A long focus of our law firm is advisory of German and Indian companies on various legal issues related to Indo-German business. In addition, we also act for private individuals from both countries. We are cooperating since many years with partner law firms in India and we are familiar with the intercultural challenges. We offer legal advisory, legal representation and contract drafting for corporate clients from Germany and India on the following topics:

  • Establishment of subsidiaries and branches in India / Germany
  • Enforcement of legal claims in India / Germany
  • Labor law and personnel management in India
  • Deployment of employees to India / Germany
  • Due-Dilligence Proceedings in India
  • Joint Ventures in India
  • Negotiation and contracts
  • R&D cooperation
  • Subcontracting for German OEM’s
  • Takeovers in India / Germany
  • Technology and Know-How transfer
  • Trade and distribution in India
  • Patents, trademarks, designs and copyrights
  • Unfair Competition 

We offer legal advisory, legal representation and contract drafting to private clients from Germany and India on the following topics:

  • Labor law in Germany and India
  • Labor migration from India to Germany
  • Legacy in Germany or India
  • Residence permits in Germany, the EU and India
  • Purchase of real estate in Germany
  • Personal status and passport matters 

Litigation in Germany and India

If required, we organize with our Indian partners the legal representation of German clients in proceedings at Indian courts with local Counsels. We represent Indian clients at all German District and High Courts, Regional Appeal Courts and opposite the German and European Patent Office and Patent Court.

Arbitration and Mediation

We represent German and Indian companies in national and international arbitration proceedings and offer mediation services for alternative dispute resolution.

Contact person

  • Markus Hoffmann-von Wolffersdorff


KNPP-Indigo is a business unit of our service company KNPP GmbH & Co.KG, which enables us to offer our clients various services that complement the India-specific legal services of our law firm. KNPP-Indigo is an interdisciplinary team of experts working for medium-sized companies, trade associations and public institutions from Germany and India with many years of experience in India. KNPP-Indigo advises on strategic and commercial issues and actively supports its clients in Indo-German projects.

More about KNPP-Indigo you will find here: www.knpp-indigo.de