Key practice areas:
General Corporate, Banking & Finance, Competition Law, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Dispute Resolution, Projects & Project Finance, Capital Markets, Tax, Intellectual Property Rights and Venture Capital.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (SAM & Co), founded on a century of legal achievements, is one of India’s leading full-service law firms. The Firm’s mission is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisors through excellence, responsiveness, innovation and collaboration. SAM & Co is recognised globally by several leading publications for its exceptional practices in Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity, Insolvency and Bankruptcy, Competition, Dispute Resolution, Capital Markets, Banking & Finance and Projects & Project Finance.
With over 100 Partners across 10 practice groups, SAM & Co is at the helm of major headline transactions and litigation across all industry segments in India and advises leading multinational corporations on their entry into the Indian market and the legal strategy impacting their business.
Awards & Recognitions:
• Highest number of Band 1 practices, Band 1 lawyers and Ranked lawyers in Chambers & Partners 2018
• National Law Firm of the Year 2017: Chambers & Partners
• #1 in Deal Count and #2 in Deal Value: Mergermarket M&A League Table 2017
• Country Firm of the Year 2018 - India: Who’s Who Legal
• 10 Practice Areas in Tier 1: The Legal 500, 2018
• #2 in the list of the Top 40 Indian Law Firms: RSG Consulting
• One of the “Best Overall Law Firms” 2018: India Business Law Journal
Areas of Practice:
General corporate: Our work in the areas of mergers & acquisitions, JVs, private equity, insurance, real estate, employment and business restructuring is well documented in the annals of Indian corporate history. Our corporate teams are well complemented by our other practices to facilitate deal closures.
Mergers & acquisitions: Consistently rated as one of the top legal advisors in the M&A space in India, our M&A team advises on transactions in a wide range of industries, and has represented clients on some of the most notable, largest and complex mergers and acquisitions.
Private equity & 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 PE / VC lawyers have sizeable deal experience (including having worked at prominent PE / VC funds) and bring a deep understanding of the nuances of early stage investing.
Dispute resolution: We are a go-to firm for domestic and international arbitration, as well as commercial, corporate and regulatory disputes in various courts, tribunals, forums, administrative authorities and regulators. We are also one of the very few Tier 1 law firms in India that has a comprehensive White Collar Crime practice
Competition law: With a strong and the most recognised competition practice in India, the competition team has a proven track record of successfully steering clients through their largest transactions, complex investigations and high-stake litigations.
Banking & finance: Our offerings range from traditional banking documentation to securitization, factoring, payment banks, syndicated loans, structured acquisition equipment finance, mortgage backed securities, guarantee structures, NCDs, ECBs, and working capital loans.
Insolvency & bankruptcy: Our experience covers an entire range of scenarios relating to bankruptcy and insolvency, from early signs of distress and restructuring towards revival, to processes involving liquidation and the winding down of businesses. We provide a comprehensive solution to financial restructuring and recovery, insolvency, corporate reorganisation, creditors’ rights and contingent preparedness against any peripheral litigation.
Projects & project finance: We advise developers, EPC contractors, investors and lenders on various infrastructure projects, regulatory aspects, government tenders, and contractual issues in sectors such as power, oil & gas, nuclear energy, ports, roads and mining.
Capital markets: We advise on IPOs, FPOs, rights issues, QIPs, ADRs, GDRs, IDRs, and AIM listings on the equity side, and the issuance and restructuring of FCCBs, non- convertible bonds, unlisted infrastructure bonds, and medium-term note programs (MTN programs) on the debt side.
Tax: We offer a broad range of advisory and litigation services in the areas of direct and indirect taxes (including customs duty, goods and service tax and state excise/alcohol duty).
Intellectual property rights: We offer a full range of services that cover patents, trademarks, copyrights, designs and other allied laws, from conceptualization to enforcement and from negotiations to creation of innovative corporate structures based on intellectual property.
Other Practice Areas and Industry Expertise
Consumer Protection and Product Liability, Corporate/Commercial Advisory, Defense, E-commerce, Employment, Environment and Climate Change, E-trade and Outsourcing, FCPA and Bribery Investigations, Insurance, Internet Governance, Cyber Security and Privacy Laws, Mining and Energy, Pro bono, Philanthropy and Trusts, Real estate and Trusts, Regulatory and Public Policy, Retail, Taxation, Technology and Trade Law.
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
216, Okhla Industrial Estate, Phase-III
New Delhi, 110 020
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