Practice Area

Anand has a wide range of practice which includes both litigation as well as non-litigation work (advisory and transactional work).

Arbitration / Dispute Resolution / Litigation

The litigation practice area covers a wide and challenging spectrum of matters including Commercial Contractual Disputes, Company Matters, Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Venture Disputes, Consumer Disputes, Debt Recovery, Employment and Human Resources, Unfair and Restrictive Trade Practices, Intellectual Property Disputes, Trust and Probate, Local laws, Family disputes, Property Related Disputes, etc.

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Corporate & Commercial

Commercial

Commercial Contracts such as Equipment Purchase/ Supply Agreements, Distribution/ Franchise Arrangements, Trademark Licenses, Licensing and Technology Transfer, Master Service Agreements, Consultancy/ Employments Contracts, Sponsorship/ Brand Ambassador Agreements, Non-circumvention Agreements, Co-operation Agreements, Joint-Development Agreements, Service Level Agreements, etc.

General Corporate Advisory

Advice regarding Corporate Structure, Compliance with Special Statutes including Foreign Exchange Management Act, Standards of Weights and Measures Act etc.
Due Diligence to ensure compliance with law.
Advice and Assistance in Obtaining Statutory and Regulatory Permissions, Sanctions and Approvals.

Mergers and Acquisitions / Private Equity

Joint Venture Agreements
Shareholders Agreements
Due Diligence
Impact Investment

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Employment Related

Employment Contracts & Service Contracts
Employment Litigation
Protective Agreements - Non-Competition, Non-Solicit, etc.
Employee Share Option Plans (ESOPs)
Office Manuals, Policies, Processes and Procedures

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Intellectual Property Rights

Initial investigation into potential protection of IPRs
Prosecution of applications for registration/ renewal of Trademarks, Patents, Copyrights & Designs
Business transactions such as licensing, franchising, assignment of Intellectual Property Rights
IP audits / Due Diligence
Protection of Domain names
Protection of Trade secrets
Strategies for Protection and Prosecution of Infringement and Passing-off actions

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Personal Laws

Adoption, Guardianship & Matrimonial Law
Succession & Estate Planning
Wills
Trusts and Endowments

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Property & Real Estate

Title verification, Encumbrance Search, Zoning and Permitted Usage of the Properties, Vital aspects regulating construction and development, documents in connection with acquisition, development of land such as Conveyance Deeds, Transfer Deeds, Joint Development Agreements, Construction Agreements, Gift Deeds, Settlement Deeds, Leasing, Advice regarding stamping and registration of documents, etc.

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Sports Law

Advising National Sports Federations
Framing of rules and regulations of sports bodies, representation in proceedings before Sports Tribunals.

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Tax

Advising clients on structuring of transactions to optimize the incidence of tax (Excise, Customs, Service Tax, Sales Tax, Income Tax etc.) in respect of transactions and representing clients before the tax authorities and before various appellate fora, including the Commissioner of Appeals, Income Tax Appellate Tribunals, Customs, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunals, Sales Tax Appellate Tribunals, High Courts, Supreme Court etc.

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