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We are an energetic and growing firm, with a clear focus on the emerging trends in practice areas. We continuously mould our practice to the developing needs of our clients, while at the core of our philosophy remains a single minded dedication to providing clients market driven services by anticipating future legal needs.
The broad areas of practice include the following :-
The firm renders all legal assistance to its corporate clients, and has a wide and varied spectrum of experience, including inter alia,
Legal consultancy at the time of incorporation of a new business entity
Drafting and vetting of complex joint venture agreements and technology transfer agreements along with related collaboration agreements in several prestigious matters, share transfer agreements for buyout of companies
Drafting and vetting of service contracts, appointment letters and consultancy agreements, supply and purchase contracts, hire purchase and hypothecation agreements and all other kinds of correspondence and documentation involved in day-to-day commercial transactions
Drafting and vetting of Information Technology related services agreements and agreements for sale or purchase of customized IT products and software, including user license agreements, agreements relating to cable TV and multi system operator business
Drafting and vetting of loan documentation and agreements for finance, including mortgage, lease finance, hire purchase and loan related documentation, such as mortgage, hypothecation, pledge and finance of movables, project financing
General corporate legal advisory services in areas of Corporate, Commercial, Business and Labour Laws
Searches with the Registrar of Companies and Due Diligence exercises for legal compliance issues.
Advisory and consultancy to Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) including issues related to the applicable capitalization norms, registration requirements, micro financing sectors etc.
The firm has extensive experience in negotiating, strategizing and concluding high value real estate transactions. In this regard, the scope of services offered to clients include, inter alia,
Title investigation in respect of immovable property.
Development and promotion of Real Estate
Drafting and vetting of real estate related documentation, including inter alia, agreements for sale, conveyances, gift deeds, mortgage deeds, lease deeds, rent and license agreements and other allied documentation such as powers of attorney required for the purpose of further confirming title on immovable property.
Registration of conveyances and other documents with the Registrar of Assurances.
Extensive involvement in strategy, negotiation and execution, at every stage of real estate transactions, including high value.
We assist clients in developing, registering and safeguarding their valuable intellectual property rights, ranging from patents, trademarks, copyrights and designs. In this regard, our services include inter alia, the following:
· drawing up and filing applications for intellectual property registrations at all intellectual property registries in India and attending of hearings of intellectual property applications at all intellectual property registries in India
· formulation of comprehensive intellectual property strategies to protect clients core and ancillary Intellectual Properties.
· defending intellectual property rights of clients and where applicable, filing objections against registration of intellectual property rights in violation of our client’s rights.
· conducting Due Diligence with a specific focus on Intellectual Property
· We undertake contentious litigation proceedings on behalf of clients in various forums including the High Court, Rajasthan and other courts in India and advise and formulate strategies for passing off, infringement or piracy.
· We also advice on transactional aspects of intellectual property including drafting and negotiating on licensing, franchising and acquisition of intellectual property rights.
· We interact with various departments and the relevant registries on intellectual property matters, including prosecuting and defending intellectual property rights, filing of objections etc.
Civil and Criminal Litigation
The Firm handles all kinds of litigation, civil and criminal, before various judicial and quasi-judicial fora in Rajasthan and other parts of the country.
We have successfully represented our clients’ interests in several matters before the High Court, Rajasthan and other courts in suits, writs and other proceedings. We are distinguished for our high rate of success in obtaining favourable orders for clients as well as in expeditious disposal of cases.
In this sphere, our functions include drawing up of all pleadings, such as plaints, written statements, petitions and applications, objections and affidavits, attending hearings before the courts, tribunals and other judicial and quasi judicial fora, filing and prosecuting appeals and all related activities.
Kamal Nayan Saxena
Kamal Nayan Saxena completed his LLB from MDS University, Ajmer Rajasthan and enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Rajasthan with effect from December 24, 1994.
He has had several years of pre qualification training in one of the best known Advocate's chambers in the Rajasthan High Court and post qualification, has further trained and honed his drafting and pleading skills while working as chamber junior to such Senior Counsel. He later branched into solicitor practice and trained in procedural aspects under an Advocate-on-Record, Rajasthan High Court, before starting the firm MASS ASSOCIATES as his proprietorship venture in the year 2004. Over the years he has developed an enviable legal practice.
Ms Sapna Bhatnagar
Ms Sapna Bhatnagar graduated from the prestigious Law College of Jodhpur University in 1993.
As a part of her legal grounding at the law College, she trained under several senior legal professionals in Jodhpur, Jaipur and Kota, where she also received training in litigation techniques from a Senior Advocate at the Rajasthan High Court. She joined Mass Associates as a partner in 2005.
Atul Mathur completed his LLB from MDS University, Ajmer and enrolled as an Advocate with the Bar Council of Rajasthan with effect from November 1996.
He has had the opportunity of deviling in some of the best known Advocate's Chambers in Jaipur both pre qualification as well as post qualification where his skills in research and drafting were honed. Atul Mathur has later branched out into trial advocacy and hard core litigation practice. He joined the firm in 2005 as a Partner bringing with him years of expertise in trial law and litigation.