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  1. 1. Kaushal Shah & Associates Advocates, Solicitors & Legal Consultants Partners In Your Success 2010
  2. 2. About Us <ul><li>We are a boutique law firm which provides unique service by focusing on effective discussion, careful listening, skilled and systematic planning process to approach our work. </li></ul><ul><li>Based on our knowledge of key industry sectors and legal practice, we provide innovative, flexible and holistic legal solutions to result in good transaction management. Our Law Firm is a classic example of the famous aphorism that “The life of the law has not been logic, it has been experience”. </li></ul>
  3. 3. About Us <ul><li>We believe in offering more than just law. We make it our business to understand your business and complex legal problems. </li></ul><ul><li>We aim to be an integral part of your organisation in order to bring in a practical, dynamic and modern approach to any corporate and business strategy. </li></ul><ul><li>We place our emphasis on working closely with you to achieve your business goals through our sound, distinctive culture that puts people first. Our focus has always been on quality, creativity and speed. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Our Commitment, Aim & Philosophy <ul><li>We are committed to assist you in maximizing your profitability by providing quality legal advice, which is also proactive, prompt, pragmatic and cost effective. </li></ul><ul><li>We believe your success is a measure of our success. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Our Focus <ul><li>Our focus is to build long-term relationships. As we believe that lasting association is directly attributable to growth, success and client satisfaction. We listen, we lead and we communicate with honesty and integrity. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Network We have an extended web of experts from various domains like financial consultants, chartered accountants, marketing, economics which we draw upon from time-to-time, in order to effectively meet the specific requirements of clients' assignments.
  7. 7. Our People <ul><li>Mr. Kaushal Shah </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. M.H Shah </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Dilip Mallick </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Amartya Chaudhry </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Antaryami Roy </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Avisha Shah </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Jaideep Lele </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Venkateswaran </li></ul><ul><li>Ms. Meera Patel Shah </li></ul>
  8. 8. Our People <ul><li>Mr. Kaushal Shah </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Kaushal Shah is the founder of the Firm. He has obtained his masters degree from UK and is specialized in Corporate and intellectual Property Laws. He is also a solicitor from UK. </li></ul><ul><li>Before establishing the Firm, Mr. Kaushal Shah had gained extensive nine years of work experience in renowned law firms like M/s Wadia Ghandy and Co, Mulla And Mulla Cragie Blunt And Cario and Nishith Desai Associates.  </li></ul>
  9. 9. Our People <ul><li>Mr. Kaushal Shah </li></ul><ul><li>His main area of expertise and focus is Corporate, International Commercial, and Intellectual Property Laws. </li></ul><ul><li>Apart from his professional commitments he is committed to social work and is a director of Rotary Club of Mumbai Queen Necklace. Through the platform of Rotary he has undertaken several projects in Maharashtra. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Our People <ul><li>Mr. M.H. Shah </li></ul><ul><li>The Firm's foundation is strengthened by the expertise, legal acumen and vast experience of Mr. M.H.Shah, the senior most associate of the Firm. </li></ul><ul><li>He was the former vice president of Philips India Limited heading three departments being Corporate, Legal and Secretarial. He was also a chairman of Origin India. </li></ul><ul><li>His main area of expertise and focus is Civil, Corporate, Conveyance, Arbitration & Litigation. </li></ul>
  11. 11. Our People <ul><li>Mr. Dilip Mallick </li></ul><ul><li>Mr. Mallick is also a senior associate of the Firm. He is a qualified lawyer and a company secretary. Prior to his association with the Firm he had previously worked for several years in a leading multinational company. </li></ul><ul><li>He headed the legal and the secretarial department. He has fostered and maintained excellent professional relationships with the various Govt of Indian bodies like SEBI. His main area of expertise and focus is Corporate and Secretarial. </li></ul>
  12. 12. Our People <ul><li>Mr. Vetakeswaran </li></ul><ul><li>He is a senior associate of the Firm. He was a former General Manager of the Reserve Bank Of India (“RBI”) and was instrumental in drafting the Foreign Exchange Management Act (“FEMA”) and the Money laundering Act. </li></ul><ul><li>He has fostered and maintained excellent professional relationships with the various Government of Indian bodies like the Foreign Exchange Promotion Board and the RBI. His expertise is general corporate and Foreign exchange laws. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Our People <ul><li>Mr. A. N. Roy </li></ul><ul><li>He is a senior associate of the Firm. He is not only a qualified lawyer but also a chartered accountant. </li></ul><ul><li>His area of expertise is international taxation, project finance and corporate restructuring. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Our People <ul><li>Mr. Amartya Chaudhry </li></ul><ul><li>After gaining extensive experience with Ernst & Young, Amartya joined the firm in 2006. He specialises In derivatives, trading, finance, securities and capital markets . </li></ul>
  15. 15. Our People <ul><li>Mr. Jaideep Lele </li></ul><ul><li>He is a counsel practicing criminal and corporate litigation. He advises companies on issues pertaining to criminal, civil and corporate litigation. </li></ul>
  16. 16. Our People <ul><li>Mrs. Meera Patel Shah </li></ul><ul><li>She is a qualified lawyer. Her areas of expertise have been Corporate, Entertainment, Sports and Media. </li></ul>
  17. 17. Our People <ul><li>Ms. Avisha Shah </li></ul><ul><li>She is a qualified lawyer. Her areas of expertise have been Corporate, Commercial and Real Estate. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Areas Of Practice <ul><li>Corporate And Legal Advisory Services. </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial, Business & Trade Laws. </li></ul><ul><li>Media, Communication, Entertainment and Sports </li></ul>
  19. 19. Areas Of Practice <ul><li>Intellectual Property. </li></ul><ul><li>Litigation. </li></ul><ul><li>Human Resource. </li></ul><ul><li>International Tax. </li></ul>
  20. 20. Areas Of Practice <ul><li>FEMA. </li></ul><ul><li>Real Estate. </li></ul><ul><li>Private Equity Fund & Venture Capital </li></ul>
  21. 21. Corporate and Legal Advisory Services <ul><li>We advise </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Listed companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Private companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directors </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Partnerships and sole traders </li></ul></ul>
  22. 22. Corporate and Legal Advisory Services <ul><li>Area of Work </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Setting up of business operations (be it a subsidiary, partnership, a BPO or a call center). </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Acquisitions, mergers, takeovers amalgamations, joint ventures, de-mergers and spin offs. </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Corporate and Legal Advisory Services <ul><li>Area of work: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial public offerings. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Management buy-outs and buy-ins. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closure of business operations. </li></ul></ul>
  24. 24. Commercial, Business & Trade Laws <ul><li>We advise on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Contractual liability </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Loans and guarantees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Franchise </li></ul></ul>
  25. 25. Commercial, Business & Trade Laws <ul><li>We advise on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer law </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hire purchase </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Equipment leasing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Unfair contract terms and restrictive trade practices. </li></ul></ul>
  26. 26. Commercial, Business & Trade Laws <ul><li>We negotiate and draft </li></ul><ul><li>Commercial agreements covering the different trading activities of a business, which are tailored to safeguard your interest by providing for present and future contingencies. </li></ul>
  27. 27. Media, Communication, Sports & Entertainment <ul><li>We advise on: </li></ul><ul><li>The Various rights and remedies available under the Indian law and formulate an appropriate strategy for protecting the same. </li></ul>
  28. 28. Media, Communication, Sports & Entertainment <ul><li>We negotiate and draft: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Option and purchase agreements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Production and finance agreements </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Media, Communication, Sports & Entertainment <ul><li>We negotiate and draft: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Licensing and assignment agreements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Music agreements, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Actor-director-producer content license agreements. </li></ul></ul>
  30. 30. Intellectual Property <ul><li>We advise on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Copyright, goodwill, trademark/name, patents and Domain name registration </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Alternate dispute resolution, </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Design rights, database rights, trade secrets and unfair competition. </li></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Intellectual Property <ul><li>We advise on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>License agreements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Deeds of assignment relating to intellectual property rights. </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Litigation <ul><li>Disputes can be a hazard to any business. And while no one plans a commercial dispute, if one does occur, we will assist you to deal with it in a professional manner and with the least possible disruption to your business and cost. </li></ul>
  33. 33. Human Resource <ul><li>We advise on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Issues pertaining to industrial disputes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Disciplinary matters </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Severance packages </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. Human Resource <ul><li>We advise on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>The use and enforcement of restrictive covenants </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Contractual disputes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Harassment and discrimination at work </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. Human Resource <ul><li>We negotiate and draft </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment contracts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employee policy manuals </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Employment benefit schemes and options. </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. International Tax <ul><li>We advise on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Global Tax efficiency </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exchange Controls </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transfer pricing </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Various double taxation treaties </li></ul></ul>
  37. 37. FEMA <ul><li>We advise on: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Foreign Direct Investments in India </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Out bound Investments and Strategic alliances between Indian Companies and Foreign Body Corporate </li></ul></ul>
  38. 38. FEMA <ul><li>We advise on </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment in export trading companies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Investment by Non-resident Indians (“NRI”) and </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>OCBs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Offshore fund investment </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. Real Estate <ul><li>Structured finance and the establishment of funds is at the core of our Real Estate Division, as the development of innovative fund structures, allowing investors tax-efficient, flexible, indirect real estate investment opportunities, has transformed the property investment arena in the last few years. </li></ul><ul><li>We represent both, corporate commercial and private property owners, in handling commercial and domestic purchases and sales, mortgages, gifts and leasehold transactions. We draft lease deeds, sale or purchase deeds, mortgage deeds, title deeds and gift deeds. </li></ul>
  40. 40. Private Equity Fund & Venture Capital <ul><li>Our Firm offers a comprehensive range of professional services for private equity and venture capital funds and the companies in which they invest. </li></ul><ul><li>The Law Firm's practice emphasizes fund formation and investment, minority investments, venture capital, mergers and acquisitions and regulatory compliance. We act both for venture capitalists and companies / entrepreneurs seeking venture capital. Our in-depth knowledge of Indian markets & industries and regular watch on global business and legal developments in this area gives us edge in our legal & advisory services. </li></ul>
  41. 41. <ul><ul><ul><li>Advertising & Marketing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Aviation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Banking & Financial Services </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Chemicals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consumer Durable </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consultancy Support </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Education & Welfare </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Electronics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Energy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>FMCG </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Government Undertakings </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Food Processing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Health and Fitness </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Infrastructure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Leisure </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lifestyle </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Logistics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Manufacturing </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Media </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Medical Tourism </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mining </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Non-Governmental Organizations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Pharmaceuticals </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Real Estate & Construction </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Retailing & Distribution </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Software & Information Technology </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Telecommunications </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Travel & Tourism </li></ul></ul></ul>Industries Serviced
  42. 42. Our Vision <ul><li>To be a law firm constituted of high caliber & ethical individuals, committed to provide legal services of the highest quality and maintaining our distinct culture and to assist prominent organizations, entrepreneurs, innovators and significant individuals in accomplishing their business objectives. </li></ul>
  43. 43. Kaushal Shah & Associates Advocates, Solicitors & Legal Consultants Thank You