LITIGATION & DISPUTE RESOLUTION

ELP has been consistently recognised as one of the leading Litigation and Dispute Resolution firms in the country and our Partners are recognized as leading individuals in the litigation space in India. The areas covered by the practice extend across all avenues including corporate disputes, commercial disputes, regulatory disputes, tax disputes, domestic & international arbitration and white collar crimes.

Our Litigation and Dispute Resolution Practice is built on the strength of a team that is not only at the cutting edge of legal knowledge and research skills, but has also mastered the art of advocacy. Each team member is acknowledged to consistently deliver results. The team prides itself on diversity and depth of experience and represents clients across fora and practice areas from inquiry & investigation stages right up to the Supreme Court of India, playing a dual role of Solicitor and Counsel, which sets us apart from other practices in India.

Services

Arbitration

ELP is recognized internationally as a thought-leader in India for arbitration. The team is sought out for its knowledge, which is demonstrated by the very recent appreciation received from industry stalwarts as well as professionals for its Analysis of the Amendments to Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996. We have represented clients in proceedings before various institutions such as the ICC, LCIA, LCIA India, SIAC, LMAA, GAFTA, KLRCA, etc. and in Ad-hoc proceedings around the world, with amount in disputes ranging from a few millions to billions of dollars. Our approach to commercial disputes has ensured most effective representation of our clients as often these disputes require industry-specific knowhow. ELP offers its expertise in various sectors such as infrastructure, energy, construction, international trade, government contracts, admiralty, insurance, and product liability. We also take pride in offering cost effective services to our clients in less sizable disputes by efficient staffing.

Tax Litigation

Tax litigation has been the forte of ELP since its inception. ELP handles over 400 cases on an annual basis dealing with Customs, Excise, Service Tax, VAT, Foreign Trade Policy, Transfer Pricing and other allied laws, rules & regulations. Professionals at ELP appear before various authorities ranging from Commissioners to various High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

Regulatory Litigation

ELP is recognized as the first choice for clients facing regulatory issues. Our team frequently handles complex cases, where client's interests are threatened by regulatory action or faced with compliance issues. We have been representing clients in various fora such as the SAT, TDSAT, Electricity Tribunal, RBI, and National Green Tribunal. We have also helped clients in defending themselves effectively before various regulatory and criminal investigating agencies including the CBI and EOW. We often advise and represent clients in matters involving allegations of white collar crime such as corruption, fraud, cartel defence and corporate investigations.

Commercial Litigation

ELP has established itself as one of the most competent and unique commercial litigation teams in India. Our approach is always tempered with understanding of clients' businesses and the commercial exigencies that lead them to litigation. The approach is to devise a comprehensive strategy from the outset of every case. We have often successfully obtained interim reliefs for our clients within a span of 24 to 48 hours from being briefed of the crisis faced by them.

Dispute Management

ELP offers disputes expertise to clients from the very inception of their commercial activities. Our team has been involved with many of clients' projects during their entire term and effectively safeguarded their interests through timely strategic inputs. Our team anticipates, prevents, and minimizes exposure of clients to potential disputes thereby significantly reducing costs and increasing operational efficiency. The team's expertise in dispute management permeates our entire dispute resolution offering and we take pride in seeking alternate commercially beneficial solutions for our clients.

Chambers Asia-Pacific 2016

"I have been very impressed - they achieve results within a good turnaround time, and they offer solutions to every problem."

Asialaw Profiles 2016

"My expectations have been exceeded. The partners not only provide personal attention, but also have a tremendous network. They have an excellent record at the Indian Supreme Court."

The Legal500 Asia-Pacific 2015

Economic Laws Practice is praised for its 'responsive, hardworking and proactive' team, which is singled out for its 'ability to think out of the box'.

Asialaw Profiles 2015

...one of a few dedicated teams in the country with litigation and arbitration capabilities.

Achievements

Recognised as one of the world's top specialist arbitration firms, and amongst the only five firms in India that have been recognised and recommended for arbitration expertise by Global Arbitration Review's GAR100 (9th Edition)


Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in India Business Law Journal's Indian Law Firm Awards 2015


Best Dispute Resolution Law Firm of the Year in Legalera Awards 2015


Top Tier for Dispute Resolution in India in The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific 2009 to 2016


Leading Firm for Dispute Resolution in Chambers Asia-Pacific 2010 to 2016


Highly Recommended for Dispute Resolution in Asialaw Profiles 2014 to 2016


International Arbitration Firm of the Year, India in Inhouse Community's ASIAN-MENA COUNSEL Firms of the Year 2012 Awards



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