Abhijit Narayan

Foreign Counsel


Abhijit is an India qualified and U.S. educated lawyer and focusses on advising Indian clients across different sectors on their business activities in Germany and beyond.

He has broad experience in advising both Indian investors as well as Indian corporates on outbound investments in Europe and especially in Germany. This encompasses, inter alia, mergers and acquisitions (M&A), private equity, venture/tech transactions, and joint ventures, including post-merger/post-acquisition integration. It also covers the establishment of subsidiaries for Indian companies.

Further to his India focus, Abhijit also has significant experience in advising clients from the Middle East.

Prior to joining Orrick, Abhijit worked with J. Sagar Associates (in India), Hengeler Mueller (in Germany) and Slaughter and May (in the United Kingdom).

  • Projects and transactions in which Abhijit has recently provided advice :

    • Listed Indian auto components company with respect to restructuring measures, attempted sale / auction process and the preparation of the insolvency proceedings regarding its automotive operations in Germany, Poland, Czech Republic and Mexico
    • GII on the acquisition of an office building in New York
    • GII on the acquisition of two residential developments in London
    • GII on the acquisition of an office building in London
    • Varroc Engineering in connection with the enforcement of a Singapore arbitral award*
    • American & Efird Global and KPS Capital Partners on acquisition of Gütermann*
    • Lupin on acquisition of product portfolio from Temmler*

    *matter handled prior to joining Orrick