He is a dual-qualified English Solicitor and Indian Advocate as well as a registered Insolvency Professional in India. He has experience of advising clients on a wide variety of issues including structuring of investments, mergers and acquisitions, and general corporate advisory.
Mr. Kapur has also handled various international and domestic arbitrations under various arbitration rules (including ICC, LCIA, AAA, SIAC, DIAC, Swedish Chamber of Commerce, UNCITRAL and GAFTA). He is also presently acting for Russian investors in a Bilateral Investment Treaty Arbitration before the Permanent Court of Arbitration at the Hague.
Before embarking on a successful legal career, Mr. Kapur was the Managing Director of Indian Magnetics Limited, an Indian Public company, for a period of 5 years. This experience allows him today to understand the commercial nuances and the regulatory concerns related to running a business in India.
He did his Bachelors in Technology (B.Tech) from the prestigious Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi, India. He post-graduated from Bombay University in the area of Management Sciences (M.M.S) and went on to study law at the prestigious Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, India.
He was called to the Bar in India and also qualified as a Solicitor in England & Wales. He is also a member of the Bar Council of India, International Bar Association and The Law Society of England & Wales.
Mr. Kapur was one of the first few professionals to be registered as an Insolvency Professional under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. Having taken the lead on the new statutory framework related to insolvencies he has advised several companies in the country on matters related to the newly enacted Code.
Mr. Kapur has an extensive experience of dealing with corporate clients and has a unique approach towards problem solving. His legal acumen combined with his understanding of business operations allows him to guide his clients through complicated situations.
He has advised, and negotiated on behalf of, national and international clients in their dealings several major banks in India and has an in-depth understanding of the banking regulatory framework prevailing in the country. He has also personally overseen debt restructuring of a major corporate group in the country.
He is also currently involved, and has overseen in the past, the corporate insolvency and liquidation processes for companies in India and abroad. Having appeared before various tribunals such as BIFR, AAIFR, Company Law Board and the National Company Law Tribunal he has close experience of the processes involved and the regulatory concerns that corporates face in such areas. He understands the need to balance commercial expediency with statutory compliances.
Furthermore, his engineering background has allowed him to handle issues that companies face in their day to day operations. His understanding of the operational hassles and the value of preserving the work-flow arrangement has made him one of the most trusted Indian lawyers for European corporate clients.
Our Key Services
The Firm specializes in facilitating cross-border transactions and acquisitions and also domestic Mergers and Acquisitions. The main areas of focus are shareholder disputes, acquisition of sale and assets, structuring of investments and cross border regulatory advice.
Insolvency and Liquidation
The Firm has advised on and overseen insolvency and liquidation processes in India as well as several overseas jurisdictions. Our corporate team with Mr. Satinder Kapur at the helm has proven experience of dealing with insolvent corporates and ensuring smooth resolution.
With the advent of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, the Firm has already had a head start with Mr. Satinder Kapur one of the first few individuals in the country to be registered as an Insolvency Professional with the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India. Subsequently, he has been approached to act as a Resolution Professional by applicants under the Code.
General Corporate Advisory
The corporate advisory team of the Firm advises various Indian and foreign organisations on:
- Regulatory compliances (Company laws, FEMA, RBI, various licenses and permissions and FDI regulations),
- Joint Venture Agreements,
- Shareholder Agreements,
- Share Transfer Agreements,
- Company Incorporation and compliances,
- Real estate transaction advisory,
- Trademark registration /assignment /licensing,
- Master Franchise Agreements, and
- End to end CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) assignment.
The firm regularly advises various European, British, UAE and Chinese companies in setting up of operations in India. The firm assists in structuring of such ventures and provides dedicated regulatory support for the same.