Universal Legal

Since 1985, it has been providing legal and taxation services to a diverse range of companies in the United States of America and to global clientele. For over eleven years, from UNIVERSAL LEGAL’S inception in India in 2004, they have been replicating the same process here in India with success.


The company take pride in the talent of our people, the depth of their expertise and the teamwork employed in responding to their clients’ needs quickly and efficiently and emphasizing on quick turn-around time for each assignment delivered to them.

For over 30 years, they have been believing in one underlying principle: to provide “Value” to their clients. Their value system lies in being able, available and affable and providing professional, courteous and timely service to their clients.

  Specific Practice Areas

  • Corporate Law
  • Banking and Finance
  • Insurance
  • Real Estate
  • Intellectual Property
  • Business Process Outsourcing
  • e-Commerce and Information Technology Law
  • Biotechnology
  • Human Resource Law
  • Arbitration & Dispute Resolution
  • Litigation
  • Media and Entertainment

The firm gives importance to success; for our customers, our employees that serves as our family and those individuals who became part of their firm. 

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Services offered by Universal Legal

Company incorporation 

Universal Legal was set up in 2004 to bring to the doorstep of all our clients every service available abroad from The Chugh Firm. Apart from the broad range of services offered both in the US and in India from a common pool of resources and people.

It offers a comprehensive range of services for business set up including Entity Setup services. They provide end to end solutions for company formation in fast, efficient and professional manner. 

Due Diligence

In this environment it is essential that businesses become completely familiar with the operations of international clients, business partners, distributors, agents, consultants and individuals before conducting offshore transactions, establishing formal corporate partnerships or committing to international investments.

The consultants at Universal Legal are involved in safeguarding clients around the globe by providing investigative due diligence and business investigative services, utilizing a vast network of professional resources strategically located throughout key regions

Trademark & Patent 

  • Drafting provisional & complete patent specifications for India and overseas
  • Filing and prosecuting applications at the Indian Patent Office and under the PCT
  • Filing and prosecuting applications internationally in co-operation with our foreign associates
  • Comprehensive patent searching with analysis & legal opinion
  • Patent litigation
  • Portfolio management
  • Licensing and transfer of technology


Legal Documentation

Universal Legal provide all kinds of legal documentation services of drafting, vetting, registration and stamping of all kinds of documents, deeds, petitions, GPA, SPA, Sale deeds, lease deeds, transfer deeds, gift deeds, mortgages, wills etc. by qualified Advocates. They also provide the services for drafting of all kinds of court petitions by qualified advocates.

The law firm provides legal advice on all kinds of documentation matters. Drafting documentation and registration services of various documents, deeds, agreements, declarations are very important legal services and need to be done through highly qualified and trained legal hands hence we are maintaining a team of such legally trained persons who can perform such duties as per the requirements of the client.

Litigation and Arbitration

Commercial and financial services disputes and investigations are often complex and require coordination between different jurisdictions, laws and regulatory regimes. Every case is different and each client’s situation unique. Some require immediate action in the form of pre-emptive solutions, while others involve complex strategic planning.

With over 100 litigation and regulatory lawyers of network, they can deploy the right team to meet the needs of your case efficiently and quickly.

The firm represent a wide variety of businesses, financial institutions and government agencies. As well as acting in contractual disputes, they are known for working in: financial services, art and cultural property, equity and fraud, reputation management, insolvency and international trusts. 


The Team

Navneet Chugh is a Managing Partner,CPA & Attorney at Universal Legal. He has extensive experience in a wide variety of Corporate, Tax, Immigration, Litigation and Mergers & Acquisition matters.He is an attorney (1992) and a Certified Public Accountant (1990).

Sherwood Tung is a Partner Attorney at Universal Legal. He has advised high net worth clients on corporate, debt restructuring, regulatory compliance, and international mergers and acquisitions related matters.


Clients of Universal Legal

  • American India Foundation
  • American Lutheran Church
  • Anaheim Hills Montesory
  • Art of Living Foundation – India
  • Asian Pacific American Bar Association
  • Bay Area Telugu Association
  • Bay Area Unites
  • Bethany Lutheran Church
  • Brazilian Four Square Church
  • Bridgewater Temple
  • Bookvale Elementary School
  • Buddhist Society of America
  • Chapman University South Asian Student  Organization
  • Charter Member The Indus Entrepreneurs
  • CHSA
  • Commissioner of Vocational Education in Cerritos College Student Government
  • Crescenta Valley Filipino SDA Church
  • Datta Yoga Center – NJ
  • Disciples of Christ Regional Activity
  • Forum for Women, Law and Development
  • Foster India Foundation
  • Habitat for Humanity
  • Hari Charitable Trust
  • Himalayan Center for Justice , San Francisco
  • Human Rights and Environment Protection-Nepal (HUREP-Nepal)
  • India Community Center, Milpitas



Universal Legal has its offices in Ahmedabad, Banglore, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Chandigarh