iCrowd Newswire – May 27, 2020
Dhir & Dhir Associates Sets Up COVID-19 India Advisory Desk
A Dedicated Task Force put in place to address Client Concerns
New Delhi, India
With the world’s most massive lockdown to date in its fourth stage, the legal fraternity both in law firms and corporates are gearing up to meet the crisis with utmost brevity and force. Mitigating legal risk and business objectives have now become the critical anthems for all. It is in this backdrop that Dhir & Dhir Associates, one of the leading law firms, has set up a dedicated COVID-19 India Advisory Desk with a Task Force to lead from the front to advise and support the clients in these uncharted waters.
The COVID-19 India Advisory Desk will not only focus on gearing up clients but also deal with the emergent situations and provide feasible business solutions keeping in mind the regulatory environment and compliance hygiene at the same time. Supply Chain Management, M&A Transactions, Restructuring, Insolvency & Bankruptcy, Corporate Governance, and Employment Law are just some of the key focus areas of the desk.
“We see a much higher responsibility that we have been entrusted as a firm now. Clients are currently seeking a time-bound and business-driven legal advice to combat with the current situation. The COVID-19 India Advisory Desk has been brought in place to ensure a prioritized and meaningful mind space through our talented team” said Alok Dhir, Founding & Managing Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates.
Alok Dhir, Founding & Managing Partner, Dhir & Dhir Associates
The firm has been building up a repository of referential content in the form of authorships, conducting webinars, client mentoring meetings, and several other tools. These aim towards staying updated with all the notifications, orders, reliefs, and incentives issued by both the Central and State Governments in India. Developing blue books and factsheets that allow clients to demystify the plethora of regulatory updates in a continuously changing landscape is also crucial information and support that the desk shall be providing.
Dhir & Dhir Associates is a full-service law firm founded in 1993 to serve as a single-window legal and regulatory advisor globally. The firm has offices in New Delhi, Mumbai and Hyderabad along with a representative office in Japan. The firm’s areas of practice and sectors include Restructuring and Insolvency, Corporate/Commercial Advisory and M&A, Real Estate & Construction Law, Banking and Finance, Dispute Resolution, Litigation & Arbitration, Capital Markets, Infrastructure & Energy, IPR, TMT, Labour & Employment, Criminal litigation, IT, E-commerce & Outsourcing, Governance, Risk & Compliance, Aerospace & Defence and Environment Laws.
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