Law Offices of India redefines the tenets of legal services across India and Internationally
Law Offices of India is an International law firm that provides strategic, innovative and comprehensive legal services to its clients, coupled with extensive experience and highest standards of professionalism. Their expertise covers the entire spectrum of corporate and commercial laws with offices located in Tier 1 cities of India such as New Delhi, Gurgaon, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, and Mumbai. The firm enjoys friendly professional relations with prestigious foreign law firms such as Howard Kennedy in London, U.K. and Studio Legale Sidoti & Soci at Palermo &Padova in Italy. Australia and other western countries such as Canada and the U.S. see a lot of immigration cases in the education and professional field. Law Offices of India,in collaboration with a premium Australian Immigration firm, Auzworld and similar other organizations in the USA, Canada and other places of jurisdictions, offer in-depth and comprehensive legal services. It is a result-oriented firm with members and associates having extensive legal knowledge and hands- on experience in their respective fields. The firm provides solutions to their clients with praxis (combination of legal and practical expertise) which is evidenced by their meteoric raise. They firm focuses on high-quality personalized services and one-stop solution by carefully picking a team and closely understanding the problems of the client. The firm has considerable expertise in dealing with the Indian State Agencies, as they still hold a considerable control over investment and business activities in India. The firm works with many ex-Sr. Government officials who now work with the firm as consultants, thus providing an insider view on the Govt. working. The firm’s extensive experience lies in International and Domestic arbitration and Litigation, legal advisory services and counsel to their clients on matters relating to commercial and corporate law. The firm also does extensive work on Joint Ventures, Foreign Investment, Project Finance, Infrastructure, Cross-Border Transactions and Corporate structuring and Restructuring.
Below is the list of services
- International and Domestic Litigation– Corporate and Commercial Litigation, Writs, Suits and Appeals, Litigation in the Supreme Court of India and in almost all High Courts of India. Firm also handles matters before various Tribunals such as NGT, NCLT, NCLAT, DRT and DRAT, TRAI etc.
- International and Domestic Arbitration – Mediation and Conciliation, Arbitration Agreement and Petitions andEnforcement of Foreign and Domestic Awards
- Foreign Investment– Investment Laws and Policies, Entry Strategy, Exchange Control Regulations, and Government Approvals
- Joint Ventures & Technology Transfer– Selection of Joint Venture Partners, Joint Venture Negotiations and Agreements, Technical Collaborations, Licensing and Franchisee Agreements
- Corporate– Incorporation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Due Diligence andRestructuring of debts and Corporate Governance
- Intellectual Property, Media & Broadcasting– Agreements, Digital Rights Management and Regulatory Approvals
- Environment– Environmental Approvals (State and Central Levels), Due Diligence, Public Hearing Assistance and Resolution of Environmental Dispute
- Conveyance– Exploration and Production Agreements, Licensing and Franchise Agreements, Gas Supply Agreement, Power Purchase Agreement, Marketing and Distribution Agreement and Employees Contracts
- Project Consultancy-Tendering Assistance, Preparation of tending documents, EOI, RFP, TOR etc., Pre Bid Meetings, Bid Evaluation, Bid Negotiation, Government Liaison, Negotiations and Technical Collaborations
- Infrastructure – Power, Oil and Gas, Roads, Highways, Ports and Airports, Telecommunications, Urban Development and Redevelopment and Real Estate
Currently, the firm represents clientele from a wide spectrum, with high profiles in India and abroad; Fortune 500 companies, Government and private companies as well. The geographical boundaries of the clientele extends acrossmany foreign jurisdiction.
ABN Amro Bank, Aditya Birla, Axis Bank, Bharat Sanchar Nigam, BVR Energy, Charlton Group of Companies, Clear Water Ltd., Deloitte Haskins & Sells, Development Federation, Escorts Finance Ltd., Gail (India) Pvt. Ltd., Gannon Dunkerley, Hindustan Unilever, Hitachi Metals, Honda Motors, IFFCO Tokio General Insurance Company Ltd., Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., J.K. Cement, Karam Chand Thapar & Bros (Coal Sales), LML Ltd., Lufthansa Airlines, Maruti International, Mineral and Metals Trading Corporation, Ministry of Petroleum, Moser Baer, National Thermal Power Corporation Ltd., Philips, Procter& Gamble, Radisson Blu Hotels,State Bank of India Ltd.,Sony Entertainment Television, Steel Authority of India (SAIL),Tata Teleservices, Tecon Project, Unitech, Webasto AG Germany, Wipro Finance Ltd., Vedanta Group, MRF Tyres, Max Health Care, Paytm, Technofab Engineering., Xetion Consultants., YKK
Founder & Managing Partner
Ms. Alkanshree Dahar, a law and psychology graduate from Delhi University and Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. Her early days of practice was in London while dealing extensively with matters pertaining to Oil & Gas sector. Her other specialization areas are International Arbitration and Litigation, Joint Ventures, Intellectual Properties Rights and Project Finance. For a project of national importance that spreads across four states in India, considering her expertise in Oil and Gas field, she was appointed counsel for Indian Oil Corporation for its Jamnagar Pipeline refinery project which was a project of national importance. As a result of her work, which required approvals from Ministry of Finance for one of India’s top Industrial Houses for an intricate ECB transaction of US$ 117 million, guidelines pertaining to ECB transactions were re-set. She also undertakes selective matters of International importance and successfully handled, among many others, a matter which had created international headlines wherein the President of India made a gift to the President of Armenia involving India’s wildlife. The matter captured headlines in most leading newspapers across the world and involved making representations to the highest offices in India, including the office of Indian Prime Minister’s and President of India. This matter in London was supervised by the Born Free Foundation whose trustees include famous Hollywood actress, Virginia McKenna, who featured in the classic Hollywood movie “Born Free”. Alkanshree Dahar has also acted on behalf of many high net worth individuals, including Hollywood and Bollywood movie stars and film producers such as PersisKhambatta, who was one of India’s first movie stars to venture into Hollywood. Numerous forums including major television channels such as News X, CNBC, Doordarshan, Star TV regularly invite her as an expert to speak on various legal issues. She regularly speaks on various forums, law colleges and NGO’s and is instrumental in setting up various charitable organizations as a part of pro bono work. She has received many awards including Outstanding Corporate Lawyer’s award from the Hon’ble Union Minister for State Affairs, Rajesh Pilot and All India Organizational Entrepreneurial Confederation (AIOEC) in 1993 and corporate lawyer of the year award in 2003 from Indian Associated Industries Organization. She was recently awarded Women Achiever of the Year in Corporate Sector for year 2017 for her work in International Arbitration and International Litigation. She is also the Chairperson and President of Rights for All (RFA), a non-governmental organization involved with human rights and is an avid human rights activist with special focus on children and women rights. She is member of the Supreme Court Bar Association and Delhi High Court Bar Association of India.
Alkanshree Dahar – Founder & Managing Partner
Debasish Moitra – Founder & Senior Partner
Nivedita Sharma –Founder & Senior Partner
Shantha Devi Raman – Founder & Senior Partner
T S Ahuja – Senior Partner
Mr.Debasish Moitra, a law graduate, master of commerce and a qualified corporate secretary holds 26 years of experience in corporate and commercial litigation, domestic and international arbitration, real estate laws, Intellectual property rights, Infrastructure Laws, Labor and environment laws, banking and debt recovery laws. His expertise in litigation including criminal, writ, and private international laws made him represent varied PSU’s and global corporations before various forums, tribunals and courts. Currently, he is a co-arbitrator with Retd. Chief Justice of India & Retd. Delhi High Court Judges for many high profile cases and regular speaker at different domestic and international forums.
Ms. Shantha Devi Raman, a law graduate from University of Bharatidasan, Tamil Nadu with 26+ years of experience in litigation, arbitration and corporate practices. She is well known for her expertise in Banking and Insurance practices, service matters, real estate, property litigation and arbitration matters. She is also a legal advisor to various Multinationals, corporate entities and high net worth individuals in joint venture projects and provided counsel on legal and statutory documentations and procedures and designated counsel for IFFCO-TOKIO General Insurance Co and Future Genrali Insurance Co.in Delhi High Court. Her role in the firm is to take care of drafting and vetting of high complex legal agreements such as shareholding, JV, technology transfer, confidentiality, and various employment related agreements.
Ms. Nivedita Sharma a well-known public interest litigation lawyer with passion for societal matters had fought tooth and nail for issues of grave concern like preservation of Environment & ground water. She holds more than 20 years of rich experience in international corporate and commercial laws, arbitration, property, environment laws, Media & Broadcasting, Infrastructure & Energy Laws and acted as a standing counsel for Union of India. With a reformative approach, she is vocal on various topics of public importance like land, energy, motor and marine insurance, and service laws.