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Tatva Legal

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Number of partners: 19
Number of lawyers: 80
Languages: English

Firm Overview:

Tatva Legal is a boutique Indian law firm focussed on the technology, healthcare, education, real estate, infrastructure, manufacturing and financial services sectors. Tatva Legal is relationship-driven and built to meet the ongoing legal needs of international and domestic clients wherever they choose to do business in India within the areas of its expertise. Tatva Legal has over 80 lawyers based in six offices across India. Tatva Legal lawyers are specialised legal professionals, including those who have previously worked in leading international law firms. Tatva Legal’s team of lawyers delivers the highest standard of legal services required by Indian and international clients. Tatva lawyers in all locations provide the same dedicated approach to legal services and quality, are fully versed in their local and cultural business communities and apply the highest technical skills with the best informed current thinking.

Main Areas of Practice:
Tatva Legal offers clients an extensive range of legal services through the following practice areas: Private Equity, Venture Capital, Funds, Corporate Advisory & M&A, Real Estate, Technology, Banking & Finance, Insolvency & Restructuring, Dispute Resolution.

Funds, Private Equity, Venture Capital & Impact Investments:
12 partners, 40 lawyers
Tatva Legal’s team has extensive experience in advising investors and investee companies in all aspects of an investment transaction. The team has acted for investors across the deal spectrum, including angel investors and family offices, early stage investors and incubators, venture capital funds and private equity funds in healthcare, agri-industry, e-commerce, fintech, real estate, financial services and consumer internet retail. Tatva Legal also has extensive fund formation experience having set up venture capital funds, public market funds and private equity funds, and include domestic capital funds as well as funds with significant foreign limited partner participation.
Key Clients: HDFC’s (HCARE) Fund, Aspada Investments, UC-RNT, Aarin Capital, Everstone Capital, ASK Pravi Capital, Kotak Investment Advisors Ltd, Rockefeller Foundation, LGT Lightstone, MEMG Family Office, Quona Capital, Yunus Social Business Fund, Peepul Capital, New Silk Route.

Corporate Advisory & M&A:
12 partners, 40 lawyers
Tatva Legal’s corporate advisory practice covers the full range of legal advisory services including structuring and evaluating entry strategies, company formation, reorganisation and restructuring, corporate governance and contract law. The team also has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures (domestic and cross border). The firm has advised acquirors, target companies and promoters (as the case may be) in the purchase and sale of equity interests across various sectors including telecom, insurance, infrastructure, education, real estate IT and healthcare.
Key Clients: QVC Realty Developers Limited, Strides Pharma Science Ltd, Titan Ltd, Ascendas, Metlife, Coffeeday Enterprises, Manipal Group, Timken, Accenture, Manipal Hospitals, NSL, SICAL Logistics, 3M, Mouser Electronics, Shopmatic Group, RSP Design Consultants.

Real Estate & Logistics:
8 partners, 20 lawyers
Tatva Legal has a leading real estate practice advising developers, investors and lenders to the Indian real estate industry. Tatva Legal advises corporates, hospitals and hotels on their real estate acquisition needs such as built-to-suit buildings, operating assets, leasing built-up spaces and logistic parks.
Key Clients: Indospace, Logistics, Samhi Hotels, Tanglin Developments, Interglobe Hotels, Accenture, Brigade Group, Orbit Group, Maker Developers, Mantri Developers, Total Environment, DivyaSree Group, IJM India, India Value Fund, IL&FS, Mahindra Lifespaces, Novartis Group, Prestige Group, Shriram Properties, Watermarke Group, ESR Logistics.

Technology:
Tatva Legal regularly advises organisations in the information technology (IT) and telecom sectors. The scope of advice includes specialised advice relating to technology licensing, open source licensing and compliance, IP due diligence, IP protection, mergers and acquisitions and private equity investments.
Key Clients: MindTree Ltd, Sonata Ltd, CME, Dell Inc.

Banking & Finance:
6 partners, 20 lawyers
Tatval Legal has an active practice in advising Banks and Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) in fund deployment, including through listed, unlisted corporate bonds, mezzanine debt, structured financing, construction finance and vanilla debt.
Key Clients: Reliance Capital Asset Management, Standard Chartered Bank, Piramal Finance Limited, JM Financial Ltd, DMI Finance Ltd, HDFC, Kotak Investments Advisors Ltd.

Insolvency & Restructuring:
5 partners, 10 lawyers
Tatva Legal has an active Insolvency & Restructuring practice and, among other clients, advises financial creditors in insolvency resolution matters, particularly in the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) across India.

Dispute Resolution:
The dispute resolution team comprises reputed and renowned lawyers (both in-house and of-counsels) who specialise in arbitration and litigation.
Key Clients: Representing companies individual and corporates before the High Court and Supreme Court of India, National Company Law Tribunal, National Consumer Disputes Redressal Commission, Real Estate Regulatory Authority and other regulatory bodies.