Founded with a mission to provide customized and quality legal services and strategic advice to clients, A K Mylsamy & Associates LLP (AKM LLP), a full-service corporate law firm rendering litigation and advisory services, is setting profound benchmarks of its own.
AKM LLP is a rich and unique blend of experience and expertise. The firm’s growth from a sole proprietorship to a Limited Liability partnership (LLP) has been completely and commendably organic.
The firm consistently provides resolution of issues in a timely and effective manner. It envisions forging lasting relationships with clients and adding value to their operations. It proactively assesses the impact of everchanging legal framework and suitably provides solutions to its clients. The core values are integrity, innovation, communication, teamwork, and collaboration.
Delivering Only the Best
AKM LLP possesses diverse expertise in: Corporate, Commercial, and Civil law with full focus on mergers, acquisitions, restructuring, recoveries, insolvency and bankruptcy, litigation, arbitration and contracts and real estate.
Besides this, the firm has been into knowledge disseminating initiatives by launching a one-of-a-kind research engine www.ibccases.com on the law of insolvency and bankruptcy. It also publishes an online monthly newsletter ‘The Law Tree’ which makes legal developments available to professionals and public in a simple, creative, and fun manner.
AKM LLP is constantly on the lookout for talented youngsters. Selection of good lawyers who are handpicked, trained, and groomed to face Courts and Clients alike. The younger generation of lawyers are exposed to work in close quarters with the Partners and senior advisory board. They have access to good resource of legal literature – physical and online subscriptions to enrich their knowledge and help them to put forth the best at work. The lawyers are given a holistic approach in their professional as well as personal life.
When the Foundations are Strong
The Founder and Managing Partner, Mr A K Mylsamy or ‘AKM’ as he is popularly known, completed his schooling in Coimbatore and pursued his graduation and professional legal education in Chennai. On completion, he immediately commenced his practice with Mr. T. Raghavan, a legal stalwart and pioneer in Corporate law practice.
Early on in his practice, AKM envisioned that corporate law would be the future and ventured into the niche area in the early 60’s when not many did.
Over time, he moved from strength to strength. Having started his practice as a sole proprietorship, brand AKM slowly transitioned into partnership firm and is presently a Limited Lability Partnership (LLP).
An early riser, AKM is a firm believer that patience, perseverance, continuously reading and staying updated with current laws, are the founding steps to long lasting success. Quality, consistency, competence, and professional ethics have defined his legal practice of 56 years and counting. AKM, is ably supported by an illustrious advisory board comprising luminaries from the legal fraternity and banking, taxation, and hospitality sectors of the industry. The growth of the LLP has also been powered by its young and driven partners Ms Subathra Mylsamy and Mr P S Suman.
An Extra Mile
AKM LLP has been the legal choice across generations of companies and across various spectrum of industries from commercial, real estate, hospitality, healthcare, educational, finance and related activities. This roots from the emphasis laid on client loyalty and retention. The firm has been a pioneer in organizing seminars and programs for disseminating knowledge on laws.
Even amid a pandemic, AKM LLP along with the Indo-Japan Chamber of Commerce & Industry executed a unique initiative by organizing a 2-day international webinar to facilitate investments from Japan to India.
In September 2020, the firm also organized an exclusive Japan-Tamil Nadu one-to-one, Government to Business, 4 days online web summit along with Invest India (National Investment Promotion & Facilitation agency) under the able guidance of the government of Tamil Nadu.
During the COVID-19 induced lockdown, like all other organizations, AKM LLP realigned its working to ensure minimal inconvenience to clients while ensuring maximum safety of staff.
The firm quickly put in place a business continuity plan by using technology – virtual court hearings, video conferences with clients, organizing webinars and leveraging AI to complete regular documentation and contracts. This proactive nature enabled providing continued value-added services to clients including the online monthly newsletter and the IBC web portal.
For AKM LLP, building a competitive and sustainable business model to thrive in all situations, will depend on leveraging more technology into their business. With the pandemic blurring the international gaps and timelines the firm also plans make its presence felt internationally. The firm intends to expand its offices pan India and move across the globe in future. AKM’s star gazing is supported by honesty, integrity, discipline, professionalism, and research.