What set us apart

The unique symbioses of the experienced lawyers in various fields of law–litigation and non-litigations, our work ethics and professionalism, makes DMA Advocates a faithful one-stop law firm to resolve all our clients’ issues.

We provide lawful solutions to legal issues in Practice Areas.

We use State – of – the – Art Technology to ensure efficiency and productivity.

Client Relationship Management (CRM) empowers the client to access the interface and understand the progress of the matter at every stage.

Privacy, Confidentiality and Security of all data of the client are always on the top of the Priority list.

We always adapt to the changes in the justice delivery system as well as adopt newer software to enhance the research methodologies.

The team is dedicating to the clients with the objective of timely execution of each assignment.

our practice areas

INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS

We understand the time and effort put in by our clients in developing that one Intellectual Property Right (IPR) which makes their business unique and accelerate their growth. DMA Advocates have a team of lawyers who not only appreciate the products and processes but are always on their foot to resolve any issues which might arise with the infringement of client’s IPR. The teams’ hands-on approach, out-of-box thinking and field knowledge has been well ‒ endorsed, that clients from around the world rely on the Firm’s IP litigation and arbitration.
We provide the following services for the protection of the IPR in both international and domestic space for our clients.

  • Registration and Renewal of Patent, Trademark and Copyright.
  • Enforcement, Anti – Counterfeit and Anti ‒ Piracy Proceedings
  • IP Licensing
  • Franchising
  • IP Protection Agreements
  • Prosecution and Representation before various tribunals and courts.

LITIGATION, DISPUTE RESOLUTION & ARBITRATION

DMA Advocates has a proven track record of successfully handling several high profile litigations before the Supreme Court of India, National Commission for consumer disputes, various High Courts, Debt Recovery Tribunals, Regulatory Authorities as well as non ‒ judicial authorities.
For two decades, the team is well ‒ equipped to handle litigation in the space of both civil and criminal disputes, constitutional matters, corporate and commercial transactions, suits for recovery and Injunctions, application for bail, quashing of bail, writ petitions, public interest litigation, consumer disputes matters, employment and labour laws, matrimonial disputes and cyber-crimes etc.
The Dispute Resolution team represents different sectors of companies, PSUs, media houses on litigation, arbitration, conciliation and mediation matters. A highly specialised team of legal professionals, we advise and represent clients across various sectors in corporate and commercial arbitration (international and domestic), financial claims ‒ NBFCs, execution of awards, matters about SARFAESI Act etc. Our lawyers have extensive experience in proceedings in representing clients before various arbitral tribunals like the Mumbai Centre for International Arbitration (MCIA), International Court of Chambers (ICC), United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), Singapore International Arbitration Centre (SIAC) etc.

CORPORATE AND INVESTMENT

For more than three decades, DMA Advocates has been a name famed among its clients across various sectors (aviation, real estate, media, technology, pharma and Non ‒ Resident Indians) for providing comprehensive advice on mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures, private equity, structuring, incorporation, taxations (direct and Indirect) and venture capital investments. Along with this, the Firm assist clients with conducting due diligence reports, advice on Securities and Commercial Law issues, documenting non ‒ compete and non ‒ disclosure agreements, escrow arrangements and other related agreements.
Having all the resources of a global firm, the lawyers under the corporate team have a deep capability in the local markets and broad industry-specific knowledge. The Firm represents both its international and domestic clients across various jurisdictions and follows the process as laid down in the Companies Act, 2013.

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Founded with the objective of bringing peace and helping the people who are in need, DMA Advocates advises and guides clients on all types of employment challenges and opportunities. We understand that it is the people who constitute a business. Therefore, the lawyers are well ‒ trained to escort their clients in minimising workforce risk.
Having worked with various international bodies, public corporations, financial institutions, the Firm is capable of providing services in the space of industrial relations, employment litigation, labour conciliation, disciplinary proceedings, remuneration, labour compliance, employee regulation, workplace environment etc. We regularly advise and represent our clients before the various labour courts, tribunals, High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

LEGAL AUDIT & REGULATORY COMPLIANCE

DMA Advocates is adept in handling all the Legal Audit and related activities, assisting the companies with its various legal obligations. To oversee whether the law meets the required legal requirements, the team of lawyers indulge themselves in the following activities ‒

  • Preparation of an extensive ‘Search Status Report’ ‒ determining the existing loans, securities charged and status of the lender.
  • Vetting and Analysis of issues relating to Human Resource, Intellectual Property, Litigation, Property Titles etc.
  • Advising on the adequate compliances to be made for securing a loan with the appropriate authorities.

The Firm provides Legal Audit services for Corporate and Commercial Matters, Property, Legal Metrology, Labour and Environment Matters.
To help companies mitigate operational and regulatory risks, we provide time ‒ bound advice in regulatory, compliance and corporate governance aspects. We have been assisting the Aviation, Food & Beverages, Real Estate, Telecom, Infrastructure, Pharma and Technology sectors, with a proven track record of implementing policies, procedures, and practices which have a positive impact on their business.

ANTI – TRUST / COMPETITION

DMA Advocates has global reach and expertise when it comes to advising and litigating on the claims arising from antitrust and competition law infringement. Having an experience of over three decades, the team is highly qualified to handle issues about cartel formation, abuse of dominance and monopolisation. The Firm represents clients before Competition Commission of India (CCI), Competition Appellate Tribunal and regulators. The Firm has often been called upon by the clients as a ‘trusted advisor’ for providing the strategic advice to pursue/defend their claims in multiple jurisdictions.
We have been instrumental in claiming damages for our clients for the infringement caused and played a vital role in the cases where the interplay of anti-trust and Intellectual Property have been in question. We strive to provide cost-effective and efficient legal solutions in complex situations combining the local experience and expertise.

REAL ESTATE

With the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 in force, this sector has never been more global or more complex than it is today. DMA Advocates has a team of homegrown lawyers who combine their industry knowledge with practical and collaborative approach, making the complex situation fading into the simplest solution.
We act for public and private companies, financial institutions, investment banks, hoteliers, PSUs developers, trusts and offer following services –

  • Land Acquisitions and Approvals
  • Project Development and Redevelopment
  • Mergers, Acquisitions, Private Equity, Investment and Joint Ventures
  • Title Search, Due Diligence, Documentation and Registration
  • Mortgage and Mortgage Loan Auditing
  • Litigation and Arbitration

MEDICAL, PHARMA & LIFE SCIENCES

DMA Advocates represents many of the largest medical, pharmaceuticals and life sciences companies in corporate transactional as well as on anti- trust, regulatory, litigation and arbitration issues. The Firm even assist and advice the hospitals as well as doctors in mitigating their operational risks and caters to all the documentation required for compliances.
The Firm even provide counsel to the Pharma and Life Sciences industries on –

  • Clinical Trials, Stem Cell Research and Medical Devices
  • Informed Consent Forms and Manufacturing Contracts
  • Research and Collaboration Agreements
  • Mergers and Acquisitions and Joint Ventures
  • Intellectual Property Rights (both contentious and non ‒ contentious)
  • Dispute Resolution

MINING, ENERGY & NATURAL RESOURCES

DMA Advocates expertise extends to range of businesses from mining (non-ferrous, coal and other minerals) to energy and natural resources. In the Mining sector, we handle mine acquisition agreements, setting up commercial operations, negotiating joint ventures and lease agreements, mergers and acquisitions, coal supply agreements and representation before the various tribunals and courts.
We deliver pragmatic solutions for natural gas, oil, electricity and renewable industries by assisting and handling the Power Purchase Agreements, Fuel Supply Agreements, State Support Agreements, Production Sharing Agreements, Joint Exploration Agreements, O & M Contracts, Gas Sale Agreements, Litigation and Arbitration.

    INFRASTRUCTURE & PROJECT FINANCE

    In the past two decades, we have developed a leading infrastructure and project finance practice. DMA Advocates covers all transactional aspects and work from project’s initiation till its completion. We represent multinationals and domestic corporations, banks, institutions and provide strategic advice on all areas of Projects including PPP Projects, Concession Agreements, EPC Contracts, Restructuring, Security Documentation, Filing and Registration, Auditing and Dispute Resolution.
    The Firm helps and counsels on infrastructure & construction, oil and gas production plants, mining, power, energy, airport facilities, telecommunications, hospitals, real estate and the like.

      FOOD & BEVERAGES

      The Food & Beverages Industry is one of the largest industries in India having huge potential to uplift the agriculture, manufacturing and food chain facilities, leading to huge export earnings and generation of employment.
      DMA Advocates, well-versed with sectoral changes and the prevailing laws, have played a pivotal role in minimizing the risks, responding to challenges and capturing opportunities to exponent the growth of the businesses in the food industry..
      Having the privilege of representing various multinationals and privately and publicly held Indian companies, the Firm offer services in respect of –

      • Approvals, Licensing and Registration as per the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI)
      • Labelling requirements governed under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, Legal Metrology Act, 2009 and Food Safety and Standards (Packaging and Labelling) Regulations, 2011.
      • Transactional Assistance and Enforcement Actions
      • Handling Statutory and Regulatory Compliances
      • Litigation and Arbitration

      AVIATION

      With an aim to become the third largest aviation market by 2026, Indian aviation industry has received a FDI inflow of US$ 1.01 Billion, till date. DMA Advocates understanding the scope and opportunities available in the aviation sector, has been at the forefront now, representing various stakeholders and working on the restructuring of the industry.
      The Firm is working closely with the authorities and the corporations and provide services which includes but are not restricted to –

      • Aircraft Purchasing and Leasing Contracts
      • Aircraft Financing Transactions
      • Mergers, Acquisitions, Investments and Joint Ventures
      • Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul Contracts
      • Regulatory Advisory and Approval
      • Airport Operation and Maintenance Advisory
      • Handling of Government Tenders / REPs
      • Litigation and Arbitration

      Registration and Renewal of
      Patent, Trademark and Copyright

      Franchising

      Enforcement, Anti – Counterfeit
      and Anti ‒ Piracy Proceedings

      IP Protection Agreements

      IP Licensing
       

      Prosecution and Representation
      beforevarious tribunals and courts

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