About Us

Kanpur Law Offices is a full service Law Firm providing legal services across a comprehensive range of practice areas that includes Corporate & Business Laws, Mergers & Acquisitions, Telecom Media &Technology, Energy, Infrastructure & Projects, Employment, Intellectual Property Laws, Insurance, Real Estate& Litigation.

The Firm is founded by Mr. Arpit Katiyar, a well-trained and highly experienced Corporate, Civil & Matrimonial Lawyer practicing in Kanpur, Mr. Katiyar was working at Khaitan & Co. LLP. New Delhi (a top tier law firm) before starting Kanpur Law Offices. Mr.Katiyar read law at prestigious National Law University Lucknow. Arpit is also working as an Empanelled Advocate for many organisations & Tier 1 Law Firms.

Services

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Corporate Litigation

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Divorce Litigation

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Team

Arpit katiyar Managing Partner
PritishGuha Sirkar Project Finance &Corporate Laws.
ADITYA K SINGH Master in Law and Finance (LLM)
Ajay Singh Criminal Litigation

Corporate Clients

Address

Flat no: I-1001, 10th floor
Ratan Orbit Apartments Behind Kanpur University
Kanpur-208026

Arpit katiyar Managing Partner

Representative Tasks

Arpit's work experience includes, Oil & Gas, real estate, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, project development, commercial contracts and general corporate advisory. His recent experience includes advising:
  •  Kamala Group a Mumbai based corporate house in an ongoing matter at Kanpur Court.
  •  Airbus India in leasing of a floor in Institutional area in Gurgaon (drafting and negotiating LoI and performing due diligence of the property).
  •  Reliance SEZ Limited on land acquisitions related issues (performing due diligence of land parcels (8400 acres) in Haryana).
  •  Cambridge University Press India Private Limited in leasing of a floor in a commercial Building located at Jasola District Centre, New Delhi (drafting and negotiating lease deed and performing due diligence of the property).
  •  Ashirvad Pipes in acquiring an industrial plot (26,000 square meters) in Industrial Area at Bhiwadi, Rajasthan (performing due diligence and drafting transaction documents).
  •  Indiabulls in carrying out legal auditing of 1100 loans assignments (performed legal due diligence of title and other security documents).
  •  Cargo Solar Power Private Limited in development of a 25 MW solar thermal power project in Gujarat.
  •  CMPDI Limited acting on behalf of Ministry of Coal in preparation of model agreement. This transaction has been awarded Deal of the Year 2012-2013 by India Business law Journal.
  •  Fatehpur East Coal Block Private Limited a company dealing in power generation in preparing a mine development agreement and run an international competitive bidding for selection of a mine operator and developer.
  •  Suntera an Oil & Gas company in its dispute with a PSU in relation to cash calls (preparing PowerPoint Presentation, written submissions etc. to present the case before OEC).
  •  Taipan Resources an overseas Oil & Gas Company (drafting and reviewing of seismic acquisition contracts, secondment agreement, general purchase agreement, invitation to tender master document, consultancy agreement, non-disclosure agreement etc.).
  •  C&S Electric in acquisition of 6 (six) companies spread across four jurisdictions in Europe i.e. The Netherlands, Belgium, Germany and United Kingdom.
  •  Axis Dental an Indian company dealing in multispecialty dental clinics to sell its stake to an overseas investment firm.
  •  InfraCo Asia a World Bank funded company in acquiring a stake in an Indian company operating a mega food park in India.
  •  Jubilant Oil & Gas Private Limited in preparing of compliance checklist for PSCs and JOAs for Indian and Myanmar oil blocks and on its dispute with Poly Explosives Group Co. Limited.
  •  GeoEnpro Petroleum Limited on its dispute with C.A.T. GEODATA GMBH and its dispute with Director General of Hydrocarbons.
  •  Mayar Infrastructure Development Private Limited in setting-up a sector specific Biotech SEZ.
  •  Baker & McKenzie in preparation of risk matrix in relation to the Indian and US highway concession agreement.
  •  Senior Marketing System Asia Pte.Limited in acquiring a stake in HelpingDoc Private Limited.
  •  Mittal Processors Private Limited, a power trading company in acquiring a hydro-power project in Himachal Pradesh. My role in this transaction was to draft shareholders agreement, share purchase agreement and various ancillary documents.
  •  Nerine an American trust company in preparing various trust related documents such as trust deeds, wills, general power of attorney and giving opinion Indian and Hindu succession laws.
  •  Advised Century 21 India Private Limited on property due diligence and reviewed leave and license agreement for various properties situated in Delhi as well as in Mumbai.
  •  Advised SH&P a London based law firm in registration of a Trademark in India.
ADITYA K SINGH Master in Law and Finance (LLM):

SPECIFIC EXPERTISE

Aditya is a regulatory lawyer with extensive experience of representing clients before various electricity regulatory commissions, APTEL, High Courts and Supreme Court. He has appeared before various Electricity Regulatory Commissions, and before the Appellate Tribunal for Electricity for disputes arising out of power purchase agreements, tariff orders, competitive bidding process, and the like and he has been a part of landmark litigations in the Electricity Sector, including decision on Renewable Purchase Obligations, Open Access Charges, Must Run Status, Rights of L1 bidder etc.

He has been advising and representing various renewable energy companies including but not limited to following Companies:

  • a) UP Power Corporation Limited: Representing UPPCL before APTEL and UPERC in various tariff and contractual disputes;
  • b) South East UP Power Transmission Corporation Limited: Representing SEUPPTCL before APTEL and UPERC for matters relating to tariff dispute and SCOD;
  • c) Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Limited: Representing GUVNL before GERC in a matter related to compensatory tariff.
  • d) Mytrah Energy: Representing Mytrah before various ERCs, APTEL and High Courts.
  • e) ACME Solar: Representing ACME before various ERCs, APTEL and High Courts.
  • f) National Solar Energy Federation of India: Representing Federation before various ERCs, APTEL and High Courts on various issues concerning solar industry including but not limited to enforcement of renewable purchase obligation, challenge of the generic tariff order, participation in public hearing during amendment/formulation process of any regulation (Appeared in almost all public hearing on forecasting and scheduling regulation, any amendment in renewable energy regulation etc.) challenging backing down instructions, challenge of regulations concerning cross subsidy/wheeling charges/additional surcharge etc.
  • g) Adani Green Energy Limited: Representing Adani Green before various ERCs and APTEL on various issues concerning solar industry including but not limited to dispute concerning payment, denial of procurement for higher CUF, Section 63 PPA approval, challenge of generic tariff etc.
  • h) Greenko: Advise on various regulatory issues and representing it before various electricity regulatory commissions on various issues including but not limited to cancellation of tender process, renegotiation of tariff post discovery under Section 63 bidding process etc.
  • i) Orange Renewable: Advise on various regulatory issues including but not limited to control period, impact on concluded PPA of the review of tariff order, transmission line etc., impact of “Scheduling and on the project .
  • j) Fortum : Advise on various regulatory issues including but not limited to land procurement, solar power policy, impact of forecasting and scheduling regulation, evehicle, review of various bid documents etc. and representing them in APTEL for dispute concerning procurement of electricity by generating companies during shut down period of the plant.
  • k) Vivaan Solar(Solar): Representing before Madhya Pradesh High Court, MPERC, PSERC and KERC on issues concerning open access, must run status, cross subsidy, additional surcharge etc.
  • l) Narmada Sugar (Bagasse based cogenerating plant): Advising on applicability of cross subsidy surcharge on bagasse based cogenerating station, representing before MPERC and APTEL concerning issuance of direction to DISCOM to enter into PPA;
  • m) Open Access Users Association of India: Advised them on various open access related issues.
  • n) Represented various solar developers (prior to competitive bidding era) for issuance of direction to various DISCOMs to enter into PPA and have also represented Sun Edison (It used to be one of the biggest renewable energy company of the world) before various forum.

He has strong interest in academics and regular contributed/quoted in Mercom, Solar Quarter, EQ International, Business Standard, Economic Times, Bloomberg etc and taking few credit courses in IIT KGP and played instrumental role in finalization of courses on energy law of various law schools.

Ajay

Profile

Arpit's work experience includes, Oil & Gas, real estate, cross-border mergers and acquisitions, project development, commercial contracts and general corporate advisory. His recent experience includes advising:

Mr Ajay is able legal practitioner and has earned his name for his excellent legal achievements at Allahabad High Court and various courts.

he completed his law from National Law University Lucknow. he has gained expertise in the Civil as well as criminal and miscellaneous matters and also consistently appears in various matters at DRT DRAT NCLT cestat, Board of Revenue and session courts he has vastly work on alternative dispute resolution including mediation at high court level and arbitration matters apart from many other high profile clients he has appeared for many member of parliaments and member of legislative assembly in MP MLA Court and has obtained bail for them namely HRD minister 2014 to 2019 Mr Satyapal Singh member of parliament from Baghpat ex Commissioner Mumbai.

he is also a principal legal advisor and and and has been empanelled to several government bodies like Uttar Pradesh State Industrial Development Authority Mathura Vrindavan Development Authority National Thermal Power Corporation NTPC Kanpur Nagar Nigam Uttar Pradesh electricity regulatory Commission Yes Master his skills of legal arguments in conveyancing