Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan is a full-service law firm based in India. The firm has offices in 14 cities and has over 400 professionals specializing in areas such as corporate & commercial laws, dispute resolution, taxation and intellectual property.

Over the last three decades, we have worked with a variety of clients – start-ups, small & medium enterprises, large Indian corporates and multinational companies.

Our professionals have experience of working in both traditional sectors such as commodities, automobile, pharmaceuticals, petrochemicals and modern sectors such as e-commerce, big data, renewables.



23 June 2024

Power of Enforcement Directorate to attach any other property as ‘value equivalent’

In the recent case of Francis Chakkalamathaom Peter[1], the Hon’ble Appellate Tribunal under Prevention of Money Laundering Act, 2002 (‘PMLA Tribunal’) has held that in the absence of the direct proceeds of crime, the Enforcement Directorate (‘ED’) has the rights to attach any other property equivalent to the value of proceeds of crime.


23 June 2024

53rd GST Council Meeting – Highlights of certain measures covering trade facilitation and law & procedure

GST Council Meeting presided by the Hon’ble Union Finance Minister was held on 22 June 2024 in New Delhi. The Council meeting held after more than 8 months, and the first after the General Elections, has recommended many trade facilitation measures along with many other measures relating to GST law and procedures. The Council has also recommended many changes in the GST rates for both goods and services.


20 June 2024

Medicament or cosmetic – Telangana HC upholds assessee’s view on classification of certain Ayurvedic products as medicaments

The Telangana High Court has held that the products Navaratan Oil, Gold Turmeric Ayurvedic Cream, Boroplus Antiseptic Cream, Boroplus Prickly Heat Powder and Sonachandi Chavanprash, are medicaments (drugs) and not cosmetics under the Andhra Pradesh General Sales Tax Act, 1957.

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