Amir Singh Pasrich is the Co- Founder and the Managing Partner of the multi-disciplinary Indian law firm I.L.A. Pasrich & Company, which started operation in 1998.
With an experience of more than two decades, he has been advising and representing clients on a wide variety of corporate matters including corporate litigation/ arbitration and advisory. His primary areas of expertise includes mergers & acquisition, joint ventures and collaborations, corporate and business laws, banking and finance, investment funds and private equity, securities law, foreign investment, and many others. He has handled corporate contentious matters in the Supreme Court of India, various Indian High Courts and before specialist Tribunals/Commissions for competition law (the MRTP Commission), labour law, insolvency and financial reconstruction etc.
The firm now called I.L.A. Pasrich & Company was established in January 1998 as International Law Affiliates and it has acquired an international presence since then. Its clients include several foreign governments (such as Canada, France, Greece, Singapore, Australia etc.), the Delegation of the European Union, several multi-national companies, international organizations – such as the German Academic Exchange Service – DAAD, the European Union’s Directorate-General for Humanitarian Aid – ECHO, the Watchtower Bible and Tract Society; and several reputed Indian companies (such as Ashok Leyland, Crompton Greaves, Fabindia etc.).
The firm has also developed specialized expertise for industry sectors like transport, aviation, real estate, food, information technology and manufacturing. We aim to appreciate the nuances of our clients’ businesses and their day-to-day problems. This has helped us to be noticed as a leading firm for Air Transport, and we are now recognized by two of the better known international publications, i.e. Chambers Asia and Legal 500. Our aviation expertise developed thanks to our professionals offering well-researched advice, carefully thought-out solutions and competent representation in courts across India to several foreign airlines. We represent and advise Swiss International and Turkish Airlines as their general counsel for matters across India and similarly have acted for Air France – KLM. Our oldest client relationship is with Delta Air Lines and we have also acted for Virgin Atlantic Airways, American Airlines, Finnair, British Airways (for employment law), Hong Kong Airlines etc. Mr. Amir Singh Pasrich, the managing partner, has received special acclaim in regard to his aviation law practice from Legal 500 and Chambers Asia, being known as someone with an “excellent reputation within the aviation industry” and also as someone who “…has a solid airline client following.”