In addition, businesses are required to comply with the regulatory framework applicable to their specific industry. All this exposes organizations to unplanned risks.
Litigation – civil and regulatory – is something that follows as a consequence. It therefore becomes imperative for businesses to inculcate effective and flexible strategies to manage their disputes and regulatory compliance, to ensure business continuity and success.
Commercial Litigation at L&S
The Commercial Litigation team at Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan has extensive experience in handling a wide variety of commercial, corporate and regulatory disputes. Our team consists of experienced litigators who have represented clients at various forums. We have handled civil disputes arising out of contract between the parties both before the courts and arbitral tribunals. Some of the notable arbitrations were for clients in sectors such as Steel, Power & Energy, Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG), Hospitality & Tourism, Coal, Highway, Railway, and Infrastructure.
The team also has specialist members who focus on key sectors such as Oil & Gas, Telecom, Infrastructure, Pharmaceuticals, Environment, Mining and Real Estate. Our lawyers routinely appear for clients before forums such as National Company Law Tribunal, National Company Law Appellate Tribunal, National Green Tribunal, Appellate Tribunal (APTEL), Central and State Commissions for Electricity, Telecom Disputes Settlement & Appellate Tribunal, and National and State Consumer Disputes Redressal Commissions. The team has also represented clients on matters adjudicated before Appellate Tribunal for Foreign Exchange (ATFE), and Revisionary Authority (Mines Tribunal – Ministry of Mines).
For some of the industry leaders and large companies, our lawyers also advice on litigation strategy, litigation management and advocacy on current and potential disputes to ensure that any litigation is aligned with the business goals and interest. Our teams are spread across various offices and are able to provide local advice and representation to clients while collaborating across the firm for support and insights.
The team also has extensive experience in handling Prerogative Writ Petitions before the Supreme Court and High Courts, Civil Suits and Petitions at all levels of Courts and other forums, and Appeals before the Supreme Court of India and State High Courts. The vast experience of the team and the expertise spanning across different legal verticals ensure that any Client issue can be addressed from any location.
Arbitration clauses in cross-border transactions – Indian perspective
22 September 2023