Startup Advisory

At Talwar Advocates, we understand the unique challenges startups face. Our end-to-end advisory services are designed to guide you through every legal aspect of your entrepreneurial journey, ensuring you can focus on growing your business with confidence. 

Our Comprehensive Service Offerings 

Business Formation and Structuring 

  • Entity Selection: Choosing the best legal structure (PLC, Partnership, Sole Proprietorship, etc.) 
  • Registration and Compliance: Registering your business and ensuring compliance with all legal requirements 
  • Formation Documents: Drafting and filing formation documents 

 Intellectual Property Protection 

  • Trademark Registration: Conducting trademark searches and filing applications 
  • Patent Filing: Assisting with patent strategy and filing 
  • Copyright Issues: Registering and protecting copyrights 
  • Trade Secrets: Implementing measures to protect trade secrets 

 Contract Drafting and Negotiation 

  • Co-founder Agreements: Setting up agreements between co-founders 
  • Employment Contracts: Drafting employment and independent contractor agreements 
  • NDAs: Creating non-disclosure and confidentiality agreements 
  • Service Agreements: Drafting vendor and client service agreements 

Funding and Investment 

  • Funding Guidance: Advising on seed funding, angel investment, and venture capital 
  • Due Diligence Preparation: Preparing your startup for investor due diligence 
  • Investment Agreements: Drafting and negotiating term sheets and investment agreements 
  • Securities Compliance: Ensuring compliance with securities laws 

Regulatory Compliance and Risk Management  

  • Regulatory Compliance and Risk ManagementIndustry Regulations: Providing advice on industry-specific regulations 
  • Data Protection: Ensuring compliance with data protection and privacy laws (e.g., DPDPA, GDPR) 
  • Employment Law: Managing employment law compliance and risk 
  • Licensing and Permits: Assisting with obtaining necessary licenses and permits 

 Operational and Strategic Support 

  • Governance: Advising on corporate governance and board matters 
  • Partnerships: Drafting strategic partnership and joint venture agreements 
  • Risk Management: Identifying and mitigating legal risks 

 Growth, Expansion, and Exit Strategies 

  • Mergers and Acquisitions: Assisting with mergers, acquisitions, and due diligence 
  • International Expansion: Navigating the legalities of expanding internationally 
  • Exit Planning: Preparing for IPOs, sales, or other withdrawal plans 

 Lifecycle Support for Startups 

We provide ongoing support through all stages of your startup’s lifecycle: 

Early Stage 

  • Legal foundation and business planning 
  • Initial funding strategies 
  • Entity formation and structuring 

 Growth Stage 

  • Scaling operations legally and efficiently 
  • Securing additional rounds of funding 
  • Expanding your team and operations 

 Mature Stage 

  • Preparing for mergers, acquisitions, or public offerings 
  • Managing complex legal challenges 
  • Planning for successful exits 

Why Choose Us 
Partner with your startup’s legal needs and benefit from our extensive experience, tailored solutions, and a proven record of accomplishment of helping startups succeed. 

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