Legal & Advisory Services

Legal & Advisory Services

 

Legal & Advisory Services

We offer extensive range of Support and Advisory for drafting of legal documents and legal disputes. We have a team of experienced professionals, who have in-depth knowledge about the different legislations of India.

We are engaged in drafting of following kinds of documents:-

  • Affidavits, Declarations and Undertakings
  • All kinds of Agreements including Memorandums thereof, like Purchase Agreements, Sale Agreements, and those related to any transfer of movable or immovable properties, etc
  • All kinds of commercial and other Contracts, including those related to Intellectual properties
  • Lease Agreements and Leave & License Agreements
  • Memorandum of Associations and Articles of Associations of a Company, Society or any other body
  • Hiring agreements
  • Indemnities
  • All other documentations and Drafting legally necessary to create, extinguish or transfer in any way some right over a movable or immovable, tangible or intangible property
  • Document Production with relevant authorities
  • Advisory services
  • Counsel or Attorney Referral Services along with Coordination and Assistance to Counsels

 

Our Practice Areas

General Corporate Commercial

We advise on legal issues concerning inbound and outbound investments, strategic alliances and collaborations. We advise on policies, laws and regulations in relation to

  • Structuring of investment vehicles
  • Subsidiaries & Joint Ventures
  • Technology transfers & licensing
  • Technical assistance & services arrangements
  • Governmental & regulatory compliance and approvals

We also advise on day-to-day legal issues concerning commercial & business affairs on legal structuring of commercial arrangement, corporate legal affairs, formation of legal entities in India & overseas, corporate transactional matters, commercial contracts and documentation.

Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A)

We have experience of working on transactions across industries and of all sizes to provide integrated solution oriented advice. Our domain and sector focused teams across the country enable us to deal with and advise on complex legal issues in M&A transactions. The Firm handles a full range of M&A transactions including:-

  • Mergers & Amalgamations
  • Schemes of Arrangement, Reconstructions and Demergers
  • Acquisitions & Divestments – of shares, assets and businesses (private, public and listed entities)
  • Leveraged Buy-outs
  • Distressed Transactions
  • Restructuring (for listed & unlisted entities), including Capital & Debt restructuring, buy-back of securities & reduction of capital

Our complementary areas of practice are useful for resolving tricky legal issues in M&A transactions, and along with our well equipped offices across important locations in India we provide cost efficient services to our clients.

Projects

We have national practice in various Infrastructure sectors, such as:-

  • Energy & Natural Resources (Power, Oil & Gas and Minerals)
  • Transport (Roads & Highways, Ports, Railways / Rapid Transit Systems, Aviation)
  • Municipal Infrastructure (including Water & Sanitation services and Telecom)

In these areas, we have been engaged in advising Project developers, Investors and Suppliers & Contractors on diverse commercial / transactional issues.

Our Project practice works closely with our Banking & Finance Practice in areas of Project Finance; and with our Regulatory & Policy Practice in areas of Licensing and Regulatory matters such as market structures, competition & tariffs.

Banking & Finance

Our practice covers a wide range of financing transactions such as

  • Corporate Debt, including syndicated loans, secured and unsecured loans, revolving credits, guarantee facilities and other forms of security
  • Structured Finance
  • Acquisition and Leveraged Finance using senior, mezzanine and subordinated debt
  • Project Finance and Public Private Partnerships across all Infrastructure and Energy sectors
  • Securitization
  • Real Estate Finance including structured lending, secured property lending and property securitization
  • Asset Finance
  • Derivative transactions
  • Debt Capital Markets encompassing issues of rupee denominated bonds and debentures, foreign currency convertible bonds, bank MTN programmes and other securities
  • Debt Restructuring and re-financing, including asset reconstruction and schemes of arrangement

We have extensive experience in diverse types of Banking & Finance transactions and have represented clients on high-profile and complex Syndicated Lending, Structured Products, Project Finance, External Commercial Borrowings, and plain vanilla bilateral lending deals. Our scope of work covers the entire spectrum including structuring transactions, drafting term sheets and transactional documents, negotiations, advising on the regulatory framework and related issues.

Capital Markets & Securities Laws

The Firm has an active Capital Markets & Securities Laws practice covering the entire spectrum of Capital Markets activities for listed entities

  • Initial Public Offerings (IPO’s)
  • Rights issues
  • Private placements in both bond & equity markets
  • Advisory services to listed companies & market intermediaries in the areas of statutory & regulatory compliances, including signing off on day-to-day compliance obligations, assisting with registrations for operating in the Indian market with the Securities & Exchange Board of India (SEBI), for various types of intermediaries ranging across Mutual funds, Venture Capital funds, Asset Management companies, Stock Brokers, Underwriters
  • defending regulatory action in various fora including SEBI, Securities Appellate Tribunal, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India
  • Acquisition involving the Takeover code

Our Regulatory & Policy Practice is regarded as the leading Indian practice and is based upon in depth knowledge of the relevant industry domains and strength in grappling with complex legal issues involving interaction of law with Public Policy, Economics, Technology, Finance and Project Management. Some senior members of this Practice are regularly consulted with by governments, regulators, development financial institutions, think tanks and industry bodies.

Our policy practice encompasses

  • Legislative, policy & sector strategic legal advisory
  • Structuring legal and regulatory frameworks to facilitate effective public private partnerships in Infrastructure & social sectors
  • Public procurement
  • Restructuring & reform initiatives
  • Economic & safety regulation in diverse Infrastructure sectors
  • Competition regulation
  • Indirect Tax
  • International Trade Regulation
  • Environment, Rehabilitation & Resettlement (R&R)
  • Health, Safety & Environment (HSE) and disaster management

 
 
  


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