Ashish Mehta, Founder, Ethos Legal Alliance

ELA has been founded by Ashish Mehta having more than 11 years of experience at Bar, who started his independent Disputes Resolution Practice in 2010 and went on to establish ELA, a young, Corporate and Commercial Disputes Resolution Law Firm in Mumbai, backed by his diverse, intense and wide experience.

Our commitment to our clients and work, attention to detail, transparent approach and formidable expertise in various areas of corporate and commercial law has won us recognition from our peers and professional bodies.

We have strong relations with several law firms, which helps us provide clients with assistance on cross-border matters, or sometimes just introductions that our clients value.

Ethos Legal Alliance was set up in June 2018 and has since, established an excellent reputation for its integrity and value-based, proactive, pragmatic and innovative legal advice. It has excelled in helping clients effectively traverse the complicated legal and regulatory regime in India.

With its office in Mumbai, Ethos Legal Alliance (ELA) has grown rapidly on the strength of its expertise to a multi-disciplinary Corporate and Commercial Disputes Resolution Law Firm. We are modern and inclusive in our outlook and have a solution-oriented approach. We strongly promote diversity of thoughts, because we believe it helps us build strong teams with varied approaches and ideas to offer solutions that clients find value in.

At ELA, we believe in establishing strong and enduring relationships with our clients by ensuring that we are always available to attend to our clients’ needs. It is always our endeavor to understand our client’s commercial goals. We are transparent in our working, and commit ourselves to time-bound and cost-effective advice that protects our client’s interests every time. The reputation that we have so strenuously built for ourselves has led us to be appointed for several intricate, complicated and path-breaking assignments. Our advice has been sought repeatedly by Governments, and this valuable interaction has, in turn, helped us establish a significant knowledge base.

Combining a rich heritage of over 11 years of our Founder, with modern and cutting-edge practice, the Firm offers full-service legal solutions to our domestic and international clients. The Firm’s endeavor has been to be proactive and exceed client expectations. We take pride in our approach to work that focuses on understanding clients’ business and anticipating their legal needs (present and future) and to provide pragmatic and commercial solutions. We constantly strive to evolve and adopt international best practices to serve our clients better. The emphasis is to ensure our clients have access to a consistently high quality of service across all its locations and practice areas. ELA’s clients include business and financial enterprises, banks, financial institutions, government bodies, educational and charitable trusts, cultural institutions, high net worth individuals, and estates and trusts.

Trusted Clients

ELA’s clients include business and financial enterprises, banks, financial institutions, government bodies, educational and charitable trusts, cultural institutions, high net worth individuals, and estates and trusts.

Qualified Lawyers

We seek to bring our decade long rich experience to help our clients navigate through a complex legal system by delivering prompt and bespoke solutions.

Successful Projects

What sets us apart is that we consider ourselves to be business people first and lawyers second. Through creative and thoughtful strategies, we are often able to guide our clients to successful outcomes.

Estate Planning




Our Practise Areas
  • Dispute Resolution & Litigation
  • Insolvency and Restructuring Practice
  • Local Government & Utility Law
  • Estate Planning And Probate
  • Direct Tax Advisory
  • Real Estate
  • Guardianship
  • Probate Administration
  • Employment Law

Our team has the expertise to identify and execute most appropriate business solutions to various legal disputes, including pursuing or defending litigation, arbitration, mediation, and regulatory matters. We work in close collaboration with external law firms to create compliance programs and perform risk assessments in order to serve the client better.


We handle a wide variety of civil disputes and proceedings, commercial arbitrations, statutory and regulatory proceedings in a corporate context and assisting in formulating litigation strategies relating to investments and corporate transactions.


ELA’s lawyers have rich experience in cross border and domestic disputes before the full range of courts and tribunals in the country. Our lawyers are trained to work efficiently within the firm to provide accurate legal representation to our clients in regulatory matters, corporates, and commercial disputes. Our insistence is to align our litigation strategy with the commercial interests of our clients.

Why choose us?

Our experience in providing incisive advice on government and private partnerships and investments has helped ELA in achieving a formidable presence in this very dynamic sector. We help clients identify potential risks in financing projects and identify appropriate structures to mitigate those risks. We have an in-depth understanding of the challenges involved in conceiving a project, constructing it and taking it to commercial operation. This has contributed to our reputation of getting to the heart of the most complex issues, focusing on strategy and minimizing execution risk.

Our mission

Our lawyers have significant experience in restructuring, having had the opportunity to work on many diverse matters. Our early cautionary advice has helped maximize results for all stakeholders and has in the process, established ELA as a trustworthy partner to its clients. Our detailed and comprehensive strategies address a wide range of issues that are faced during restructuring by underperforming or distressed companies in the private and public sector.

Let us know your needs

What sets us apart is that we consider ourselves to be business people first and lawyers second.  We are thoughtful about our approach. What we do has to make business sense for the client. Before we commence a lawsuit or a bankruptcy, we carefully analyze the risks, the collateral effects, the costs, and the possible outcomes. We are constantly developing strategies as the case evolves. Through creative and thoughtful strategies, we are often able to guide our clients to successful outcomes.

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