In House Legal/General Counsel Services

In House Legal/General Counsel Services

In current business environment, every company face increased legal, compliance and regulatory challenges. Larger companies typically meet these challenges by employing an in-house general counsel – an attorney (or group of attorneys) employed full time – to provide legal support and guidance to the company. However, many small sized or start-up entities do not find this a viable and affordable option.

VNC Corporate & Legal Offers an Alternative Solution !!

We provide outside general counsel services/in-house legal services in India on a fixed fee/ retainer basis.

This approach has served the Firm and its clients to align their business interests to find the most efficient and cost-effective solutions to all legal and compliance matters. The aim of this service is total transparency and providing our general counsel clients with the comfort of never having to doubt whether a question is worth asking or whether an issue warrants a consultation, as there is no additional or hidden cost involved.

The Scope of General Counsel Services:

General Counsel/ In-house legal services that A&A provides to its clients can be broadly categorized into three segments:

I. ADVICE ON DAILY FUNCTIONING AND OPERATIONS

II. COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES AND CORPORATE GOVERNANCE

III. ADVICE RELATING TO HUMAN RESOURCES/ EMPLOYMENT/ LABOUR RELATED CONCERNS FOR THE COMPANY

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1. ADVICE ON DAILY FUNCTIONING AND OPERATIONS IN THE COMPANY

  • Reviewing operations of the organization, key contracts, vendor relationships, processes and key documents
  • Drafting, negotiating, reviewing and dispute avoidance and resolution with respect to commercial contracts (including but not limited to employment, independent contractors, vendors, customers, re-sellers, purchase-lease and licensing agreements)
  • Assistance and guidance on managing intellectual property.
  • Drafting, review and modification of privacy policies, terms of use and other internet and information technology matters
  • Pre-litigation dispute resolution and assistance with collections strategies.
  • Assistance with regulatory compliance, processes and strategies.
  • Risk analysis and mitigation strategies
  • Comprehensive general day-to-day counsellingand advice
  • Ongoing advice on the legal implications of business decisions.

2. CORPORATE GOVERNANCE AND COMPANY SECRETARIAL SERVICES

  • Entity formation analysis and filings
  • A periodic check on corporate or other central, state or district filings, fees and others company compliances
  • Assistance in managing minute books, preparation of board and shareholder resolutions and attendance at board meetings
  • Review and implementation of corporate governance procedures

3. ADVICE RELATING TO EMPLOYMENT / HUMAN RESOURCES:

  • Drafting of the employment manual/ employee handbook and other employment-related agreements/ policies and regular revision of the same as per law
  • Review, assess and revise restrictive covenants (non-competition, non-solicitation, non-disclosure or confidentiality agreements/NDA’s), tailored to the company’s business and protectable interests
  • Employee review assistance
  • Employee separation processing/ Termination of employees
  • Assistance with labour law compliance

 

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