Practice Areas

Mergers & Acquisitions

We advise on public and private M&A, demergers, joint ventures and restructuring across various sectors on both, domestic and cross-border transactions. We excel in providing innovative and all-inclusive advice aimed at maximizing value for our clients. We support our clients through each stage of a transaction, from due diligence to finalization of structure, preparation, negotiation and completion of transaction documents.

Venture Capital & Private Equity

The amalgamation of skilled and experienced professionals helps us in advising the clients on complex PE/VC transactions. Equipped with proficiency in PE/VC transactions, we cater the need of different industry sectors in carrying out such transactions. Our scope of services includes advising nascent startup in seed funding to carry out series transactions for corporate giants.

General Corporate Advisory & Secretarial Compliance

Our general corporate advisory team provides a wide array of legal services to the client which includes advising, drafting and negotiating contracts providing compliance regulatory solutions and giving opinion on various legal landscapes.

Litigation & Alternate Dispute Resolution

We offer proven capabilities in litigation and dispute resolution practice areas, especially in handling international and domestic arbitrations as well as litigation in the Supreme Court, various High Courts of India and various judicial and quasi-judicial tribunals/forums including at National Company Law Tribunal, Appellate Tribunals, Tax Tribunals, Competition Commission, and other adjudicatory bodies.

Complete start-up advisory

The journey for a startup to turn into a corporate giant is a challenging process. Most entrepreneurs require legal support to cross the hurdles for becoming a market leader. We provide a wide spectrum of legal and secretarial solutions to such nascent businesses, including filling relevant documents with the registrar, securing intellectual property registration, drafting the paperwork and negotiating in the best interest of our Client. We aim at providing customized legal solutions on a real-time basis to ensure the consistent growth of the startup.

E-Commerce

Pier Counsel is a preferred firm for companies, domestic and international with varied clients in retail, luxury retail, B2B2C and online market places and other e-commerce players. We have worked on the policy level issues and compliances, various e-commerce models. This often needs drafting of vendor contracts, brand license agreement, distribution agreements, sponsorship and promotion agreements, joint venture and collaboration agreements. We have advised on loyalty and structured programs.

Fintech

With globalization, consolidation and diversification of the financial industry, the banking sector is becoming increasingly complex. Venture investing is the heart of the start-up innovation model in FinTech. Financial services firms are taking this route to try and generate innovation for their business. Our tea of expert lawyers and CA have advised some of the top Fintech companies in India on their broad range of products in addition to their functioning as a platform and on some of the most complicated questions that arise at the intersection of financial services, innovation and technology.

Blockchain

Blockchain technology has indeed created an attractive infrastructure that is revolutionizing the digital economy. It brings with itself several interesting legal questions, such as those related to smart contracts, cybersecurity, securities laws, legal enforcement, among others. Our team provides sharp regulatory and compliance services pertaining to blockchain and related technologies.

Online Gaming

Our dynamic team has a passion for and a deep understanding of the fast-moving and enticing online gaming industry. We provide services to online gaming start-ups and companies at all stages and have a very focused approach towards the nuanced requirements of each sport and game. Our services include advising on regulatory and compliance issues and setting up these companies. Our long-standing experience in corporate and commercial transactions, technology licensing, intellectual property, among others enable us to serve a variety of needs of our clients within this industry

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