Who we are?
Responding to the pressing need for a professionally managed and dynamic law firm that would strictly adhere to international best practices, S. Srinivas Varma, long standing Senior Panel Counsel for the Central Govt & Standing Counsel for Central Govt Undertakings, Batta VR, an alumnus of the National Law School of India University and former Head of Legal for GE Capital, India along with N. Harinath, former Standing Counsel for Central Government and now Spl Counsel for Enforcement Directorate & National Investigative Agency, established H & B Law Offices (the “Firm”), in January 2004 at Hyderabad.

Since its inception, the Firm has laterally recruited experienced attorneys and has rapidly grown into a full-service law firm, providing a broad range of legal services to the corporate, industrial, financial and high net-worth individual communities. In the areas of Technology and Outsourcing, Intellectual Property and Dispute Resolution and Real Estate Practice the Firm has globally referenceable clients and is among the best in Hyderabad and one among the best in the Indian legal industry.

Guiding Principles
Integrity, both individually and as a Firm, in dealings with our clients, the courts, our adversaries, and among ourselves;

Personal accountability for every decision, judgment, and action on behalf of our clients or the Firm;

Competence that is marked by creativity and judgment that makes the quality and value of our services distinctive, and which is enhanced by continued professional growth;

Dedication to our clients’ interests and an intensity of effort that distinguishes our lawyers from others in the profession;

Independence which does not detract from dedication to the interests of our clients but which always enables us to determine, and to advise, what is in the best interests of our clients;

Courage in representing our clients in hostile and sometimes individually threatening environments;

Understanding of our clients that makes us more sensitive to their concerns and objectives and a discipline that makes us more responsive to their needs;

Client Service Principles 
  • Deliver one firm to our clients
  • Bring the best of the Firm’s talented lawyers and their experience, practice and industry knowledge to our Clients.
  • Assemble and integrate the best teams to deliver the highest quality legal work in any one market or across many.
  • Keeping an eye on the big picture by combining an international perspective with local insight to help resolve your business challenges.
  • Obtain a solid understanding of your business and then provide advice based on that clarity.
  • Compel us to find solutions based on Client needs. Effectively responding by stepping into Clients shoes. Innovate, Imbibe and Impart.
  • Build lasting professional relationships.


Our practice is divided into six (6) distinct Practice Groups. Our attorneys work in highly collaborative teams, sharing their knowledge and experience, thereby ensuring that all necessary expertise and resources are employed to achieve the best possible results for our clients.

Technology and Outsourcing 

The Technology and Outsourcing Practice Group has been actively involved in the establishment, and with the day to day operations of several national and international entities operating in the Information Technology / Information Technology Enabled Services Sector.

Corporate Advisory 

Apart from general legal advice on various legislations and positions in law, the Corporate Advisory Practice Group offers its clients legal advice on specific areas of corporate and commercial law such as incorporation advice and services;

Employment Law 

Some of the areas in which the Employment Law Practice Group provides counseling includes conducting reviews and regular updates in the form of legal advice and audits of employee contracts, employment handbooks and areas of legal compliance;.

Real Estate

The Real Estate Practice Group has extensive experience in all aspects of property development, sales, acquisitions, leases, in the commercial, retail, industrial and residential as well as mixed-development markets. advice and services;

Intellectual Property

The Infrastructure The Intellectual Property Practice Group has extensive expertise and experience in all aspects of cross-border acquisition, protection, enforcement, and exploitation of Intellectual Property rights, as well as in licensing agreements. 

Dispute Resolution 

The Dispute Resolution Group has extensive expertise in preventing, pursuing, defending and resolving conflicts.