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Legacy Law Offices
LEGACY HOUSE
D-18, NEHRU ENCLAVE, KALKAJI
NEW DELHI 110 019
India

India > Projects and energy Tier 3

Leveraging a wide network of associates across India and a substantial Chandigarh footprint, Legacy Law Offices' developmental and infrastructure group advises on PPP bidding negotiations, project structuring and ongoing regulatory support. Joint heads Gagan Anand, Shalini Munjal and Madhav Sharma excel in energy transmission, urban infrastructure (notably in regards to smart cities) and transport infrastructure.

Testimonials

‘Legacy Law Offices has a highly skilled team of lawyers and their commitment to quality legal work stands out from the rest in the market.’

‘I have been dealing with Mr Gagan Anand for quite some time. He is an expert in his dealings and highly competent with his work. I have always been delighted with the work which his team has been delivering to my company. He has rich and varied experience in domestic as well as International Developmental Projects.’

‘I am very satisfied with Gagan Anand, he was my main point of contact. He is a well-informed lawyer and is very helpful.’

‘One of the qualities that set Legacy Law Offices apart from other firms is that they provide timely responses and quality work that addresses specific requests as well as a solid grasp of the proper use of technology.’

‘Everyone at Legacy Law Offices is professional, knowledgeable and kind. I highly recommend this firm.’

‘I would personally like to mention Shalini Munjal as my experience with her and her team has been exceptional.’

‘My experience with the team and in whole Legacy Law Offices has been good, as my team and I have received clear answers to our concerns and were presented in a professional as well as a congenial manner.’

‘Mr. Gagan Anand is an outstanding “connector” of people and opportunities. His high energy, creativity, and strategic focus has benefited our business immensely and we have been blessed to work with him!’

Key clients

Al Madinah Development Authority (MDA), Saudi Arabia

Asian Development Bank (ADB)

ANS Constructions Pvt. Ltd.

Ajnala Co-operative Sugar Mills Ltd.

Applied Research International Pvt. Ltd. (ARI)

Batala Co-operative Sugar Mills Ltd.

Bharat Broadband Network Limited (BBNL)

Ceigall India Ltd.

Construction Technique

CONWARE

Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP (DTTILLP)

Ernst & Young LLP

Grant Thornton India LLP

Gurdaspur Co-operative Sugar Mills Ltd.

Himachal Pradesh Infrastructure Development Board (HPIDB)

International Consultants & Technocrats Pvt. Ltd.

IIFCL Projects Ltd.

Jalandhar Smart City Ltd.

KPMG India Private Limited

Meinhardt Singapore Pte. Ltd.

MGI Capital Ltd.

National High Speed Rail Corporation Ltd.

Nordic Office of Architecture, Norway

Panchan Bhang Power

Premier Alcobev (P) Ltd.

PricewaterhouseCoopers Private Limited

Punjab Infrastructure Development Board (PIDB)

SREI Infrastructure Finance Ltd.

STUP Consultants Pvt. Ltd.

Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Development Board (TNIDB)

Voyants Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Woodhill Infrastructure Ltd.

Work highlights

  • Advised Al Madinah Region Development Authority (MDA), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the development of Line (2+2A) of BRT with specific lanes in Al-Madinah Al-Munawarah, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia in PPP mode.
  • Advised a consortium including Nordic Office of Architecture AS, Norway, Grimshaw International Limited, Haptic Architects Limited and STUP Consultants Private Limited on the execution of the design consultancy agreement with Yamuna International Airport Private Limited (YIAPL) for the Noida International Airport.
  • Advised Intercontinental Consultants & Technocrats Pvt. Ltd. (ICT), Tanzania on the development of 13 PPP Projects in Zanzibar under the Zanzibar Urban Services Projects (ZUSP) with financing by World Bank.

India > Real estate and construction Tier 1

With a leading partner in New Delhi and in Chandigarh, Legacy Law Offices has a notable construction practice. It advises small to larger contractors and developers on suits of EPC  and BOT contracts. The projects range from smaller infrastructure works to industrial and housing mandates together with related real estate issues.

The firm: Legacy Law Offices is a professionally managed full-service Indian law firm with a global outlook. Legacy Law Offices was founded in 2006 when it initially commenced operations as proprietorship of its founding partner Mr Raman Anand, a 4th generation lawyer who possesses over 50 years of experience across various areas of practice.

Over the years, Legacy Law Offices has transformed itself into an institutional legal service provider with a head count of 70, a footprint of having successfully rendered high quality legal services in 24 states of India and at overseas locations such as United Kingdom, United States of America, Canada, Bangladesh, Mongolia, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Kenya, Ghana, Zambia, Zanzibar etc.

The firm is currently led by its managing partner Gagan Anand, a fifth-generation lawyer with 25 years of corporate experience and who took over the reins of the firm in 2010. He is supported by four experienced partners and a number of senior associate advocates, associate advocates and of-counsels.

The firm has well-equipped offices in New Delhi, Chandigarh, Amritsar, Jalandhar,  Solan and Kurukshetra in India and one representative office in the USA, United Kingdom and Mumbai. In addition, the firm has a network of associate offices at Shimla, Lucknow, Dehradun, Jaipur, Indore and Jabalpur in India and a project office at Nairobi in Kenya.

At New Delhi, the capital city of India, Legacy Law Offices has a major presence and operates from its ultra modern building “Legacy House” in the heart of South Delhi which contains the law office with facilities such as modern library, video conferencing room, arbitration hall, cafeteria etc. The head office of the law firm is in Chandigarh and we are the largest law firm based out of Chandigarh, the joint capital for the States of Punjab and Haryana.

The footprint of the law firm spans across a large number of infrastructure sectors, including roads and bridges, railways, transport terminals, civil aviation health, education, skills development, IT and ITES, rural infra, power transmission, urban infrastructure, industrial infrastructure, tourism etc. Legacy’s wide client base includes global consulting firms, multinational companies, developmental banks, commercial banks, over 100 construction companies, charitable organisations, small and medium enterprises and government agencies engaged in developmental initiatives.

The unique selling points of Legacy Law Offices include its market positioning as one of the largest full-service law firms operating out of Chandigarh, which is the joint capital of the states of Punjab and Haryana, besides being the gateway to the scenic hill state of Himachal Pradesh; and its market positioning as the Indian law firm with the widest footprint across a number of infrastructure sectors in over 24 states of India and abroad.

Areas of practice
Projects, infrastructure and energy laws: The Legacy team has been regularly rendering legal advice to regulators, government entities, project developers, investors and suppliers and contractors on diverse commercial / transactional issues. The firm possesses in depth experience of providing legal and advisory services for the development of infrastructure projects in the following sectors:

  • Transport terminals
  • Health
  • Education
  • Skills development
  • IT & ITES
  • Rural infra
  • Power transmission
  • Industrial infrastructure
  • Sugar mills
  • Railways / rapid transit systems
  • Roads, highways and bridges
  • Urban infrastructure – water and solid waste management

Legacy Law Offices has successfully rendered quality legal services including project structuring, preparing procurement documents, bid process management and providing support for contract management for over 500 projects in the PPP formats. The contribution of Legacy Law Offices for the redevelopment of five railway stations on the Indian Railways network in PPP mode, redevelopment of few cooperative sector sugar mills in PPP mode, development of hospitals in PPP mode, implementation of state-wide health insurance schemes in PPP mode, Urban Infra projects and the development of power transmission line packages in PPP mode, exhibit the versatility of sectors in which it has handled PPP assignments.

On a regular basis, our lawyers render services for the developmental projects initiated by the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) and various Ministries of the Government of India at the federal level, many of which are sponsored by the World Bank and the Asian Development Bank etc. For the implementation of such projects, our lawyers work closely with the counterpart officials of the concerned State Governments across the length and breadth of the country. Legacy’s team has rendered its legal services for various prominent developmental initiatives in 24 States of India, which include Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Goa, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand and West Bengal, besides Bangladesh, Kenya, Mongolia, Ghana, Zanzibar, Zambia etc. In addition to preparing a conducive regulatory framework, carrying out Legal Due Diligence of the applicable regulatory framework and rendering advice in relation thereto, our services for the Government Departments, Public Sector Undertakings etc include legal aspects of:

  • Transaction advisory in a legally tenable and transparent manner;
  • Bidding documentation which follows modern procurement practices and promotes competition;
  • Bid process management which is above board and can withstand judicial scrutiny;
  • Bid evaluation in a fair and transparent manner;
  • Post award compliance advice with regard to the provisions of the project agreement; and
  • Financial closure in terms of the provisions set forth in the project agreements.

Construction law: Legacy Law Offices is acclaimed as one of the most successful and seasoned infrastructure and construction law practices in India. The Legacy team possesses vast experience in rendering legal services for the development of infrastructure projects in a variety of sectors including highways, bridges, railways, transport terminals, ropeways, ports, civil aviation, power generation and transmission, health, education, skills development, bio technology, sports, urban infrastructure etc. The cumulative experience of our lawyers spans over 1,200 infrastructure projects which includes more than 500 projects in public private partnership (PPP) formats.

Mr Gagan Anand, managing partner was awarded the National Law Day Award by His Excellency, The Hon’ble Vice President of India for “his remarkable achievements and leadership in the practice of corporate law including immense contribution for the development of PPPs”.

More than 100 small, medium and large sized construction companies have retained Legacy Law Offices for advising them with regard to engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) and build, operate and transfer (BOT) contracts. Our unique services for the private developers, concessionaires and construction companies include:

Contract management/ shadow filing service package (project specific or company specific):

  • Overall care and conduct of the entire project correspondence, documentation etc since the receipt of Letter of Award till the end of the Defects Liability Period or Concession Period, as the case may be with the end objective of ensuring that the legal and financial rights of the client in respect a particular project are well protected.
  • Scope of work typically covers rendering opinions, drafting and vetting of documents concerning the project.
  • Scope of work typically covers client meetings in the law firm’s offices, but the fee for any meetings outside the law firm’s offices, appearance before Courts, Dispute Review Boards, Arbitral Tribunals etc is charged separately.

Pre-bid submission legal diligence package (project-specific or company-specific):

  • Overall examination/ perusal/ review of bid/ tender vis-à-vis the qualification criteria specified by the bid/ tender inviting authority in the bid/ tender document.
  • As a part of the legal due diligence exercise, the client would be advised to make corrections, amendments etc and/ or to include additional documents/ certificates etc, duly authenticated so as to meet with the qualification/ pre-qualification specified by the bid/ tender inviting authority.
  • The end objective would be to ensure that the client meets the qualification/ pre-qualification criteria, the bid/ tender inviting authority finds it easy to evaluate the bid and that the client/ bidder gets technically qualified.
  • As a part of this due diligence service package, we also provide assistance in drafting, preparing/ vetting etc of any replies and/ or any clarifications which may be required to be submitted to the bid/ tender inviting authority prior to taking decision regarding qualification of the bidders.

Contracts: Our lawyers possess in-depth expertise in all aspects of a variety of contracts. The cumulative work experience of our lawyers in the field of drafting, vetting and rendering legal advice regarding contracts spans over 150 years. A number of corporate houses, government departments and individuals frequently engage Legacy Law Offices for structuring and drafting complex and unique contracts, which no one else is able to do for them.

The following list indicates the variety of contracts prepared by our lawyers:

  • Agreement to Sell
  • Commercial Property Lease Agreements
  • Concession Agreements
  • Consortium Agreements
  • Consultancy Agreements
  • Direct Lenders Agreements
  • Distribution Agreements
  • Employment Contracts
  • Engineering Procurement Construction (EPC) Contracts
  • Escrow Agreements
  • Franchisee Agreements
  • Joint Bidding Agreements
  • Joint Development Agreements
  • Joint Venture Agreements
  • License Deeds
  • Management Contracts
  • Matrimonial Settlement Agreement
  • Novation Agreements
  • Operation & Maintenance Contracts
  • Outsourcing Contracts
  • Power Purchase Agreements
  • Professional Services Agreements
  • Project Site Lease Deeds
  • Proprietary Information & Confidentiality Agreements
  • Residential Lease Agreements
  • Sale Deeds
  • Settlement Agreements
  • Share Purchase Agreements
  • Shareholders Agreements
  • Software License Agreements
  • Substitution Agreements
  • Supply Agreements
  • Technical Collaboration Agreements
  • Transmission Service Agreements

A substantial part of the work we do in the area of contracts pertains to the infrastructure and real estate segments. Legacy Law Offices is regarded as the market leader in the area of structuring and developing innovative contracts for infrastructure and real estate projects based on unique concepts, which ensure easy marketability of the projects while adequately safeguarding the legal rights of the developers.

Corporate law: Legacy Law Offices handles a broad range of corporate, commercial, taxation and intellectual property work for companies, trusts, funds, entrepreneurs and government departments. A significant part of the work carried out by the Legacy team is of an international nature and the team is experienced in acting for both Indian and International Clients at all levels. Clients increasingly rely on us to provide them with an international perspective in giving advice.

We assist a growing number of clients based in India and abroad in relation to their business and individual legal needs. The Legacy team is well experienced in advising on all aspects of corporate and financial structuring. To further enhance the services that we offer our clients, we have a highly skilled network of law firms around the world which work with us. It means our services have a truly global reach.

The Legacy team provides a responsive, flexible and cost-effective service of the highest professional standard.

We offer our clients a customized service by operating in Client Service Groups (CSGs) chosen according to a client’s business requirements and tailored to meet their individual needs. Each CSG is headed by a group manager and functions under the overall supervision of an appropriate partner.

Our lawyers combine legal expertise with an understanding of business which enables us to provide clients with innovative and effective legal solutions.

Communications, media and technology: The legacy team advises on the full range of issues that may face a company, including: corporate finance – M&A, joint ventures, privatization; outsourcing and facilities management; software and systems procurement; licensing, intellectual property and rights; dispute resolution; competition issues and compliance.

The areas in which we work are:

  • Information technology
  • e-commerce/ m-commerce
  • Media
  • Communications

Real estate: Our well experienced team regularly advises a number of real estate companies, developers, brokers and individual property purchasers with regard to a variety of real estate transactions. Legacy Law Offices is regarded as the market leader in the area of structuring and developing innovative contracts for real estate projects based on unique concepts, which ensure easy marketability of the projects while adequately safeguarding the legal rights of the developers.

We also conduct Legal Due Diligence in respect of lands and variety of real estate projects.

Legacy team extends a personal touch to the individual clients who are in the process of buying, selling or leasing any property and renders sound legal advice for ensuring that the commercial interests as well as the legal rights of the clients are well safeguarded. Individual clients who depend upon our reliable team of lawyers for assistance in accomplishing their property transactions, can rest in peace after leaving their worries to us.

Our lawyers possess rich experience of representing property purchasers and real estate developers before consumer courts and Real Estate Regulatory Authority (RERA).

Travel, tourism and hospitality law: Legacy team advises hotel owners, developers, private financiers, banks and many leading hotel operators on all aspects of their hotel projects. We pool our expertise in real estate, the environment, planning and construction, licensing, commercial contracts and employment to safeguard the interests of operators, owners and lenders by delivering successful deals.

We invest heavily in developing our hospitality sector know-how and legal training and disseminating our knowledge for the commercial benefit of our clients. Our offices will give you instant access to the skills and experience required by a growing and diversified business.

Internet law: Legacy covers a wide range of legal issues under the head of internet law including privacy, censorship and sale of goods on the Internet. We also give advice in following areas:

  • Data protection
  • Information technology law
  • Privacy law
  • Telecommunications law

Dispute resolution (litigation): In the traditional dispute resolution market dominated by individual advocates, wherein many clients lose their peace of mind upon being a victim of the “pay for senior counsel to see his junior appear before court” and “pay for a junior counsel to see his clerk appear before court” phenomenon, the professional dispute resolution team of Legacy Law Offices provides a pleasant alternative to the clients requiring services in the practice area of litigation and arbitration.

The dispute resolution practice of the law firm spans across a number of Arbitral Tribunals, the Supreme Court of India, High Courts of Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab and Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal etc including a number of other Courts and Tribunals in the states of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. The dispute resolution team has been substantially augmented during the past few years and comprises of seasoned litigators having consistency in their approach towards the legal profession, who harbour compassion for the interests of clients and take pride while working as part of the larger Legacy team.

Dispute resolution (arbitration):

Arbitration, mediation and conciliation: The Legacy team has got a very successful practice in the area of alternate dispute resolution including arbitration, mediation and conciliation. Legacy Law Offices was awarded as the “Commercial Arbitration Law Firm of India”.

Our team of lawyers are prepared to cater to your unique needs including investment treaty arbitration involving media investments, energy projects or any other international investment disputes. International and national clients can expect high quality services from our competent lawyers in relation to arbitration matters concerning construction contracts, investment treaty, service delivery contracts, joint venture agreements, service and supply composite agreements etc.

The cumulative experience of our lawyers in relation to infrastructure projects related arbitration cases spans over 800 infrastructure projects related and other contracts having provisions for alternate dispute resolution. We regularly represent a large number of clients, particularly construction companies and infrastructure related government departments as their legal counsel before Dispute Resolution Boards and in arbitration proceedings concerning construction disputes. Our team of lawyers possesses the experience of having successfully represented clients in arbitration claims for a cumulative amount in excess of INR 75,000 crores (US$ 10bn).

Our managing partner Mr Gagan Anand has the distinction of having prepared and argued an Execution Petition in October, 1998 before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi in respect of the first conciliation settlement which took place in India under the provisions of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. Each year he personally handles a few selected high stake arbitration proceedings generally involving contentious claims exceeding INR 100 crores (US$ 16m) per case. The Legacy team led by Mr Anand is credited with having obtained arbitration awards for a cumulative amount of over US$ 100m against the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) in disputes emanating out of EPC and PPP mode highway construction contracts.

The Legacy team also possesses vast experience in handling related litigation proceedings under Sections 9, 11, 34, 37 etc of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996.

Whatever we do, we will constantly strive to achieve result beyond our clients’ expectations.

 Doing business in India: The Legacy team is experienced in advising on all aspects of doing business in India including establishing the place of business in India. It renders reliable legal services to foreign companies interested in doing business in India and the work of the law firm in this regard includes establishing subsidiary companies in India, project offices, branch offices, joint ventures, foreign collaborations, import-export transactions etc. The lawyers of the law firm also serve as directors on the board of the Indian subsidiary companies of foreign companies which are the clients of the law firm.


Insolvency law: 
Business can experience financial difficulties such as change in economic conditions, unforeseen events, simple mis-judgements or major mismanagement, leading to financial defaults and non performing assets (NPAs). We handle both recovery plans and formal insolvency work, combining our banking and regulatory expertise with specialist understanding of sectors such as civil construction, manufacturing, technology, communications and e-commerce. We also work closely with colleagues specializing in corporate, tax, employment, real estate, intellectual property and dispute resolution.

Our lawyers regularly provide advice and legal opinions to Resolution Professionals (RPs) and Committee of Creditors (CoC), besides representing various stakeholders including corporate debtors, financial debtors etc before the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) benches situated at New Delhi, Chandigarh, Jaipur, Kolkata etc.

Sports law: The firm represents an exemplar of the sporting fraternity including national level sports management organizations, sports personalities, sporting leagues and sports foundations. Our practice essentially covers aspects of legal advisory, contract management in establishing or implementing and sporting developmental projects including sports stadiums, recreational complex and educational academies. The firm also engages actively with the government and stakeholders in the sports community, as and when legal expertise or inputs are required. Our legal services in this regard encompass:

  • Inputs and guidance for legal structuring including design, finance, contribution, operation and maintenance.
  • Drafting and vetting Memorandum of Association, Rules and Regulations, Constitutional documents of concerned institution.
  • Defining the rights of various categories of users, day to day operations, including strategic advice and professional inputs in legal matters.

Intellectual property: Our intellectual property practice covers all the facets of intellectual property such as copyrights, trademarks, patents, industrial design rights, geographical indications and so on. Our law firm possesses rich experience of rendering legal services for the registration of copyrights, trademarks and patents. We also render legal assistance to those in whom intellectual property rights vest in order to safeguard their exclusive interests.

Labour and employment benefits: We provide the following services in the area of employment law:

We prepare HR manuals and provide standard policy documents for employers including disciplinary and grievance procedures, consultancy agreements, written terms of employment and employee handbooks.

We give advice on dismissals, industrial relations and collective issues, the protection of businesses through restrictive covenants and confidentiality.

We conduct contractual negotiations when an employer is looking to appoint or dismiss an employee.

We seek court remedies such as injunctions in order to protect a business.

We handle employee claims before various courts.

We handle the litigation arising from employment related issues, whilst also providing critical advice to clients on non-contentious in-house matters, with a view of avoiding court action in the future.

Employment benefits: In today’s competitive marketplace for human capital, executive compensation arrangements and employee benefit programs are indispensable tools for attracting and retaining first-rate talent. Our employee benefits team advises on all types of employee share scheme including employee stock option plans, hybrid employee benefit plans etc. We have advised a variety of companies on introducing innovative employee benefit schemes including Wealth Creation Policy.

We provide:

  •  creative advice and tax-effective solutions.
  • give clear guidance on the corporate and shareholder aspects of employee share incentives with a particular awareness of the views of institutional investors.
  • schemes which best suit your employee culture and are compatible with any share incentive arrangements which your company already has in place.
  • work closely with you at all stages in bringing an employee incentive scheme into your organisation, and will continue to assist you in post-implementation activities such as advising on ongoing reporting and other regulatory requirements.

Public procurement: Legacy Law Offices works extensively in the area of procurement laws and possesses a vast track record of advising a number of government departments, public sector undertakings and multilateral institutions, particularly in relation to procurement processes for a variety of the developmental projects including those developed under the aegis of the World Bank and Asian Development Bank, Ministries of the Government of India, State Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Punjab, Rajasthan, Telangana etc in India and Governments of few foreign countries. Our team of lawyers possess a track record of having handled and successfully accomplished a large number of public procurement processes for the aforesaid organizations amongst others, which led to the award of work and successful financial closure on a number of developmental projects across a variety of infrastructure sectors.

Our lawyers are widely recognized and acclaimed for :

  • structuring of procurement/ bidding processes and designing bid evaluation criteria;
  • preparation of model biding documents and contracts;
  • preparation of innovative tailor made procurement documents including tenders, RFPs, EOIs, contracts etc;
  • bid process management;
  • independent evaluation of bids for public sector undertakings;
  • role played as member of jury for the evaluation of presentations;
  • dispute resolution including arbitration and litigation in relation to the procurement related disputes.

In the international sphere, our lawyers possess experience of having rendered legal advisory services in respect of procurement related regulatory frameworks in Mongolia, Kenya and Tanzania

Family law: The law firm provides excellent and much sought after legal services in relation to matrimonial counselling, divorce, maintenance, child custody, domestic violence cases etc. In the family law market dominated by independently practicing advocates, over the past few years Legacy Law Offices has emerged as the preferred institutional legal service provider.
The breakdown of a family relationship is often the most difficult period of the lives of all concerned and should be handled with great understanding.

At Legacy, we are able to talk you through the issues and options and help you to decide the best way of proceeding in your particular case. We deal with a whole range of clients from those without substantial assets to high-net-worth individuals with assets in different jurisdictions.

When you look for a lawyer, choose someone you have confidence in, and with whom you have a good rapport. After all, you are trusting this person with assisting you in making decisions which may affect the rest of your life and perhaps the lives of your children. To meet the aforesaid requirement of our clients, we have a number of lawyers at Legacy who are good and compassionate human beings.

At Legacy, we are conscious of the costs involved in instructing a lawyer and we will consider whether it is financially worthwhile for you to adopt a course of action at any given stage.

Criminal law: The firm has extensive experience in representing high profile and celebrity clients’ in criminal matters at pan India level across different courts, including Supreme Court of India, High Courts and District Courts.

The firm practices in the following areas of criminal litigation:

  • White-collar crime
  • Corporate fraud
  • Defamation
  • Prevention of Corruption Act
  • Murder trials
  • Narcotics and drugs violation
DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
Managing Partner Gagan Anandanand@legacylawoffices.com9988198262
Founder Partner Raman Anandraman.anand@legacylawoffices.com9988198260
Senior Partner, Chandigarh Shalini Munjalshalini@legacylawoffices.com9988198360
Senior Partner, Delhi Sadiqua Fatmasadiqua.fatma@legacylawoffices.com9818620362
Partner, Chandigarh Parveen Moudgilparveen.moudgil@legacylawffices.com9999722255
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Raman Anand photoMr Raman AnandA versatile legal practitioner, Raman was admitted as a member of the…
Sadiqua Fatma photoMs Sadiqua FatmaMs. Sadiqua Fatma is Senior Partner based at the Delhi office of…
Parveen Moudgil photoMr Parveen MoudgilParveen K. Moudgil, Partner of the Legacy Law Offices is an alumnus…
Shalini Munjal photoMs Shalini MunjalShalini Munjal possesses more than 25 years of rich professional work experience…
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Memberships with international associations:

  • Legacy Law Offices is associated with:
  • Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.
  • The Council of EU India Chamber of Commerce.
  • Indo German Chamber of Commerce;
  • Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry; and
  • Indo-Australian Chamber of Commerce.
  • India-CIS Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Our Managing Partner is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (NP), as well as enrolled as an Advocate in India.

Experience of representing international clients:

Our lawyers have advised, represented and assisted the following international clients across various practices areas:

  • Fremantle Inc., USA
  • Microsoft Corporation, USA
  • Hyundai Electronics, Korea
  • Daewoo Motors, Korea
  • Ericsson, Sweden
  • Raytheon, USA
  • SDRC, USA
  • Itochu Telecom, Japan
  • BioTrust Nutrition LLC, USA
  • Maropost Inc., Canada
  • Saipem, Italy
  • Chetak Zambia Ltd., Zambia
  • PPP Unit, Kenya National Treasury
  • County Government of Kiambu, Republic of Kenya
  • Ministry of Finance and Planning, Revolutionary Govt. of Zanzibar (RGoZ)
  • Ministry of Finance, Mongolia
  • Bangladesh Economic Zone Authorities (BEZA), Bangladesh

CLIENT: Swati Aggarwal, Senior Vice President & Head, Architecture and Project Management
COMPANY/FIRM: Tamil Nadu Infrastructure Fund Management Corporation Limited
TESTIMONIAL: The lawyers of the law firm are well equipped with relevant knowledge and they execute the assigned works in a proactive, practical and in timely manner. Also, the firm’s lawyers possess a deep commercial understanding of its clients.


CLIENT: Om Rattan Goel, Vice Predient
COMPANY/FIRM: ANS Constructions Pvt. Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: Working with Legacy Law Offices is a delight. My experience with the Law Firm has always been remarkable. The lawyers of the Law Firm have been rendering top-notch legal services as they know their craft well. The lawyers of the Law Firm are diligent and possess the knack for handling any kind of legal predicament.


CLIENT: Tanmoy Bhattacharya, Director – Operations
COMPANY/FIRM: Meinhardt Singapore Pte. Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: It is very comforting to have someone to work with who can take all of your information and present the best possible legal options available for a particular set of circumstances. In our case, Team Legacy has proven to be the best.


CLIENT: Rajiv Ahuja, Managing Director
COMPANY/FIRM: Arch Consultancy Services Pvt. Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: Legacy Law Offices is an ingenious law firm having its reach not only domestically but also internationally. They have handled arbitration claims of high value and ensured a smooth sail of the same. The lawyers of the law firm are up to date concerning all matters and being in touch with the technology in these times.


CLIENT: Dilip Dhadiwal, Managing Director
COMPANY/FIRM: Rajdeep Buildcon Pvt. Ltd.
TESTIMONIAL: We have benefitted from the services of Legacy Law Offices for many years now and they have never let us down. The team of lawyers of the Law Firm has been consistently stellar, committed and highly professional. Moreover, it is an excellent provider of Arbitration services in the legal fraternity.


CLIENT: Ketan Madani, Sr. Associate Vice President (Transaction Advisory)
COMPANY/FIRM: CONWARE
TESTIMONIAL: The law firm has a team of highly experienced advocates who work and put all their efforts towards one common goal. The team works in a collaborative manner and uses the utmost technology to make the processes easier.

 


Corporate

      • Retained by BioTrust Nutrition LLC, USA for establishing its wholly owned subsidiary company BioTrust Support Services India Pvt. Ltd. and providing legal support in relation to compliances for doing business in India.
      • Retained by Maropost Inc., Canada for establishing its wholly owned subsidiary company Maropost India Pvt. Ltd. and providing legal support in relation to compliances for doing business in India.
      • An Italian business group retained Legacy Law Offices for rendering Legal Services in relation to establishing its businesses in the Indian market. The Law Firm rendered Legal Services to the business group for launching its state of the art mobile phones and IT accessories products in the Indian market.

Infrastructure Advisory

      • Rendered legal services in relation Mumbai-Pune Hyperloop Mass High Speed Transportation Project costing over INR 50,000 crores (USD 6.6 Billion) to be developed by Virgin Hyperloop One (VHO), USA.
      • Rendered legal services to the Indian Railway Stations Development Corporation (IRSDC) for the development of 5 railway stations in PPP mode including Bhopal-Habibganj Railway Station i.e. India’s first PPP mode Railway Station.
      • Rendered time to time legal advice to PPP Unit, Kenya National Treasury in relation to the development of Kenya’s first PPP mode Highways.
      • Rendered time to time legal advice to Ministry of Finance and Planning, Revolutionary Govt. of Zanzibar (RGoZ) in relation to Legal Due Diligence in respect of 13 infrastructure projects to be implemented in PPP mode.
      • Operating Guidelines for implementing PPP projects in Special Economic Zones under the aegis of Bangladesh Economic Zones Authority (BEZA) – as a part of World Bank’s support to BEZA on PPP development under Private Investment and Digital Entrepreneurship (PRIDE) Project.
      • Legal advisory services in relation to contracts/ corporate legal matters concerning the India’s first bullet train project i.e. Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail Corridor.

Dispute Resolution Arbitration

      • Legacy Law Offices is recognized as a thought-leader in India for arbitration. Our approach towards commercial disputes has ensured a most effective representation of our clients as often these disputes require industry-specific knowledge. Our team enjoys a high success rate in representing construction companies and concessionaires before Arbitral Tribunals in respect of high stake construction claims ranging from INR 0.5 billion to INR 500 billion, emanating from EPC contracts and concession agreements. The Managing Partner. Gagan Anand, who is a highly sought after arbitration counsel, scored a hat trick by way of three consecutive high value favourable arbitration awards while representing highway sector concessionaire clients of the law firm against the National Highways Authority of India (NHAI). These include an arbitration award of INR 2.02 billion (USD 27 million) in favour of Mumbai-Nasik Expressway Limited, an arbitration award of INR 1.26 billion (USD 17 million) in favour of Nagpur-Seoni Expressway Limited and an award of INR 1.04 billion (USD 14 million) in favour of Rohtak-Panipat Tollways Limited.
      • Dispute Resolution in relation to Construction of Oil Pipeline in Bangladesh awarded by a State Owned Enterprise (SOE) i.e. Bangladesh Oil & Gas Corporation (BOGC) to SAIPEM, Italy.

Memberships with international associations:

 Legacy Law Offices is associated with:

  • Indo-American Chamber of Commerce.
  • Indo-Italian Chamber of Commerce
  • The Council of EU India Chamber of Commerce.
  • Indo German Chamber of Commerce;
  • Indo-French Chamber of Commerce & Industry; and
  • India-CIS Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Our Managing Partner is a Solicitor of the Supreme Court of England and Wales (NP), as well as enrolled as an Advocate in India.

Experience of representing international clients:

Our lawyers have advised, represented and assisted the following international clients across various practices areas:

  • Al Madinah Region Development Authority (MDA), Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
  • Bangladesh Economic Zone Authorities (BEZA), Bangladesh
  • BioTrust Nutrition LLC, USA
  • Chetak Zambia Ltd., Zambia
  • County Government of Kiambu, Republic of Kenya
  • Daewoo Motors, Korea
  • Ericsson, Sweden
  • Fremantle Inc., USA
  • Hyundai Electronics, Korea
  • Itochu Telecom, Japan
  • Maropost Inc., Canada
  • Microsoft Corporation, USA
  • Ministry of Finance and Planning, Revolutionary Govt. of Zanzibar (RGoZ)
  • Ministry of Finance, Mongolia
  • PPP Unit, Kenya National Treasury
  • Raytheon, USA
  • Saipem, Italy
  • SDRC, USA
  • Sweco Sweden

Legacy Law Offices is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of gender, caste, ethnicity, religion, sexual preferences or physical abilities. Our team comprises of people from different States of India. The law firm has two Senior Partners supporting the Managing Partner and both of them are women. Amongst the non-lawyers, the senior most position of Director is held by a woman. The role of Manager (Finance & Accounts) is also performed by a woman. Overall, women comprise slightly over 50% of the overall head count of the law firm.

The following Gender Equality Principles shall guide the policies of the Law Firm on fundamental issues of gender equality:

  1. Employment and compensation. Policies that eliminate gender discrimination in areas such as recruitment, hiring, pay and promotion.
  2. Work-life balance and career development. Policies that enable work-life balance and support educational, career and professional development.
  3. Health, safety, and freedom from violence. Policies to secure the health, safety, and well-being of female workers.
  4. Management and governance. Policies to ensure equitable participation in management and governance of the Law Firm and to eliminate all forms of discrimination and exploitation.
  5. Leadership, transparency, and accountability. Policies that are disclosed to all the lawyers and support staff of the Law Firm, monitored and enforced that display active commitment from top leadership.

The Law Firm will take concrete steps to attain gender equality by adopting and implementing policies and practices in the above five key areas.