Corporate and commercial litigation and disputes;
Cross border disputes;
International and domestic arbitration;
Advisory on settlement discussions;
Corporate internal investigations and government investigations;
White Collar crime, domestic and cross-border regulatory and criminal investigations; and
Civil and contractual matters, commercial disputes, recovery suits, family disputes, defamation, wills and intestate succession.
Title due diligence of property;
Negotiating, drafting and finalising agreement for sale, conveyance deeds, lease deeds, assignment of leases, transfer of properties
Structuring finance and investment transactions including mortgages;
Drafting transaction agreements/ contracts for effectuating real estate transactions including joint venture, partnerships and other co-ownerships;
Structuring transactions for acquisition and development of properties, divestment of properties etc.;
Drafting policies w.r.t. land;
General legal advisory on property acquisition and development, land classification, regularisation, conversion, mutation, land laws etc.; and
Bid process for sale, including preparation of title reports, bid documentation etc.
Joint ventures, mergers and acquisitions, private equity collaborations and related commercial contracts;
Negotiation, drafting and finalisation investment documents such as Shareholders’ Agreement and Share Purchase Agreements;
Corporate due diligence;
Compliance health check and gap analysis and preparation of compliance calendar;
Court mergers/demergers and corporate restructuring;
Advising on SEBI, NBFC, FEMA and RBI laws and regulations; and
General corporate advisory.
Review and analysis of existing legislations and policies;
Reviewing and recommending on existing legislations and policies for further improvements;
Analysing and providing comments on draft legislations and policies;
Drafting legislations, rules, regulations, standard operating procedures and policies;
Reviewing and drafting government contracts; and
Bid management processes and tenders including RFP documents, concession agreements, BOT, BOOT agreements, EoI, construction contracts, and O&M agreements.
Contingency planning, pre-insolvency and distress advisory;
Representing before the NCLT and NCLAT;
Advising Insolvency Resolution Professionals (“IRP”);
Assisting in the formulation plan and business restructuring services; and
Strategy formulation, strategic debt restructuring negotiations/arrangements with creditors.
Drafting Project Information Memorandum, Request for Proposal, bid process management and documentation and concession agreement;
Negotiation, drafting and finalising tenders including RFP documents, concession agreements, BOT, BOOT agreements construction contracts, and O&M agreements; and
Drafting of Logistics and Logistics Hub Policy and assistance in creation of various state-level councils and authorities.
Employment due diligence and compliances under various central and state laws;
General advisory w.r.t. employment disputes, disciplinary enquiries and termination including senior management exits and mutual separations; industrial relations; transfer of employees and secondment;
Transition and hand holding to newly enacted labour code 2020;
HR policies and HR letters and other communications; and
Handling all employee and labour related legal proceedings.
Documentation and filings with Election Commission of India (“ECI”); and
General advisory; and
Representing before Tribunal; and
Complete litigation support.
Policy review and drafting; and
Complete litigation support including New Coal Distribution Policy (“NCDP”) disputes, Fuel Supply Agreement (“FSA”) disputes and quarry permit disputes.
Acquisition and protection of Intellectual Property (“IP”);
IP transactional and advisory work; and
IP disputes and litigation support services.
Regulatory assistance and advisory;
Representation for data breach before the Indian regulators;
Protection of IP; and
Copyrights and IP licensing agreements, film/ music acquisition and distribution agreements.
General advisory and compliances under FEMA/ RBI laws;
Policy review; and
Customs and Foreign Trade Policy (“FTP”).
Advisory on shipping and admiralty matters; and
Admiralty suits and related dispute resolution.
Drafting privacy by design policy and privacy notices;
Drafting consent notices and data breach notifications;
Organisational IT maturity and risk assessment and designing data privacy framework;
Data Protection Impact Assessment and ‘Gap Analysis’;
Drafting, negotiating and finalising agreements with data processors, sub-processors, and vendors;
Cross-Border Data Transfer Agreements and Standard Contractual Clauses (“SCC”); and
General legal advisory.
Compliance assistance - Tax audit; reviewing and finalising the tax computations tax returns, withholding tax computation, advance tax etc., corporate/ AOP/ trust return filing, TDS return filing, Form 15 CA/ CB;
Advisory services - Business income, charitable and educational institutions, public and private trusts, capital gains, income from other sources, tax holidays, exemptions, returns and assessments, TDS/ TCS; Income Tax refund;
Reviewing of transaction documents such SHA, share subscription agreement, etc. from direct tax standpoint; and
Assisting and representing in scrutiny assessments including preparing the submissions.
GST/Indirect Tax/ GCC VAT advisory and review and organisational health check and diagnostics, Due diligence assessments;
GST compliance and filings assistance;
Assistance in investigations/tax dispute including end to end GST/Indirect Tax litigation support services including drafting replies to Notices, drafting of appeal petitions, etc., and arguing before authorities across all levels;
Challenging constitutional validity of various provisions of GST laws, drafting of writ petitions, and arguing before the Hon’ble High Courts;
GST Annual Audit and GST Shadow Audits, GST audit assistance and documentation including drafting of memos and appearance from time to time to facilitate the entire audit proceedings ; and
Drafting of representations on various issues related to tax/ GST before Hon’ble Finance Minister, GST Council, State Finance Minister(s), State Finance Secretary and State Commissioner(s).