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.
20 February 2024
The Karnataka High Court has set aside the CESTAT Order which had held that a Venture Capital Fund (VCF) set up as a Trust is a ‘distinct entity’ separate from its contributors/investors. Disregarding the principle of mutuality of interest, the Tribunal had held that a VCF was rendering taxable services of portfolio or asset management to its contributors for a consideration on which service tax was liable.
08 February 2024
The Bombay High Court has held that it is not necessary for the owners/assignees of copyright to be registered as copyright societies for carrying on the business of granting licenses of their works.
06 February 2024
The Delhi High Court in its recent decision has held that Directors of a company cannot be made parties to the arbitration proceedings initiated against the company.
Multidisciplinary teams with background in law, business, process, project management, technology, and more; built on a bedrock of Indian values and diverse perspectives
Law students will find that internship at L&S could be one of the most enriching experiences. The Senior members of our team are committed to mentoring and guiding you towards achieving your goal of getting ready for a flying start to your career.