The Team has advised on corporate and commercial transactions, including foreign direct investments, joint venture arrangements and private equity transactions. While handling the transactions, they have advised on the structuring & regulatory provisions (including FEMA, RBI regulations and Companies Act), conducted legal due diligence exercise and drafted investment related documents, including investment agreements, shareholder agreements, charter document of the entities, etc. The sectors catered by them include hotel, tourism & travel, defence, heathcare, information technology and media, construction and real estate, renewable energy, transport and logistics, and intermediaries from financial sector.
Capital Markets & Securities Regulation
The Team has hands-on experience of handling capital market transactions, including initial public offering and takeovers. The firm and its members have been retained by large and mid-size listed companies, mutual fund distributors, investment advisers and other market intermediaries for its expertise in securities regulations.
The team is regularly assisting clients from private defence manufacturing sector and advising them on defence regulations, defence acquisition procedures and policies, foreign investments, procurement of relevant licenses and approvals including industrial licenses, exports authorization and SEZ related authorization for companies having units in Special Economic Zone, and on defence manufacturing, sub-contracting and joint venture agreements.
Banking & Finance
The Team has extensive experience in the areas of project finance, debt restructuring, term and working capital lending, debenture issuance and mortgages. They have been part of some of the biggest project finance deals in India across diverse sectors including thermal power plants, fertilizers, ports, roads, renewable energy (solar, hydro and wind), telecom and urban infrastructure.
Litigtion, dispute Resolution & Arbitration
The Team has vast experience of handling civil, commercial, constitutional and criminal matters. They have efficiently handled matters pertaining to economic offences, money laundering, anti- corruption, defamation, white collar crimes, mining, banking & finance, real estate & property, tender, contract, trade mark & copy rights, central excise & service tax, education, public service, labour and industry, in the original as well as appellate jurisdiction.
Employment & Labour
The Team has advised and represented corporate houses in relation to employment and labour laws related mandates. They also have expertise on labour law compliances and drafting of labour and employment manuals for the organisations factoring various industry specific local and central legislations.
Intellectual Property & Technology
The Team has handled both, the registration, as well as litigations pertaining to intellectual property including trademarks. Members are frequently engaged for drafting of intellectual property licensing agreements, royalty agreements, technology transfer agreements, privacy policies etc. They have advised clients in defence industry, food and hotels, tours and travels, education and training, fashion and apparel etc. In this particular branch of law, the members alo contribute academically by way of publications and authorship.
Real Estate & Property
The Team has handled different types of mandates such as title investigation, drafting of property development and collaboration agreements and commercial & residential lease agreements.
Economic offences & Money Laundering
The Team has handled some of the most highly publicized economic offences and money laundering matters. They have been engaged as defence counsel in such trials.