Kolkata Corporate Lawyers

Known as the 'City of Joy', Kolkata holds an important place in the economy, politics and culture of India. In this vibrant city, Helpline Law provides a platform for common people as well as corporates to connect with some of India’s finest and experienced legal experts who get to the heart of the issue and offer strategic inputs and structure transactions innovatively to minimum execution risk. Corporate Litigation has become a very important aspect of running a business and is no more a post-issue mechanism but also one to avoid possible issues. Therefore, it is safer for companies to not depend on their in-house legal team and employ the expertise of the law firms who have experience in corporate governance litigation so as to ensure business can be run smoothly avoiding any legal turmoil.

The Corporate lawyers in our database provide following services:

Company Formation Services and making Statutory Compliances:

  • Formation & Registration of Company
  • Compliance under Companies Act, 2013
  • Liaison with Registrar of Companies & Regional Directors
  • Getting Director Identification Number (DIN)
  • Maintenance of statutory records prescribed under Companies Act, 2013

Providing Consultancy and Advice:

  • Consultation as per Indian Companies Act,2013
  • Filing annual returns on behalf of the client
  • Preparation of documents
  • Share transfers
  • Bonus Issues

Representation before Company Law Board/ Tribunal:

  • Filing of complaints and attending day to day hearing before the judicial authorities created under Companies Act 2013.

Other Corporate Services:

  • Mergers and Acquisitions (M&A) and Business Re-organization.
  • Foreign Investment
  • Joint Ventures/Strategic Alliances
  • Regulatory Compliances
  • Legal & Secretarial Due Diligence
  • Real Estate (Including Drafting of agreements)
  • Labour and Employment Laws (including EPF and ESI compliances)
  • Contracts/Agreements and other Legal Documents Review

Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code:

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, a unified code came into force in 2016. The Insolvency and bankruptcy law is a form of social legislation encompassing all companies, partnership and individuals. It undertakes to maximize the value of the assets of the debtors and also tries to balance interest of all the shareholders. It aims at prior identification of financial failure and increasing the asset value of insolvent firms/companies. While Insolvency is defined as inability of debtors, individuals or corporates to repay their debts on the other hand bankruptcy happens when debtors, individuals or corporates are declared incapable of repaying their debt. Thus, bankruptcy is just a formal declaration of insolvency.

The Corporate Lawyers in our database use their extensive experience in corporate insolvency to advice clients on their rights, and any liabilities which may arise. Corporate Lawyers will advise appointees in relation to their statutory obligations and the statutory recovery actions which are available to them, including insolvent trading, unfair preferences and voidable transactions, as well as avenues of litigation.

Insolvency Advisory services include:

  • Administration and liquidation
  • Corporate recovery
  • Enforcing the rights of secured creditors
  • Insolvent trading claims
  • Retention of title claims
  • Enforcement of third party guarantees
  • Voidable transactions
  • Director’s duties
  • Formal insolvency appointments
  • Insolvency disputes
  • Voluntary administrations

Tribunal in Kolkata that oversee all these corporate law issues:

National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT)It is a quasi-judicial body in India that adjudicates issues relating to Indian companies. The NCLT was established under the Companies Act 2013 and all proceedings under the Companies Act, including proceedings relating to Arbitration, Compromise, arrangements and reconstruction and winding up of companies shall be disposed off by NCLT.Bench Address: 5, Esplanade Row (West), Town Hall Ground and 1st Floor Kolkata-700001, IndiaJurisdiction: State of Bihar, State of Jharkhand, State of Odisha, State of West Bengal, Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Island

Further, no civil court has the jurisdiction to consider any suit or proceeding with reference to any matter which the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal is empowered to decide.

It is important for a lawyer to provide a best solution to a specific legal problem but simultaneously ensure that it does not harm other aspects of clients’ business. Corporate Lawyers in our database have earned a formidable reputation for their deep understanding of the Indian market and its ability to provide sophisticated legal solutions to corporate clients that are commercially viable and technically sound.

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