Legal Due Diligence

Legal Services for Start Ups

More often than not, the journey from deciding to start-up to becoming a megacorporation consists of challenges and roadblocks. While startups focus on building upon their ideas, operations and finding a stronghold in the market, we think along working on averting legal issues that could come in the way of business growth, whilst keeping an eye out for every legal compliance necessary.

Our experience in working with several startups have given us a deep understanding of various issues that crop up in the various stages of a startup. Our team remains focused on advising transparently to all stakeholders on foreseeable issues beforehand to avert complexities that can affect the business operation. We remain deeply involved in ensuring a solid legal base to keep operation easygoing to boost value and be legally savvy.

We ensure our services and engagements for startups are cost effective and feasibly planned to be in sync with the business.

Business Formation/ incorporation

  • Rendering legal advise in relation to structuring of corporate entities in India
  • Rendering assistance in relation setting up of Sole Proprietorship Firm/ Partnership Firm/ Private Limited Company/ Public Limited Company/ Limited Liability Partnerships/ One Person Company
  • Rendering advise to foreign entities and devising entry strategy in India


  • Conducting Legal Due Diligence for corporate entities
  • Rendering legal advise in relation to Fundraising/ Term Sheet Discussion and Negotiations
  • Rendering advise in relation devising exit strategy for exiting shareholders/ promoters

Compliance and Policy Documentation

  • Rendering advise in relation to requirement for application and obtaining approvals/ licenses/ permissions/ third party consents for conducting business in India
  • Rendering advise in relation to regulatory compliances and drafting/ updation of all necessary policy documents for conducting business in India
  • Rendering advise and helping corporates comply with the prevalent corporate governance norms in India

Agreement Drafting

  • Drafting of Memorandum of Association and Articles of Association/ LLP Agreement/ Partnership Deed/ Key Promoters Agreement
  • Drafting Shareholder Agreement/ Share Subscription Agreement/ Share Transfer Agreement/ Joint Venture Agreement
  • Drafting of Employment Agreements, Vendor Contracts, Service Level Agreement, Consultancy Agreement rporates comply with the prevalent corporate governance norms in India
  • Commercial Contract drafting including Memorandum of Understanding, Non-Disclosure Agreements, License Agreement, Lease Agreement, SAAS agreement etc
  • Structuring and Drafting the best suitable Equity Compensation Plans for employees retained by companies in India.

IP Protection advisory

  • Copyright, Trademark, Patent and Design Related Advice
  • Advice on Protection, Assignment, Risk Management and contentious issues.

So if you are looking for a lawyer for startup then Augustus law firm is the best and most reliable law firm for you which caters to all your needs.