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The firm

Established in 1985, Chiramel & Co, Solicitors and Advocates, is a full-service law firm providing legal services to corporates, government bodies and individuals across India in the fields of banking, insurance, corporate, infrastructure, taxation, intellectual property, media, consumer protection, real estate and service laws. The firm handles civil and criminal matters across various legal fora including the Supreme Court of India, State High Courts, District Courts, consumer fora, Debts Recovery Tribunal and its Appellate Tribunal, Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction and its Appellate Tribunal, Arbitral Tribunals, Central Administrative Tribunal, Custom, Excise and Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, etc. The firm’s motto is ‘perfection and excellence’ and strives to prove that it is not a utopian concept but is for real, and attempts to ensure quality services and client satisfaction at every step.

Areas of practice

Banking and insurance: the firm was promoted in 1985, initially specialising in the banking and insurance sector, where it represented several government sector undertakings at the highest levels in policy formation, conveyancing and in particular consortium financing of high value by several banks, foreign collaborations and litigation, and gained extensive experience and expertise in all aspects of banking and insurance related matters. It has several landmark judgments of courts in India to its credit for over three decades, and is much sought after for advice and for its representation in high stake matters, which was also acknowledged by The Legal 500 for more than a decade.

Taxation: in view of the extensive experience gained in the core financial sector, the firm gradually made strides into taxation including excise, customs and service tax, managed by a team of dedicated and highly competent lawyers with qualifications also as company secretaries, and represents corporate bodies in the Supreme Court of India, State High Courts, Customs Excise & Service Tax Appellate Tribunal, etc.

Arbitration and alternate dispute resolution: the firm has also made immense forays into the field of arbitration and alternate dispute resolution, where it represents leading government undertakings such as National Highways Authority of India, and corporates. Practical and pragmatic approach is adopted in every such matter to achieve quick and timely resolution of disputes in the best interest of all concerned.

Administrative and service: the firm has represented various government undertakings and individuals in the Central Administrative Tribunals, Industrial Tribunals, Labour Courts, State High Courts and the Supreme Court of India in all aspects of administrative and service law for the past three decades.

Competition, anti-trust and consumer: the firm has advised various government undertakings including the Bureau of Indian Standards and corporates on various policy matters, and also represented before the former Monopoly and Restrictive Trade Practices Commission and its Appellate Tribunal, and presently Competition Tribunal and its Appellate Tribunal. The firm also has extensive experience in the field of consumer law where it represents government bodies, corporates and individuals before the National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, State Commissions, District Fora etc, particularly in medico-legal cases, and has to its credit various landmark judgments and judicial precedent of these courts and fora.

Intellectual property rights: the firm, being actively involved in the core financial sector, has acutely been aware of the relevance and importance of intellectual property rights to protect the interests of commercial organisations, and is actively practising in this field both in prosecution and litigation.

Civil and criminal litigation: the firm has an extensive presence in most parts of India at the district level where its associate advocates are prosecuting and defending cases, in the best interest and to the full satisfaction of all clients.

LanguagesEnglish
Hindi
Malayalam
Odia
Punjabi

Other officesAligarh
Bhopal
Faridabad
Ferozabad
Itanagar
Karnal
Kochi
Kollam
Kolkata
Kurukshetra
Lakshadweep
Lucknow
Mathura
Meerut
Mumbai
Palakkad
Panipat
Shimla
Sonepat
Thiruvanthapuram
Thrissur
Vadodara

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in this country 50

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