Corporate & Commercial Law
ZEUS has a well-developed Corporate and Commercial Law transactional practice especially in the areas of Joint Ventures and Private Equity, Foreign Investment, Mergers & Acquisition, Stock Purchase & Asset Purchase, Advising on Compliance and Operational issues, Corporate Restructuring, and Commercial Advisory. The team offers services to assist companies at every stage of their corporate life cycle and helps them analyze capitalization structure and growth options.ZEUS has a reputation for contributing the highest quality technical expertise with commercial pragmatism that accommodates the increasingly common cross border nature of contractual matters. Its services cover drafting, structuring and negotiating of various kinds of transactions and contracts relating thereto.
Real Estate & Infrastructure
The Real Estate and Infrastructure Team advises participants from India and abroad. An innovative set of Lawyers and Chartered Accountants with the balance and blend of legal, financial and technical expertise necessary to devise sophisticated instruments that help structure and execute a wide range of transactions. It covers the full range of transactions, including Public Private Partnerships, Investments, Collaboration Agreements, Construction Contracts and End to End documenting of transactions. ZEUS team also advises on family law matters and assist clients in their estate planning and charting the manner of devolution and distribution of their assets, both during and after their lifetime, covering various aspects including Hindu Undivided Family (HUF) matters, trust, Will, gift, family settlements, partition, relinquishment, etc. The Firm often represents HNIs, business owners, charitable foundations and other legal entities on a wide range of trust, probate, guardianship and related taxation matters in course of estate management.
ZEUS Litigation Practice assists in developing strategies that lends Clients an upper hand in their litigation. The practice extends from the Supreme Court to various High Courts to Tribunals (such as, CESTAT; National Commission â€“ Consumer; ATFE (Appellate Tribunal for Foreign Exchange); Settlement Commission; Competition Commission; Company Law Board; etc. Litigation Team is a full service team and provides the services in Counselling Institutions, Government Bodies, Public Sector Undertakings, Multinational and national corporations on legal issues. Litigation team also strategizes adversarial Litigation, conducts Litigation â€“ drafting of pleadings, leading of evidence, research etc. and presenting arguments before Courts, Tribunals and Arbitrators etc.
Alternate Dispute Resolution
With increasing reference to outside court dispute redressal mechanism between parties, substantial number of disputes are settled in Arbitration and Mediations. ZEUS Litigation and Alternate Dispute Resolution (ADR) team has intensive experience of successfully handling disputes amongst Corporates, Government Bodies, and families. ZEUS team is known for settling most of the matters rather than letting it drag for final adjudications.
ZEUS Indirect Tax Practice specializes in litigation matters before the Tribunals and higher Courts. They have been involved, and have successfully represented Clients, in matters ranging from classification disputes to valuation issues relating to steel re-rollers to herbal product manufacturers to the biggest Ayurvedic medicine houses in India. Some of the leading FMCG Companies have engaged their services to mount constitutional challenges against various legislative and Government actions. Several MNCâ€™s have had the benefit of their expertise in achieving satisfactory closures to transfer pricing determinations or related party valuations issues right upto the Supreme Court of India.
Research And Advisory
While any business usually has more subject matter expertise than what any consultant could ever provide, businesses need external consultants for many benefits that the individual business or its management team cannot gather of their own. Consultants Pool knowledge across levels – and thereby enable cross-hierarch problem solving. Consultants provide deep focus on one problem as compared to managerial approach of some focus to many problems. Consultants cannot substitute for actual decision-making but they provide more insights to a decision choice than is usually available.
At ZEUS, we believe that Consulting involves deeper commitment from all sides.