MERGER WITH DH LAW ASSOCIATES
Link Legal India Law Services and another full service law Firm DH Law Associates (established in 1997) merged their practices with effect from January 1, 2017 and the merged entity continues to be known as Link Legal India Law Services. Mr. Atul Sharma continues to be the Managing Partner of the Firm with Mr. Nusrat Hassan, the co-founder of DH Law assuming the role of Co-Managing Partner of the Firm. Mr. A.G.Karkhanis is the Chairman of the Firm.
FULL SERVICE CAPABILITY
They have full service capability to handhold the clients at various stages of business requirements.
Be it an incorporation of a company in India (or any other form of business) or seeking approvals for foreign investment into the company, if you are contemplating private equity investment into a company or undertaking a merger and acquisition deal, or seeking regular corporate advisory on any matter, they will work with you to provide the best advise and support in undertaking the required transaction within the requisite timelines.
PROJECTS, INFRASTRUCTURE & ENERGY
Consistently ranked as a Band I Firm in Projects, Infrastructure and Energy by Chambers and Partners Asia Pacific, they have been the trusted advisor for various developers and contractors undertaking projects in varied infrastructure sectors such as Airports (domestic & international), Ports, Railways (including Metro Rails), Roads, Aviation, Water and Waste Management, Energy (Renewable and Non Renewable), Automotives, Industrial Corridors and Smart Cities etc. They provide project advisory services, including project conceptualisation, structuring, risk analysis, contracting, bankability and related areas to our clients in different sectors.
PROJECT CLAIMS & DISPUTE MANAGEMENT
They provide support to our Clients even after the execution of the Contract, during Project implementation phase, in Contract & Claims Management wherein they advise on all project related contractual issues during construction and/ or operations, covering all major sectors including transport infrastructure (airports and aviation, ports, roads and metro rail), water and waste management, potheyr and real estate.
Be it as a Lenders Legal Counsel or Borrotheyr’s Counsel, they regularly advise on bankability and financing of projects. They are Ranked #1 in India and Ranked # 2 in Asia (excluding Japan) and Australasia in Project Finance League Table – Dealogic Rankings (January 1- December 31, 2016) by virtue of having acted on a record number of 62 deals worth over USD 5981 million during the above period. They are empanelled with most of the public sector and private banks in India and advise them regularly on various financing transactions.
PROVIDING FOCUSED AND BUSINESS DRIVEN ADVISE
They have extensive experience of advising clients on complex matters pertaining to infrastructure, private equity, mergers & acquisitions, exchange control & foreign investments, project financing, litigation, arbitration & mediation, labour & employment, policy & regulatory, real estate and contract management in diverse sectors including airports, metro rail and urban transport, roads, ports, real estate, potheyr, aviation, water, waste management, media, information technology, telecommunications, pharmaceutical, consumer goods, mining, insurance and banking. They also provide assistance in formulating and implementing entry strategies.
The Firm is involved in major headline transactions, advising clients on most complex matters and disputes in diverse practice areas and sectors.
CLIENTS AND INTERNATIONAL REACH
They service a wide clientele including some of India’s leading corporate groups, public sector undertakings, public sector & private banks, and multinationals across jurisdictions of the United States of America, Europe, MENA and Asia.
The Our association with Globalaw – a premier international network of over 110 independent law firms across 95 jurisdictions allows us to service our clients globally.
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The Firm has an active China desk that is the oldest practice group of its kind in the Indian legal market. The team has advised over 100 Chinese clients on their investments in India since 2010 including some of the major landmark transactions within the India-China space. It has an experienced team of lawyers proficient both in English and Chinese languages.
Chinese clients include several State-Owned Enterprises and listed companies from a variety of sectors including renewable energy, real estate, telecom, infrastructure, TMT, venture capital and manufacturing.
The team also services Indian companies doing business in China through its network of relationships across China.
Apart from advising on greenfield projects, acquisitions, joint ventures, EPC projects and other conventional assignments the Firm also provides support to clients in cross-cultural negotiations, policy advisory projects and feasibility studies.
The Firm has been designated as the official partner by the largest Chamber of Commerce in China for provision of legal services in India. It also works closely with government agencies, universities and think tanks in both countries to conduct legal research and promote economic ties bettheyen India and China.