WELCOME TO GAGGAR & PARTNERS
Our expertise lies in strategy and innovation. We understand your universe and the way the new age economy is unravelling. We are ideally poised to partner with our clients foraying in the future and are committed to building a long lasting relationship founded on the bedrock of trust.
Business and Corporate Laws
We cover a broad spectrum of corporate & business affairs and transactions including advising on business legal issues, diverse corporate legal affairs and documentation.
We have in-depth knowledge, experience and understanding of the various facets of Competition Law including advisory and compliance related issues involving anti-competitive conduct.
Claims & Disputes
We have an expertise to identify and execute most appropriate business solutions to various legal disputes including pursuing or defending litigation, arbitration, mediation and regulatory matters.
Corporate/White Collar Crime
We regularly advise clients, including multinational companies, private equity investors and their Indian portfolio companies on matters pertaining to anti-corruption and ethical practices.
Gaming and Sports Laws
We offer a wide range of services for the Gaming & Sports industry. We work closely with sports personalities, clubs and organizations to help them comply with legal requirements and clear legal risks.
Telecom & Broadcasting
We deal in laws relating to telecommunication sector including Telecom Laws and Policies, Intellectual Property Rights, Dispute Settlements between operators and between service provider and a group of Consumers, Arbitration, Consumer Laws etc.
Media & Technology
We have in-depth knowledge in all regulations pertaining to broadcasting and Information Technology. We advise our clients on issues ranging from Cyber Laws to digital copyright matters to the convergence of media and network technologies.
We are well versed with a range of real estate structures and have a wide range of experience with handling complex issues in this sector.We advises some of India’s largest real estate focused funds and real estate companies in investments, joint ventures, property acquisitions/ sales, and leases.
We advises our clients on regulatory compliances related to environment protection laws. We are fully versed with the environmental laws, rules and regulations, governmental incentives available to further environmental interests, including tax credits, grants and land use provisions.
OUR KEY MEMBERS
Firm has a cutting edge team of professional experts to deliver high quality, in-time, professional and business prudent advice keeping client's interest ahead.
Renowned for innovative and pioneering strategies, while possessing tremendous experience in complex disputes and claims across verticals, Vaibhav Gaggar has developed an expertise in the new age economy verticals such as Anti-Trust/ Competition laws, Corporate frauds & Money Laundering, Gaming/ Sports laws and Cyber Laws. He has often been engaged as Advisor and Counsel by august bodies such as the ‘Competition Commission of India’ and the ‘Telecom Regulatory Authority Of India’ as well as prominent domestic and international Corporate houses for litigations, arbitrations, corporate advisory and structuring matters. He has won many an accolades for the firm and is known specially for his strategy and innovation and deep understanding of business.
Co- Managing Partner
Monica Lakhanpal has deep understanding of the needs and compulsions of business coupled with the rich experience of arguing complex cases as well as structuring complex transactions across verticals making her one of the most sought after advocates across board. She is highly recommended for matters pertaining to Intellectual Property Laws, Real Estate Laws, Environmental Laws, Telecom & Broadcasting and General Corporate Commercial. The firm under her able supervision has often been invited to advise various Government and Private Bodies for policy and regulatory issues over the years.
With over 15 years of experience, Mithun specializes in laws pertaining to Gaming, Technology, Corporate Structuring, Regulatory Compliances and Foreign Investment. He has worked extensively in the emerging market economy, particularly with new age technology and gaming companies including Quantumskill Gaming & Tech Pvt. Ltd. and First Tech Systems & Solutions Pvt. Ltd. as their Strategic / Legal Director. His in-depth sectoral knowledge and understanding of legal procedures, allows him to deliver pragmatic, prompt and high quality legal assistance. Mithun is a 2003 graduate from ILS Law College, Pune.
Seasoned Chartered Accountant and Investment Banker Gaurav has successfully concluded many assignments in transaction advisory, valuations, fund syndication and financial structuring/restructuring. He is the finance expert in the team and has previously worked with Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu and the Citi Group. Gaurav is known for his out of the box thinking and has incubated businesses in Gaming, Healthcare, Intelligence & Research. He is a sought after Board member/Mentor for his contribution towards business strategy, monetization and risk mitigation.
With over 9 years of experience, Neha specialises in Competition and Anti-trust laws with special focus on issues dealing with Mergers & acquisitions, cartel and abuse of dominance. At the Firm, she has been working closely with Anti-trust regulator – CCI, representing them on a number of critical matters before the various forums. She has also been assisting a number of private sector companies – both domestic and multi-nationals in on-going litigations and matters pending investigation before the CCI / DG Office. Neha is a 2008 graduate from Bharati Vidyapeeth New Law College, Pune.
With over 5 years of experience, Nitish provides a great mix of innovation and solution driven services for clients. Prior to joining Gaggar & Partners, he was working in the anti-trust law team of a tier one law firm (for almost 4 years) in New Delhi. Nitish is an alumnus of Symbiosis Law School, Pune (2014 batch). Nitish specialises in anti-trust law, consumer protection laws, real estate laws etc. and regularly appears before various judicial foras in India.
With an experience of 6 years in Dispute Resolution and arbitrations related to commercial, construction, real estate and infrastructure, she regularly appears before various courts and judicial foras. Her vast knowledge in varied fields makes her a versatile lawyer. She started her career with Sikri & Co., where she was dealing with service, labour and education matters. Sumedha is a 2013 graduate from ILS Law College Pune./vc_column_text]
Aradhana has done her master’s in business law from National Law School of India University, Bangalore, and has more than a decade’s experience of having worked in a range of areas, including M&As, joint ventures, private equity and corporate advisory. Her skill set includes deep transactional understanding as well as significant industry expertise across industries such as manufacturing, retail, media, fashion, infrastructure, energy and hospitality. She further has experience in end to end transaction, advising clients – right from the initial stage of deal structuring, negotiating a term sheet, drafting definitive agreements to assisting in closing along with post-closing actions. She has been hand holding clients doing business in India – advising them on entry options, funding, and compliance matters along with advisory on legal issues that emanate from day to day operations of the business. She also has considerable expertise in advising on the entire spectrum of oil and gas matters, including upstream oil and gas, M&A, regulations, etc. She further has an extensive experience of advising national and international oil and gas companies/government authorities, international bidders, project sponsors and developers.
Focuses on some of the most notable changes found in the news, and provides an update on certain guidelines outlined in the implementing legislation.
Innovative Law Firm of the 2016 – ACQ5 Global Awards
Innovative Law Firm of the Year 2016 – Worldwide Financial Advisor Awards
The International Advisory Experts Awards 2016 – IAE Commercial Law Award
Gamechanger of the Year 2016 – ACQ5 Global Awards
Global Law Experts – Recommended Firm in Anti – Trust / Competition and Sports Law in India
Corporate INTL Global Awards 2017 – Best Competition Law Firm of the Year in India
Leadership Excellence Awards 2017 – Tomorrow’s Leader’s Award
LawyerIssue Awards 2017 – Vaibhav Gaggar won the Lawyer of the Year – Commercial Award
WHAT PEOPLE SAY
Here are several testimonials from other lawyers who were thoughtful enough to share with us
Gaggar & Partners has been our law firm of choice for over 10 years. As a firm they have handled all kinds of complex matters for our business interests including real estate, Foreign Direct Investment, company law matters, drafting of business agreements, advising on business structures, government tenders & gaming laws to name a few. Being a lawyer my self, I have a grasp of what it takes to manage a law firm successfully and I have to say that Gaggar & Partners is one of those rare firms which has the capability to conceptualise legal strategy and ensure its successful execution with a passion and commitment that is hard to find. They have been instrumental in our success over the years. A special mention must be made to highlight their contribution towards regulating gaming laws in India. Managing partner Vaibhav Gaggar is a lawyer par excellence. His personal dedication & effort in all matters the firm handles gives us as a client, comfort that is unparalleled. We thank them for their services and wish them all success in their new offices.
We have been associated with Gaggar & Partners, Advocates & Solicitors, on various legal matters particularly in relation with Commercio-Legal Issues, Structuring of Private Equity and Joint Venture, Transactions, Domestic and International Acquisition/ Expansion Strategy & Documentation, etc for over a decade. The team at the firm is efficient and effective internal and external coordination has benefited us in getting good results. The firm is also an expert in anti-trust & competition matters.
I would like to take some time out to appreciate all the advice and services provided by Mr. Gaggar and the Firm for litigations related to games of skill in India. The firm has great research capability and domain expertise in the games of skill area and Mr Gaggar's insights provides the icing on the cake. Mr. Gaggar came across as one of the most well-read person on the subject with clarity of thought and clear advise on execution. The way he could articulate not only got the point across to senior counsels but made it clear to even someone with no legal background. Mr. Anuj Gupta, Founder and CEO of adda52 (India’s largest poker website). Firm has great research capability and domain expertise in the games of skill area and Mr Gaggar's insights provides the icing on the cake ..
The Economic Times (Bangalore) | Jun-16 – Under-construction Home Buyers may Get Tax Relief
LegallyIndia | Sep-16 – Zia family‘s Delta Corp buys online poker site Adda52 for $27m • AZB, Khaitan Co, Gaggar advise