The Indian legal industry is in the midst of an eventful phase of its evolution today. Driven by new business opportunities, the proliferation of smaller law firms, the growth of alternative service providers, and the possible entry of foreign law firms, the market is currently undergoing a crucial transition.
The change presents new challenges, one of which is the need to manage legal processes more proficiently in India. Although the current market has become more challenging due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, it is imperative that a law firm constantly adapts to suit the fast-evolving needs of the legal market without compromising on its quality and proficiency.
Assentio Legal is a boutique law firm, with its roots in south India, founded by partners Thriyambak Kannan, Rohan Cherian and Renu Gopalakrishnan. The firm’s core strength lies in a combination of corporate advisory and transactional expertise, as well as dispute resolution matters.
The firm provides domestic and international clients with comprehensive legal advice and strategies in sectors as diverse as a hospitality, mining, projects, financial services, manufacturing, international trade, construction and real estate, intellectual property, pharmaceuticals, technology and media
Thriyambak Kannan, Partner, says, "We are a full-service firm with dedicated corporate advisory/transaction and dispute resolution practices, with offices in Chennai and Bengaluru. We do not believe in boxing ourselves into specific practice areas and cherish the opportunity to learn something new with every mandate or case that we work on. We strive to be a firm that delivers consistent and good quality work irrespective of the client's size and market share or the specific practice area for which we are engaged. We are uniquely positioned as a boutique law firm engaging in mandates requiring prompt responsiveness and practical advisory."
Providing Valuable Services
The partners have significant experience with some of the leading law firms and business houses in India and overseas, and have a proven track record of handling complex commercial transactions and disputes. With a highly qualified team of dedicated and driven lawyers, they are well placed to provide their clients with the highest quality of services.
Assentio Legal has a highly qualified team consisting of 11 lawyers across Chennai and Bengaluru. Renu Gopalakrishnan, Partner, says, "it is a matter of great pride that the entire team shares the commitment and passion to learn and excel in what we do, and are always looking to work with people who share this common vision and energy”.
We are a full-service firm with dedicated corporate advisory/transaction and dispute resolution practices "We are a full-service firm with dedicated corporate advisory/transaction and dispute resolution practices
With the help of their varied experience, in-depth understanding of legal and commercial matters, a creative and practical approach, they are set to hit this traditional sector with a refreshing approach. Renu adds, "We think the most important aspect before solving any legal issue is to first understand our client and its business and the issue at hand. Our firm approaches every matter with a clear understanding of the requirements of the client and this makes us the preferred choice for both traditional and new-age businesses looking for pragmatic and effective solutions ".
Having established a presence in South India in the cities of Chennai and Bengaluru, Assentio Legal is looking forward to expanding its business in India. Rohan Cherian, Partner, says “our experience has taught us that a happy client is our best advertisement, and a happy work environment is the most productive. We have resolved to grow without compromising these fundamental values."