n today’s highly distributed corporate world, the subject of business proliferation is the common theme running through every established enterprise or an emerging startup. However, spreading a business across countries and cultures additionally involves tackling the legal set of rules and regulations of that particular region.As countries are boldly highlighting their proposed laws, companies are expected to deal with a good number of legal formalities before introducing their services and products into the new market. Therefore, organizations are intensively trying to get the best law firms and the best legal brains at their disposal to ease out the varied legal complexities. This opportune space provided a solid ground for Vishal Gandhi, a prolific lawyer to evolve and expand his organization Gandhi & Associates. He is widely acclaimed in the Asia-pacific region for his contributions as a leading business and tax lawyer by famous independent research journals such as Chambers and Partners and Asia Legal 500.Founded in 2003, Gandhi & Associates has almost perfected
establishing and facilitatinginternational business transactions for foreign companies coming into India and Indian companies going abroad to do business.The company focuses on corporate, securities and intellectual property/information technology transactions.Vishal says, “From our initial days, the main motivation was to provide high quality legal services at reasonable costs, and today we are even more focused on our goal.” The company advises clients on corporate laws, intellectual property, IT and tax laws for business wanting to expand into India and also to Indian companies trying to set up operations in other countries.
Further extending its advisory services, the law firm’s arbitration and litigation team help clients devise strategies tocounter challenges surfaced due to legal disputes or regulatory intervention.Legal disputes can be a major deciding factor in slowing down consistentimplementation of business plans, affecting business objectives and growth.
The company’s approach towards solving IP related issues for clients has been unique. Undertaking a solution oriented mindset and valuing the long term business goals, the top law firm presents a platform offering a wider perspective of the business and what the client is trying to achieve. In the twelve years since its inception, the company has only grown better through experience, witnessing many highs and lows of the industry but still being able to pull off high quality services at the most crucial junctures. Currently, Gandhi & Associatesis enjoying rapid growth, easing past competition and speedily securing a strong foothold over the market. Their reputed client base including Versace, Fauchon, University of Rio Grande and US Polo gives us further insight of the company’s immense potential.
The company helps out foreign companies by advising them on data protection and privacy, tax structuring, and by drafting their contracts with precision. Vishal adds, “In cross border deals and international transactions there are very specific issues. We have gained alot of experience from that.” Acting as strategic legal partners, thelaw firm plans to develop clients in more countries. The company once worked for the Asian agents for Pokemon, the popular Japanese Cartoon series. Vishal says, “The work for Pokemon came to us but now we want to focus hard on developing new markets, and get into new jurisdictions.”