public sector companies, governmental bodies, educational and charitable trusts, societies, cultural institutions, individuals, estates and trusts. The firm regularly handles business projects as well as litigation, arbitration and other matters throughout India. To reduce costs for services to be provided “on the ground” and to create a seamless, integrated service experience, the firm cooperates with law firms, chartered accountants, tax advisors, and other service providers across India and overseas.

The firm also regularly handles litigation, arbitration, intellectual property advisory and transactional matters overseas. We have working experience in Australia, Bangladesh, Brazil, Canada, China, England, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Ireland, Israel, Italy, Japan, Kenya, Malaysia, Netherlands (Benelux), Nigeria, OAPI countries (Togo, Niger and Burkina Faso), Oman, Russia, Scotland, Senegal, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Sri Lanka, Switzerland, Taiwan, Tanganyika, Tanzania, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, UK, USA and Zanzibar.