Law Offices of India: An international Law firm rendering the Best Legal Advisory and Consultancy Services
Law Offices of India is an international law firm providing strategic, innovative and comprehensive legal services to its clients and cover the entire gamut of corporate and commercial laws.
In India, they are spread across Gurgaon, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, and Bengaluru while teaming with professionals of in-depth knowledge and experience in their respective fields. Internationally we have a Best Friends Agreement with Howard Kennedy in London and with Studio Legale Sidoti & Soci, a premier Italian Law firm. In Australia with have tied up with Auzworld for immigration matters. The firm prides itself in solving their client’s cases with a unique combination of legal and practical expertise.
AlkanshreeDahar, Managing Partner, Law Offices of India
AlkanshreeDahar holds an L.L.B. degree from the Delhi University and was awarded Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology (Honours) from Jesus and Mary College, New Delhi. She practiced for many years in London, and her areas of expertise are international arbitration and litigation, particularly in the Oil & Gas and Real Estate Sector. Her other practice areas, are Joint Ventures and Intellectual Properties Rights.
Alkanshree Daharhas also represented many Hollywood and Bollywood actors and film producers and regularly speaks on numerous forums including major television channels such as New X, CNBC, Doordarshan, Star TV etc. who regularly invite her as an expert to speak on various legal issues. She has received many awards including Women Achiever Award 2017 for Outstanding Women, Outstanding Corporate Lawyer’s award from the Hon’ble Union Minister for State Affairs, Rajesh Pilot and All India Organizational Entrepreneurial Confederation (AIOEC) in 1993 and corporate lawyer of the year award in 2003 from Indian Associated Industries Organization. She is actively involved with many NGO’s and charities such as Angel Foundation, CSGCS where she lends her support to educate and empower women. She is also the promoter of 24×7 legal advice which is one of India’s first online portal rendering free legal advice to people. She is also the Chairperson and President of Rights for All (RFA), a non-governmental organization involved with human rights and is an avid human rights activist with special focus on children and women rights. She is member of the Supreme Court Bar Association and Delhi High Court Bar Association of India.
Business Connect: How does your firm keep us with the latest needs of the market?
Alkanshree Dahar: As industries and businesses experience constant change, so does the legal profession; we strive continuously to provide advice with a high level of expertise coupled with innovation, to deliver the best possible results. The firm has extensive experience in rendering legal advisory and consultancy services to its clients on a wide range of matters relating to all aspects of commercial and corporate law. The firm also extensively advises its domestic and foreign clients on Joint Ventures, Foreign Investment, Project Finance, Infrastructure, Service Laws, Cross Border Transactions and Corporate Structuring and Restructuring.
Our main practice areas: Litigation, Arbitration, Foreign Investment, Joint Ventures & Technology Transfer, Intellectual Property, Media & Broadcasting, Environment, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Conveyance, Project Consultancy, Infrastructure, Corporate – Incorporation, Mergers and Acquisitions, Due Diligence, Restructuring, and Corporate Governance.
Business Connect: What kind of clients have you been in association with?
Alkanshree Dahar: We are privileged to represent a wide spectrum of clients like Lufthansa Airlines, American Airlines, Crain Energy, ABN Amro Bank, CONCUR, IOCL, MMTC, SAIL, Vedanta, Paytm, TATA AIG, Development Bank – Singapore, Honda Motors, Vedanta Group, Sony Entertainment and many more. We have with us a number of government and private companies associated with us. Our clientele extends across India and many foreign jurisdictions. Many of our team members have studied and worked in different countries, which equips them with invaluable insight into understanding the cultural needs and nuances of their client’s legal requirements. Law Offices of India, in particular, has considerable expertise in dealing with the Indian Government, which still retains some control over investment and business activities in India.
Business Connect: Are you planning to establish the firm as a global brand? How are you going to do that?
Alkanshree Dahar: Law Offices of India has expanded its service capability by joining hands with Howard Kennedy LLP. London, only as ‘Best Friends’ to provide more robust and expert capabilities in India. The two firms jointly offer as best friends a complete range of high quality specialized expertise in International Commercial Arbitration, Corporate & Commercial Law and Intellectual Property Law.
We have signed ‘Best Friend Agreement’ with Studio Legale Sidoti & Soci., at Palermo & Padova, Italy. The firm is authorized to represent its clients before all judicial authorities in Italy, Spain and the rest of the European Community. The Sidoti& Partners Law Firm assists several of the largest Italian and global industrial groups, as well as a few Fortune 500 companies
Law Offices Of India is a part of “Australia India Business Counsil” focus group to facilitate investment, foster innovation, enhance skill development, protect intellectual property and build best in class manufacturing infrastructure in India which is focused on “ Make In India Programme”.We also have signed an MOU with Auzworld Migration Pty Ltd of Australia for providing the required legal services. Auzworld was established in 2006. They are a team of Registered Migration Agents of Australia, who specialize in providing professional advice on matters relating to Australian Migration, Visa Eligibility, Australian Education, Investment and Settlement processes.
Business Connect: How do you ensure the unbreakable faith of clients in your firm?
Alkanshree Dahar: The firm has achieved its impeccable reputation from the outstanding services rendered by it to numerous multinationals corporations, construction companies and local corporations, which it continues to enjoy till date.
We believe that services based on proficiency and qualifications are the pillars of success. Dynamic development of business requires a legal team able to provide effective solutions, based on experience in particular legal areas. We provide our clients with legal services in such areas where we can provide essential knowledge and experience. Our aim is to assist our clients by offering efficient legal support in order to help them perform their activities with sharp efficiency and edge.
In the journey of almost 20 years, Law Offices of India has been honored and accredited with trophies and certificates. Most recently they were named “Legal Consultant of the Year-2018” and also received an ‘Award of Excellence’ in the form of trophy and certificate of honor from a very reputed magazine group of the corporate world.
Debasish Moitra, Senior Partner, Law Offices of India
He holds a master’s degree in commerce with an L.L.B. degree and is also qualified as a Corporate Secretary.Mr. Moitra has more than 26 years of specialization in corporate and commercial litigation, domestic and international arbitration, real estate laws, Intellectual Property Rights, infrastructure laws, labor and environment laws, banking and debt recovery laws.
He is actively acting as co -arbitrator with Retd. Chief Justice of India and Retd. Delhi High Court Judges in many high profile cases. Mr. Debasish also speaks regularly at various domestic and international forums and conferences.
Nivedita Sharma, Senior Partner, Law Offices of India
She has more than 25 years of rich experience in international corporate and commercial laws, arbitration, property, environment laws, Media & Broadcasting, Infrastructure & Energy Laws. Ms. Sharma acted as standing counsel for union of India in many high profile cases.Nivedita Sharma served as standing counsel for Union of India in Supreme Court.
She specializes in Environmental Law, Human Rights, Infrastructure, Family and personal law
She also took the case of Harishchandra, a young man who developed cancer due to constant exposure electromagnetic radiation since long periods of time as it was suspected that the radiation level from the tower was much higher than permissible.In India there is no policy of the government with regard to installation of mobile towers in and around residentialareas and consequently the.Supreme Court warned the telecom authorities to spruce up their policy keeping in mind the health risk involved. Post Supreme Court order to discontinue the radiation from this particular tower and expressing its concern over public health issues the government is trying to bring in better policy and effective monitoring. Shantha, Senior Partner, Law Offices of India
She has rich experience of around 3 decades in litigation, arbitration and corporate practices. She is known for her civil law practices, consumer, contractual issues, insurance service matters, real estate, property related litigation and Arbitration.
Advocate Shantha Devi Raman appeared on behalf of NGO Dignity India and raised the issue of huge pendency of cases in District Forums and state commission of Delhi, vacancy of members and staff positions, lack of infrastructure, untrained staff and not adhering to summary procedure by the State Commission and District Foras .etc. Lack of strong will of the Govt. of NCT to adhere to the guidelines already framed by the central Government to curb such pendency in consumer forums is also one of the many reasons of such situation.She argued that the consumer cases remain pending in the Consumer Forums for a long period of 5 to 10 years, which has defeated the whole object of this beneficial legislation namely Consumer Protection Act, 1986.