Legal Process Outsourcing & Offshore Law Services


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Welcome to Trustman – a leading Legal Outsourcing and consulting firm intent on providing its clients with highest quality services in a timely manner and at reasonable cost. It is the law firm’s mission to offer authoritative and effective business solution not just a opinion. Trustman Group is a leading law firm that caters to diversified legal requirements of clients across the Globe. Trustman drives it’s strength from its Associates, Partners and Networks present across the Globe. It has done complex projects of setting up businesses, supporting law firms across U.S. and Europe, Indian Government Relations, Media consulting, dispute resolution. Trustman Associates strongly believe in partnering with our clients and working hard to achieve their business and personal goals. Its team comprises of business consultant, chartered accountant, Attorney, Engineer to provide one stop services to multi national companies and law firms.


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Legal Process Outsourcing & Offshore Law Services :

Legal Process Outsourcing & Offshore Law Services Trustman & Co. March 20, 2014 1 Copyright2010 Trustman&Co .

About Us:

About Us Established in 1998, Trustman & Co., is a full service law firm headquartered in New Delhi, India. Trustman is actively focused on Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO), particularly in Contract Management, E-Discovery, Litigation Support, Research, IPR and all other regular legal back end work. Trustman has offices in New Delhi and Noida in India and an additional office in the USA. March 20, 2014 2 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co .

About us :

About us Currently, Trustman employs diverse professionals such as; Attorneys, Engineers, CPA, CS, IT. All professionals are qualified from top Indian Engineering and Law Schools. We are flexibile to ramp up Attorneys in less than 30-days depending on project size requirements. We have State-of-the-art technology driven offices. March 20, 2014 3 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co .

Profile of Partners:

Profile of Partners Kaviraj Singh is the founder partner of Trustman & Co that he formed in the year 1998. Mr. Singh has essentially practiced in the areas of commercial laws with specialization in Banking and Real estate, Commercial and Regulatory compliance laws. Mr. Singh is the founding Chairman of India Chapter of New York State Bar Association, International Section . International Section of New York State Bar Association conferred the title of Chapter Chairman Emeritus on Mr. Singh Mr. Singh is presented with memento by the Consular General of United State of America Consulate at New Delhi. Mr. Singh also worked as a Director, India Office, New York State Department of Economic Development to promote the investment into New York and export from New York State to India. Mr. Axel Heck , a partner, has been a member of the  New York  and  German Bars  since 1978 and from 1992 to 2006 served also a member of the Paris Bar. He specializes in complex transnational transactions & corporate practice, international private dispute resolution & its alternatives, strategic legal counseling & crisis management. Mr. Heck is a member of the Arbitration Commission of the International Chamber of Commerce, Paris, of the International Panel of the International Dispute Resolution Center of the American Arbitration Association, New York City & Dublin, and of the Indian National Bar Association panel of arbitrators. Copyright2010Trustman&Co. 4

Pooja Dutta :

Pooja Dutta She has gained prior experience at large, local and international law firms, including renowned firms such as Martin F. McMahon & Associates, Washington DC, USA which is the first law firm to file a criminal case against the Government of Syria in the United States of America. She has also worked with Barkats & Associates, Washington DC, USA. Pooja is a visiting faculty at the K.C. Law College, Mumbai for IPR and contract law. Additionally Pooja serves as the Executive Director of Global Vision India Foundation, a NGO that’s works towards providing excellence in legal education and holds the position as Of Counsel for ITAG, a Knowledge Process Outsourcing (KPO) firm. Pooja, skilled in Trademark and Copyright prosecution, IP, Software and Technology Licensing has extensive experience in IPR. She not only heads the Intellectual Property department, but additionally also handles litigation and corporate work at the firm. Being committed to serving society, Pooja is involved with the crime enforcement department of the Mumbai Police in their anti-drug and cyber crime initiatives, and provides pro bono services to several charitable institutes. LL.M., George Washington University, USA March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 5


UTTAM DATT June 6, 2009 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 6 Uttam Datt graduated in law in the year 1995 and got enrolled with the Bar at New Delhi. He largely practiced commercial law and Arbitration, Litigation and has essentially practiced in the area of International as well as national commercial litigation & arbitration in the area of Power, Corporate, Real Estate, Banking, Industrial dispute and constitutional law. Besides litigation, Mr. Datt has been advising leading private equity funds operating in the country for their domestic funds and FDI based investments including structuring of investments and handled FDI investments made by leading private equity funds in large real estate projects including land due diligence assignments.

Subramanya Sirish Tamvada:

Subramanya Sirish Tamvada Sirish enrolled as a lawyer at the High Court of Delhi in the year 2007. He won many scholarships and accolades. He was one of the few Indians selected for the prestigious Erasmus Mundus Scholarship to pursue Masters Degree in Global Studies. He received full tuition scholarship to pursue his Masters of Laws degree from American University, Washington College of Law, Washington D.C., USA. Sirish primarily practices commercial laws especially, Company Laws, Mergers and Acquisitions, Competition Law, drafting contracts and has experience in Litigation and Arbitration. In addition to practicing law he also undertakes teaching assignments from time to time. March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 7

Services :

Services We offer range of legal services especially, in the following areas : • Legal Process Outsourcing • Offshore Law Firms • Intellectual Property • Transactional • Banking, Insurance & Finance • Debt Collection • Corporate, Secretarial and Legal Compliance • Employment Law March 20, 2014 8 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co .

LPO Services Offered:

LPO Services Offered I. General Services Legal Process Outsourcing (LPO) are any regular services that can be supported remotely for your law firm or for your clients, e.g., legal database update, notices on mortgages, cease & desist, online notices having standard formats, legal magazine/ journal support to law firm clients. II. IP Support TRADEMARKS   Trademarks searches, drafting application, filing and prosecution at USPTO;   PATENTS Patent Preparation, Searches, Invalidation searches, Portfolio mapping, Prosecution at USPTO, Figures as per USPTO specification. March 20, 2014 9 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co .

LPO Services Offered:

LPO Services Offered III. E-Discovery Litigation Readiness advise, Strategizing , Data Collection, Data Processing, Document Reviewing, Producing. IV. Litigation Support   Preparing Date and Event Schedule, Case summarizing, judgment validation and collecting information from client, Summarizing, online filing of writ, documents, notice of attachment etc before the court. Drafting of pleadings and filling the forms etc. V. Legal research Preparing memos and researching for relevant judgments (of a particular US circuit court) on Lexis database. VI. Paralegal Support Document Management Services, US Court Judgment Validations, Online Managing Attorney Calendars, Docketing Systems, Backup Management Services . March 20, 2014 10 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co .

LPO Services Offered :

LPO Services Offered Document Review Provided by carefully screened, qualified professionals with the optimum mix of medical expertise, legal and document review experience to assist with all matters requiring medical review, such as medical malpractice, products liability, toxic tort, healthcare, insurance, and pharmaceutical matters. Supervision and quality control by qualified doctors. March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 11

LPO Services Offered :

LPO Services Offered Immigration Law Draft documents related to all immigration practices spanning work permits, citizenship, sponsorship declarations, student & visitor visas, change in status and all other permits. Title Search To verify the ownership and title history of the property The Bankruptcy Any services that are routine & repetitive can be outsourced. March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 12

Case Study:

Case Study CASE STUDY : A leading firm in USA has engaged Trustman to do background checks on specified employees, property title search, E-discovery, Document review, Online Filing of document & Pleadings in the court, judgment validation. Trustman prepare a report in a pre-defined template and submit the same to client. March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 13

Case Study:

Case Study CASE STUDY 1: A legal research organization assisting several law firms has engaged Trustman to carry out legal research on issues and take out similar judgments affecting its case. It handovers facts and legal issues for which Trustman Lawyers (+3 year experience), use Lexis to prepare Memo for the Legal research organization. March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 14

Case Study:

Case Study CASE STUDY 2: A software company’s Brand Protection department in the Bay-area, has engaged Trustman investigators to trace its products available online with websites like e-bay, torrent, etc. Investigators help in locating targets and also do Test Purchase in name of specified companies. A report is prepared every week on the status of location of each target. March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 15

Offshore Law Firm Setup:

Offshore Law Firm Setup Absolute control over Indian Operations, including hiring and promotions Exclusive IT-network, Computers and Facilities provided Experienced support in terms of setting up entity, offices, hiring and training of Attorneys and paralegal in India. Direct (or dotted) line reporting structure to U.S. or Europe managers. Only payroll and general administration functions controlled by Trustman (with supervision of outsourcing partner). March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 16

Approximate Charges:

Approximate Charges Trustman does away with archaic billable hour model. Trustman provides the dedicated staff on a reasonable monthly retainer ship Fixed fees for each assignment/ task if there is no volume. Trustman works closely with clients to reduce their cost from 40% to 60% March 20, 2014 17 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co .

Recommended Engagement Model:

Recommended Engagement Model LPO MODEL OF ENGAGEMENT A team of Attorneys & paralegals work on your cases, from our offices/ facilities in New Delhi. These are dedicated staffs who work only for your projects/ cases. The staff is trained both by you and Trustman management. If required, the Attorney/ Paralegal based in India will visit your office to get appropriate training for 1 week or so. March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 18

Recommended Engagement Model:

Recommended Engagement Model OFFSHORE LAW FIRM ENGAGEMENT MODEL Standard Agreement for Set-up, Run and transfer basis. A dedicated Trustman team to assist in a) Renting Facilities, b) IT-networks set up and c) Hiring Candidates d) Entity Set-up. No “No-Hire” Clause for clients. March 20, 2014 Copyright2009©Trustman&Co. 19

Why Trustman?:

Why Trustman? 1. CONFIDENTIALITY Employees bound by strong confidentiality and IP contracts, applicable both under the India and United States laws. Employees cannot work for competitors on the similar projects Strong policies and technical firewalls among teams working in India. We never give out your name or your client’s names to anyone. 2. HIGH HIRING STANDARDS FOR CANDIDATES Hiring from Campus, the Bar and Placement Consultants. Written Test, Drafting Test, Interviews and Group Discussion for candidates. 3. INFRASTRUCTURE SUPPORT Trustman provides extremely great facilities and infrastructure for employees in India. Computers, Faxes, Air-conditioning, Conference call facilities, Software's such as Windows Acrobat Standard, Norton are provided free of cost to employees. Free of costs lunch and snacks are provided for office employees. March 20, 2014 20 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co .

Why Trustman?:

Why Trustman? 4. HIGH RESPONSIVENESS We offer High Responsiveness and Single Point of Contact with weekly updates on the project; 5. TRAINING We provide weekly in-house training to employees on different subject matters - IP, Contracts, E-Discovery, Database handling, Litigation Support, etc. For certain projects, Trustman provide for tickets & stay of employees to US to get training. 6. NO RISK & EASY EXIT Flexible Engagement Models; Act as back office on fixed fees. This arrangement helps our customers to retain their margins and commitments with their customers. March 20, 2014 21 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co .

Thank You :

Thank You Q & A? By Kaviraj Singh Founding Partner Tel: + (315) 215-1096 March 20, 2014 Copyright2010©Trustman&Co . 22

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