Aurelia Menezes focuses primarily on corporate laws, commercial, statutory, compliance and regulatory issues. She has considerable experience in dealing with complex corporate restructuring and reorganizations. She has advised in various mergers and acquisitions and has been regularly assisting venture capital firms in private equity transactions. Aurelia advises a diverse range of clients, including MNCs, financial institutions, NBFCs, start-ups etc.
Aurelia has advised many banks on external commercial borrowings, drafting of security documentation, advising on enforceability of security, assisting banks with closing multiple banking arrangement loans and consortiums.
Aurelia has extensively advised clients on various issues relating to employment matters in accordance with the provisions of the labour laws applicable to each client, including advice on payments due to such employees under the Provident Fund Act, Gratuity Act and Bonus Act etc. She has also represented many clients before the Labour Conciliation Officer and Labour Courts and has been successful in negotiating and settling many disputes between corporations and trade unions. Aurelia has also assisted clients in connection with employment contracts of senior managerial personnel and junior level employees.
Drafted, reviewed and negotiated various types of commercial contracts including Shareholders Agreements, Joint V enture Agreements, Share Subscription Agreements, Share Purchase Agreements, Escrow Agreements, Sale and Distribution Agreements, Asset Purchase Agreements, Copyright Licence Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, Pledge Agreements, Guarantees, Indemnities, etc.