The RSG India Report 2013 has now been published and is available to clients. This year, RSG expanded its research to over 400 purchasers of Indian legal services, and conducted new analyses of foreign law firm India practices and Indian business trends and predictions for the next 12 months.
The UK India Business Council held its annual summit on the 10th of March in Manchester under the banner “UK and India: Building a 21st Century Special Relationship”. A filmed opening address from David Cameron set the tone for the day: that the UK needs to take India seriously.
Our new briefing on 350 of India’s fastest growing companies is published today. RSG India’s ‘Inside India’s Fastest Growing Companies’ covers Indian public and private high-growth companies with an average turnover of almost half a billion US dollars and annual growth touching 100%.
Birmingham City belongs to China, Chelsea to the Russians and now India makes its debut in the English Premier League. In November 2010, Venky’s (India) Limited, the chicken processors, made a £23m acquisition of Blackburn Rovers. This means that Brazil, perhaps the most famous of football-ing nations, is the only BRIC country not to own a team in the Premiership.
One of the UK’s premier lawyers will have been seen this week doing the rounds in the whiskey and canapés world of the Indian business community.
Stuart Popham, the senior partner of Clifford Chance, is part of the UK Government’s trade and jobs delegation to India and his not-so-secret ‘mission’ is to sell the UK’s professional services to India.
As Western legal markets reeled from the recession last year, Indian lawyers were sanguine. RSG’s research over the past two years reveals that India has possibly the most dynamic legal market in the world.