Rajkishore Associates

Corporate Law Firm in New Delhi, Chennai and Bangalore, India

Rajkishore Associates

Main Office
5B-1, 5th Floor J.P. Towers
7/2, Nungambakkam High Road

Chennai 600034

Phone+91 (44) 4500-8545
Fax +91 (44) 4500-8547

Website rajkishoreassociates.com
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Other Offices: Bengaluru  New Delhi  

Law Firm Overview

Rajkishore Associates is a professional law firm representing international corporate clients from across the word and also from India. We provide assistance to multinational clients in a full range of business matters, from business formations for multinationals entering India, corporate entry strategies to corporate litigation and arbitration in unique situations. Our specialty areas include setting up wholly owned subsidiaries (WoS), joint ventures, foreign collaboration, information technology, trademarks and intellectual property law, mergers, real estate, and taxation.

Whether you are just entering the market or seeking to better secure your business’s procedures and position, we can provide the legal insight you need. Our partners each have an average of 15 years of experience in all areas of Indian law. We have the broad skills and in-depth knowledge to handle complex legal issues in any industry.

Rajkishore Associates works with corporations across India and in many different countries. We are experts in helping companies establish themselves in the Indian market, from advising on taxation matters to assisting with the development of effective company structures. Our goal is to help your business find greater legal security and overall success in India and internationally.

Year this Office was Established: 1992

Languages: Hindi, German, French, Tamil, English.

Areas of Law

Additional Areas of Law: Approvals from Government Regulatory Departments; Commercial Contracts; Due Diligence; Establishment of Legal Entities; Establishment of Branch, Liaison & Project Offices; Foreign Exchange Regulation (FEMA); Foreign Investment; Foreign Trade; Limited Liability Partnership (LLP); Regulatory Compliances; Software Technology Parks of India – Registration & Compliances; Special Economic Zones – Establishment & Setting up of SEZ Units.

Areas of Law Description

Our practice areas include, but are not limited to the following:

- Business & Commercial Laws of India

The firm advises clients on all business and commercial laws of India. The firm renders legal advice on a wide range of issues such as contract law, company law, securities laws and capital markets, preparation of capital market documentation and exchange control laws.

- Incorporation Services

The firm assists foreign and multinational companies in setting up a wholly owned subsidiary or a joint venture company in India. The firm advises its clients on the laws and procedures of incorporating a company in India and also guides the clients on the required governmental approvals from the various regulatory agencies in India.

- Arbitration

The firm advises clients on the laws of domestic and international arbitration in India. We assist clients in the enforcement of arbitral awards, challenging an arbitral award (domestic) if necessary on the grounds mentioned in the (Indian) Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996.

- Real Estate & Property

We advise on the drafting and vetting of the building and development contracts relating to promotion of apartments, integrated townships, lease, license, mortgage, conducting searches on encumbrances and investigating property title, lease agreements, rental agreements, and mortgage deeds.

- Trusts & Estates

We advise on the creation of public & private trusts, legal issues under the Indian Trusts Act 1882, wills and other forms of bequeath.

- General Practice & Corporate Litigation

The firm undertakes legal briefs from clients for appearance in the High Courts of various States, the Supreme Court of India, the District, State and National Consumer Commissions and Forums, before various tribunals including taxation, excise and customs tribunals, and Debt Recovery Tribunals.

- Information Technology

We advise on various issues such as e-commerce and the Information Technology Act of 2000.

- Offshore Legal Outsourcing

The firm undertakes Legal Process Outsourcing projects from various legal firms, companies and solo practitioners from around the world.


Rajkishore Bhagwatsaran Mr. Rajkishore Bhagwatsaran
Managing Lawyer
Admiralty and Maritime, Alternative Dispute Resolution, Arbitration, Banking Law, Business Law


Mr. B. Chandrasekaran
Admiralty and Maritime, Banking and Finance, Business and Industry, General Practice, Intellectual Property

Mr. T.M. Shivakumar
Business and Industry, Employment, Family Law, Intellectual Property, Litigation

Mrs. M. Sowbakya
Divorce, Family Law, General Practice, Intellectual Property, Litigation



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At the stroke of midnight on 1st July 2017, India along with its states and Union Territories, with the exception of one, ushered in the Goods and Services Tax (GST).

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 India Simplifies Company Incorporation Procedures

In a step to further ease and quicken the pace of incorporation of a company in India, The Ministry of Corporate Affairs amended the Companies Incorporation Rules by enacting the Companies (Incorporation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2016 and released a simplified form for the incorporation of a company named Simplified Proforma for Incorporating Company Electronically (SPICe)otherwise known as Form INC-32.

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For the past two decades, India has been the place for foreigners who seek to have a child through surrogacy, the states of Gujarat and Kerala being in the forefront with well-established clinics, doctors and middlemen, all working in tandem to ensure a foreign couple or even a single parent be blessed with a child and who were ready to loosen their purse by approximately USD 30,000.

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 India Passes Constitutional Amendment to Pave Way for Goods and Services Tax

The two houses of the Indian Parliament recently passed an historic bill which aims to enact a common goods and services tax (GST) among the federal and the state governments of the Republic of India.

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 India's New Companies Bill - How It Impacts Foreigners Doing Business in India

The Companies Bill, 2013 has been passed by the two houses of Parliament of India and is awaiting the assent of the President, which, when assented to by the President of India, will replace the 57 year old Companies Act, 1956. An attempt is made in this article to focus on how the new Bill impacts small and medium sized foreign companies who seek to do business in India through the means of a limited liability company.

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