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Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

2ND FLOOR, CNERGY, OLD STANDARD MILL, APPA SAHEB MARATHE MARG, PRABHADEVI, MUMBAI 400 025, INDIA
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www.lakshmisri.com
Chennai, Geneva, Mumbai, New Delhi

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India

Intellectual property
Intellectual property - ranked: tier 4

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan advises on a range of IP rights. The group handles contentious and non-contentious matters, and benefits from being able to leverage the firm's life science and engineering sector expertise.

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Tax
Tax - ranked: tier 1

Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

The tax advisory and litigation practice at Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan is experienced advising on direct, indirect and international tax. The group was instructed by Tata Power Solar System to advise on the taxability of a ground mounted solar power plant under the goods and services tax. In another work highlight, the team represented GlaxoSmithKline before the Supreme Court of India, relating to a refund of indirect taxes, as promised to companies establishing units in Jammu and Kashmir and Guwahati. L Badri Narayanan also led a team, including associate Charanya Lakshmikumaran, which successfully represented Sobha Developer in a sales tax dispute in the State of Karnataka. Clients also include Nestlé, PepsiCo and ICICI Bank. Managing partner V Lakshmikumaran is a key name to note. Tapas Mishra left the firm to set up tax boutique MnM Legal in Noida.

Leading individuals

V Lakshmikumaran - Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

Next generation lawyers

Charanya Lakshmikumaran - Lakshmikumaran & Sridharan

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