Singh & Associates

International General Practice Law Firm

Singh & Associates

23/5 Ray Street, Bhawanipur
Kolkata 700020
India

Phone+91 11 26680927

Website www.singhassociates.in
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Other Offices: New Delhi  

Law Firm Overview

Singh & Associates is an international general practice law firm situated in New Delhi, advising and representing clients in a wide spectrum of legal services to the top-most corporate and financial institutions of India as well as to a plethora of government departments, public authorities and private business clients.

Our proactive and pragmatic approach towards the cases and matters of our clients have gained us an excellent reputation as a trustworthy law firm. Our long list of clients and the constantly increasing size of our firm are proof of our success and growth.

We use state-of the-art technology and various innovative methods to help our clientelle in a timely and client-oriented manner. To smooth communication, Singh & Associates follows the innovative ‘one-touch’ direct communication structure, whereby every client is assigned a single contact person, preferably a senior associate or a partner, who is kept in loop for the entire work of client at the firm. This unique mode of communication greatly helps the client to have a tab on all its cases at one point and the client need not juggle between different departments within the firm for different areas of service. The firm exercises strict confidentiality in regard to client information and data.

No matter what type of legal challenge you are presented with and no matter what course of action is decided upon, our firm is always there to protect your rights and interests. Whether your case can be resolved through tough negotiation or litigation, the firm is prepared to follow the most appropriate course of action.


Areas of Law


Additional Areas of Law: Corporate Restructuring, Due Diligence, Foreign Direct Investment, Foreign Institutional Investment, Geographical Indications, Special Economic Zones


Areas of Law Description

— Alternative Dispute Resolution
We conduct commercial and maritime arbitrations under Indian, ICC and UNCITRAL rules and structures dispute resolution clauses for inclusion in contracts. We also draft arbitration agreements and represent clients in statutory and contractual arbitration proceedings according to the Indian Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996 and the ICC Rules.

— Capital Markets
We provide expert legal advice and assist our clients in investment matters regarding the capital market. Financial markets, domestic as well as international, particularly capital markets have been undergoing metamorphic changes in the recent past. Indeed, the intensity and speed of changes in the marketplace is rendering all veteran organizations and people redundant at an amazing speed. Dynamics of the capital market commandeers changes in the laws, rules and regulations on a continuing basis.

— Corporate Restructuring
Singh & Associates has acted as counsel in various restructuring transactions, including exchange offers, consent solicitations and the renegotiation of credit agreements with bank syndicates and other lenders. Be it delicate merger and acquisition negotiations and corporate restructuring representation or private equity and corporate finance transactions, the corporate restructuring experts of Singh & Associates law firm has the breadth of experience and depth of capabilities to meet the challenges our clients face every day.

— Domain Names
We provide services regarding various internet related IPR issues like registration and protection of domain names, including actions before the Arbitration & Mediation Centre of the World Intellectual Property Organization in matters pertaining to domain name disputes.

— Due Diligence
Singh & Associates is prepared to effectively manage your due diligence process with the purpose of expediting your desired transaction and ensuring a thorough collection and investigation of pertinent data and documents. Our due diligence services are comprehensive, including the planning, co-ordination and control of the due diligence process related to the transaction target, requests for supplementary materials, management interviews, customized investigations and reports on key areas, reports on all findings plus summaries, and the data room.

— Employment Law
Singh & Associates’ Labor and Service Law experts counsel clients in every area of labor and employment law. Our employment litigation practice ranges from proceedings before state and governmental agencies, to trials at all levels of state and other courts. We have been actively advising and helping our clients against all types of employment discrimination and wrongful discharge claims and other tort matters. We have also worked for and advised local, regional and national level employers on a variety of legal, regulatory and human resources issues that affect their employment planning, policies and procedures.

— Foreign Investments
We provide expert legal advice to foreign entities and help them understand the Policies and Rules of the Government of India in conjunction with Company Laws, Contract Law, Securities Laws, Domestic tax laws and International Tax Treaties in order to determine the most appropriate vehicles for the desired investment, ranging from a liaison office, branch, joint venture, wholly owned subsidiary, holding companies or acquisition of an existing company.

— Geographical Indications
In compliance with the agreement on Trade-Related Aspects of Intellectual Property Rights (TRIPS), India implemented the law on geographical indications, or appellations of origin as called in some jurisdictions, in 2003. The Indian Geographical Indications of Goods Act, 1999 lays down simple requirements for preferring an application to register a geographical indication. An application may be made, accompanied with details and documents, supporting:
• how the indication serves to designate the goods as a geographical indication
• class of goods
• territory from which the geographical indication originates
• particulars of its appearance
• particulars of the producers
• affidavit of how the applicant claims to represent an interested party
• standard benchmark or other characteristics of the geographical indication
• particulars of its special characteristics
• description of the proposed boundary
• growth attributes of the geographical indication pertinent to the application
• certified copies of a map of the territory
• descriptions of the special human skill involved, if any
• number of producers
• particulars of inspection procedures to regulate the use of the geographical indication

— Incorporation
Singh & Associates provides turn-key solutions to the making and establishment of a company in India. Our services go beyond the incorporation; we have provided our clients with fully functional company setup in India.

— Litigation
Our law firm helps its clients in various fields ranging from civil and criminal defense litigation to real estate litigation. The trial practice of our law firm centers on all types of litigation instituted and prosecuted within India and abroad, including:
• Recovery Suits
• Property Disputes
• Commercial Disputes
• Product Liability
• Infringement of Intellectual Property Rights
• Constitutional Matters
• Matrimonial Disputes
• Custody Claims
• Service Matters
• Banking Claims
• Insolvency
• Criminal matters
Our litigation lawyers can appear anywhere in India, before District Courts, Tribunals, Commissions, Forums, High Courts of any state in India and the Supreme Court of India.

— Patents
Our firm is well equipped to provide the required services to obtain, maintain, and protect patent rights in light of client’s specific business objectives in an increasingly competitive market. Traditional patent prosecution such as patent watch and maintenance are components of our Patent practice.

— Securities
We can guide our clients in ensuring that all the legal aspects of a matter are flawlessly catered and assist in taking care of various SEBI rules, regulations and guidelines related to issues such as:
• Securities Contract Regulations
• Buy Back of Securities
• Delisting of Securities
• Derivatives Trading
• Foreign Institutional Investor Issues
• Venture Capital Investors Issues
• Interest Liabilities
• Securities Lending and Borrowing
• Investor Protection
• Mutual Funds
• Securities Transaction Tax
• Takeover Regulations
• Transfer of Shares
• Unfair Trade

— Taxation Law
The taxation law experts of Singh & Associates law firm advise our clients in matters of taxation laws and add value to their business and transactions. Our lawyers help clients on a varied range of tax issues, from complicated cross-border transactions to tax exemption qualification and planning for local nonprofit organizations. Our experts have a thorough understanding of new business structures, such as limited liability companies and limited liability partnerships and other unincorporated entities. Many of our tax lawyers serve on drafting committees that create new businesses or revise more traditional forms of business enterprises. Our law firm also provides planning advice to minimize, defer or avoid taxation in proposed transactions such as mergers, acquisitions and redemptions of business and like kind exchanges.
Moreover, our taxation practice includes advice on indirect taxation such as
• Excise
• Sales Tax/VAT
• Customs
• Service Tax

— Trademarks
We provide complete range of services in trademarks, including, but not limited to:
• Trade Mark Searches
• Watch Service
• Registration Applications
• Oppositions
• Investigation
• Litigation
• Trademark Licensing



Affiliations

  • International Bar Association
  • Chartered Institute of Arbitrators, London
  • International Trademarks Association
  • Inter Pacific Bar Association

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