Disputes Resolution (litigation & arbitration)
The need for a pro – active and efficient legal support whether pre – transactional, post transaction and/or post a dispute is inevitable & well sustained at VIPRA LEGAL, keeping in mind that the launch of any action through Arbitration and/or through a Court of Law, in today’s market is seen to be a direct result of financial Strategies, including but not limited to – the status of the economy, the financial status of the Corporate, the Companies Policies and/or Immediate and/or long term business gain(s) (either in money and/or in monopoly).
VIPRA LEGAL has vast experience of handling all kinds of Civil, Criminal & Corporate Litigations. The Litigation & Arbitration team at VIPRA LEGAL, comprises of Advocates and supported by other competent paralegal staffs, who represent our clients before the Hon’ble Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, District Courts, Consumer Foras, Debt Recovery Tribunal, Competition Appellate Tribunal, Company Law Board, Electricity Appellate Tribunal, Mining Tribunal, Green Tribunal, Telecom Disputes Settlement Appellate Tribunal etc.
We at Vipra Legal have prepared and equipped ourselves to deal with complex matters of corporate crimes and/or proceedings, which may have a Civil Origin. Disputes arising out of Commercial transactions on most occasions constrain a client to seek various remedies both under the Civil Procedure and rights vested under the Arbitration Act, besides the initiation of Criminal Action. Here, it becomes imperative that all the proceedings being inter related and running simultaneously are effectively dealt with. The benefit at Vipra Legal is that we have been privileged to design our firm to suit such corporate need and situations with the Company’s business strategy and requirement, in consonance with the law.
The team in Vipra Legal has invincible expertise. We not only provide various services pertaining to Arbitration but at the same time make constant efforts and ensure that the object of Arbitration does not get frustrated due to delay, cost and various other factors. We are pleased to have Mr. Hiroo Advani, an eminent lawyer on our panel of off counsels. Mr. Advani has represented clients in various high profile Arbitrations across the globe. He is also in the Panel of Arbitrators with Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC).
We provide all services pertaining to Arbitration, inter alia including:
• Conducting domestic as well as International Commercial Arbitration proceedings (ad hoc & institutional) under the Arbitration and conciliation Act, 1996 and various set of rules such as UNICTRAL and ICC Rules,
LCIA, SIAC, ICA, Delhi High Court Arbitration Rules, ICADR etc.
• We lead our clients from the starting point of drafting and vetting of agreements under a
transaction/multi-transaction (with a view to avoiding foreseeable disputes under a transaction and/or
securing the rights and interests of our client(s) vide the diligent drafting of such clauses under an
agreement)to the invocation of the Arbitration Clause (in case of a dispute), besides striving for Interim
Orders in the Hon’ble Courts (in case a need arises for the same under the given facts and circumstances)
and/or defending our clients against such Interim Petition(s); to leading them through the whole process
of Arbitration until its finality i.e. whether at the arbitration stage itself or till the final Appeal before the
Hon’ble Apex Court or in between until the final appellate stage.
• During the whole process of Arbitration, since its inception in the Agreement, we have demonstrated to
be pro – active and conscious of the use of interim remedies under the statute, in case a need arises.
• Advising clients on the appropriate venue of arbitration and choice of procedural and substantive law.
• Appointment of Arbitrator through various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.
• Enforcement and challenging enforcement of Arbitral awards.
The firm has good practice both on the Original Side as also at the Appellate Stages besides our expertise under the Writ Jurisdiction.
Suits, Appeals, Review, Revision, proceedings under the Arbitration Act, etc. are professionally handled relating to various matters, including but not limited to - matters under the Intellectual Property Acts, matters related to Contracts and Tenders, Winding up Issues, Bankruptcy Proceedings, Shareholders’ disputes, M & A Proceedings, Proceedings under the Medical Council of India Act, etc.
The firm has extensive experience in handling array of issues arising under criminal law more particularly white collar and Corporate crimes pertaining to the various statutes, such as Crime against women, matters under the, NI Act, FERA, FEMA, MCOCA, The Drugs and Cosmetics Act, The Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act, The Prevention of Corruption Act, etc.
We regularly appear before various courts and represent the interest of our clients in various criminal proceedings at all levels, whether at the trial level and/or through Appeals and Revisions, etc. Writ Proceedings (Criminal), matters of bail - whether at the Anticipatory and/or Interim Stage and/or matters of Regular Bails; Suspension of Sentence, Matters of Parole being ancillary to the abovesaid proceedings are in practice promptly, professionally and effectively dealt with by our team of lawyers.
We also render our expert advice to Corporate Houses and also leading Corporate personalities in mitigation of Corporate Crimes like: Antitrust violations; Computer and Internet Fraud; Healthcare Fraud; Phone & Telemarketing Fraud; Banking Frauds; Insider Trading; Evasion of Corporate taxes; Violations under the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act; Work place Crimes; Data Theft; etc.