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PRACTICE AREAS

We specialize in Real Estate, Litigation and Dispute Resolution, Corporate Mergers & Acquisitions, Intellectual Property Law and Banking & Finance, White Collar Crimes, Criminal Law. Over the years, AKAssociates has grown to also specialize in business and Trade law, Capital Markets, Insurance and Infrastructure & Energy.


Litigation

Our litigation practice is a major focus of our Indian practice. We have represented clients in a diverse range of cases before different Courts, Commissions, Forums, Tribunals and quasi-judicial authorities across India, including the Supreme Court of India and the High Courts of various States.

Our practice majorly deals in White Collar Crimes, IPC, Domestic Violence cases, Criminal offences involving FEMA and MACOCA.

Litigation

Merger and Acquisitions

Merger and Acquisitions

A K Associates has a vast experience in the Merger and Acquisitions. Our team has indepth knowledge and expertise in all areas of M&A practice (including stock acquisitions, takeovers, business / asset transfers, joint ventures, privatizations, buyouts (including LBOs and MBOs), due diligence ) which is combined with an astute understanding of the business and commercial requirements.


Corporate Laws

Our team extensively deals in commercial contracts such as equipment purchase/ supply agreements, distribution/ franchise arrangements, trademark licenses, master service agreements, consultancy/ employments contracts and so and so forth. Further, general corporate advisory (including securities and foreign exchange law) also forms a core aspect of the practice and the team has extensive experience in the same.

Corporate Laws

Real Estate Acquisition & Disposal Documentation

Real Estate Acquisition & Disposal Documentation

Our services cover all aspects of real estate acquisition, development, finance, ownership, leasing and operation. We have a substantial and active real estate practice assisting clients in all forms of real estate development, encompassing shopping centers, industrial, residential, hotel and CBD development.


Banking & Finance Documentation & Advisory Services

We have an established reputation in domestic and offshore banking, finance documentation and advisory services.

Our experience spans procedural and legal documentation for banking, international transaction and project finance, and banking regulations covering financial and credit & mortgage transactions.

Banking & Finance Documentation & Advisory Services

Construction & Real Estate Due Diligence & Title Investigation

Construction & Real Estate Due Diligence & Title Investigation

We have proven expertise in pre-acquisition due diligence, documentation and approvals especially within the Indian and Indian sub-continent markets.


Dispute Resolution Arbitration & Mediation

Our firm offers expertise in arbitration, mediation, conciliation and the enforcement of arbitral awards (at both the domestic and international level), across corporate, commercial and civil disputes.

Dispute Resolution Arbitration & Mediation

Employment & Labour

Employment & Labour

Our services encompass litigation for Labour Unions and further structuring, negotiating and drafting employment and labour contracts (for both local and multinational corporations).


Taxation

We provide advice on direct and indirect tax issues, including tax planning, compliance/filing of returns, and minimising and streamlining tax liabilities arising out of commercial and personal transactions (e.g. mergers, acquisitions, share transfers, inter-corporate transactions, family settlements, gifts etc). We majorly appear before various tribunals across country.

Taxation

Intellectual Property

Intellectual Property

Counseling, support and strategy in Trade Mark, Copyright and Geographical Indication matters.

Representation before the Trade Mark Registry, Copyright Office, Geographical Indications Registry, National Informatics Centre (apex government body in-charge of domain name registration) and Intellectual Property Appellate Board (IPAB).

  • Search and watch services including due diligence, freedom to operate and invalidity opinions.
  • Drafting Patent specifications in all fields of technology.
  • Filing of Patent and Design applications emphasized by a proactive post filing approach to minimize formal objections.
  • Initiation of and defense against opposition and revocation/ cancellation matters before the Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board.
  • Initiation of and defense against opposition and revocation/ cancellation matters before the Patent Office and the Intellectual Property Appellate Board.
  • Maintenance of granted Patents and registered Designs and filing of annual working statements for Patents.
  • Enforcement of Patents, Trade Marks, Copyright and Design rights including suits for Infringement and Passing off, Appeals, Writ Petitions, Special Leave Petitions, Rectification/ Revocation Petitions etc. before various Courts/ Tribunals.
  • Criminal enforcement actions including those pertaining to anti-piracy/ counterfeiting.
  • Alternate Dispute Resolution through arbitration, mediation, conciliation, etc.
  • Commercial litigation including representation before all fora in various jurisdictions of the country.
  • Domain name complaints before WIPO/ National Arbitration Forum and INRegistry/ NIXI.
  • Border control measures including filing of custom watch notices.
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