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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Total number of professionals: 520 (110 partners)
Principal office: New Delhi
Other offices: Mumbai, Gurugram, Bengaluru, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad

Key practice areas: General corporate, banking & finance, competition law, insolvency & bankruptcy, dispute resolution, projects & project finance, capital markets, tax, intellectual property and venture capital.

Our services: Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co (SAM & Co), founded on a century of legal achievement, is one of India’s leading full-service law firms. The firm’s mission is to enable business by providing solutions as trusted advisers through excellence, responsiveness, innovation and collaboration. SAM & Co is known globally for its exceptional practices in mergers & acquisitions, private equity, competition law, insolvency & bankruptcy, dispute resolution, capital markets, banking & finance and projects & infrastructure. We have a pan-India presence and we have been at the helm of major headline transactions and litigations in all sectors, besides advising major multinational corporates on their entry into the Indian market and their business strategy.

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.

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.

Competition law: With the most recognized 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.

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 reorganization, creditors’ rights and contingent preparedness against any peripheral litigation.

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.

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.

Venture capital: We represent premier clients on the investor and investee sides of early and growth stage financings. Our VC lawyers have sizeable deal experience (some have worked at prominent VC funds) and bring a deep understanding of the nuances of early stage investing.

Clarity needed on contract or job worker manufacturing

By Sourav Kanti De Biswas, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Manufacturers in India are permitted to sell their products through wholesale and/or retail (including through e-commerce) without seeking prior approval of the government. A...

Proposed amendments may require deal restructuring

By Aayush Kapoor and Karuna Thapa, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
The recently enacted Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, brought a fresh set of revisions to the Companies Act, 2013, aimed at plugging loopholes and facilitating...

SEBI pricing norms for merger schemes

By Promode Murugavelu and Karthika Menon, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Listed companies undertaking schemes for compromises and arrangements have to comply with conditions prescribed by the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI). The...

‘Order of preference’ and the growth of reinsurance

By Shailaja Lall and Ashish Teni, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
Since January 2017, Indian insurers have been required to follow the “order of preference” prescribed by the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority of India...

Conundrum of funding for insurance companies

By Roopal Kulsrestha, Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
A flourishing insurance sector is crucial in a developing economy like India. The sector has been in the limelight in recent years – first...

New Delhi
Amarchand Towers
216 Okhla Industrial Estate Ph 3
New Delhi – 110 020, India
T: +91 11 4159 0700, 4060 6060
Contact: Pallavi Shroff

Express Towers, 23rd Floor
Nariman Point
Mumbai – 400 021, India
T: +91 22 4933 5555
Contact: Akshay Chudasama

MPD Towers, 6th Floor
DLF Ph-V, Sector 43
Golf Course Road
Gurgaon – 122 022, India
T: +91 124 459 5150, 436 7734
Contact: Amit Kumar

Prestige Sterling Square
Madras Bank Road
Bengaluru – 560 001, India
Contact: Roshan Thomas
Contact: Siddharth Nair

No. 31 Sudha Centre, 2nd Floor
Dr Radha Krishnan Salai, Mylapore
Chennai – 600 004, India
T: +91 44 4630 1122
Contact: GV Anand

301-302, Parshwanath E-square
Corporate Road, Prahladnagar
Ahmedabad – 380 015, India
T: +91 79 4900 9200, 2929 7831
Contact: Pankaj Agarwal

Anand Lok, 227, AJC Bose Road
Kolkata – 700 020, India
T: +91 33 4010 8400, 2283 6748
Contact: Siddhartha Datta


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