Anil Chawla Law Associates LLP

Business Lawyers, Strategic Advisors and Insolvency Professionals

We help business grow.

We are corporate lawyers and insolvency experts who add value to business.

We help through every life-cycle-stage of a business including difficult times like Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process.

Every business goes through hard times some time or the other. Supporting businesses through difficulties with creativity, vision, empathy and wisdom is our speciality.

As strategic advisors and also as insolvency experts, we combine entrepreneur's perspective with legal expertise.

Our clients are spread across the globe. We serve them mostly without need for face-to-face meetings.

We help Indian business go global. We also assist global business to find its feet in India.

We help design global structures for international business operations.

We work in the field of international investment arbitration as well as international commercial arbitration.

We strive to be friend and guide for each of our clients - with trust, confidence and care.

Seeing our clients' business grow and prosper is our passion.

Anil Chawla, Senior Partner

Bachelor of Technology (Mech. Eng.) from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Bachelor of Laws, Insolvency Professional

Author of many articles and books. Public Speaker.

Yogita Pant, Partner

Bachelor of Arts (Management)

Master of Personnel Management

Bachelor of Laws, Insolvency Professional

Strengths

  • Led by an entrepreneur-advocate-engineer who is also an Insolvency Professional.
  • Problem solving analytical innovative business-friendly approach with quick response.
  • Integrated view based on technology, finance, markets, personnel, management and of course, law.
  • Expertise in the field of international private and public law including treaties.
  • High ethical standards.
  • Focus on avoiding litigation.
  • Experience of serving clients across the globe.

Areas of Work

  • Agreements and Negotiations - Collaboration, Merger, Acquisition, Joint Venture, Technology Transfer, Licensing, Shareholders Agreement.
  • International Business - Assistance to international companies coming to India or to Indian companies doing business outside India.
  • Insolvency Resolution - Helping enterprises emerge healthy out of Corporate Insolvency Resolution Process.
  • Research And Opinions - Legal research to help businesses take strategic decisions.
  • Strategic Advice, Initiatives and Interventions - We take entrepreneur's perspective to create a strategy that is cost-effective and helps business grow.
  • Dispute Resolution - Resolving disputes either amicably or through arbitration or through litigation (if it becomes unavoidable).

Free Downloads

Guide to Wills for Hindus
This Guide is intended to help every Hindu whether living in India or outside India to prepare a Will. While the primary focus is on Indian law, it also takes into account essentials of international private law. Written in simple language free of legalese, it gives an overview of Wills for an educated Hindu without any legal knowledge.
Guide for Creating a Global Structure Using Holding Company Based in Switzerland / Liechtenstein / Singapore
Indian entrepreneurs are looking at the whole world as their market. Their global aspirations need to be matched up by suitable business structures. This Guide discusses a Sample Global Structure suitable for servicing world markets. It discusses setting up holding companies in Switzerland, Liechtenstein and Singapore. It also gives essential details about setting up operating companies in Luxembourg, Ireland, USA and Hong Kong.
Guide to Place of Effective Management Rules for Foreign Companies Owned by Indian Entrepreneurs
This presentation is intended to help Indian entrepreneurs owning and managing companies in foreign countries. Under POEM rules of Indian Income Tax foreign companies are liable to tax in India if their place of effective management is in India. This Guide is intended to help Indian entrepreneurs deal with POEM Rules.
Guide to Joint Ventures in India - Options, Regulations and Restrictions for Foreign Companies
This mini-book throws light on the options available to foreign companies when entering into joint ventures in India. It examines the various options with reference to different needs of foreign companies. It also gives in brief the sector-wise restrictions imposed by Government of India in relation to foreign direct investment. It has a special section about formation of joint ventures for participating in government tenders. The Fifth Edition takes into account the changes introduced by FDI Policy dated 28 August 2017.
Guide for Arbitration Clause in International Agreements in India
This Guide is useful for companies planning to develop international relationships. It gives an overview of arbitration clause that is an essential part of all international commercial agreements. It also gives an estimate of the costs involved under various options of international arbitration. The last chapter is about pre-arbitration clause which can help one avoid arbitration and associated legal costs.
Guide for Foreign Investors Wanting to Seek Relief under Their Country's Investment Treaty with Republic of India
This comprehensive Guide is useful for foreign companies who have invested either in an Indian company or in an Indian venture and are facing trouble due to some action by either Government of India or by any state government or by any other government body. The Guide includes Frequently Asked Questions, Selected Sample Cases and details of key persons involved in international investment arbitration.
Guide for Indians Wanting to Seek Relief under India's Investment Treaty with a Foreign Country
This comprehensive Guide is useful for Indians (including Non-Resident Indians) who have invested either in a foreign company or in a foreign venture and are facing trouble due to some action by either Government of that country or by any provincial government or by any other government body.The Guide includes Frequently Asked Questions, Selected Sample Cases and details of key persons involved in international investment arbitration.
A Quick Guide to Action on Bouncing of Cheque
Bouncing of a cheque invites criminal prosecution under section 138 of The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 in India. This Guide is meant to help entrepreneurs and small businesses cope with the problems that they often face when a cheque bounces. It gives the legal provisions in common man's language.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Delegation of Powers to an Indian Resident Individual by a Foreign Company / Individual
This FAQ is intended to help foreign companies or residents to delegate authorities and powers to Indian individuals. It will help foreigners understand the options available as well as the risks and liabilities involved.
Guide for Indian Residents Wanting to Do Business Abroad - Indian Regulations
Useful for Indian entrepreneurs who wish to explore the global skies and set up a business abroad either as a Wholly Owned One or in collaboration with some Foreign person or as an overseas office.
Guide for Foreign Nationals Wanting to Do Business in India
Useful for foreign citizens and companies as well as for NRI's wanting to set up a business in India either on their own or in collaboration with some Indian person. Completely revised incorporating changes introduced in FDI Policy and Company Law.
Interpretation of Statutes and Agreements in India Click here to download the Presentation in .pptx format.
This Guide to interpretation of laws and legal documents is intended for non-legal professionals but may also be useful for legal professionals and students.
Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Options Available to Holder of a Decree / Award from a Foreign Court / Arbitration Tribunal against an Indian Company
This FAQ is intended to help those who hold either a decree or an award against an Indian company from a foreign court or arbitration tribunal.
Liabilities of Directors under The Companies Act, 2013 Download the Presentation in .pptx format
This Presentation gives the liabilities (punishments, penalties etc) that a Director of an Indian company faces when the company defaults under the Companies Act.
Liabilities of Directors under Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 Download the Presentation in .pptx format
This Presentation gives the liabilities (punishments, penalties etc) that a Director of an Indian company faces when a cheques issued by the company bounces.
Liabilities of Directors under Labour Laws Download the Presentation in .pptx format
This Presentation gives the liabilities (punishments, penalties etc) that a Director of an Indian company faces when the company violates any laws related to workers.
Indian Company Law - Key Aspects and Procedures for Foreign Residents Click here to download the Presentation in .pptx format.
This presentation gives a quick view of the most interesting aspects and procedures of law relating to companies from the perspective of a foreign resident. It also gives a brief idea of the visa that a foreign businessman may avail for doing business in India.
How to Avoid Litigation in Business Relationships in India Download Presentation in .pptx format
Litigation in India is a time-consuming and expensive process. Yet, lawyers in India rarely advise their clients about avoiding courts and judicial processes. Litigation Avoidance is a comprehensive process that begins even before a business relationship starts. This Guide is for Entrepreneurs, Business Persons, Directors and Chief Executive Officers.
Legal Status of Foreign Decree of Divorce for Hindu Couple Married in India
First generation migrants from India marry in India but find it convenient to get divorced in the foreign land where they are settled. This article examines the validity of such a divorce in the eyes of Indian law. A Postscript gives a brief note about Custody of Children caught up in such family disputes that run across borders.
Guide to Restrictive Clauses in Employment Agreements in India Click here to download a Presentation on the subject.
This Guide is intended to give Indian employers an overview of the legal position related to the restrictions that they may impose on employees in employment agreements.
Constitutional Aspects of Indirect Taxes Click here to download the Presentation in .pptx format.
Indian constitution has clear division of taxation powers between the Union and the states. Despite the clear provisions, the states and municipal authorities often overstep their authorities. Examining constitutionality of tax laws and regulations is a challenge. This presentation gives extracts of relevant articles of the Constitution and also discusses a Supreme Court judgment about luxury tax on tobacco.
Preparing A Contract Document under laws of India Download Presentation in .pdf format
This presentation sums up the essential ingredients of a contract, persons competent to contract and discusses at length drafting of a formal contract document.
Ethics Adds Value to Business Click here to download the Presentation in .pptx format.
This presentation discusses the elements of ethics that can add value to a business and make it successful in the long run.
Vakalatnama / Appointing an Advocate to Represent
This Vakalatnama or Instrument for Appointment of an Advocate can be used by clients of Advocate Anil Chawla and Advocate Yogita Pant without any modifications.
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