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‘Petitioners Are Like Any Other Couple You Might Meet, Except They Belong To Same Sex’: Delhi HC Issues Notice In Plea Seeking Marriage Equality For Same-Sex Couples

The Delhi High Court issued notice in a couple of writ petitions seeking marriage equality for same-sex couples in India.Filed by Dr Kavita Arora, who has been living with her partner Ankita Khanna for 8 years, the petition seeks a direction to be issued to the Marriage Officer, South East Delhi, to solemnize their marriage under the Special Marriage Act. It is the case of the Petitioners that the fundamental right to choose one’s own partner for marriage under Article 21 of the Constitution extends to same-sex couples as well.

Asia Law Offices advised a major transnational strategic collaboration between its client, UAE-Based Pharmax Pharmaceuticals, and Swiss pharma major Acino Pharmaceuticals.

ALO represented Pharmax in the structuring and closure of entire transaction documents of the significant collaboration.

The collaboration framework extends to licensing, manufacturing, and supply of Acino formulations within the gastroenterology and the cardiovascular space throughout the Middle East and Africa.