Our Practice Areas

Mergers & Acquisitions; Private Equity / Venture Capital​

The Firm, with its team of corporate lawyers, is actively involved in a gamut of investments and similar transactions – ranging from advising start-ups, on the one hand, as well as early-stage, angel, seed and venture- capital (VC) funds, on the other, structuring documentation and execution or completion of such investment transactions; through later stage and more complex private equity (PE) investment and exit transactions, both Indian and cross-border; to strategic mergers and acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures and collaborations. Our services include –

  • corporate advisory services for start-ups
  • strategic advice during M&A, joint ventures and collaborations
  • private equity (PE) investment and exit transaction
  • documentation drafting and negotiation
  • legal due diligence
  • legal and regulatory compliance support
  • general corporate and commercial advisory opinions

Dispute Resolution; Litigation & Arbitration

Our dispute resolution group regularly advises, represents and acts on behalf of clients in various commercial and corporate, regulatory, public-law, service, labour and intellectual property mandates. The Firm’s lawyers appear before the Supreme Court, High Courts, the Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal and various Tribunals and Courts throughout the country. The mandates of the litigation team address, inter alia

  • commercial and contractual disputes
  • corporate disputes including shareholders disputes
  • mergers and acquisitions; amalgamations
  • regulatory issues including legal metrology, mining and natural resources, corporate compliances, forest and environmental laws and biodiversity laws
  • labour and service matters 
  • insolvency related matters
  • public-law issues
  • projects and infrastructure disputes
  • economic offences
  • anti-corruption; bribery laws matters
  • arbitration and mediation

Indirect Taxation; Goods & Services Tax

The Firm has a dedicated team for matters relating to Customs and foreign trade laws, Goods & Services Tax (GST) and the legacy indirect taxes. Our lawyers routinely advise clients (international and domestic) on tax issues. Our solutions go beyond an analysis of the law and are tailor-made to suit our clients’ commercial requirements.

Our lawyers also represent clients in proceedings before Customs and GST/indirect tax authorities as well in judicial proceedings before appellate tribunals and the High Court. Our services include –

  • supply chain structuring for GST optimization / risk mitigation
  • compliance support through health checks and reviews
  • tax due diligences during mergers and acquisitions
  • contract reviews for international / cross-border transactions
  • customs classification and valuation advisory
  • representation before authorities such as DGFT and Customs authorities
  • representation before quasi-judicial authorities; litigation support

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