The globalisation of commerce and trade in the 20th century gave rise to the development of multinational corporations in nearly every major industry. From managing millions of employees in various parts of the world, to ensuring compliance with the laws of multiple nations and generating business opportunities in new, untapped markets, corporations deal with an array of regulatory, legal, and financial concerns when expanding their business into new territory.

We advise on a wide range of corporate structuring issues including mergers, demergers, disputes, purchase agreements, subsidiary creation, multi-jurisdictional corporate transactions and disinvestment by shareholders.

We also draft and review key agreements for our corporate and commercial sector clients. From consultancy, licensing, and non-disclosure agreements to employment and EPC contracts, share-purchase agreements, and Employee Share Option Plans (ESOPs), we are widely recognised as being able to provide reliable and commercial advice to our clients.

Our corporate services include:

  • Conducting extensive legal due diligence on corporate entities including for pending litigation, decreed matters and corporate and financial compliance.
  • Advising on investments, strategic alliances, business transfers, commercial contracts, shareholder disputes, and joint ventures.
  • Assisting executives and management on strategic business and legal decision-making.
  • Advising companies on critical matters relating to structuring, incorporation, exits, and winding up.
  • Reviewing share purchase agreements, shareholder agreements, licensing agreements, joint venture agreements, franchise agreements, dealership agreements, and collaboration agreements
  • Advising on legal and business compliance, corporate laws, and foreign exchange matters, including FEMA.
  • Representing corporates in SEBI-related disputes.
  • Advising on Employee Stock Ownership Plans (ESOP) and strategies.
  • Drafting and advising on employment contracts and work-for-hire contracts.
  • Advising on civil and criminal fraud, as well as the exits of senior management including CEOs and CFOs.
  • Representing companies in employment disputes.
  • And conducting internal investigations when an employee is suspected of fraud.