RPV Legal is a boutique law firm with a broad commercial and business crime practice.
Our work covers the full course of a dispute including rendering strategic advice for dispute avoidance, pre-trial negotiation, conducting trials, appeal and enforcement. The members of our team are specialists in advising on cross border matters and regularly act for business conglomerates and sovereign states in transnational litigations and international arbitrations. Our dispute resolution group has the capability to act for clients from different industry sectors, before various tribunals, commercial and criminal courts, appellate courts, and particularly, the Supreme Court of India.
Our business crime practice includes handling complex white-collar investigations and trials including corruption, money laundering, extradition and mutual legal assistance matters, claims for international protection and acting for clients in seeking cancellations of Interpol Red Notices and Diffusions.
A full service intellectual property law firm, Anand and Anand provides all-round IP solutions, its forte being - developing new law and precision-navigation of grey areas. The firm provides a comprehensive IP service encompassing protection, enforcement, advisory, licensing and litigation for patents, designs, trademark, copyrights, trade secrets, domain names, geographical indications and more. Credited with lawsuits that have transformed the IP landscape in India, the firm’s litigation arm has decades of unmatched experience in dispute resolution. It has maintained a patent grant rate of over 93%. Its trademark team recorded 1800-plus successful trademark oppositions recently. With a vision of ‘360 degrees IP & Beyond’, the firm is credited with transforming the Indian IP enforcement regime by bringing the best jurisprudence from developed common law nations, addressing administrative and procedural bottlenecks and spreading IP awareness.
Trilegal has a market-leading full-service Disputes practice led by lawyers with rich experience in handling arbitration and dispute resolution proceedings at courts and arbitral tribunals. The firm has significant expertise in handling end-to-end commercial litigation across sectors and devising litigation strategies aligned with the client’s commercial objectives. The team routinely works on litigation pertaining to competition law and anti-trust issues, white-collar crimes, financial regulations, and restructuring and insolvency, with high levels of efficiency and innovative approaches to minimise costs.
The practice is adept at aligning disputes strategy with the clients’ commercial interests while recognising time sensitivities and working closely with global corporations, financial institutions, high-net-individuals, and domestic and foreign corporates. Owing to our extensive experience in leading high-profile litigations involving complex legal issues, the firm has garnered the reputation of being a market leader in the power, aviation and oil and gas sectors.The practice has represented and advised transmission, distribution and generation companies, and regulatory commissions with such precision on multi-dimensional aspects that clients appreciate our ability to seamlessly collaborate with other practice areas within the firm to provide holistic and end-to-end solutions. Trilegal is also recognised for its airport economics regulatory practice as the lawyers frequently advise and represent the Mumbai International Airport on all aspects of tariff determination before the Airports Economic Regulatory Authority and the appellate tribunal.
In addition, our team has comprehensive strength in handling all types of litigations, spanning across forums, including the Supreme Court, various High Courts, tribunals, and other regulatory and quasi-judicial commissions. A substantial portion of the firm’s caseload comprises major international components. The team has successfully delivered on some multi-jurisdictional mandates, for example, in sensitive M&A-related disputes and complex commercial transactions.
Trilegal is also a key name in the market for commercial and international arbitration. We appear before all major national and international arbitration institutions and have successfully represented clients in some of the most significant arbitrations, particularly involving complex shareholder disputes and mega infrastructure projects.
Additionally, we are adept at handling the full scope of White-Collar Crime matters, while representing clients in high-profile matters, including issues of economic offences, serious fraud investigation, anti-corruption, anti-bribery, money laundering, cyber fraud, and extradition, amongst others. The firm has in-depth expertise in advising and assisting clients and their employees during criminal investigations, including representing them before all investigating agencies, including CBI, ED, SFIO and DRI, NCB, and local police authorities as well as before various courts and forums. Our expertise includes regularly dealing with inquiries and criminal matters spread across jurisdictions and conducting internal investigations, due diligence and overall risk assessment in matters relating to regulatory enforcement, whistleblower and corporate misconduct allegations. A large part of our clientele consists of large multinational corporations
Our disputes practice also works in collaboration with its banking, infrastructure and other practice areas to be a one-stop-shop for insolvency and bankruptcy issues at all levels. With its vast technical expertise, our team is well-placed to represent its clients (dominant banks, financial institutions, borrowers or insolvency professionals) across prominent sectors. In recent years, our lawyers have established a strong track record of advising troubled companies and their creditors, debtors and investors, aside from various committees and professionals, on high-value and complex corporate and debt Restructuring and Insolvency issues.
The Disputes team also works closely with the firm’s Financial Regulatory team, which has comprehensive strengths in conducting regulatory inquiries and inspections, and advising on whistleblower and investor complaints, as well as investigations/summons from regulatory and governmental authorities. We have represented clients in proceedings before the Securities and Exchange Board of India and the Securities Appellate Tribunal and the Supreme Court of India, aside from dealing with the Reserve Bank of India and the Financial Intelligence Unit on regulatory show cause notices. Our lawyers regularly assist with internal investigations on regulatory non-compliance, risk management and mitigation, evaluating potential insider trading, front-running or other market conduct issues. We undertake compliance reviews and advise in disciplinary proceedings against employees for such violations.
With such a broad spectrum of services, Trilegal’s Disputes practice continues to grow by adding new Partners who further bolster the firm’s offerings in established and emerging dispute practice areas.