General Corporate Advisory

We provide curated legal management services for growing organizationsto take the load-off on the day-to-day legal support, setting-up legal protocols, providing a dedicated on-call legal resource, manage contracts and compliance and acting as the one-stop shop for all things legal.

A. Corporate Governance – Advising on internal policies and management strategies, including statutory compliance, growth and expansion, statutory registrations and permits, statutory liabilities, limitations and brand protection.

B. Legal Documentation – Drafting, reviewing and advising on contracts and policies, including documents for funding, vendor engagement, client engagement, e-contracts and employee documents.

C. Contract Lifecycle Management – Facilitating online execution of contracts, creating client specific repositories, facilitating access to the repository, tracking contract expiry and sending reminders for renewal of contracts.

D. Compliance Management – Creating a curated repository of applicable statutory and internal compliances for the client, tracking the same, managing timelines and updating the client on changes in law, as applicable to them.

E. Legal Research – Undertaking specific legal research projects on commercial transactions, technology law and social impact to assist in business structuring, transaction structuring, business expansion and innovation.

F. POSH Compliance – Providing end-to-end assistance in ensuring compliance with the law on prevention of sexual harassment at workplace; and helping create a safe, harassment-free workplace.

Area Of Practice

  • Competition Law – The set of regulations known as competition law are designed to eliminate market distortion brought on by commercial transactions promoting anti-competitive corporate behaviour; and administered by the Competition Commission of India (CCI).
  • Contract Law – This area of law deals with creating and upholding contracts and is mostly elaborated under the Indian Contract Act, 1872 and may include some special legislations like the Transfer of Property Act, 1882, the Sale of Goods Act, 1930 and the Intellectual Property Law.
  • Corporate Law – Corporate law refers the set of laws regulating the structure, functioning and relationship of corporations, organizations and businesses. It may sometimes be referred to as business law, company law or enterprise law.
  • Micro Small & Medium Enterprises – MSMEs are specifically identified under the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act of 2006, and regulated by the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises. MSMEs are generally engaged in production, manufacture, processing, or preservation of goods and commodities and are entitled to various schemes to promote their growth.
  • Non-Banking Financial Companies – NBFCs are special companies licensed to operate as financial institutions that may be allowed to raise money, lend money, accept deposits or engage in microfinance, and the like. Though NBFCs do not hold a banking licence, they are regulated by the RBI.
  • Prevention of Sexual Harassment – This practice involves advisory, documentation and compliance under the Sexual Harassment of Women at Work Place (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013; which requires employers to have policies, systems and processes to provide a safe workspace for women employees.
  • Start-ups – Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT, formerly DIPP) defined certain early-stage entities as ‘start-ups’ and launched multiple schemes to promoter their growth. Our start-up practice focuses on provision of curated services for such early-stage entities.
  • Trusts & Societies – Apart from non-profit companies, trusts and societies have evolved as common structures to carry out non-profit work in India. Creation, structuring and compliance for most trusts and societies may be under the Indian Trusts Act, 1882 and the Societies Registration Act of 1860, respectively. Certain trusts and societies may also be subject to local state-specific regulations.