Manini Saraswat

Manini Saraswat, Associate, JSA

Manini practices in the areas of general corporate and commercial, real estate

She has gathered expertise handling commercial transaction, drafting and negotiating agreements and conducting due-diligences. She also has advised clients on excise compliances, labour and industrial matters. She have gathered expertise in handling commercial transaction, drafting and negotiating contracts and conducting due-diligences.

She has advised clients on Corporate Compliances, Labour and Industrial matters, Real Estate Construction and Development Compliances and other General Corporate Commercial laws.

She has been practicing law since 2017. Before joining JSA, she was an in-house counsel with a well-known Spirit Company, where she has gathered valuable experience on the industry specific laws with a special focus on Food Safety and Standards Act and Rules, Legal Metrology Act and Excise Laws amongst others. During her tenure, she has also assisted in standardising the legal documents and formulation of the legal process in the organization.

Prior to that she has gathered vital experience & expertise, in handling various types of Litigations – Corporate & Commercial, Arbitrations.

 

Memberships

  • Advocate on the rolls of All India Bar Council (2014)
  • Advocate on the rolls of the Delhi Bar Council (2013)

 

Publications

“Nomination under various laws and its effect” published in The Chambers Journal in Special Story on Estate & Succession Planning.

 

Education

  • Faculty of Law, Delhi (affiliated to University of Delhi), New Delhi, India – LL.B. 2013
  • Wilson College, Mumbai (affiliated to University of Mumbai), Mumbai, India – Bachelor of Management Studies (B.M.S.) 2010

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Advised Anheuser Busch Inbev India Limited on the compliances to be undertaken under the State specific Excise laws.
  • Advised Maruti Suzuki India Limited in purchase/acquisition and development of various land parcels pan India for developing company owned showrooms and service centres. Advice includes title due diligence, documentation and advice related to other operational and real estate matters.

Maruti Suzuki, is a leading car manufacturing company and initiated this as a pilot project and the first of its kind, by developing ‘company owned facilities’ (showrooms and service centres) which will be leased to its distributors/dealers for undertaking the business.

  • Advised All India Plastics Manufacturers Association (AIPMA) in connection with purchase of an institutional building for setting up of an office and institute for training on various modules for the plastic industry. Advice includes title due diligence, documentation and advice related to other operational and real estate matters.
  • Advising Cinepolis India Pvt. Ltd., one of the leaders in international movie exhibition business, in connection with legal due diligence on a large number of acquisitions of theatres located in malls or standalone.

Cinepolis currently operates 383 screens under the brand names of Cinépolis, Cinépolis VIP, and Fun Cinemas. Cinépolis operates India’s biggest Megaplex – 15 Screen Multiplex in Pune and has brought innovative concepts to exhibition Industry in India.

  • Advised Beam Global Spirits and Wine (India) Private Limited on the compliances to be undertaken under the State specific Excise laws.
  • Worked on determining the legal aspects, drafting and execution of a development agreement between a leading real estate developer and the landowners for construction, development and sale of flats.
  • Conducted a real estate due-diligence and assisted in preparation of legal due-diligence report and lease deed for setting up of a warm site for a leading IT / ITES company.