Mergers and Acquisitions, private equity, brand valuation and environmental laws have become buzz words in the corporate world. However, corporate law practice enjoins much more than high value transactions and procedural or regulatory compliances. Different industry verticals like automobiles, power, oil and gas, mining or financial services call for well-determined industry specific approach to advisory, litigation or compliance services. Further, business environment is effected not only by legal changes but also a host of issues like investor confidence, reputation or global economic factors. A corporate law practitioner should be well-informed and thoroughly updated on all aspects affecting his practice area.
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The specialist practitioners in Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan provide legal opinions on issues affecting businesses. These legal opinions form valuable inputs for basing business decisions on the interpretation of the law, assessing the risk exposure for past and present transactions, provisioning for legal disputes and for general legal and accounting purposes.
Legal consultancy is project based legal advice and support provided to clients. The success or failure of several projects depends upon law affecting the subject matter and players involved in the project. The firm’s practitioners are involved from the pre-initiation stage to the post-implementation stage of projects.
The audit and review service provided by L&S serves two purposes. It helps to ascertain compliance with the law. The second objective is to assess whether all the available incentives and benefits under the applicable law are being taken advantage of. The audit and review teams are specialized teams with each focusing on a specific area of law.
In many cases, especially with new companies setting up operations in India, significant compliance procedures need to be followed. The compliance teams in the firm provide such legal services during the formation and setting up stage.
Dispute Resolution services provided by the firm encompasses regular advice on the arrangements proposed to be made and representational services. The practitioners in the firm also support the transactional and general practitioners on the issues of interpretation that the courts are likely to follow in the proposed transactions and agreements.
Sustainable development and the precautionary principle have been declared to be law of the land by the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India. The law relating to environment impacts the day to day functioning of companies and corporations - be it global warming or electronic waste disposal, for instance.