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The firm: Singh & Associates is an ISO 9001:2008 certified full-service law firm, headquartered in New Delhi. It has a pan-India presence, with offices strategically situated at Mumbai, Bangalore and Gurugram. The firm has four major practice groups which are, litigation and ADR, contracts and transactions, corporate and tax, and intellectual property. The firm has created its own niche by providing quality legal services accompanied with excellent turnaround time and competitive fees. The firm has a strong team of professionals including experienced lawyers (with in-house advocacy expertise), chartered accountants, company secretaries, trade mark attorneys, patent agents, engineers and specialised paralegal staff. Singh & Associates was presented with the Excellence in Professional Services Award 2017 by Indo-American Chamber Of Commerce (IACC). The firm has also been awarded the Law Firm of Year Award at India Legal Awards 2016 and a 'Notable Firm' by Asia Legal Business M&A Rankings 2016, and 2016 also saw the founding partner, Manoj K Singh, featuring as One of the 100 Legal Luminaries of India for the year 2016, described as 'excellent and solution-oriented lawyer' recommended for dispute resolution practice by the renowned The Legal 500. In 2017, WTR1000 has recognised the firm as World's Leading Trademark Professionals.

Areas of practice: Litigation and ADR: this practice group assists clients with pragmatic and strategic decision-making in litigation and ADR matters. The practice group focuses on all types of litigation instituted and prosecuted within India and abroad, including commercial disputes, recovery proceedings, property disputes, infringement of intellectual property rights, constitutional matters, custody claims, service matters, banking claims, insolvency, criminal matters and other disputes. It also has expertise in handling matters involving white-collar crimes. The practice group has successfully undertaken and represented clients in international arbitrations including under the rules of the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), London Maritime Arbitration Association (LMAA) and the Singapore International Arbitration Center (SIAC).

Contracts and transactions: this practice group of dedicated and experienced lawyers excels in drafting, negotiating, structuring and closing all kinds of commercial transactions for both domestic and international clients including international joint ventures, private equity and venture transactions, takeover, partnership, franchisee and licence agreements and more. The group has extensive experience in commercial advisory services, including contract compliance and management, advising and assisting clients on regulatory issues for various sectors like real estate and infrastructure projects, waterways, energy, pharmaceuticals and healthcare, shipping and mining, education, food and beverages, manufacturing, employment and labour, banking and project finance, tender and bid documents.

Corporate and tax: the practice group renders services such as corporate advisory, company formations and tax structuring, mergers and acquisitions, management buyouts, project finance, venture capital, issues relating to banking, equity markets, foreign direct investment, exchange control, stock and asset purchases, restructuring and private equity and venture capital investments, foreign investments, regulatory approvals, investment structuring, import/export, securitisation, due diligence, feasibility studies, corporate legal audits, liability analysis, retail and direct marketing etc. The group also has experience in taxation laws and regularly advises and assists its domestic and international clients with respect to indirect taxation laws such as excise, VAT, service tax etc.

Intellectual property rights: the practice group comprises patent attorneys, patent agents, technology analysts, engineers, trade mark attorneys, trade mark agents, IPR trained paralegal and dedicated support staff committed to protecting and promoting intellectual property that facilitates businesses around the world. The group covers the complete spectrum of services in patents, trade marks, domain names, copyrights, geographical indications (appellations of origin), designs, and other related rights.

  • Number of lawyers: 72
  • Languages
  • English
  • Hindi
  • Member
  • International Bar Association
  • New York State Bar Association
  • International Trademark Association
  • Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
  • Supreme Court Bar Association
  • Indo-German Chamber of Commerce
  • Delhi High Court Bar Association
  • Alliance of Business Lawyers
  • Indo-American Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Indo-China Chamber of Commerce
  • Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce & Industry
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators (CIArb)
  • Confederation of Indian Industries
  • The Associated Chambers of Commerce & Industry of India

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