Practice Overview

King, Stubb & Kasiva has a full-fledged Litigation Practice Group and is ably supported by team of lawyers who have in depth experience and understanding of the various facets of litigation in India. The Group represents clients before the Supreme Court of India, various High Courts, the District Courts, the Company Law Board, Income Tax Tribunals, Advance Ruling Authority, the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI), the Consumer Courts, the Debt Recovery Tribunals, the Motor Accident Claims Tribunals, the Labour tribunals and the Board for Industrial and Financial Reconstruction (BIFR).

Corporate and Civil matters

The firm has expertise in handling and dealing with a variety of matters including but not limited to suit for permanent and mandatory injunction, suit for declaration, suit for specific performance, suit for damages arising out of breach of contract or otherwise, claims for damages arising upon the wrongful termination of distributor or other agreements, defamatory suits, recovery claims, enforcement of secured assets and guarantees, property and rent disputes, proceedings relating to restrictive and unfair trade practices, complaints of oppression and mismanagement of companies before the Company Law Board and the Securities & Exchange Board of India, winding-up proceedings against companies, complaints before the Consumer courts, proceedings relating to prosecution for dishonor of cheque under the Negotiable Instruments Act, claims on behalf of secured and unsecured creditors before the Board of Industrial and Financial Reconstruction, execution proceedings relating to arbitration award and judgements passed by various courts and labour disputes.

IPR Litigation

The firm also has substantial experience in disputes relating to intellectual property rights such as, copyright infringement, trademarks infringement, counterfeiting and passing off.

Tax Litigation

The firm also represents its clients in investigations and proceedings initiated by various Governmental departments and authorities in relation to matters relating to income tax, customs duty, excise duty, sales tax, service tax, etc. and filing of writ petition against such Government authorities and departments before the High Courts and the Supreme Court of India.

Disputes involving Arbitration

Apart from the aforesaid, the firm has a niche practice in disputes involving resolution through conciliation and arbitration in India as well as abroad. The arbitration practice involves invocation of arbitration clauses and initiation of arbitration proceedings, preparation of arbitration notices, statement of claims, replies, leading of evidence and final arguments. In addition, the firm’s arbitration practice involves representing clients before appropriate High Courts in arbitration petitions for interim measures, appointment of arbitrators, reference of disputes to arbitration and enforcement of awards.

The arbitration matters handled by the firm involve disputes arising out of all kinds of agreements with private parties such as, joint venture agreements, marketing agreements, sale agreements, construction contracts as well as claims against the Government departments or Government companies arising out of supply contracts, construction contracts, etc.

Consumer Litigation

 The Firm has carved a niche in the area of Consumer Litigation and represents several large corporations both Indian and international before consumer courts.  Our service offering in the consumer litigation space is unique in the sense that we are able to provide services through the length and breadth of the country and is unparalleled by any other law firm in India. Currently the Firm advises in over 900 odd jurisdictions in India and our services are often sought after by corporations have litigation requirements spread across India.

Service Offerings:

Our service offering are as follows:

  • Suits relating to recovery of money/damages
  • Arbitration (both domestic and international)
  • Suits for injunctions
  • Writs
  • Complaints before Consumer Protection Forums
  • Complaints relating to Monopolistic Restrictive Trade Practices
  • Petition for damages under the Workmen’s Compensation Act.
  • Suits for specific performance of contract.
  • Criminal Proceedings under the Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881 for dishonour of cheque.
  • Suits for damages under the Law of Torts.
  • Suits under the Indian Partnership Act.
  • Suits relating to infringement of Trade Mark and Copy Rights
  • Advising clients on various aspects of the procedural and substantive law in India.