The firm King and Partridge was founded in the year 1904 by Sir H.C. King and Mr. P.W. Partridge. It is the oldest and also one of the largest law firms in Chennai and is renowned for its commercial practice.
King and Partridge, Chennai, with an office at Madurai, is constituted by five partners - R.Premkumar, Jose John, M.Vijayan, C.Mohan and M.Narendran. The partners of the firm have distinguished and substantial practice at the bar ranging from 9 years to 25 years. The firm has a team comprising 30 advocates and 15 staff.
The firm’s lawyers, and para legal and other support personnel form a pool of diverse expertise and skills from which efficient and wide ranging services can be delivered to the client. Especially in the area of corporate law and practice, the firm’s diverse expertise, coupled with its belief in cost-effective teamwork, has time and again delivered efficient, timely and comprehensive services.
The Firm’s main office is located at “Catholic Centre” a landmark building on Armenian Street near the High Court of Madras.
King and Partridge, Bangalore, with a branch at Hyderabad, is headed by Mr. V.Vinay Giri, Senior Partner.
AREAS OF PRACTICE:
The firm offers services covering all areas of law under one roof. Its area of practice covers all Civil Law, Corporate Law, Property Laws including Copyright laws, Arbitrations, both International and Domestic, Maritime Law, Labour, Foreign Exchange, Banking and Energy Laws. That apart, the firm also helps clients’ in drafting of commercial documentation including collaboration, joint venture and project agreements; Real Estate documentation including rendering due diligence reports and drafting of conveyances. A corporate client seeking the firm’s services can be assured of services that encompass everything from formation to acquiring lands, dealing with pollution laws requirements, export-import procedures, foreign exchange, labour, industrial relations and service issues.
The firm has excellent infrastructure in terms of library, office equipment, human resources and conferencing facilities. Essential to the delivery of legal solutions is a well-equipped library. The firm boasts of a library that includes reports from nineteenth century to the present apart from wide varieties of Indian and foreign authorities and commentaries.