Indian Business Advisory

A small to medium sized Swiss I.T. company wanted to set up an Indian venture to process outsourced work it was getting from the Swiss Financial Sector. SMA Legal helped in incorporating an Indian Subsidiary, setting up of the Management, Accountancy and Financial structure which would be doing the outsourced work within a record time of 2 weeks enabling the Company to start work without any delay.


A German F & B company engaged the services of SMA Legal to identify, conduct due diligence, negotiate and establish a Joint Venture between the German and the Indian entity for producing alcoholic beverages. The entire work was done within a limited budget and in under 3 months from the date of engagement.


A Spanish manufacturer of Leather goods from waste leather wanted to set up operations with an Indian partner in a north Indian state which had a tax incentive package. SMA Legal prepared a location analysis report, due diligence report on the Indian client and a review of the Indian Tax system with impact of current sectoral FDI norms in manufacturing on the amount to be invested by the Spanish company. The company went on to engage the services of SMA Legal to draft all relevant contracts pertaining to the Joint Venture.


A New Zealand Sports and Leisure company wanted to bid for projects worth more than US$ 1.2 billion pertaining to development of Sports Infrastructure in India. From advising on the most appropriate vehicle to do business in India to advising on the bidding process, SMA Legal was able to render advice which enabled the company to successfully bid for most of the projects. They continue to do business in India.


SMA Legal is a boutique Legal Advisory Firm that specializes in high profile cases involving large Indian corporations, International companies with business interests in India, distinguished individuals & country missions to India.         Read More

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With over 16 years of experience, SMA Legal has successfully handled high profile cases in the areas of India Business Advisory, Arbitration & Conciliation, Investigation Services, Corporate & Commercial Law and NRI Services. Read More

We have rebranded!

We have renamed our organization from Shantanu Mohan & Associates to SMA Legal, effective 2nd April’12. The rebranding exercise is a part of a bigger vision to establish ourselves as India’s leading boutique legal advisory firm.   Read More

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