Our Practice Areas
Corporate & Commercial
We advise leading companies and financial institutions on a wide spectrum of complex corporate and commercial issues. Working with our clients on such issues contributes greatly to our understanding of their businesses, which in turn enhances our services on transactional or litigation matters. We advise high-profile market leaders on both contractual and non-contractual commercial issues such as data privacy and protection.
Foreign Direct Investment
We, at Dave and Associates, provide assistance to foreign companies for routing entry strategies for investment in India and assisting them through Government regulations and procedures for setting up their operations in India. We assist our clients in complying with the provisions of Foreign Investment Management Act (FEMA) 1999 on routing Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in India.
Labour & Employment
Our team advises clients on all aspects of employment law including litigation, transactional and advisory matters. We assist in the management of labor and employment risks at all levels in addition to providing strategic, board-level advice on employment-related and compliance issues, as well as day-to-day support for human resources departments and in-house counsels.
Our team guarantees correctness and equity in commercial transactions and to protect the health and well-being of the members of society, as well as the environment. We understand the intricacies of Legal Metrology and the many procedures in respect to Legal Metrology registrations. Our legal metrology consultants help your business receive necessary registrations, renew licenses, comply with rules and obtain other relevant licenses.
We realize that Intellectual Property Rights are important in today’s technology driven age. Our law firm specializes in the Intellectual Property (IP) laws in India. Our law firm provides a variety of intellectual Property services in the fields of Trademark, Patent, Copyright, Design, Trade Secrets, Geographical Indication, Data Protection, etc. Our law firm conducts IP due diligence and IP audits for companies going for acquisitions, mergers and joint ventures.
Banking & Finance
We excel at understanding and navigating the laws and regulations in the Indian banking sector. This, combined with our banking and finance strengths with sector specialization, allows us to offer innovative, creative and compliant financing solutions. Our experience in dealing with various regulators and key banking sector stakeholders gives us a unique perspective on what constitutes practical and commercially-sound legal advice
Ligitation & Arbitration
Dave and Rizvi’s litigation and dispute resolution practice advises a range of clients including corporate entities, government bodies, investors, shareholders, lenders, directors and other institutions on civil matters before the courts and commercial disputes before arbitration forums in India and overseas.
Our real estate practice has the specialist skills and experience to deliver a seamless value proposition across most stages of the asset lifecycle. We complement our legal skills and commercial acumen to provide the most appropriate counsel on title due diligence, transactions, joint development projects, construction contracts, lease contracts, financing deals and dispute resolution.
We, at Dave and Associates, provide assistance and comprehensive advice on Direct, Indirect and International Taxes including but not limited to, Customs Duty, Excise Duty, Sales Tax, Entry Tax, Service Tax, Octroi Duty & GST etc. Our tax attorneys and consultants have a great deal of experience in varied range of tax issues, from complicated cross-border transactions to tax exemption qualification.
Cross Border Transactions
Our Cross-border transactions include both outbound and inbound transfers of property, stock, or financial and commercial obligations between related entities resident or operating in different tax jurisdictions. Our team provides corporate and transactional services to international private clients seeking to make acquisitions, strategic alliances, joint ventures, or investments and international private clients seeking to make such investments in international markets. Our firm is focused with the goal of effecting transactions consistent with the client’s expectations.
Our experienced team has been at the forefront in tracking and influencing the evolution of the capital markets practice in India. Our team is well-regarded by the regulators and has been called upon by them to seek inputs on various regulations and legal issues from time to time.
M&A – Private Equity
We serve clients ranging from investment banks, companies and large corporate groups in merger and acquisition deals. Irrespective of the size of the deal, we ensure that our clients benefit from our experience and handling. We advise on structuring mergers and acquisition including structuring issues, drafting transactional documents, etc., and on methods of restructuring including joint ventures, mergers, acquisitions, demerger / spin-off a division into a separate company, buy-back of shares, leveraged buyouts, slump sale, reduction in share capital, winding-up and repatriation of the proceeds.
We invest in learning about our clients and their industry sectors. We also invest in our credibility with competition law regulators, developing a reputation for straightforwardness and honesty, combined with an unflinching representation of our clients’ best interests.
Our Insolvency & Restructuring group advises creditors, debtors, guarantors, directors, insolvency professionals, resolution applicants and trustees in relation to the restructuring, liquidation and winding up of businesses under the Indian Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code, with one of our partner’s being a qualified insolvency resolution professional.
We routinely advise clients in regulatory, policy and compliance issues. We also advise them on information technology, outsourcing, data privacy and protection, and contractual and interconnection agreements. Our media experience ranges from broadcasting and endorsement contracts to television show licensing arrangements and joint venture arrangement between media companies.