Areas of Practice

ARBITRATION

This is one of the key practice areas of the Firm. The Arbitration practice at the Mehta Law Offices is extensive with matters in various sectors such as commercial, infrastructure and power, and we represent individuals as well as corporate entities.

Our founder has dealt with both domestic and international arbitration matters and we at Mehta Law Offices have a strong team of lawyers associated with us in the alternate dispute resolution regime. For over a decade, we have represented Indian clients in relation to projects in multiple jurisdictions including Iraq and Libya. At the domestic level, we have also represented clients for matters with respect to construction of housing and power projects in Maharashtra and Orissa.


CONSTRUCTION & INFRASTRUCTURE

With a team of lawyers having rich experience in construction matters, the construction practice at Mehta Law Offices is widespread across all sectors. Mehta Law Offices has advised major clients in various construction projects in India in connection with sectors such as power plants, cement plants, roads, housing projects etc. The lawyers associated with us have extensive experience in drafting, negotiating and providing solution oriented advice to clients on specific construction law aspects. We have also represented various government agencies and private entities in original and appellate tribunals in disputes related to construction of highways.

clients for matters with respect to construction of housing and power projects in Maharashtra and Orissa.


GENERAL CORPORATE AND MERGERS & ACQUISITIONS

The corporate law practice at Mehta Law Offices includes advice relating to domestic and foreign investments and strategic collaborations. Our practice involves transactional assistance, including drafting and negotiating commercial contracts, joint venture agreements, collaboration agreements as well as providing corporate legal advisory.

We have worked on transactions across various sectors and advised clients on complex legal issues in M&A transactions efficiently and cost effectively. We advise both, buyers and sellers. Our team offers a range of services including acquisitions and divestments of shares, assets and businesses, schemes of arrangement, mergers, demergers, and amalgamations, sale and purchase of distressed assets, and restructurings, including capital and debt restructuring, buy-back of securities, and reduction of capital.


DISPUTE RESOLUTION

We have extensive experience in several litigation matters on the Original, Appellate and Writ Jurisdiction of various Courts/Tribunals and quasi-judicial authorities established under special statutes, in India and abroad. We have represented and advised various Government Departments, Public Sector Companies as well as Multinational Companies before various Courts in India and abroad.

Our dispute resolution practice covers a broad set of matters with issues involving Land Laws, Administrative Law, Banking Law, Constitutional Law, Mining Law, Electricity Law, Criminal Laws and Corporate Laws. We assist our clients with a gamut of services including bail applications and quashing petitions and petitions seeking interim relief.


EDUCATION

We have a fairly established education laws practice and are well equipped to provide advice to various educational institutions pan India. Our lawyers are well versed with legal, regulatory and tax aspects of the education sector in India and aim at providing advice on all aspects of education institutions, be it structuring and operation of such institutions or dispute resolution.


ENERGY AND NATURAL RESOURCES

We have experience of advising government agencies as well as private institutions in the legal and regulatory regime of the energy and natural resources sector. Our team covers a gamut of services such as restructuring, mergers, project development and financing, including conducting due diligence and drafting and negotiation of documentation. We have a team of lawyers experienced in the solar and renewable energy sectors to assist clients with documentation including EPC contracts, power purchase agreements, O&M agreements, financing and security creation documents.


INSURANCE

At Mehta Law Offices, we have lawyers with extensive experience in the insurance sector. We have advised companies in connection with the insurance regulatory framework and procedure for obtaining the requisite approvals and also assisted various insurance companies with legal due diligence, drafting and negotiations of various transaction documents.


HUMAN RESOURCES & EMPLOYMENT LAW

We advise and assist several companies in connection with employment law issues. We have a team of highly skilled lawyers who represent clients before various courts and tribunals. The team is extensively involved in drafting of employment agreements, employee handbooks, consultancy agreements, grievance settlement procedures, policies to prevent sexual harassment and leave policies. We assist clients on issues such as relating to compliance, severance / termination, resignations, provident fund matters and layoffs.


INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY

The Firm is associated with IP attorneys specializing in trademarks, patents as well as copyright. We assist clients with regulatory advice and also provide them with transactional assistance. Our services include, structuring, licensing as well as assistance with making filings. Our clients range across all sectors.


PRO BONO WORK

We at Mehta Law Offices, encourage assisting the society and providing pro bono legal services to clients by advising, assisting and representing charitable organizations. This practice area covers a range of services starting with assistance in inception of such organizations, assistance with intellectual property rights of such organizations and drafting and negotiating their commercial contracts.


VENTURE CAPITAL, FUNDS AND PRIVATE EQUITY

We assist various Venture Capital Funds and Private Equity Funds with advice relating to structuring and organizing investments within the Funds, documentation with respect to public offerings, drafting and negotiating investment agreements, shareholders agreements, share subscription agreements as well as conducting extensive due diligence in connection with the investments.


PROJECT FINANCE

At Mehta Law Offices, we advise both borrowers and lenders in relation to financing of projects in various sectors including solar power projects, wind power projects, and road projects. In assisting our clients with matters under legal as well as regulatory frameworks, our team takes up due diligence of companies and their subsidiaries and is also involved in drafting and negotiating financing and security documentation in connection with complex security structures and general corporate issues.


REAL ESTATE

Our real estate practice provides extensive due diligence and title verification (including encumbrance search) services on a pan India basis as well as documentation, while encouraging a solution oriented approach in relation to various State and local law issues. The Firm also provides advice on leasing, stamping and registration of documents, permissive land use, land ceiling issues and construction development.