Investigation Services

SMA Legal practices private investigation through its specialized team for different types of investigations. Our team of investigators comprises of retired defence services personnel, retired police officers, IT professionals and professionals from other streams of work. Our investigators are experts in their respective fields and fulfill the high standards we prescribe and observe required for the investigation work. We have a strict code of ethics, which all of our employees/investigating officers are required to sign and abide by. We place integrity above everything and constantly strive to beat our own standards.

We cater to specific needs of our clients across varied sectors like corporate, government agencies and country missions. We provide our services in areas such as corporate investigations, verification & background checks and customized services for private/individual clients, etc.

We are committed to providing timely and exhaustive reports, at competitive prices. The time period of investigation would usually correspond to the nature of investigation and the locations required to be visited. However, we can expedite the reporting if required for urgent cases. We conduct the following types of investigations:

Corporate Investigations

  • Corporate due diligence
  • Corporate surveillance
  • Corporate human resource Issues
  • Other corporate general investigations

Verification & Background Checks

  • Verification of employment background
  • Verification of educational qualifications
  • Document verification
  • Identity Check
  • Other general enquiries
  • Specific/issue based verification
  • International public record

Private/Individual Clients

  • Investigations regarding property
  • Marital disputes
  • Civil actions & pending litigations
  • Ascertaining financial, social and professional status
  • Investigations in evidence gathering
  • Investigations in IPR theft issues
  • Investigations regarding missing persons
  • Search and information gathering


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

Case Studies

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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