AKM: CARRYING FORWARD A LEGACY
A full-service corporate law firm, A K Mylsamy & Associates LLP provides unmatched litigation and advisory services to its clients. AKM is reputed for offering customized legal services and strategic advice to its clients that suit their legal needs and purposes. The firm promises consistency and long-term solutions in a timely and effective manner.
The singularity of the firm lies in the fact that it keeps itself abreast of the continuous transformations in the legal field and has an ability to assess the changes and their impacts. It evaluates the outcomes for its clients on the basis of the legal framework that is ever-shifting. AKM is a unique blend of experience and expertise, with a commitment to maintain long-term relationships with the clients and add value to their operations through their well-researched strategies and services.
The areas of expertise for AKM LLP include Corporate, Commercial, and Civil law with a complete focus on mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, recoveries, insolvency and bankruptcy, litigation, arbitration and contracts and real estate.
Originally founded as a sole proprietorship, it became a partnership firm with the joining of Subathra Mylsamy. In 2010, the Firm formally became a Limited Liability Partnership (LLP) with Mr. P. S Suman coming onboard. The firm is powered by an advisory board constituting a former Judge of the Madras High Court, Company Law Board, senior tax, finance and hospitality experts.
AKM LLP handpicks its team of lawyers, and trains and grooms them to be able to face courts and clients alike. The firm is constantly lookout for talented youngsters and guides them through the legal world by providing them with access to resources and exposure to senior lawyers and the advisory board. It also provides physical and online subscriptions to resources of legal literature to help them learn and grow.
The credit to AKM’s organic growth through the years lies in its strict adherence to its core values, that are integrity, innovation, communication, teamwork, and collaboration.
WHAT SETS IT APART
AK Mylsamy has cultivated a unique space which enjoys goodwill and respect from its clients. The firm has achieved this through its commitment to operational excellence, integrity, and constant updation of knowledge and skillsets. With its ability to evaluate the implications of an ever-changing legal framework and help organizations re-cast strategies to stay relevant and maintain competitive advantage, the law firm has enjoyed a cordial relation with its competitors and clients alike.
“Innovation has been the backbone of AKM. Quality has been the hallmark of services rendered by the Firm.”
The firm has not limited itself to providing transactional services to its clients. AKM has an innovative platform for disseminating legal knowledge, a one-of-a-kind research engine, www.ibccases.com. The website offers a comprehensive coverage of quality content within the fields of insolvency and bankruptcy. The always up-to-date database and advanced research tools on the platform serve from laymen to law students to professional lawyers in delving deeper into this avenue.
It also publishes a monthly legal newsletter called ‘The Law Tree’, which offers knowledge of the latest legal developments in a simple and creative manner. These initiatives, started knowledge sharing platforms, open up a portal that makes the law more accessible and easier for lawyers to better represent their clients.
COMMITMENT TO ITS CLIENTS
AKM is devoted to providing exceptional legal services to its clients. To ensure their continued faith and guide them through the legal processes without a glitch, the team at AK Mylsamy promises consistency and accessibility. Being accessible to the lawyers, associates and clients reinforces their trust in the firm. The firm stays in touch with the client through the entire process, keeping the communication channels open at all times, providing them with every necessary detail and also involving them while brainstorming for solutions. This transparency results in forming customized solutions that are long lasting and fool proof.
They maintain a good rapport with the client and keep them updated of the relevant changes in the law or of compliance with the existing law. In addition to providing exceptional services, AKM reinforces its credibility by delivering reasonable client invoices.
The foremost value in the profession of law is to be able to guide people through the intricacies of the field. As a specialized and niche profession, it demands integrity and honesty. Lawyers have to place the interests of the clients above their own. To grow as a good lawyer, it is essential to create an honest relationship with an intention to add value that would go a long way.
Ensuring accountability, maintaining client confidentiality, acting with honesty and integrity sets apart a lawyer from the rest. Earning the trust of the client is of utmost importance and this is achieved only when the lawyer acts with independence and with objective judgement of the requirement of the client. Specialization in an area of law makes you an expert and gives an edge with clients.
The firm has been in the business since 1964 and has become the favourite choice for legal services across generations of companies. It serves across a wide range of industries from commercial, real estate, hospitality, healthcare, educational to finance and related activities. Owing to its motive to provide customized solutions to its clients and maintain long-term, healthy relationships with them, AKM LLP has proved itself a worthy and reliable legal aid provider.
AT ITS CORE
AK Mylsamy LLP has grown into a law firm that is recognised for its extraordinary legal services and its dedication to making legal resources widely and easily available. Having achieved tremendous goodwill and a satisfied clientele, the law firm strives to maintain it. Our illustrious Advisory Board members who have guided the firms’ reach great heights:
- Former) Justice M. Jaichandren, former Judge of the Madras High Court with stellar experience in a range of cases – civil, criminal, labour, administrative and debt recovery. He is specialist in writs and Public interest litigations.
- Mr. S. Balasubramaniam, (former) Chairman CLB, a luminary in the field of corporate law and arbitration besides writing and editing books on corporate law which create professionals.
- Mr. K K Balu, (former) Vice Chairman of the CLB, a storehouse of experience and the think tank at AKM LLP on corporate laws, arbitration, banking, conciliation and mediation.
- Mr. P.Muthusamy (IRS) An Indian Revenue Officer who has an outstanding career spanning over 30 years in the area of Revenue. He has experience, expertise in Indirect tax, Customs, GATT, Trade Related Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS). He heads the Indirect tax & Foreign Trade practice at AKM.
- Mr. S. Ramanujam, (former) Executive Vice-President, Group Taxation of the UB Group, senior tax expert, an authority on mergers, de-mergers and restructuring.
- Mr. R S Mani, (former) group CEO of M.R Kodandaram group (member of MS Ramaiah group), expert in banking, finance and insolvency matters.
- Mr. Ashok Anantram, (former) Vice President of the ITC Hotels Limited who augments his experience in the hospitality sector to help AKM LLP provide sound legal advice to niche hospitality fraternity.