Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
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Firm Overview

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (“SAM & Co”), founded on almost a century of legal achievement, is one of India’s leading full service law firms. The Firm’s missions is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisors through excellence, responsiveness, innovation, and collaboration. The Firm is one of India’s most well recognised firms, and is known globally for its integrated approach. Our 430 lawyers, including 84 partners, in 7 locations across India, provide exceptional services across its practice areas which include general corporate, merger and acquisition, private equity, banking and finance, competition law, dispute resolution, projects and project finance, capital markets, tax, intellectual property, and venture capital. The Firm is at the forefront of global and Indian M&A and private equity transactions, cutting edge high risk litigation, and advice on strategically important matters across a spectrum of practices and industries for its multi-jurisdictional clients.

Areas of Practice

General Corporate Our work in the areas of Mergers and Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Private Equity and Business Restructuring is well documented in the annals of Indian corporate history. Our Competition Law, Intellectual Property, Regulatory and Tax teams work very closely with the corporate teams for facilitating deal closures. Our Insurance Practice is robust and well recognized.

Banking and Finance Our offerings range from traditional banking documentation to securitization, factoring, setting up payment banks, syndicated loans, structured finance, acquisition finance and mortgage backed securities, guarantee structures, equipment financing, non-convertible debentures, external commercial borrowings, and working capital loans.

Capital Markets Our offerings include legal and regulatory advice on IPOs, FPOs, rights issues, QIPs, ADRs, GDRs, IDRs, AIM listings, on the Equity side. On the Debt Capital Markets side, our offerings include issuance and restructuring of FCCBs, non-convertible bonds, unlisted infrastructure bonds, and medium term note programs (MTN Programs). We also have a well-developed Financial Regulatory Practice (FRP).

Competition Law With a strong and recognised competition practice in India, the 21-member strong competition team has a proven track record of successfully steering clients through their largest transactions, complex investigations and high-stakes litigation.

Dispute Resolution We are the go-to firm for domestic and international arbitrations, commercial, corporate and regulatory disputes in various courts, tribunals, forums, administrative authorities and regulators in India.

Intellectual Property Rights We offer a full-range of services that cover patents, trademarks, copyrights and designs and other allied laws, from conceptualization to enforcement and from negotiations to creation of innovative corporate structures based on intellectual property.

Projects and Project Finance We advise developers, EPC contractors, investors and lenders on various infrastructure projects in areas such as Power, Oil and Gas, Nuclear Energy, Ports, Roads and Mining. We also advise on regulatory aspects, contractual issues and government tendering aspects typically associated with such large scale projects.

Tax We offer a broad range of direct and indirect tax services (customs duty, central excise, service tax, value added tax, central sales tax, state excise duty, etc.) ranging from tax planning, advisory, implementation, documentation, representation and litigation support.

Venture Capital We represent premier domestic and international clients on the investor as well as investee company side for early and growth stage financings. Our VC lawyers have sizable deal experience and bring a deep understanding of the nuances of early stage investing.

Other Practice Areas and Industry Expertise Bankruptcy and Insolvency, Consumer Protection and Product Liability, Corporate/Commercial Advisory, Defense, E-commerce, Employment, Environment and Climate Change, E-trade and Outsourcing, FCPA and Bribery Investigations, Infrastructure, Internet Governance, Mining and Energy, Pro bono, Philanthropy and Trusts, Real estate and Trusts, Regulatory and Public Policy, Retail, Taxation, TMT, Trade Law and White Collar Crime.

Other Offices

Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
301-302 Parshwanath E-square
Ahmedabad, 380 015
India
Tel. 91.79.4900.9200
Fax 91.79.4900.9250

Pankaj Agarwal
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
Prestige Sterling Square, Madras Bank Road
Off Lavelle Road
Bengaluru, 560 001
India
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Karthik Mahalingam
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
MPD Towers
DLF Phase V, Sector 43, Golf Course Road,
Gurgaon, 122 022
India
Tel. 91.124.459.5150
Fax 91.0124.436.7730

Amit Kumar
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
Anandalok Building
227, A.J.C Bose Road
Kolkata, 700 020
India
Tel. 91.33.4010.8400
Fax 91.33.2247.2349

Siddhartha Datta
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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co.
Express Towers, Nariman Point
Mumbai, 400 021
India
Tel. 91.22.49335555
Fax 91.22.49335550

Akshay Chudasama
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