Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan (L&S) was founded in the year 1985 by V Lakshmikumaran and V Sridharan. The firm specialises in the areas of taxation, corporate laws, international trade and intellectual property. The firm has offices in New Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Pune, Kolkata and Chandigarh and Geneva. The firm provides litigation, transactional, advisory, consulting and legal services to its clients under each of its practice areas. The strength of the firm is its experienced and diverse human resource. The firm has attorneys and professionals with advanced degrees in law, science, technology, business and commerce from leading institutions in India and abroad, and many of them are qualified to practise in more than one jurisdiction. The firm advises several Fortune 500 companies and top Indian companies.