India Juris, one of the leading full service international law firms originating in India that expanded its reach and now serves a global client base, has come a long way from its humble beginnings and now it advises governments, global corporations and financial institutions on their most intriguing and convoluted transactions as well as disputes.
India Juris, one of the leading full service international law firms originating in India that expanded its reach and now serves a global client base, has come a long way from its humble beginnings and now it advises governments, global corporations and financial institutions on their most intriguing and convoluted transactions as well as disputes. Sameer Rastogi, Managing Partner, in an interaction with Financial Express Online, explains what his firm does, the impact its had on finding funding for start-up ventures, the work it does on corporate laws, Foreign Exchange Laws, and others. India Juris claims to advise fortune 500 clients from across the globe on their most complex transactions and disputes. Here are the excerpts from the interview:
1. Can you describe the India Juris journey?
India Juris has come a long way from being a small level law firm adjusting itself among the big law firms to becoming one of the big names in the field and after 15 years of hard work and fidelity towards legal profession we have pulled away from the rest to mark our presence and now we service top Indian and foreign clientele.
2. What was the inspiration behind ‘India Juris’?
Passion for legal profession and impulse to provide legal services of international standard in India for domestic and international clients inspired me to start a venture like India Juris.
3. Where do you see India Juris after five years?
I am yet confident that India Juris will be present all over India with one international office and total strengths of at least 100+ advocates in the next 5 years.
4. There are many Law Firms dealing with international clients and large corporate. Where do you see ‘India Juris’ in this race?
Yes, there is good level healthy competition with other law firms but nowadays all clients are looking for law firms with high quality legal services & reasonable fee structure. We have been reasonably successful in our endeavor of providing legal services of international standards and at the same time being economically suitable to the client.
5. How does ‘India Juris’ function?
At India Juris there are three verticals of practice i.e. corporate, litigation & arbitration and Intellectual Property Rights. Corporate vertical includes the legal practices related to corporate & commercial, merger & acquisitions, private equity and foreign collaboration litigation and arbitration vertical include Litigation from lower to highest courts in India and International commercial arbitration across the Globe. Intellectual Property Rights includes all IPR practice with Litigation in relation to IPR.
6. What is the exact reach of ‘India Juris’?
India Juris had wide reach both in terms of Industry sectors and Geographies. Industry Sector wise we are almost working for all the sectors like agri-business, aviation, Banking & Financial Services, Chemicals & Pesticides, Defence, Education, Electrical & Electronics Hotel, Tourism & Time Share IT. We have clients from many pats of world including Africa, Americas, Asia & Australia, Middle East, UK & Europe.