Singhania & Co.

https://www.singhanialaw.com/home.php

Address : 102-103, Jolly Maker Chamber II, Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021.

Telephone : + 91 22 2202 0320 / 21 / 22

Fax : + 91 22 2202 0060 / 2218 0004

E-mail : mumbai@singhanialaw.com

 

At Singhania & Co (S&Co), we offer industry-focused advice by grouping together lawyers and industry experts from different legal areas who have in-depth sector experience. Our areas of specialised expertise therefore encompass a large spectrum of fields such as:

 

  • Arbitration / ADR
  • Litigation and Dispute Resolution
  • Corporate and Commercial
  • Intellectual Property
  • Aviation
  • Technology Transfer
  • Employment Law

 

We are lawyers. But we are people first. We go where others fear to tread, because we are confident of our expertise in the legal field. Together, we strive to make a better tomorrow and a promising future, for you.

 

Profile

 

Krrishan Singhania

 

Singhania & Co has had unrivalled success under the leadership of our dynamic and determined founder, Mr. Krrishan Singhania. As a seasoned professional with comprehensive experience covering more than 25 years, Mr. Krrishan Singhania has provided legal expertise in the areas of corporate and commercial law, arbitration and aviation law to national and international clients around the globe. As an expert in this field he regularly presents lectures on Indian law and regulation in international conferences and forums.

 

When India opened up the aviation sector for private participation, Mr. Singhania worked for foreign aircraft leasing companies to lease their aircrafts to newly setup private airlines in India.

 

He has had rich exposure to various law events and legal practices acquired through memberships in global law societies and associations. As an able guide he handles new challenges with ease and utilizes his competencies to achieve client objectives. He is currently a Jurisdiction Council Member for India for the Inter Pacific Bar Association. With his vast experience and expertise, Mr. Krrishan Singhania has proved his strengths in offering world-class services in the field of arbitration. His knowledge covers a plethora of legal avenues including the nuances of the Indian Arbitration Act and ICC Rules.

 

Having had extensive exposure to the international legal arena, he has been instrumental in securing IPRs such as Trademark, Patent and Copyrights, for foreign companies. His opinions on foreign investment related issues are highly respected in the industry.

 

His ideas and views can be found in popular legal newsletters and international journals. Harnessing his advanced aptitude for the legal field, Mr. Krrishan Singhania has effectively drafted critical documents such as Joint Venture Agreements and Shareholders Agreements. He has also been involved in securing permission from the RBI/ FIPB to assist international companies to set up business in India.

 

Mr. Singhania has completed a course on Intellectual Property Law and Patents on Bio-technology Law from Cambridge U.K. He has also computed a course on Shipping Law conducted by Lloyds of London.

 

Clients come to us for support across a full range of corporate activity. As legal counsellors, we help clients with all their corporate and commercial needs, from their corporate governance responsibilities to the equity offerings that help take their business to the next level. Our lawyers have expert knowledge of the legal framework in their field of specialisation as well as strong commercial and contract drafting skills

 

Our Focus

 

You! You matter to us. The fact that you are facing a challenge that needs a solution matters to us. Not just a solution that looks good and works well on paper, but a real and practical solution. Our methodology is refreshingly simple: identify the problem and then find or create a solution.

 

Our Service

 

Personalized and consistent. We assign an experienced partner as your personal contact for the entire project, to ensure consistency in communication. This fosters a crucial atmosphere of trust and continuity in the client-lawyer equation and ensures greater accountability and involvement with the client.

 

Our Strength

 

Knowledge. Our strategy is all about us knowing more than our competitor. Our approach is designed to deliver the benefits of greater knowledge to our clients. This does not indicate mere academic knowledge of law; any good law firm can do that - but commercial and legal knowledge that's backed up with sound industry knowledge and sharp industry-focused experience. We encourage our team & associates to participate in industry issue related seminars with a view to constantly update their knowledge to deal with changing technologies, fast-paced markets and fluctuating regulations.

 

AREAS OF PRACTICE

 

Over the years, Singhania & Co., has acquired significant experience in several fields of Law.It has vast expertise in handling the following:

 

  • Admiralty
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution
  • Aviation
  • Banking And Finance
  • Competition Law
  • Corporate And Commercial Law
  • Corporate Taxation
  • Employment And Labour Law
  • Insolvency And Bankruptcy Code
  • Intellectual Property Law
  • Litigation
  • Media And Entertainment
  • Oil, Gas And Power
  • Real Estate And Construction

 

OUR CLIENT BASE

 

LITIGATION

 

  • A J Spencer
  • Armour Pharmaceuticals
  • Brown & Sharpe Dea s.p.a.
  • Balmer- Lawrie
  • Chementecno SRL, Italy
  • Credit Guarantee Insurance Corporation of Africa Lt
  • Cross trans N.V.
  • Anchor Daewoo industries ltd.
  • DEA Digital s. p. a
  • Drive India Enterprise Solutions Limited
  • General Motors India Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Glencore India Ltd 
  • Narsingh Dass & Co P.Ltd
  • Orange Business Services
  • Paramount Films India Ltd 
  • Protech Engineering Industries Pvt. Ltd
  • Reasonable Advertising (P) Ltd
  • Sabena Technics N.V. / S. A 
  • Team Aer Lingus Ltd.UK 
  • Technocraft International Limited 

 

CORPORATE

 

  • Abbott Laboratories 
  • Allen Allen & Hemsley
  • Anthony Seddon & Co
  • Archilex Law Corporation 
  • Arcos Srl
  • Ashworth 
  • Assi Com S.P.A.
  • Austin Industries, USA 
  • AWA Limited , Australia
  • B.T. group Legal Services U.K.
  • Baan Company, The Netherlands
  • Balmer Lawries (Amarjas)
  • Bau Maiss Widmayer IMO
  • Baumgarten Brandt Rechtsanwalte
  • Bayernwerk
  • Belgian Post International 
  • Best Quote Ltd
  • Bisazza S.p.a 
  • Bobst SA Lausane 
  • Boehringer Ingelheim GmbH 
  • Bopp & Reuther GmbH 
  • Borregaard Industries Limited 
  • BTR (Project Polo)
  • Butzel Long 
  • Cable & Wireless Business Network
  • Cameron Markby Hewitt (U.K.)
  • Casio 
  • Chiltern Limited 
  • Coastal Petroleum Asia N.V., U.S.A.
  • Doka India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Dollar General 
  • E E M I
  • Eltete India Transport Packaging Co Pvt Ltd 
  • Encofrados J. Alsina S. A.
  • Eurindia
  • Eversheds
  • Ferrero's Group
  • Harry Elias Partnership 
  • Holland & Hart L.L.P 
  • J M Financial 
  • Japanese Consulate
  • Kirkwood lndustries Inc.
  • Kohlberg Kravis Roberts 
  • Korea Heavy Industries
  • Lear Corporation
  • Lyra Network
  • Measat Broadcast Network Systems Sdn.Bhd.
  • Nico Extrusions Pvt. Ltd. 
  • Orange Business Services
  • Oropa Limited 
  • Parallel HR Solutions 
  • Penningtons 
  • Philipp Brandt
  • PKS Information Services, Inc.
  • Purac Asia Pacific
  • Puratos
  • Raythion Raytheon Inc
  • RCI India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Reilly Industries
  • Rich Products Corporation 
  • Rouse Wyatt & Associate
  • S C Johnson Professional Ltd. 
  • Sakai & Mimura
  • Sara Lee Corporation Hong Kong
  • Sembawang Shipyard Pte Ltd.
  • Shipping Corporation
  • Singapore Technologies Pte. Ltd.
  • Surajbari Windfarm Development Pvt. Ltd.
  • Swissport
  • Tata Sky Limited
  • TCL Electronics (HK) Ltd.
  • Waterleau Group N.V.
  • Wilkinson Maughan U.K

 

TRADEMARK

 

  • Apotex Inc 
  • Beijing Janlea, T. M. Agency & Co. 
  • Cathay Pacific 
  • Chiesi Farmaceutici s. p. a.
  • Concept Foundation (Novafem)
  • Copes Vulcan Limited
  • Groupe Zannier
  • Jagro Private Limited (Jagro) 
  • Johnson Stokes & Master, Hong kong.
  • Key & Dixon
  • Perfetti s p a
  • Quat-Chem Ltd.
  • SBG&K Patent and Law Office, Hungary 
  • Vogt Power International Inc 
  • BANKING
  • Al Ahli Bank of Kuwait
  • ANZ Bank 
  • ARCIL (Asset Reconstruction Company (India) Ltd. 
  • Axis Bank 
  • Bank Austria Aktiengesellschaft 
  • Bank of India 
  • Banque National De Paris 
  • Barclays Bank
  • CBI 
  • Hongkong & Shanghai Banking Corporation Ltd 
  • IFCI 
  • Keppel Bank of Singapore Ltd., Singapore
  • Korea Exchange Bank 
  • Oriental Bank of Commerce
  • NED Bank 
  • ABN Amro Bank. 
  • AVIATION
  • Advance Aviation 
  • Aer Lingus Ltd. 
  • ARBITRATION
  • AEG Isolier Und Kunststoff GmbH, Germany
  • Bhatia Brothers LLC 
  • CRT Medical System
  • Schenker India Pvt. Ltd.
  • Soconord OCTG S.A

 

OUR TEAM

 

ADVOCATE KRISHAN SINGHANIA

 

Managing Partner

 

A company is only as strong as its leader. Singhania & Co has had unrivalled success under the leadership of our dynamic and determined founder, Mr. Krrishan Singhania. As a seasoned professional with comprehensive experience covering more than 20 years, Mr. Krrishan Singhania has provided legal expertise in the areas of commerce, arbitration, shipping, oil and gas, power and aviation laws to national and international clients around the globe. As an expert in this field he regularly presents lectures on Indian law and regulation in international conferences and fora.

 

When India opened up the aviation sector for private participation, Mr. Singhania worked for foreign aircraft leasing companies to lease their aircrafts to newly setup private airlines in India.

 

He has had rich exposure to various law events and legal practices acquired through memberships in global law societies and associations. As an able guide he handles new challenges with ease and utilizes his competencies to achieve client objectives.. With his vast experience and expertise, Mr. Krrishan Singhania has proven his strengths in offering world-class services in the field of arbitration. His knowledge covers a plethora of legal avenues including the nuances of the Indian Arbitration Act and ICC Rules.

 

Having had extensive exposure to the international legal arena, he has been instrumental in securing IPRs such as Trademark, Patent and Copyrights, for foreign companies. His opinions on foreign investment related issues are highly respected in the industry.

 

His ideas and views can be found in popular legal newsletters and international journals. Harnessing his advanced aptitude for the legal field, Mr. Krrishan Singhania has effectively drafted critical documents such as Joint Venture Agreements and Shareholders Agreements. He has also been involved in securing permission from the Reserve Bank of India/ Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB) to assist international companies to set up business in India.

 

Mr. Singhania has continuously upgraded his knowledge by completing courses on Intellectual Property Law and Patents on Bio-technology Law from Cambridge U.K.

 

Given below is a list of professional and academic associations that he is a part of:

 

  • Inter Pacific Bar Association
  • International Bar Association American Bar Association
  • Supreme court Bar Association
  • Bombay Bar Association
  • Bar association of India
  • Indo-French Chamber of Commerce
  • The Indian Institute of Constitution and Parliament Studies
  • Bombay Chamber of Commerce and Industry
  • Indian Merchant Chamber
  • Indo-American Chamber of Commerce
  • Indo-Canadian Business Chamber
  • Indo-German Chamber of Commerce
  • Lifetime member of Indian Council Arbitration

 

OUR ASSOCIATES

 

S.N.VERMA

SR PARTNER 

 

Fifth rank in the University of Pune at the LL.B degree in 1977 and second rank in the same university for the Post Graduate Degree in Personnel Management in 1980. He was head of HR in Sumitomo Mitsui Bank and held overall charge of Human Resources/Industrial Relations operations in The Sakura Bank Ltd. He has held various senior managerial functions in Union Bank of India and has wide knowledge of labour and banking laws, drafting and litigation.

 

ARCHANA DESHMUKH

PARTNER 

 

She  has completed her LL.B. from North Maharashtra University in the year 2000. She is registered with the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa since the year 2000 and is a practicing advocate since then. She was practicing independently for past several years and is experienced in successfully handling all types of Civil Litigation, Property cases, Consumer Complaints, Motor Accident Claims, Family law cases at the trial as well as appellate stage.  Appears before the City Civil Court, Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum, Tribunals, Family Court and Bombay High Court.

 

SANJUKTA MUKHERJEE

PARTNER 

 

4th generation lawyer having 14 years of experience, with extensive hands-on exposure in Civil & Criminal Litigation, Litigation Management, Real Estate, Drafting/conveyancing, Consumer Laws, Contract Management, Legal Audit, Claims & IPR.She is LLM (specialization in IPR) from SGT University Gurgaon. She is enrolled as a member of Incorporated Law Society High Court (Solicitor's Library) and  Alipore Court Bar Association Calcutta 

 

ASHWIN SREEDHAR VASISTA

SR ASSOCIATE 

 

He has completed BLS LLB Degree from Mumbai University. He is currently Perusing LLM in Constitutional Law. He is experienced in handling all types of Civil Litigation, Arbitration, Property cases, Consumer Complaints, Motor Accident Claims at the trial as well as appellate stage. He has also assisted our non litigation team in drafting Legal Opinion and Agreements. 

 

SRISHTI SINGHANIA

SR ASSOCIATE 

 

Ms. Srishti Singhania is a graduate in B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) from National Law University, Delhi. She specializes in international commercial arbitration and dispute resolution, corporate laws, project finance, and estate and succession planning. Prior to joining Singhania & Co., Srishti has worked at the Mumbai office of Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas. Her previous work experience includes advising high net worth individuals on matters relating to succession and estate planning, representing stock exchanges in international commercial arbitration, and working on mergers and acquisitions in the infrastructure sector. She has also a completed a course on copyright offered by Harvard Law School and contributes articles for business newspapers and infrastructure magazines. 

 

AKSHAY DIXIT

SR ASSOCIATE 

 

Graduated with B.A. LL.B (Corp. Hons.) degree from Institute of Law, Nirma University.His area of specialization includes General Corporate, Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities Law, with an experience in Intellectual Property Laws and Arbitration matters. He has been an integral part of the assignments which includes drafting legal opinions, Agreements, Notices, Rejoinders, Schemes, Affidavits, conducting due-diligence, forms e-filing, etc. A wide range of articles pertaining to various legal issues, written by him are published in recognized journals. He has also been invited to judge National Moot Court Competitions at recognized universities. 

 

ALOK VAJPEYI

ASSOCIATE 

 

Mr. Alok Vajpeyi is a graduate in B.A. LL.B (Hons.) from Institute of Law, Nirma University. He attained high first division scores in International Commercial Arbitration, Goods and Service Tax, Conflict of Laws, Alternate Dispute Resolution, Public International Law, Property Law and Corporate Law. He has worked under Senior Advocates, prominent law firms in Delhi and Bombay as part of his internship program. His area of specialization is International Commercial Arbitration and he is also an active member of Young Singapore International Arbitration Centre (YSIAC), Young International Arbitration Group (YIAG), HK 45 and Young Mumbai Centre of International Arbitration (MCIA). Apart from working on domestic arbitration law, he has also worked on Singapore Arbitration Laws during his internship. He also has an enriched mooting experience both of national and international moots. 

 

SARJANA PANDEY

ASSOCIATE 

 

Graduated with a degree in BLS LLB. from University of Mumbai.  Her areas of specialization include Corporate and Commercial Transactions, Foreign Direct Investment, Mergers & Acquisitions, Joint Ventures, Commercial Contracts, Arbitration and General Corporate Advisory. She has acted for various clients under seniors during her internships in matters related to Intellectual Property Law, Contractual Disputes and Shareholder Disputes.

 

OUR AFFILIATES

 

MR. ANIL SETHIA

 

Mr. Anil Setia is a Post Graduate in Law and Finance from Delhi University. He has been a Company Secretary for more than 20 years and has vast experience.He is an expert in dealing with all aspects of Company Law which includes appearing before the Company Law Board and advising on complex legal issues and compliances under the Companies Act.

 

MR. SUBHASH MALIK

Off - counsel

 

He Holds the B.Sc and LL.M degrees from the University of Mumbai,and has over 40 years experience in litigation. He has practiced in the Supreme Court and Bombay High Court. His areas of practice include civil, criminal, company law, rent law, intellectual property rights including software licensing. He has handled copyright disputes in Bollywood and represented a well-known film director against other producers of film music cassettes and CDs. He has prosecuted piracy cases and filed suits claiming loss of income and various other high profile cases.