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ALMT Legal

4TH FLOOR, EXPRESS TOWERS, NARIMAN POINT, MUMBAI 400 021, INDIA
Tel:
Work +91 22 4001 0000
Fax:
Fax +91 22 4001 0001
Email:
Web:
www.almtlegal.com
New Delhi, Mumbai, London, Bangalore

India

Top-tier recommendations

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  • India: Corporate and M&A > Mumbai
  • India: Dispute resolution > Mumbai
  • India: Investment funds > Mumbai

India

Within Leading firms in Bangalore, ALMT Legal is a first tier firm,

ALMT Legal’s Bangalore office provides ‘excellent service levels’ and broad expertise. Corporate lawyers S R Arun and Junia Sebastian give ‘focused and insightful advice’. Banking and finance experts Dhanya Menon and Rajat Bopaiah recently advised State Bank of Mysore on its capital-raising activities.

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India: Aviation

Within Mumbai, ALMT Legal is a second tier firm,

ALMT Legal’s Sameer Tapia has a longstanding reputation for representing airlines in disputes ranging from cargo claims to air disasters.

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India: Banking, finance and capital markets

Within Mumbai: banking and finance, tier 4

Headed by Aliff Fazelbhoy, ALMT Legal’s two-partner team regularly handles significant cross-border project financings for international banks. Ryna Karani advised Axis Bank on the provision of a $115m facility to Sembmarine Kakinada.

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Within Mumbai: capital markets, tier 4

Although ALMT Legal is better known for the capital markets work of its Bangalore office, which is now led by Subashini Radhakrishnan following her promotion to the partnership, the firm is now beginning to make inroads in the Mumbai market.

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Within New Delhi Leading individuals: banking and finance

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India: Corporate and M&A

Within Mumbai, tier 4

ALMT Legal provides ‘value for money’ and ‘industry-focused’ advice to clients engaged in inbound or outbound transactions. The team recently represented a leading domestic digital marketing company during its acquisition by a large strategic investor. Aliff Fazelbhoy and Vaishakh Kapadia are recommended.

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India: Dispute resolution

Within Mumbai, ALMT Legal is a third tier firm,

ALMT Legal represents clients before all levels of court including the Supreme Court, and also has experience of representing clients in international arbitration. As well as civil litigation, the firm also handles an increasing amount of white-collar mandates. Sameer Tapia is representing an international bank in a commercial case regarding the sale and purchase of shares. Hitesh Jain is recommended.

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India: Investment funds

Within Mumbai, ALMT Legal is a third tier firm,

Headed by senior partner Aliff Fazelbhoy, ALMT Legal has a strong practice advising venture capital funds on their investments in India. Statira Ranina recently advised SIDBI Venture Capital on its investment in Synergistic Financial Networks.

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India: Real estate

Within Mumbai, ALMT Legal is a third tier firm,

Hitesh Jain at ALMT Legal recently advised PZ developers on the acquisition of over 100 acres of agricultural land in the suburbs of Mumbai for the purposes of developing a special township project.

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India: Shipping

Within Mumbai, ALMT Legal is a second tier firm,

At ALMT Legal, Sameer Tapia advised a Bermuda-based shipping company on the jurisdictional aspects of a charterparty dispute. The ‘responsive’ Guatam Bhatikar is recommended for dry and wet shipping.

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India: TMT

Within Mumbai, ALMT Legal is a second tier firm,

Sameer Tapia and Hitesh Jain jointly head the practice at ALMT Legal, which handles contentious and non-contentious TMT matters. Jain recently successfully defended Essel Sports in arbitration proceedings regarding alleged non-payment of performance fees to certain Indian Premier League (IPL) cricketers. Statira Ranina has considerable experience of telecoms regulatory matters.

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India: Tax

Within Mumbai, ALMT Legal is a second tier firm,

ALMT Legal provides contentious and non-contentious advice to domestic and international clients across direct and indirect tax matters. Practice co-heads Aliff Fazelbhoy and Statira Ranina are representing the Indian subsidiary of a Hong Kong based brokerage company in a transfer pricing dispute.

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Within New Delhi Leading individuals

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