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Inhouse Legal & Compliance Manager

The Startup Ecosystem's

About us

Startup Advisory

LexStart specializes in providing support on all aspects of starting and running a business in the early stage ecosystem. Our team of lawyers and company secretaries diligently work with startups, incubators, accelerators and investors, helping them navigate through the various legal and regulatory challenges to structure deals.

  • Entrepreneur looking to start a business, or

  • A start-up wondering what to do next when it comes to hiring employees, offering ESOPs or even executing Term Sheet for fundraising, or

  • An incubator or accelerator looking at creating incubation service agreements or startup package for your incubates, or

  • An investor looking at conducting due diligence, fundraising documentation for your portfolio companies,

  • A company looking for assistance with commercial contracts,

  • We can support you in the process.

  • Simply put, we act as in-house counsel and compliance manager for startups!


Services for every stage

Pre-Starting up

  • Non Disclosure Agreement

  • IP Assignment Agreement

  • Consultancy Agreement

  • Co-Founders' Agreement

  • Legal Consultancy

Starting up

  • Incorporation Package

  • PAN and TAN Registration

  • Start up India Registration

  • GST Registration

  • Trademark Registration

Running a Start-up

  • Compliance Package

  • Assistance with Board Meeting

  • Maintenance of Statutory Register

  • Assistance with approval on investor rights

  • Employment Agreements


  • Due Diligence

  • Term Sheet

  • Share Subscription Agreement

  • Loan Agreement

  • Convertible Loans

  • Allotment of Shares

  • Filing forms with MCA/RBI

  • Issuance of Share Certificate


Committed to positively impacting the legal industry and building a lasting company


May 21, 2020

Relief for businesses as Home Ministry invalidates order mandating payment of wages during the lockdown

In what may come as a major relief to businesses across the country,


May 19, 2020

AGM through video conferencing or other audio-visual means during the lockdown

Due to extension of lockdown and restriction in movement of people, Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)


May 01, 2020

Stamping instruments in the midst of COVID-19

While the world has come to a haul restricting physical movements, there is no stopping the internet and the ever-growing technology.


Here's a round up of some questions and answers on Quora.

Which are some good ESOP management firms in India?

We at LexStart assist with creating, managing, and granting ESOPs online.

Answer requested by Nilima Singh

What ESOP/equity do start-ups offer? When can it be exercised, and how?

The quantum of ESOPs/equity in a start up depends on various factors, such as salary being offered by the start up, designation and role of the employee, etc. ESOPs can be exercised only ...

Answer requested by Jigar Shah


What our customers say


ESOP Program Was Rolled Out In A Seamless Manner For All The Employees

Thank you for all your support in helping us roll out ESOP scheme for SBFC Employees. I understand that we have gone through several iterations leading to rollout of scheme and would sincerely like to thank you for your work ethics, support, patience and follow up to ensure that ESOP Program was rolled out in a seamless manner for all the employees. Things that I have liked about the ESOP Programs are: (a) Online Portal (b) Ease of Information available online as an administrator (c) Quality of data maintenance (d) MIS Reports. It's been a pleasure working with you and I do hope we work together in future"

Vishal Thakker

Arpwood Partners


Startups | Investors | Incubators



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