We believe in Team and Collabration for better efficacy.

1.Corporate Commercial

* Drafting, vetting and advising on corporate contracts and agreements including joint venture, share   purchase, shareholders agreements, share subscription, Memorandum of Understanding, Term Sheet,    Joint Venture Agreement, and Memorandum & Articles of Association etc.

* Conducting due diligences, negotiating, drafting and registration of the lease deeds and all other related   commercial contracts including supply - service agreements; fit outs agreements and maintenance    contracts with third party vendors, etc.

* Advisory services to clients on FDI related issues and investment related laws and procedures for both    inbound and outbound investments.

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Robust practice on the commercial side, and regularly advises clients on various commercial issues including negotiating, drafting and reviewing different types of commercial contracts and agreements for companies operating in diverse spaces ranging from shipping, TMT, manufacturing, pharmaceuticals, FMCG, real estate, services agreements, procurement contracts, purchase orders etc.



* Advising clients operating in the IT and ITES space on their vendor agreements, service agreements and    issues relating to e-governance, RFPs and RFQs.

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Advising clients on private equity transactions and its services including conducting due diligence on companies, assisting in negotiations between the parties, drafting and reviewing transaction documents and advising on various regulatory issues.



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Advising on setting up of a leading technology company as well as acted as the legal advisor to a media/creations company in its operations.



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Representing companies to help set up its distribution network in Delhi NCR ,including setting up of showrooms/lease spaces etc.

 

II. Litigation & Alternate Dispute Resolution Mechanism

* Civil/Commercial Litigation and Arbitration

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Focusing on Corporate Commercial Disputes, Contractual Disputes as well as disputes arising under Constitutional Law, Criminal Law (Criminal Revision and Bail Matters), Family Law, Labor Laws, Intellectual Property Rights (Trademarks and Copyrights Infringements), Company Law, Consumer Disputes, Public Interest Litigation etc.



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Successfully handled matters before the courts, quasi-judicial authorities and tribunals including Supreme Court of India, High Courts of various states, District Courts, Company law Boards, Banking Tribunals, Board and Appellate Tribunal Authority for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction, Consumer Protection Fora, Labour and Family Courts.



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Extensive experience in alternative dispute resolution mechanisms such as Mediation and Conciliation, as well as Arbitration.



* Criminal Litigation

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Effectively handling disputes qua Bail matters, Criminal Trials, Criminal revision application/Criminal Appeals, Petition for quashing FIR's before High Court(s), Filing of Criminal Complaints, among others.



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Ably assisting in lodging of FIR's, making visits to Police Stations/other Investigating Agencies.



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Handles complaints filed with Police Station/Economic Offences Wing, etc.



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Advising and representing on behalf of different Multi-Nationals and Corporates, across verticals, viz-a-viz white collar crime practice/s.



III.Education

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Involved in the pioneering work with regard to issues relating to the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009. The Firm is dedicated to the unique requirements and challenges of Educational institutions and those who have an interest in them.



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Represented various CBSE Affiliated schools as well as International Schools across the country.



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Expertise in providing clients with full spectrum of legal services and advice on regulatory compliances, litigation, employment issues, strategic planning, Intellectual Property, Corporate Commercial law, Real Estate and Accreditation.



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Extensive experience in providing legal services to, domestic and overseas, public and private educational institutions at all levels; and to various professional organizations & associations involved in Education.



IV. Intellectual Property Rights

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Robust IP Practice and has expertise in identifying, protecting and leveraging Client’s IP, thereby increasing the valuations and ensuring that critical business assets are protected and efficiently exploited.



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Main practice areas includes Patent & Trademark Litigation, Criminal IP enforcement measures, IP investigations, patents, trademarks, copyrights and geographical indications filings and prosecution at the Intellectual property office, Intellectual Property licensing & due diligence.



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Specializing in opposition and cancellations proceedings before the Intellectual Property Office.



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Our Patent Department has been extremely active in representation before the Indian Patent Office and has successfully filed and prosecuted hundreds of patent applications. We have an extensive patent practice in India for our local and overseas clients, and also conduct international patent applications through PCT route and overview Associates in preparation and prosecution of patent applications internationally.



V. Real Estate

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Advising various stakeholders (developers, investors, funds and land owners) on legal issues for diverse real estate projects.



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In depth knowledge and experience regarding structuring, negotiating & documenting transactions; advising on Foreign Direct Investment issues in real estate sector; conducting comprehensive due diligence of property including present and antecedent title search of properties; drafting, negotiating and vetting of agreements to sell, sale deeds, lease deeds, settlement deeds, lease and license agreements; advising on stamp duty and registration issues pertaining to conveyance deeds etc. as applicable in various Indian states.



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Advising clients on regulatory approvals required by the real estate developers, investors and investee companies including advising clients on local laws, urban development policies, zoning, environmental, CLU and FDI related issues.



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Advising leading international media and Education Companies and its subsidiary(s) in leasing various commercial spaces on pan India basis.



VI. Sports, Media and Entertainment

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Broad and deep Media & Entertainment content experience, deeply involving.



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Drafting, reviewing and vetting of Agreements on behalf of Celebrities and Atheletes with Brands , production houses PR agencies.



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Advising on Licensing Rights with a view to safeguard the interest of the Celebrity and Athelete.



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Reviewing and vetting of In-flim Agreements.



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Negotiating aforementioned agreements and proficiently closing transactions.



* Representing the interest of such Celebrities and Atheletes before different judicial foras.



* Providing legal advisory qua different investment oppurtunities into verticals with potentials.



 


VII. Infrastructure Projects, Regulatory & Policy

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Representing and advising a client on gas project in Chile.



* Representing clients in various proceedings before the regulatory authorities on diverse issues relating to Energy Sector (Electricity/ Power, Oil and Gas), Telecommunications & Broadcasting.



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Drafting of project agreements such as fuel supply agreement, power purchase agreement, engineering, procurement and construction contracts, operation and maintenance agreements etc.



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Providing strategic advice to clients on setting up power projects (renewable and non-renewable).



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Advising on legislative policies and regulatory framework at the Central & State level in energy and oil and gas sector.



>> Regulatory Issues in the Oil & Gas Sector:

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Appearing before Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB), on behalf of a leading player in the Oil Market for laying, building and operating a Natural Gas Transportation Pipeline (NG Pipeline) as well as its City Gas Distribution Network (CGD Network).

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Drafting of petitions including objections on behalf of an Oil Company having a major presence in the International Market before PNGRB as part of the process for grant of authorization for laying, building and operating of a CGD Network in various cities across India.

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Drafting of representation to the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, highlighting the required amendments to the PNGRB Act.

>> Regulatory Issues in Power Sector:

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Representing/advising Generating Companies, Trading Companies, Transmission Companies and Distribution Companies/SEBs and Electricity Regulatory Commissions before various sectoral regulatory authorities and Courts.

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Representing and advising various Generating Companies, Transmission Companies and Distribution Companies/SEBs, Power Trading Companies and Electricity Regulatory Commissions on a wide range of issues, including approval for Power Procurement etc.

>> Telecommunication and Broadcasting:

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Representing and advising diverse entities such as Licensees providing services for mobile telephony, basic telephony along with long distance telecom, internet and other valued added products and services; Commercial Users of diverse Telecom and Broadcasting services; Entities engaged in different segments of content and carriage aspects of broadcasting etc.

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Vast experience in Regulatory approvals and compliance including licensing and spectrum allocation, and Trial and Appellate Disputes.

 

VIII. Shipping and Maritime Laws

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Extensively involved in commercial matters of various private shipping companies; particularly in drafting and reviewing of Charter Agreements, Bareboat and time charters, Transportation agreements, Ship building agreements, Proceedings for Arrest of Ship etc.



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Successfully handling matters relating to maritime practice including litigation and dispute resolution before different foras in Mumbai, Chennai, England and other jurisdictions including the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India.



 

IX. Taxation Law

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Advising clients on various issues relating to income tax, excise tax, customs tax, service tax, value added tax, central sales tax, etc.



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Representing clients before diverse adjudicating authorities including ITAT, CESTAT, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.



 

X. Banking and Securitization Laws

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Broad and extensive experience in Banking laws, Negotiable Instruments Act, Recovery of Debts and Securitization Act.



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Successfully represented clients before various judicial fora, including, Debt Recovery Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal,High Court etc.



 

XI. Enviromental Laws and Forest Conservation Laws including Mining Laws

Enviromental Laws

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Advising prominent Indian and Multi National Companies on implications of Forest Conservation Laws (including The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006) with respect to establishment of thermal and hydro power projects as well as wind farms.



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Undertaken due diligence exercises which have covered aspects of Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) as also evaluating the entire gamut of policy, legislative and regulatory compliance obligations with environmental norms.



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Also dealt with related issues with regard to mining in forest as well as non-forest areas, rehabilitation and resettlement, acquisition of land in tribal areas and so on.



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Advising on all aspects of Mining law including (i) Licensing issues that include reconnaissance permits, prospecting license and mining leases, (ii) Policy issues including those relating to prescribed & certain reserved minerals, State mining policies, enforceability of Memorandums of Understanding (MoU), and State Support Agreements (iii) Regulatory issues regarding grant of Reconnaissance Permits, Prospecting Licenses & Mining Leases and transfers thereof; (iv) Rehabilitation & Resettlement (R&R) policies, (v) Health Safety & Environment (HSE), (vi) Contracting (vii) Regulatory issues.



 

XII. Competition Laws

Competition Laws

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Advising clients on issues relating to anti-competition under the new Competition Regime in India, including legal opinions regarding Abuse of Dominance in the market; cartels etc.



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Representing clients before the Competition Commission of India.



 

XIII. Labor Laws

Labour Law

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Extensive knowledge and experience in various Labour law statutes such as Industrial Disputes Act, Payment of Wages Act, Employees Compensation Act, Employees Provident Fund Act, Payment of Bonus and Gratuity, etc.



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Involved in drafting of service contracts, employment agreements/contracts etc.



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Experience in representing clients before Labor courts.



 

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Lex Chambers (advocates and solicitors) is a full Service Law Firm. The Firm’s Practice Areas include Corporate Commercial, Regulatory & Policy; Telecommunication; Marine Law Practice; Real Estate Laws; Corporate Commercial; Intellectual Property & Trade Mark; Labor Laws, Dispute Resolution and Arbitration, etc.  

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