Arbitration

September 27, 2019

Alternative dispute resolution has expanded over the last several years and has become an important step in the dispute resolution process. Giri Law Associates has legal experts who have represented leading companies, contractors, partnerships as well as individuals in settling disputes through arbitration, tribunals setup by state legislature as well as other quasijudicial/administrative authorities. Our associated lawyers have consistently maintained a strong presence in alternate dispute resolution processes clients in road construction, building works,irrigation & canal, petroleum, bridge, electricity, railways, mining,consumer companies, distilleries, sugar etc. SERVICES INCLUDE Conducting domestic arbitration under the Arbitration and Conciliation Act. 1996 and ICA rules Rendering mediation services to clients Enforcing and challenging enforcement of Arbitral Awards Representing clients before High Courts and Supreme Court in arbitration petitions Advising clients on the appropriate venue of arbitration and choice of procedural and substantive law Appointment of arbitrator through High Court of Patna and Ranchi Representing clients before arbitral tribunals with regard to disputes arising out of agreements containing arbitration clause Applying to stay proceedings brought in breach of arbitration clauses Draft arbitration agreements and clauses Advising clients and handling arbitration cases related to Commercial Contracts, Collaboration Disputes, Contractual Disputes, Construction Agreements, Service Agreements, Joint Venture Agreements, Supply Contracts, Marketing Agreements, Sale Agreements, etc. Advising clients on conciliation and mediation matters Advising clients on alternative dispute resolution laws and procedures Conducting Lok Adalats with the concerned legal services authorities

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Business & Finance

September 27, 2019

The legal teams boasts of extensive practice related to business and finance in an array of industries. The experience encompasses matters of contracts, labor, SRFAESI, debt, consumer, land disputes, constitutional, tax, etc. SERVICES INCLUDED Sugar industry Liquor & distillery Telecommunications Construction & Infrastructure Insurance Automobiles Consumer products Electricity SRFAESI Act Debt, Financial & Monetary laws

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Civil Law

September 27, 2019

The High Court of Judicature at Patna does not have original jurisdiction of civil law and hence the issues governing civil laws originate in the civil courts. The disputes which are subject matter of original jurisdiction mostly relates to filing of suits which are in nature of monetary suits, suits for specific performance of an agreement, suits for compensation, suits for declaration right and title over a property etc. The suitors have been provided the remedy of first appeal under the civil law and also second appeal, which is agitated in the High Court. Further provisions of reviews and revisions have also been provided to the aggrieved persons. The law in relation to the scope of entertaining of suits differs to that of the scope of the power of the High Court in appeal, review and revision. The firm has abundant knowledge of the nuances of the civil law and has satisfactorily represented the parties in civil matters such as: SuitsAppeals ReviewsRevisions Second Appeals

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Contract law

September 27, 2019

The team has exhibited great proficiency in all aspects of contract law representing clients in a variety of industries such as petroleum, construction & building, telecommunication, railways, electricity, mining, consumer companies, sugar industry, distilleries etc. The diverse matters that the team has regularly advised on includes: Lease Licenses Dealership Trade & Commerce Work contracts Government grants & largesse Specific reliefs Construction & Infrastructure contracts We provide our clients assistance in drafting and vetting of an array of agreements and commercial contracts. We have significant experience of drafting, vetting and negotiating sector-specific agreements and ‘standard procedure’ documents for diverse industries. We draft agreements such as joint venture agreements, shareholders agreement, share purchase agreement, subcontractor agreement, outsourcing agreements, business transfer agreement, equipment purchase and leasing agreements, system installation agreements, consultancy agreement and termination agreement, Employment related Contracts, and Confidentiality and Non-disclosure Agreements for companies. We also draft transactional agreements such as agreement to sell, sale deeds, lease deeds, mortgage deeds, rent agreement, etc. For our clients in the IT Sector, we draft software licensing agreements, software maintenance contracts, mass market licenses, assignment agreements in respect of assignment of trademarks, patents, designs, etc.

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Constitutional

September 27, 2019

The legal experts of the firm have experience in handling constitutional matters representing both individuals as well as industries in protection of their constitutional rights and have successfully assisted the courts in adjudicating matters relating to the interpretation of the constitution in diverse topics: Writ jurisdiction of the High CourtFundamental rightsTrade & CommerceLegislative competencyValidity of enactmentSupervisory power of the High CourtIntra-court appeals

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Consumer Forum

September 27, 2019

Giri Law Associates provides expert advice and handles litigation relating to disputes under Consumer Protection Act (CPA) and monopolies. The firm possesses requisite expertise in making representation before District Consumer Forum, State Consumer Forum and National Consumer Forum. The legal team of the firm effectively works for settlement of the disputes that may arise between the parties before the consumer forum. It has provided satisfactory services to the leading companies and individuals in quick resolution of conflicts. The firm endeavors to yield result oriented and time effective relief to our clients.

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Criminal Law

September 27, 2019

The legal team has an in-depth knowledge of the various dimensions of criminal law. They have vast experience in representing clients in all types of cases before various judicial forums. We also have our network of criminal lawyers around the country. We cater to the needs of our clients in all areas of criminal litigation and represent them in an array of matters such as: Bails Regular Anticipatory Criminal appeals Quashing of FIR Criminal writs including habeas corpus Revisions Discharge Misappropriation of funds Embezzlement Criminal trial Juveniles Preventive detention Dishonor of cheques Economic offenses Corruption matters / money laundering Negotiable instruments Narcotics and drugs Bank/Financial Institutions Fraud and Forgery Bails Regular Anticipatory Criminal appeals Quashing of FIR Criminal writs including habeas corpus Revisions Discharge Misappropriation of funds Embezzlement Criminal trial Juveniles Preventive detention Dishonor of cheques Economic offenses Corruption matters / money laundering Negotiable instruments Narcotics and drugs Bank/Financial Institutions Fraud and Forgery

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Education & Universities

September 27, 2019

Education institutions today face a challenging and frequently changing array of national, state, and local laws and regulations in jurisdictions around the country. Giri Law Associates is a premier law firm with a full-spectrum Education practice. The practice spans the education pipeline from elementary and secondary education through higher education in both private and government owned institutions. In addition to working with education institutions themselves, we represent other organizations in the education sector, such as education associations, education companies, foundations, lenders, and sponsors of public-private partnerships. We assist education clients to comply with applicable law, represent them in transactional matters, help them protect their intellectual property, and defend them in disputes. We aim to have an intimate understanding of education clients’ needs. We stay abreast of education-related developments, listen closely to our clients, and provide legal services adapted to the education environment. We emphasize preventive-law strategies to manage legal risk. Our lawyers work with client in-house counsel and co-counsel to provide cost-effective, high-quality service. Many of our lawyers are part of the counsel of many esteemed universities in the Bihar and Jharkhand. Our firm handles the many issues facing colleges and universities today, including: Governance issues and the relationship between a college and its trustees and officers Appointment/ recruitment Employment issues, including nondiscrimination and afirmative action Faculty-related issues, including faculty contracts, promotion, tenure and reduction-in-force Student issues, including admissions, housing, campus security, free-speech/speech codes, grades and degrees (including degree revocation), Life, athletics, international travel and disciplinary proceedings Real estate issues, including buying, selling, development, zoning and land use regulation Issues between a college and the business community, including the purchase of goods and services, private/public partnerships and intergovernmental research and other projects Financing, including structuring, documentation and closing of tax exempt and taxable financing Rights & duties of minority institutions Service matters include the appointment, termination, suspension, pay taxation, salary and other ancillary issues of both teaching and non teaching staff

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Election Matters

September 25, 2019

Led by the leading senior lawyer in Bihar and Jharkhand, Mr. Yadu Vash Giri, Giri Law Associates is the best firm in the region in political law practices and is a formidable force in the political arena. Mr. Giri has litigated some of the most important election law cases of the last twenty-five years. We provide prompt, practical advice on short notice. Individually and as a team we can consistently be counted on to deliver accurate and practical legal advice, even in the most time-sensitive situations, which makes us an indispensable partner. Election disputes such as acceptance and rejection of nominations, preparation of voters’ lists, the conduct of elections and the results there of all raise substantial and complex issues. The legal team has extensive expertise in resolving such conundrums in various courts for elections of: Cooperative societyGram panchayats Zila parishadPACKS Municipal Corporation State Assembly Parliament Representation of peoples Act

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Indirect Taxes

September 25, 2019

We, at Giri Law Associates, provide assistance and comprehensive advice on Indirect Taxes including: Customs DutyExcise DutySales TaxValue Added Tax AutomobilesEntry TaxService Tax Octroi Duty We advise our clients in matters of taxation laws and add value to their business and transactions. Our tax attorneys and have a great deal of experience in handling litigations with regard to excise, customs, service tax, sales tax. We represent our clients before Government Taxation Authorities, Appellate Authorities, High Courts, the Supreme Court of India and other Tribunals. We also represent our clients before the Director General of Foreign Trade, Department of Revenue, Central Board of Excise and Customs and other appropriate authorities. SERVICES INCLUDE: Assisting clients in matters relating to tax aspects of commercial transactions, sales, mergers and acquisitions, restructuring and reconstruction Assisting clients with documentation relating joint ventures, mergers, asset purchase agreements, shareholders agreements and documents relating to financing and employment Advising on issues relating to entry tax, excise duty implications and CENVAT Handling Litigations with regard to excise, customs,service tax, sales tax Advise clients Advance Tax Rulings in respect of a Transaction. The field of excise law is highly diversified, which requires in depth understanding of many forums and courts as these matters involves veracity of issues from grant of licenses, imposition of penalties etc before quasi-judicial authorities to pure contractual disputes, constitutional rights and others before the various courts. Some of such disputes that we have successfully represented include license, award of contract, cancellation, search & seizure etc.

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