Legal Practices Area?

General Corporate

Our general corporate advisory team has extensive experience in providing a full range of corporate legal services to our wide array of clients (both foreign and domestic) on a host of matters ranging from foreign direct investment and India entry strategies to providing advice on complex employment and labour related issues to drafting and vetting of commercial contracts of various hues.

Real Estate

The Firm has a very robust and diverse Real Estate and Construction law practice, which is highly regarded throughout the country. We have a dedicated team of lawyers handling real estate work across India. We advise clients on a range of real estate projects, including construction and development projects, private equity financing, due diligence, joint development ventures, leases, fit-out and commercial refurbishment agreements, etc. In keeping with the Firm's objective of providing a practical legal support business, the Firm's lawyers are well versed with the business complexities of real estate transactions.

Dispute Resolution

The firm is known for its litigation, dispute resolution, and arbitration practice with partners handling cases related to high-stakes commercial contracts, labour and employment, industrial infrastructure, electricity laws, and water laws all over India. Our Firm represents clients in all forums, including the District Courts, the High Courts, the Supreme Court, Appellate Tribunals, Competition Commission, Securities Tribunal, etc. The Firm continues to be a dominant player in representing multinational corporations on Indian law matters.

Employment and Labour Law

The Firm has a robust & specialized labour & employment practice and represents more multinational companies in this area than any other Indian law firm. We are India's only law firm that provides end-to-end legal representation to the world's leading corporations on a wide spectrum of labour and employment law issues. The services we provide cover advising on employment agreements and contracts, service rules and HR manuals, employee retrenchment and termination, as well as employee-related litigation in courts across the country, negotiating with trade unions on sensitive issues such as strikes and lock-outs, and representation before labour courts and industrial tribunals.

Intellectual Property

We have a very well-rounded and competent Intellectual Property practice in all areas, including a very strong prosecution practice and portfolio management practice. The Firm has been involved in trademark litigation, both civil and criminal, where it has obtained numerous favourable orders, including John Doe awards and orders based on common law and statutory remedies. In addition to the successful enforcement of orders, the Firm has also executed civil and criminal raids all over India. The firm specializes in devising customized enforcement strategies for our clients, taking into account the peculiar challenges our clients face in the complex Indian market.

Technology, media and telecom

The Firm advises on outsourcing transactions, VOIP regulations in India, setting up off-shoring centers in India besides reviewing general commercial contracts and advising IT companies on employment and real estate issues. The Firm's technology law practice desk advises on several aspects of Indian e-commerce and intermediary liability laws.  Among our experience is advice on the legal enforceability of clickwrap an shrink contracts, assisting companies to establish payment gateways in India, drafting payment gateway contracts such as those with merchant banks, vendors, and customers, advising on Indian regulations related to foreign investment in e-commerce companies, drafting privacy and terms of use contracts, etc. Lawyers of the firm regularly speak at international conferences (both in India and abroad) about the latest developments in technology law in India, privacy issues, the spread of disruptive technologies, VOIP regulations, etc.