For ages, India has been home to a large number of noted law professionals. However, lately, the country has also become a hub for several high-valued startups, catering to growth of the legal sector at an exceptional pace. During this course of time, a lot of new-age legal firms have popped up that are guiding startups to resolve their legal complexities and ensure that they are on the right track.
Here is a list of a few leading law firms that are helping startups innovate their existing processes and offer seamless experiences to their customers:
Burgeon Law – Burgeon Law is a new-age boutique law firm that provides a one-stop legal shop to emerging companies, incubators, accelerators, angel investors, family offices and venture capital/ private equity funds. Leveraging its economical facets, it supports growth, change and innovation in India’s fast-evolving startup ecosystem. Started in 2015 by entrepreneurial lawyer, mentor, and startup enthusiast Roma Priya, the firm serves clients from both India and abroad with its key practice areas including Business Formation, Co-founders agreement, Franchising, Fund Formation, Data Privacy and Protection, IP Protection and Commercialization, Dispute Resolution, Fundraising, Commercial Contracts, Due Diligence, Compliance Management, Employment Contract, Policies and Stock Options. The company caters to more than 350 clients including names like INDwealth, AngelList, VH Capital, Bulbul, GrowX, Innerchef, Money 91, Akiva, GSF Accelerator, Mamaearth, BiryaniByKilo, Suman Munjal Family Office, Niki.ai.
Ikigai Law – Ikigai Law caters to technology and innovation-led businesses. From high-impact startups to mature market-leading companies, this startup provides all of them with top legal and strategic advice while helping them flourish in their respective businesses. The firm has served some of the most innovative ventures in the country comprising virtual reality hardware, satellite manufacturers, content developers, e-commerce players, social media platforms, cloud service providers, blockchain and many other fintech startups. Since inception, Ikigai Law has achieved several awards such as ‘Law Firm of the Year – Mid Size 2019’ by Idex Legal; ‘Boutique Law Firm of the Year 2019’ and Asia’s Best Law Firms to Work for by Asian Legal Business, among others.
Vertices Partners – Another young Indian law firm, incepted in 2016 by a set of richly experienced and noted lawyers, Vertices Partners offers specialized services in domains such as Commercial Litigation & Dispute Resolution; Structured Finance; Corporate & Commercial; Real Estate and Media & Technology, among others. It believes not only in maintaining a transactional relationship with its stakeholders but also works as their proactive and trusted advisor to ensure the best client experiences without hassles. The firm follows a pragmatic approach with effective partner involvement to deliver quality in every assignment it takes on.
Rajaram Legal – An extremely client-centric legal services provider, Rajaram Legal caters to entrepreneurs and investors through hands-on legal counselling. The firm provides specialized offerings for venture capital investments and exits across several domains such as healthcare, digital media, financial services, retail, technology, e-commerce, and education. It also manages strategic legal matters that include venture debt, management hires, founder agreements, media-equity deals, etc. for top industry leaders. Rajaram Legal also acts as independent general counsel for funds like Matrix Partners and Unilazer Ventures.
Leegality – A platform that works as a Payment Gateway for digital business documentation, Leegality facilitates secure, legal, tamper-proof, quick and convenient Aadhaar eSign, and eStamping services to businesses and helps them eliminate routine paperwork. The platform provides standard and custom-made digital solutions to its stakeholders and customers through time & cost-efficient methods. Leegality enables businesses to leverage their powerful dashboard and APIs to track documents and operate seamlessly across their lifecycle. Since its inception, the one-of-a-kind platform has successfully resulted in reducing the overall time for its clients by up to 90 per cent, costs by up to 70 per cent, procuring stamp papers and improving customer experience across various segments.