CERTAIN EXECUTED WORK PROFILE OF CORPORATE, COMMERCIAL LAW PRACTICE AREA
  • Formation of non profit company Help Animals and Birds association- pro bono
  • Vasuda Group, Ocean Centre advise on various structuring of their group company and its shipping assets.
  • Rincon Realty a startup realestate company advise on its structuring and hand holding through its first construction contract.
  • Marina Projects Private Limited - acquisition of a vessel on long term charter with option to purchase and its detailed due diligence.
  • ETCO Industries Pvt. Ltd, Mayur Enterprise on cargo interest in marine insurance, corgo lost due deleriction of duty to the cargo and claims against the Bills of Lading issuer.
  • Aashirwad Projects- arbitration on chartering dispute
  • Simolex Ceramics Pvt Ltd. advise on recovery- receipt of cargo in Brazil without OB/L/Multimodal Transport Document by consignee
  • MBtech Group GmbH & Co. KG, a Daimler Group company advise on long term contracts contracts as to Indian law with various Indian companies as Daimler India Commercial Vehicles Pvt Ltd, Force Motors Limited starting with best practices documents –NDA
  • Advise on Indian law for and behalf of Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli (Schweiz) AG with Narang Group pertaining to Distribution Agreement of Lindt products in India.
  • Advise on Indian law on a 'dormant' liaison office of Stratasys Inc and future formation of Liaison /Branch Office post merger as Transition Strategies.
  • Crompton Greaves Ltd – advises and negotiation on contract formation for the transformer division and pertaining to shipment of transformers and accessories and issues related thereto from Mumbai to various parts of the world for various projects as NewGen Kwinana power Station project, Tema Ghana, Ouaga Ring -Bukina Faso &Gerus And ZambezII SS.
  • A Schulman Group– advising and reviewing of their entry to India plans, attending to the legal issues and negotiating for setting up their manufacturing unit -master batch facility in Baroda.
  • Anglo-Eastern Group Ltd on acquisition of a nautical school – Anglo Eastern Maritime Academy at Karjat, Mumbai: This involved the corporate structuring of the Academy along with PwC, the property issues across 360 degrees with the structuring of the negotiation and documentation thereto including the conveyance to acquire an existing school for the academy.
  • Cittadini S.p.A. transplant of an existing plant of manufacture and processing of Nylon multifilament, Polypropylene multifilament, polyester multifilament to an export oriented unit of Garware-Wall Ropes Limited and the contracts thereto including the contract to outsource the production to the transplanted plant.
  • CeX WeBuy Entertainment Pvt. Ltd being in the business of secondhand DVD, Gaming, Computing, Electronics and Vision products advise and review of the structuring of the company, educating on the modality of negotiation and documentation of the premises required for the business. IPR structures for the business needs.
  • Structuring the India entry and formation of Flo-Dyne Controls (India ) Private Limited an mid sized specialized UK entity involved in prevention of surges, pulsation, noise vibration and resonance.
  • FNK corporation advise generally including its contract formations and subsequent stake sale leading to dilution of the original promoters stake to a minority holding the documentations thereto- term sheet support to closure.
  • Rotam group a life sciences major, strategising their re-entry in india dehors an existing joint venture and advises on Indian regulatory environment.
  • Advise and assistance of formation of liaison offices in India as Sinreco Resources Limited having its origin in PRC, Branch offices, Project office, 100% subsidiaries, incorporations of companies.
  • Advised major Indian private equity entity on proposed takeover of IDHASOFT LIMITED.
  • Chambal Fertilisers and Chemical Ltd on general advise including advise on shortlanding and damage to cargo on board m.v. Angelina, m.v. Jin Chao, m.v. Kapitan Kudlay to effectuate an cost effective recovery caused by damaged cargo.
  • Shannon Trading S.A owners of m.t REMI against GESCO, Charterers in a dispute pertaining to unpaid Charter hires.
  • Chubb and Skuld on shipping insurance, ship release, letter of undertaking and shipping laws.
  • Euroceanica (UK) Ltd on Charterparty hire charges recovery from West Asia Maritime Ltd.
  • Structuring and Advises on charterparties as for: Genoe Maritime S.A, Hindalco Industries Ltd, Tata Chemicals Limited.
  • Advises and documentations as to formation of Yacht station: Britona Yacht station, registration of yachts, sale of yachts, documentations to Volvo Ocean race in India- logistics support. Logistics support reciprocal agreements.
  • Design Edge Pvt Ltd is a niche design house- product designing entity: setting up of the company, manufacturing unit, advising and creating on the template contracts for their business, attending to IPR related matters including registration of designs, Patentability of products developed by them.
  • Advising medical professionals on IPR creation and effectuation.
  • Modi Fine Chem., successfully negotiating recovery of classed hazardous cargo offloaded enroute by a shipping major.
  • Advising various metal scrap traders as Genius Metal Trading Pte. Ltd. UAE, BNS Impex India, Desmo Exports Ltd on deficits of the cargo received
  • Expert opinions (on Indian law) which were used in various legal forums.
  • Advises to Space Energy Australia Limited for "Sceprre" Solar Energy Electricity Stations on Indian economic laws.
  • Honeywell Building Solutions on airport project in India for airport lighting.
  • Advises to startups as : CEREBRUS Global services, Bagans, Blue Earth, Eager Beaver.
  • Advises on Indirect taxation.

'Proactive'
                   - Legal500, 2012

Uttam Hathi- Leading Mergers & Acquisition Lawyer
                  - IFLR

Uttam Hathi- Leading Corporate/ M&A Lawyer in India
                    - Asia Law Profiles

'Creme-de-la-Creme for Corporate mandates'
                    - Worldlawyers.NET
 

'Uttam Hathi detangled the problem with a better business road map'
                    - Gulf News

'..exceptional at Corporate and project work, Uttam Hathi is considered at the top of his game'
                    - Khaleej Times

‘..is a dominant force within Indian admiralty, maritime and shipping market’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2007/2008

‘..has distinguished strengths in shipping claims’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2008/2009

..the firm has a dedicated shipping practice that covers disputes, transactional matters and finance’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2008/2009

‘..is widely respected for its wet and dry shipping expertise’
                    -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2009/2010

‘extremely good for shipping work’
                   
 -The Asia Pacific Legal 500, 2010/2011