About Us

Vivek Kantawala & Co. was founded in May 2005 by Mr. Vivek Kantawala, Advocate and Solicitor, who is the Sole Proprietor thereof and who has over 18 years experience as a lawyer. He obtained his LL.B. Degree from Government Law College, one of the leading law colleges in the country. He then worked as an Articled Clerk with Manilal Kher Ambalal & Co. He regularly appears before various High Courts as well as the Supreme Court of India.

Vivek Kantawala & Co. has a vast base in Mumbai which includes facilitation with Advocates in Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Bangalore, Bhopal, Chennai, Cochin, Delhi, Pune as well as internationally in London, New York and Singapore. The firm has a strong client base comprising of companies, builders, merchant bankers, finance companies and individuals having huge networks.

Vivek Kantawala & Co. is a Law Firm providing legal advice in a variety of fields such as Alternate Dispute Resolution, Real Estate, Corporate and Commercial transactions, Entertainment & Media, Family Law, Wills and Probate, Commercial Contracts, Intellectual Property Rights, Shipping & Admiralty Laws, Constitutional Law, Commercial and Domestic Conveyancing, and also undertakes litigation work. In short Vivek Kantawala & Company caters to your every legal requirement.

The offices of Vivek Kantawala & Co. are situated in the Fort area, in the midst of the commercial hub of Mumbai, just 7 minutes away from the Bombay High Court.


Vivek Kantawala & Company is a Law Firm providing legal advice in a variety of fields and also undertakes litigation work. Vivek Kantawala & Company caters to needs of your every legal requirement.


  • General Litigation.
  • Corporate Litigation.
  • Mergers, Amalgamations, Demergers, Winding Up Proceedings, Minority Protection Petitions
  • International and Domestic Commercial Disputes.
  • Litigation in Supreme Court, High Courts, District Courts, and other Quasi Judicial Bodies.
  • Arbitration and Conciliation: International and Domestic.


  • Technology transfer Agreements
  • Technical Know-how transfer Agreement
  • Licensing Agreements
  • Agency Agreements
  • Franchise Agreements
  • Distributorship Agreements
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Invention and Confidential Agreements

Foreign Investment

  • Advice and Foreign Exchange Regulation Act (“FERA”) and its Regulations.
  • Foreign Direct Investment (“FDI”) approvals from Foreign Investment Promotion Board (“FIPB”)/ Secretariat of Industrial Approvals (“SIS”)
  • Branch, Liaison, Project & Site Office Approvals from Reserve Bank of India (“RBI”)
  • Industrial Licensing
  • Transfer of Technology and Licensing
  • Repatriation.
  • Disinvestments.

Foreign Collaboration

  • Creation of structures including multi-strata investment and Special Purpose vehicles (SPV) for maximum tax benefits.
  • Setting up of green field projects with regulatory approvals.
  • Advice regarding innovative entry strategies and investments into India.
  • Drafting and settlement of Agreements and participation in negotiations.

Real Estate

  • Lease and Sale Agreements
  • Title Verifications
  • Stamp Duty Issues
  • Collaboration Agreements
  • Construction Contracts
  • All other necessary and ancillary documents

Intellectual Property

  • Patent law: filling and registration of patent applications; PCT filing.
  • Trademark and Copyright Law: trademark and copyright prosecution and litigation; filing and registration of Trademark and copyright; opposition and rectification matters; infringement action; portfolio management enforcement counseling.
  • Industrial Designs: filing and registration of design application; infringement action.


  • Company Law-Advice on Company Law and Procedures
  • Company Formations
  • Securities Issues
  • M & As including De-mergers, Share-Swaps, Stock option Schemes, Stock and Asset Purchase
  • Takeovers
  • Due Diligences
  • Commercial Agreements
  • Corporate Governance
  • Trusts, Societies & Charitable Companies/ Institutions

Shipping / Admiralty

  • Admiralty
  • Arrest of Vessels
  • Charter Party Agreements
  • Disputes regarding payment of Charter Hire
  • Arbitration


  • Documentation includes Performance Agreement, Employment Agreement, Assignments, Broadcasting Rights, Music Rights, Television Rights, Cable Rights, Home Video Rights and DVD Rights.
  • Litigation.
  • Disputes Resolution.
  • Television and Film Production and Programs.
  • Licensing Contracts.
  • Intellectual Property.
  • Defamation and Contempt.
  • Advertising Regulations.
  • Unfair Publications.
  • Satellite Telecommunication Services.

Constitutional Law

  • Original Side Writ Petitions
  • Petitions under Article 227 before High Courts
  • Special Leave Petitions before the Supreme Court of India

Family Law

  • Matrimonial Dispute
  • Family Arrangements
  • Partition
  • Restitution of Conjugal Rights
  • Judicial Separation
  • Custody and Adoption Petitions etc
  • Maintenance


  • Drawing of Commercial legal documents.

Wills & Probate

  • Petitions for Probate
  • Letter of Administration
  • Succession Certificate etc

Tenancy Laws

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304, Varma Chambers, 3rd Floor, 11, Homji Street, Horniman Circle, Fort, Mumbai – 400 001.


022–2266 0229
022–2263 1568