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Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants

Rohit Kochhar

Rohit Kochhar

Chairman & Managing Partner

Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants

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Rohit is the Chairman & Managing Partner of the Firm and plays an active role in the management and operations of the Firm at a national level. In addition to management functions, Rohit is also actively involved in private practice and advises numerous foreign clients on diverse matters relating to inbound investments. His main areas of work include regulatory approvals, joint ventures, foreign collaborations, acquisitions, company law, exchange control, general commercial transactions and corporate litigation. Rohit regularly advises numerous Fortune 500 Companies on a host of Indian law issues and sits on the board of many Indian subsidiaries of such corporations.


Rohit holds an Honours Degree in Commerce from the University of Delhi after which he obtained a Bachelors Degree in Law (LL.B.) from the University of Mumbai. He was a merit scholar in his Honours Degree Course at the University of Delhi and also in his Bachelor of Law and LL.B. (General) Degree Courses.
Areas of Practice
Professional Career

Significant Accomplishments

Awarded the International Council of Jurists Award by the Honorable Prime Minister of India, Dr. Manmohan Singh for his "distinctive accomplishment in the areas of corporate law and legal entrepreneurship in 2008.

Kochhar & Co. was conferred the 'National Bar Award' by the All India Bar Association for being "The Most Dynamic and Progressive Indian Law Firm" by the Chairman of the Law Commission of India in 2008.

Conferred with the National Citizens Award for his unique contribution in the field of Youth Affairs in 2001.

Presented the National Law Award for Excellence in Corporate law in 1999.

Professional Associations

  • International Bar Association

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act
Kochhar & Co. Advocates & Legal Consultants, October 2017

Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act - A well meaning legislation albeit with complex terms, anomalies and aggressive penal provisions The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act (“the Act”) is undoubtedly a welcome and much awaited enactment. The genesis of the Act lies in the UN Convention for persons with disabilities and the Act seeks to fulfill India’s obligations under this International treaty...

Additional Articles

Co-authored a book titled "Doing Business in India" published by Business Laws, Inc.

Article on "Exit from a Joint Venture in India" in IBL (Journal of the Japanese Institute of International Business Law"

Rohit speaks regularly at various international conferences and has made presentations at various fora in North America, Europe and Japan.

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