Lex Jurists Advocates & Solicitors

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Lex Jurists Advocates & Solicitors: Achieving with expertise and dedication

Legal matters for laymen are a tough nut to crack and one can easily be perturbed in the absence of assistance from a seasoned lawyer or law firm. This is where the crucial role of a dependable, well-known firm comes into play. Lex Jurists has helped resolve thousands of complex matters since its inception in the year 1993. Being one of India’s top-notch law firms, the firm has carved a niche for itself not only in India but across the globe. In this piece, we find out more about the law firm, its founding partner, key practice areas and, accomplishments.

The firm

Lex Jurists is a premier Indian law firm comprising a team of highly competent, well experienced and dedicated lawyers. The team draws inspiration from their founding partner, Mr. Rajinder Singh, a first-generation lawyer who beat all odds to excel in law despite his humble beginnings. The lawyers of Lex Jurists work hard, often pulling all-nighters to achieve their targets. Their biggest strength is that they are a team of go-getters. Each lawyer at Lex Jurists aim at 100 percent client satisfaction while ensuring the quality and professional growth of their associates.

The firm has over thirty full-time lawyers including senior xassociates, principal associates, associates, and paralegals. The lawyers are graduates of some of the most prestigious law schools in India, including National Law Schools.

Core Practice Areas

While Lex Jurists is a full-service law firm and handles both civil as well as criminal litigation across district courts, high courts, and the Supreme Court of India; the firm’s core expertise lies primarily in criminal matters dealing with some of the most high-profile criminal matters in the country. The firm also undertakes compliance and regulatory work for major corporate clients and handles a wide range of arbitration matters both in India and abroad. The firm’s lawyers have extensive experience in advising Indian as well as international clients which include leading corporates and high-net-worth individuals. Other core practice areas include prevention of sexual harassment matters, matrimonial matters including domestic violence cases:

Criminal Matters

The firm deals with various criminals cases related to cheating, forgery, criminal breach of trust, misappropriation, cybercrimes, corporate fraud, negligence, counterfeit currency, offences involving weights & measures, Motor Vehicles Act, Negotiable Instruments Act, Legal Metrology Act, Rules and Enforcement Directorate cases, Central Bureau of Investigation cases; to name a few. Particularly, we specialize in cases related to economic offences and serious frauds.

Prevention of Sexual Harassment Matters

The firm extensively deals in cases involving sexual harassment at the workplace. They strongly believe that every employee at any level, in any industry, has the right to be free from sexual misconduct, and we, therefore, pursue such matters with utmost seriousness. They recognize that litigating disputes involving sexual harassment can be mentally strenuous for clients; therefore they try to ease the process by taking every care to maintain confidentiality and mutual trust. Their team has a nuanced understanding of the Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013 and, has successfully contested several cases throughout India under the said law. They have successfully advised and assisted various companies in minimizing the risk of workplace sexual harassment. They also specialize in drafting comprehensive sexual harassment policies and conduct training for corporate clients so as to enhance their ability to build safe, secure, and conducive workplaces for women employees.

Matrimonial Practice

Resolving matrimonial disputes is the core practice area of the firm and a team of dedicated experts leads this practice. They have a diverse matrimonial practice which includes, but is not limited to divorce, maintenance, domestic violence, dowry, and custody matters. Their team has successfully handled many of India’s most high-profile and publicized cases of domestic violence. They also hold the distinction of contesting several landmark matrimonial cases under Sections 14, 13 and 24 of the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955 as well as Section 125 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1975. Their lawyers are adept at the working and nuances of the laws relevant to matrimonial matters, particularly the Hindu Marriage Act, 1955, Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005, and the relevant provisions of the Indian Penal Code, 1860, and Code of Criminal Procedure, 1975.

Founder & Managing Partner – Mr. Rajinder Singh

Mr. Rajinder Singh is the founder and Managing Partner of Lex Jurists. He has extensive experience in criminal litigation and has served as a counsel in the some of most publicized cases in India. Over the years, Mr. Singh has earned a formidable reputation in criminal law practice. He has been the Legal Coordinator of Rape Crisis Intervention Centre of Delhi Police for 8 years. Moreover, he holds the distinction of having been regularly featured in many Criminal Law articles and papers published in leading magazines and international journals including the Washington Global Post.

Additionally, Mr. Singh has participated in panel discussions on leading news channels of the country and has also been interviewed for prominent Criminal Trials in India. Mr. Singh is a prominent speaker and has moderated various conferences in India and abroad. He has successfully contested cases at the London Court of International Arbitration (LCIA), led corporate fraud investigation teams in Cyprus, and is regularly engaged as a counsel for commercial disputes in Dubai. In addition, Mr. Singh led a team of counsels to Spain and The United States of America to engage and negotiate with law firms for filing and contesting lawsuits/ criminal cases for various clients.

On a regular basis, Mr. Singh undertakes numerous pro bono criminal court assignments including conducting training and delivering presentations on Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act in various government schools.

Mr. Singh has emerged as a true leader as he has mastered the art of managing finances, client relations and business development. He often confides in and draws inspiration from his good friend and colleague, Ms. Sunila Awasthi, a Senior Partner at AZB & Partners.

In his leisure time, Mr. Singh loves to read law books and news journals. When it comes to other interests, Mr. Singh loves travelling, riding Harley Davidson bikes, and playing golf. His day starts with a walk or a round of golf followed by Court appearances and then client meetings followed by an appraisal of the day with the team, including planning for the next day.

To encourage creative thinking amongst his team, he always advises his juniors to study and research thoroughly before being too quick to guide clients as their initial advice could make or break a case. In an effort to accumulate the best ideas, the team has a collective session at the end of each day wherein everyone is asked to give his or her opinion about certain points of law, each of which is then discussed and evaluated in detail. The firm also has creative weekly sessions which are conducted by partners wherein they try to imbibe professional values amongst the team without giving them the feel of educational lectures.

More than anything, Mr. Singh takes pride in having created an enabling work environment for his team. He believes that there is a sense of belongingness amongst the entire team and everyone works like a family.

Awards & Accolades

  • Rajinder Singh was honoured with the award of “Excellence in Criminal Litigation” at the CXO + GC Leadership Summit 2018.
  • Lex Jurists has been awarded “Criminal Litigation Law firm of the Year 2018”, from the distinguished panel consisting of Mr. Soli J. Sorabjee, Indian Jurist and Former Attorney General of India; Mr. Tushar Mehta, Solicitor General of India; Mr. Lalit Bhasin, President, Society of Indian Law Firms; amongst other distinguished panelists.
  • Our firm also received an award for the “Ten Most Recommendable Corporate & Commercial Law Solutions Providersof India” by Insights Success.
  • Managing Partner, Mr. Rajinder Singh received the award from former Chief Justice of India, Hon’ble Mr. Dipak Misra for ‘Best Lawyer in Matrimonial Law’ at the “India Ahead: Leading The New Age Economic Laws Summit and Achiever’s Award 2019” organised by Legal League Consulting.
  • Singh was appreciated by the Business Sight Magazine under “Top 10 Enterprise Service Provider Companies 2019” for valuable contribution as a leading company with excellent magnification, business practices and professional dedication.
  • Lex Jurists received an award from Mr. Soli Sorabjee, eminent jurist and former Attorney General of India; and Mr. Tushar Mehta, Solicitor General of India for “Best Law Firm: Prevention of Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (PoSH) Act” at the 5th Edition – India Legal Summit & Awards 2019 organized by Biz Integration supported by Society of Indian Law Firms.
  • Founder and Managing Partner, Mr. Rajinder Singh was honoured as “Shining Star of the Indian Legal Fraternity” by Hon’ble Justice Mukhopadhyay, Chairman of National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT); and Mr. Ramesh Gupta, Senior Advocate, at the NextGen Legal Rumination Summit organised by the Corporate Counsel Association of India.
  • Rajinder Singhwas the keynote speaker along with Hon’ble Justice Andrew Bell, President of the Court of Appeal, Australia; Mr. Rajneesh K. Verma, Policy Analyst at the U.S. Government, Accountability Office; and Melissa K Pang, President, Law Society of Hong Kong; at the prestigious 8th Annual International Conference titled “70th Constitution Day”organised by Indian National Bar Association.
  • Rajinder Singh was honoured by the All India Traders Association at Ramlila Maidan, Delhi for meritorious services to the legal fraternity.
  • Our Managing Partner, Mr. Rajinder Singh was presented with an award for excellence in Legal Services by the Hon’ble Union Health & Family Welfare Minister, Dr.Harshwardan BL Sharma Memorial Award.
  • Our firm, Lex Jurists won the “Criminal Law Firm of the Year” award at the Legal Leaders Award, 2019 held on December 12, 2019 in New Delhi.
  • Our Managing Partner, Mr. Rajinder Singh adds yet another feather in his cap by winning the Lawyer of the Year Award, 2019 (Pro Bono) at INBA’s 8th Annual International Conference – 70th Constitutional Day held at New Delhi, India.
  • Rajinder Singh was commended for conducting teachers’ workshop on awareness of The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POCSO) by the Government of NCT of Delhi.

Conferences and Workshop(s)

  • Singh inaugurated the “India International Legal Conclave 2019” along with the Ambassador of India to Russia, His Excellency D. B. VenkateshVerma, and moderated a panel discussion on “Recent Changes in Corporate Litigation, Trials and Corporate Criminal Liability” in Moscow, Russia.
  • He was a Moderator and Speaker at a conference organised by Corporate Counsel Association of India on “Director’s Liability” in Krabi, Thailand.
  • Similarly, he was a Moderator and Speaker at a conference held by Corporate Counsel Association of India on “Prevention of Sexual Harassment at Workplace” in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
  • He was a Key Speaker at a conference conducted by International Association of Privacy Professionals on “GDPR and Cyber Crime” in Bangalore.
  • He conducted training on “E-Commerce Laws” for the legal team of Aditya Birla Group which consisted of 50 in-house counsels.
  • Similarly, he conducted training for 700 teachers of Delhi Administration on “POCSO” organised by NCT of Delhi at Rohini, New Delhi in 2018.
  • He delivered presentations to school teachers of Shiv Nadar School and G.D. Goenka School on “POCSO”.
  • He led and coordinated trainings for thousands of Delhi Police officials on the “Process of Criminal Law” at the Delhi Police Human Resource Academy.
  • He conducted various sessions for underprivileged women on “Domestic Violence” in slums in and around NCR.
  • He organised various conferences on issues relating to “Matrimonial Laws” for Non-Resident Indians in the United Kingdom.
  • He was Keynote Speaker on the 70th Constitutional Day orgnised by INBA at Shangri La Hotel on “White Collar Crime”.
  • He was a Moderator and Speaker at Next Gen Legal Rumination Summit organised by CCAI at Udaipur, Rajasthan on “Criminal Law”.
  • He was a Keynote Speaker at the 5th edition of India Legal Summit Awards 2019, New Delhi on “The New Spectrum of Legal Services”.
  • He was a Speaker and trainer at teachers training for 200 Delhi Government Teachers on POCSOorganised by the District Magistrate South, NCT of Delhi in November 2019.

 

 

 

 

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