Areas of Practice
In the traditional Dispute Resolution market dominated by individual Advocates, wherein many clients loose their peace of mind upon being a victim of the “pay for senior counsel to see his junior appear before court” and “pay for a junior counsel to see his clerk appear before court” phenomenon, the professional Dispute Resolution team of Legacy Law Offices provides a pleasant alternative to the clients requiring services in the practice area of litigation and arbitration.
The Dispute Resolution practice of the law firm spans across number of Arbitral Tribunals, the Supreme Court of India, High Courts of Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Maharashtra, Punjab & Haryana, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, West Bengal etc including number of other Courts and Tribunals in the states of Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh and Punjab. The Dispute Resolution team of Legacy Law Offices has been substantiality augmented during the past few years and comprises of seasoned litigators having consistency in their approach towards the legal profession, who harbour compassion for the interests of clients and take pride while working as a part of the larger Legacy team.
Few clients would choose to become involved in litigation. For most it is a last resort, to be concluded as quickly and as efficiently as possible.
At Legacy, we aim to provide a professional, cost effective service to ensure that those clients, who are not familiar with the litigation process, fully understand it. We always discover at the outset what a client’s objectives are and then set about achieving them with maximum speed and minimum fuss. That means analyzing problems and applying a practical and imaginative approach to solving them.
More often than not, court proceedings will not even be required. But when litigation can not be avoided, we fight hard for our clients, maintaining throughout a clear strategy with agreed targets and timetables. In urgent cases, where an immediate injunction is necessary, we are ready to get to court within a matter of hours. We act as advocates ourselves or retain specialist counsel as appropriate. Most of all we like to succeed.
We resort to alternate dispute resolution mechanisms including arbitration, mediation and conciliation regularly and effectively whenever it is appropriate.
Arbitration, Mediation & Conciliation
The Legacy team has got a very successful practice in the area of alternate dispute resolution including arbitration, mediation and conciliation. Legacy Law Offices was awarded as the “Commercial Arbitration Law Firm of India”.
The cumulative experience of our lawyers in this area of practice spans over 500 infrastructure project related and other contracts having provisions for alternate dispute resolution. We regularly represent a large number of clients, particularly construction companies and infrastructure related government departments as their Legal Counsels before Dispute Resolution Boards and in arbitration proceedings concerning construction disputes. Our Managing Partner Mr. Gagan Anand and Partners of the Law Firm have also performed well as reliable and sincere Arbitrators.
Our Managing Partner Mr. Gagan Anand has the distinction of having prepared and argued an Execution Petition in October, 1998 before the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi in respect of the first conciliation settlement which took place in India under the provisions of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996. Each year he personally handles few selected high stake arbitration proceedings generally involving contentious claims exceeding INR 100 crores (USD 16 Million).
Legacy team also possesses vast experience of handling related litigation proceedings under Sections 9, 11, 34, 37 etc. of the Arbitration & Conciliation Act, 1996.
Whatever we do, we will constantly strive to achieve result beyond our clients’ expectations.