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Our Practice Areas

Corporate Commercial Litigation

We endeavour to work out solutions and resolve disputes in an effective and cost-senstive way. The firm is experienced in all areas of business law, including corporate and commercial law, competition, corporate finance, government regulations, intellectual property, labour and employment, professional liability, securities, tax, commercial fraud, banking, bankruptcy and insolvency, estates and trusts, franchise and distribution disputes, administrative and public law, procurement and international trade. We are also experienced in all major industries including automotive, banking and financial services, natural resources (mining, oil & gas), power generation, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications and technology.

Dispute resolution

Our counsels possess experience in practicing before a wide variety of judicial fora and arbitral tribunals in a diverse array of matters including but not limited to corporate, competition, financial, real estate, consumer, criminal, taxation, financial, insolvency matters, Intellectual Property disputes, including prosecution and enforcement of rights. Our clientele consists of national and international clients including corporates, government departments and corporations, financial institutions, business houses, employers and employees, contractors, and consumers. Our founder is one of the only lawyers who has represented candidates during the Presidential and Vice Presidential Elections of India held in 2017. We are one of the only firms in the country to have advised the Government of India in relation to international bilateral treaty disputes.

Competition & antitrust

Our Competition/Antitrust practice involves advising and representing clients before the Competition Commission of India and the Competition Appellate Tribunal on abuse of dominance matters, cartel and bid-rigging investigations etc. Our founder's expertise in competition matters is endorsed by a plethora of clients including national and multinational corporations and organisations.

White collar crime

An increasing area of concern for governmental and nongovernmental institutions and bodies, we advise clients including multinational companies, pertaining to anti-corruption and ethical practices including advise on money laundering, insider trading, fraud, forgery, bribery, embezzlement, copyright infringement etc. Our experience allows us to counsel clients on strategic issues such as corrective actions and voluntary disclosures. We represent clients across all criminal fora, including trial courts, statutory bodies to the Constitutional Courts.

Energy, Infrastructure and Natural Resources

Our Energy, Infrastructure &Resources (EIR) practice is a comprehensive, domain focussed legal practice which advises a range of domestic and international clients,including government entities, project sponsors, developers, construction contractors, investors, multilateral agencies, banks and financial institutions.We counsel clients in the sectors of energy projects such as oil and gas and power (conventional, renewable and nuclear) projects, infrastructure projects involving roads, ports, airports, urban infrastructure and railways and natural resources projects involving mines and metals. Within these sectors we advise clients on the entire range of legal matters, including mergers and acquisitions, investments (strategic, financial and private equity), financing (non-recourse project finance, structured finance and securitisation), public private partnership projects, project documentation (offtake agreements, fuel supply agreements), bid advisory, risk analysis, construction contracts, operation and maintenance contracts as well as regulatory issues pertaining to the sectors. We work extensively with other practice areas of the Firm, including tax, capital markets, intellectual property and dispute resolution to provide holistic, end to end advise to our Clients. India is at the cusp of an infrastructure boom and the EIR practice is well placed to assist clients with domain expertise, industry and regulatory insights and pragmatic legal solutions for infrastructure projects across India covering the full asset life cycle.

Intellectual Property

The IP practice at our law offices advises clients on non-contentious transactional and regulatory matters and contentious matters including IP prosecution and litigation. We have a rich IP clientele with wide range of industry sectors including media, real estate, corporates, consumer goods manufacturers, retailers etc.

Tax (indirect and direct tax)

Equally adept on indirect and direct tax our integrated taxation practice serves a diverse client base, ranging multi-national & domestic corporations to individuals. We strive to provide quality support, and assistance to clients for dealing with the newly implemented laws including, Goods and Services Tax ("GST") & Black Money Act, 2015 etc. We regularly advise clients on all tax-related aspects including tax optimization and risk mitigation. We provide tax advisory, review pending litigation to comment on probability of success and provide well-rounded tax representation & tax litigation services at various fora.