Corporate Advisory

Company law and secretarial

Company law and secretarial


LP has a dedicated team of company secretarial, legal professionals and Chartered Accountants who possess extensive experience in various corporate laws and commercial / legal documentation. 

We can assist you by coordinating board meetings and distributing briefing materials; preparing and managing data rooms for due diligence purposes; ensuring that all statutory returns and fees are filed; drafting corporate documents and agreements; arranging for staff to be seconded to client teams for short-term secretarial projects, and corresponding with local authorities. Our team of professionals has the technical and practical experience to assist businesses in a wide range of industries, including both domestic and international businesses. In addition, the team's extensive local knowledge of company secretarial practice enables it to provide prompt and high-quality assistance to both new and existing clients.

The team conducts legal and secretarial due diligence in different areas depending upon the nature of the transaction, namely:

  • Venture Capital Investments
  • Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Cross-border Acquisitions
  • IPO/ Rights issues
  • Overseas borrowings, including FCCBs, GDRs, ECBs, etc. Additionally, the team regularly undertakes legal compliance health check-ups of companies in varied sectors with the objective of:
  • Ascertaining the extent of legal compliance under the applicable Indian laws
  • Highlighting the gaps in terms of non-compliance under the applicable Indian laws
  • Deciphering the remedial measures for overcoming the deficiencies
  • A single consolidated report is subsequently provided dealing with all the legal compliances/aspects that require the immediate attention of the management and has an important bearing on the running of the business and the liability of the management.

Other Company Secretarial Services/ Transaction Assistance Services

  • Changes to companies' share capital to include – share transfers, share allotments, buy-back and re-organization of share capital, including capital reduction.
  • Fund infusion through rights and preferential issues, compulsory convertible securities
  • Change in objects of the company
  • Change in the registered office of the company — inter-and intra-state changes
  • Appointment of key managerial personnel and their remuneration
  • Corporate Social Responsibility services
  • Liaisoning with authorized dealer bank for obtaining foreign inward remittance certificate and know your client compliances of the non-resident investor
  • Filings under FEMA with Reserve Bank for issue/transfer of securities under Single Master Form (SMF) on FIRMS portal
  • Review of related-party transactions and compliances in respect thereof
  • Corporate law due to diligence services and company search
  • Carry out health checks for companies on their statutory records and compliance history
  • Company conversions, name changes and review of constitutional documents
  • Provision of registered office facility for our clients
  • Compliances under the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008

Related Topics

The Do's and Dont's for Non Resident Indians : Under FEMA Regulations