Nitin JainFounding Partner
Agama Law Associates
Nitin is the managing partner of Agama Law Associates. With a rich experience of over a decade as an in-house lawyer as well as a practicing professional, Nitin has an exceptional understanding of the nuances faced by clients and their expectations from legal services professionals. Nitin started his career by practising in the Bombay High Court, and moved on to more challenging roles in the inhouse legal departments of two of the biggest Indian multinational companies. During his years as a practising counsel he gained tremendous experience in litigation and an in-depth understanding of the Indian judiciary system. As an in-house lawyer in the TATA Chemicals and Mahindra group, he had been responsible for inbound and outbound mergers and acquisitions; strategizing for litigation matters pertaining to commercial, civil, criminal, white collar crimes, employment as well as for arbitration matters; advised on contracts, compliances and documentation; and managed the legal affairs of the company. He has gained experience in diverse industries and has acquired in-depth expertise in laws relating to logistics, automobiles, chemicals, food and real estate sectors. With his extensive experience in transactional, advisory, governance and compliance matters, Nitin has also been instrumental in implementing an entire new compliance system nationally for TATA Chemicals in his role as the company's Legal Counsel, and his team along with him had been awarded the Star Legal Team Award in the 2016-17. While he was handling the legal department of Mahindra Logistics, he was awarded and recognised for his "Exceptional Contribution" by the executive team. His most recent achievement includes being recognised as a winner of the 40 Under 40 Rising Stars of 2017 in the LegalEra Awards 2016-17. Nitin routinely authors articles to share his views and insights on laws and the legal profession. Amongst his various published works, he has authored "The ever evolving role of the New Age Lawyer" for Enchiridion Publication by Legasis Edition 2016 and "Compliance & Ethics - A Journey & Not Destination" for Enchiridion Publication by Legasis Edition 2017. Nitin completed his B.L.S, LL.B from the Government Law College in 2007 and his LL.M from the University of Mumbai in 2009. He also holds a PG Diploma in Alternative Dispute Resolution from K.C. College of Law and a Diploma in cyber laws from Asian School of Cyber Laws, Pune.
Agama Law Associates (ALA) is a boutique commercial law practice offering end-to-end corporate and commercial legal solutions to Indian and foreign businesses.
Our service offerings include setting up of businesses, commercial contracts (including property documentation), mergers and acquisitions (M&A) documentation and negotiation, corporate advisory, (listed and unlisted) statutory and regulatory compliance, foreign exchange law advisory, international and domestic arbitration, disputes (including dispute avoidance), and dispute management.
ALA focuses on providing commercially sound and pragmatic legal advice while cutting out legal "noise" as well as ensuring regulatory and statutory compliance. Our endeavour is to create a platform for the most effective and efficient delivery of quality legal services as a solution.
Our goal is to be the firm of choice for clients with regards to all their legal needs irrespective of the nature, complexities or dimensions of the matter. Optimal use of technology ensures cost efficient delivery of quality services in a timely manner.
We offer a wide range of services tailored to companies across sectors at various stages - startups (incubation and pre-startup included), growth and consolidation phase businesses as well as mature businesses.
Sector Specific Experience
Our current clientele is spread across various sectors such as:
Banking And Financial Services
Food And Beverages
Fragrances And Flavours
Healthcare And Pharmaceuticals
Hospitality And Tourism
Information Technology (IT) And E-Commerce
Real Estate And Renewable Energy
Through our network of associates, we are able to offer a wide spectrum of solutions in varied practice areas as well as in different geographies. We are also connected with a large network of paralegal associates in various fields including real estate, litigation, and IPR filings, enabling us to provide comprehensive legal solutions.