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About Legasis

Legasis stands for Legal System and Integrated Solutions.

Legasis Services was incorporated by professional lawyers in 2006 with a focus on 'Fusing Lawyering and Information Technology.' Legasis has, since its inception, become a pioneer and a trendsetter in the Legal Support Services domain.

Legasis Services caters to the needs of General Counsels and Law Firms across the world. We understand the requirements of General Counsels, the limitations of Law Firms and the consequential gap between what is expected by the corporate sector and what cannot be delivered by practicing lawyers. This critical evaluation has led us to conceptualize, develop and implement a set of effective Legal Support Services.

Over the past ten years Legasis Services has emerged as a special enterprise with a high ethical quotient. Our innovative approach of providing integrated solutions has been recognized by our clients and has been reinforced by their continued relationship with us.

Legasis Services has developed strong and effective in house IT capabilities thus allowing us to develop application software, systems and procedures to deliver tailor made solutions for rendering IT enabled legal support services. We currently operate from Mumbai, Pune , New Delhi and Hyderabad.

About
Legasis

Legasis stands for
Legal System and Integrated Solutions.
Legasis Services was incorporated by professional lawyers in 2006. With a focus on ‘Fusing Lawyering and Information Technology.’ Legasis has become a pioneer and a trendsetter in the Legal Support Services domain.

Beyond the Horizon
Legasis sets its vision to go “beyond” every expectation in its solutions and offering, with a work ethos focusing on value addition for our clients.

It is Legasis’ constant endeavor to innovate solutions that mitigate the challenges of fast changing business environments, thus defining the ‘horizon’ “ beyond the horizon”

Legal Services Price-Value Gap
Value proposition – to provide solutions for the non-core & high cost areas of business functioning

Productivity Equation: to provide Quality service in a timely manner with a substantial cost benefit

Compliance

The Legal framework in India are very complex with companies having to comply with many national, state and local laws. It is very difficult for Directors and other officers of Companies to keep up with of all legislations which they need to comply with, especially given the dynamic nature of laws in India. Further the Companies Act 2013, places an obligation on the Directors of a Company to devise proper systems to ensure its compliance with all applicable laws in India.

Governance

The Cadbury Committee defined "Corporate Governance " in its Report (Financial Aspects of Corporate Governance, published in 1992) as "the system by which companies are directed and controlled ". Legasis through its Governance practice aims to assist Boards meet their corporate governance obligations in India and globally by reviewing and advising on its corporate governance structures and obligations, Board evaluation, measuring the effectiveness of its corporate governance outcomes, policy management, business responsibility tracking and mapping a per the 9 principles issued by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and advice on Corporate Social Responsibility Manuals.

IPR - Intellectual property Rights

Legasis believes that, all though Intellectual Properties are intangible & incorporeal assets when it comes to asset protection, consolidation & security, we treat them at par with corporeal assets. Legasis understands that Intellectual Property Rights are invaluable assets that need a sustained focus, concrete approach & deep understanding of not only the business and legal landscape but also the commercial realities. In developing concretizing & consolidating Intellectual Property Rights Legasis focuses on searching, drafting & filling IPRs in such manner that future commercial potential of intellectual properties are preserved & protected.

Ethics Practice

The basic sustainability of an organisation is only possible, if an organisation is based on an ethical foundation. Ethics practice at Legasis focuses on sensitizing organisations on their anti-bribery and corruption, anti-money laundering and anti-fraud obligations and advising on the risk mitigation strategies’ that need to be adopted; advising and handholding during fraud and corruption investigations; and dawn raid training and support. The US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act, UK Bribery Act, Indian Prevention of Corruption Act and Prevention of Money laundering Act are some legislations that form a part of the sensitization sessions.

Advisory
Board

Dinesh Afazalpurkar
Mr. Dinesh Afazalpurkar, a retired IAS office, is former State Chief Secretary for Government of Maharashtra.

Rajesh Bagga
President and Group General Counsel at Reliance ADA Group. Earlier Vice President (Legal) at Tata Motors Ltd. and Co-Chairman of the Anti-Counterfeit Committee of The Society of Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)

Rajeev Uberoi
General Counsel and Group Head Legal & Compliance at IDFC with over 30 years experience in the financial services space with expert knowledge of Compliance with SEBI, RBI and Company Law regulations.

Sandeep Parekh
Founder of Finsec Law Advisors, and is a former executive director of the Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) where he headed the Legal Affairs and Enforcement Departments.

Board of
Directors

Arun Kulkarni
Arun holds Bachelor’s degree in Science from Bombay University and postgraduate programme in Operations Research from JBIM , (Mumbai )and Graduate diploma in Materials Management from Indian Institute of materials management . He also holds Black Belt certificate in Lean Six Sigma programme conducted by Rath and Strong Management consultants,(U.K .) Arun has served in Larsen and Toubro, Duphar Interfran , Roche Products , SENCO (Muscat) and Blue Dart DHL .

Suhas Tuljapurkar
is the Managing Partner of Legasis Partners, a law firm having offices in Mumbai, Pune, Hyderabad and Delhi. He is also founder Director of Legasis Services Pvt. Ltd. Having worked as in-house counsel with Dabhol Power, Enron, Hindustan Unilever, Essar Group, Fiat and others, and then as Managing Partner of a law firm, Suhas has clear understanding of corporate requirements and lawyers predicaments.

Ashok Malhotra Ashok is a Director at Legasis Services Private Ltd. With over 25 years of Management experience with various Organizations . Apart from working with Companies like Matter-Toledo India Private Ltd, Ascom India Limited, Bradma India Private Ltd & National Radio Electronic Corporation of India, he has created & managed a Team to deliver financial & non-Financial Goals. Expanding & increasing penetration of existing businesses, targeting growth opportunities & businesses across all business areas.

Ramesh Sharma Mr. Ramesh Sharma is an Executive Director at Legasis Services Pvt. Ltd. As a former Indian Police Service (IPS) officer with 35 years of distinguished service, he worked in multiple challenging environments, including security, intelligence and law enforcement at state, national and international levels. Mr. Sharma was superannuated as Director General of Police, Madhya Pradesh, India. As Director General of Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) / Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB), Mr. Sharma acquired expertise in the investigation of complex and high profile cases relating to Corruption, Bribery and Fraud.

Satish Shenoy
Satish has 25 years of experience in financial services in India, Since 2003, Satish focused on corporate finance advisory for mid market companies in India, as this leveraged the experience and expertise that he garnered in Kotak and IL&FS and in semi entrepreneurial roles in Brescon Advisors and Meghraj Capital Advisors, as operating partner of the promoters of those companies. He is a rank holder in B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) from NIT, Karnataka and a PGDM from Indian Institute of Management ( Ahmedabad)