Welcome to Clarus Law Associates.
Clarus Law Associates was established in 2007 by independent and experienced lawyers. We are dedicated to professional excellence, personalized and high-quality support and effective solution-oriented legal services. The core competence of the team at Clarus Law Associates is in structuring, negotiating, drafting and finalizing the documentation for various types of transactions. We also advice on the strategy to address complex project disputes, and represent clients before the courts and in arbitration proceedings.
Our main practice areas are:
- Projects and Project Finance: Urban Infrastructure
- Projects and Project Finance: Transportation
- Complex Project Disputes
- Corporate Transactions
- Policy and Legislative Review
- International Trade and Investment
We have a niche practice in Projects and Project Finance, headed by Mr. Piyush Joshi, who has been recognized by the International Who’s Who of Project Finance Lawyers as a leading practitioner in his field. Piyush has held positions of responsibility in the in-house legal teams of two major multi-national energy companies, namely, Enron and British Gas. He has also written extensively on various legal issues and authored the book “Law Relating to Infrastructure Projects” (LexisNexis- Butterworths), which is the only book on Indian law on this subject.
We have been ranked as a leading firm in India for our International Trade Law practice by Chambers and Partners. Ms. R.V. Anuradha, who heads the team on International Trade and Investment laws, has been recognized by both Chambers and Partners as well as International Who’s Who of Trade and Customs Lawyers as a leading practitioner in her field. She is also a member of the Asia WTO Research Network- a network of academics and practitioners working on WTO law and policy in the Asian region.
We advise clients (developers, lenders and investors) on a wide range of infrastructure projects with focus on the Energy sector, Natural Gas Sector (covering entire LNG, E&P, Gas Pipelines, City Gas Distribution and Gas Sales), Transportation Sector (covering National Highways, State Highways, Private Roads, Ports, Airports, and Railways) and Urban Infrastructure Projects (covering Township Development, Water & Sanitation, Municipal Solid Waste, City Bus Services, Metro Railways, Parking, Urban Mobility Projects and City Green Space Rejuvenation Projects). We also advise on legal and policy issues arising in respect of India’s engagement under the WTO, bilateral Free Trade and Investment Agreements.