German Desk

The “German Desk” puts the full breadth of of the firm’s services at the disposal of German-speaking companies through a German attorney-at-law, Dr. Jorg Schendel, and in the German language. Primarily, we advise on all issues of business law, such as company law (i.a. the foundation of companies, joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, due diligence, restructuring), corporate compliance, registrations and regulation, commercial law (distribution agreements, supply contracts, licencing agreements), civil law, criminal law, labour law, and taxation.

As a full-service business law firm, Suman Khaitan & Co. looks after your interests across all of India, from entering the market and starting a liaison office or a subsidiary via expansion to assisting you in your day-to-day business. We advise you in your dealings with business partners, assist you in practical matters and other services (accounting, auditing, etc.) and represent you also in administrative proceedings, in court, and in domestic and international arbitration.

The firm prides itself of an extensive legal network in all parts of India, which can be called upon for specialized advice or for services on the ground, and of competent and reliable accountants, tax advisors, and chartered accountants. Close relations with Indian chambers of commerce and industrial associations facilitate the market entry for German-speaking entrepreneurs.

We are members of the “Alliance of German Business Lawyers in Asia ADWA” ( and thus present in the most important Asian cities (Shanghai – Tokyo – Seoul – Singapore – Bangkok – Hong Kong – Ho Chi Minh City). ADWA has partner law firms in virtually all Asian countries. Further, we are members of the global alliance CBBL Cross Border Business Lawyers.