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Patrick Boch | Elance
 
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Patrick Boch

International tax and commercial lawyer
   India
  |  8:51 am Local Time

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Overview

Minimum Hourly Rate $95

I am an English-qualified lawyer with five years' commercial law experience.

I specialise in:

- taxation
- commercial and company law
- commercial disputes
- Trusts
- immigration and
- Indian foreign investment law.

I gained my contract negotiation and drafting expertise at Nomura, a leading international investment bank.

Lord Justice Rix of the UK Court of Appeal has described me as "an engaging, hard working and intelligent young man, with a mature understanding of law".

One of my previous employers, Mr PDC Brown, Director of...

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Mar 6, 2014|Litigation|$140|Completed
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4.9
Sep 30, 2012|Contracts|$564|Completed
Sep 3, 2012|Other - Legal|$0|Completed
Aug 25, 2012|Contracts|$27|Completed
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5.0

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Portfolio

An agreement to purchase a flat in Pune, India
An appeal against a 'notice of intent to deny' a spouse visa application.
A custom-drafted trust deed for a religious charitable trust registered in Mathura, India
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Skills (8)

Tested
contract drafting
document drafting in general
visa applications
Negotiation
Tax Law
Contract Law
Corporate Law
Litigation

Service Description

Taxation
Conducted research and advised on Danish, Indian and international tax law on a problem involving a Danish charity. Developed a tax optimisation scheme for a US client wishing to decrease personal and business tax burden by moving abroad.

Commercial Contracts
Drafted standard terms from scratch for moreme.com, an Australian property investment intermediary and a Hong Kong freight company. Also drafted (mainly contractual) documents for a London-based property-rental business and a US-based IVF agency.

Company Law
Maintaining company records and making filings with Companies House and HMRC. Advising on corporate structure, nominees, share transfers and other matters.

Trusts
Set up a charitable trust in India (drafted deeds, registered the trust and advised trustees on Indian foreign contributions regulations).
Immigration: Representing US-Indian couple in relation to a contentious US spouse visa application. Assisted an Indian client with obtaining a US visa to attend her daughter’s wedding.

Right to Information Disputes
Conducted disputes under the Right to Information Act (India) relating to ultra vires Home Ministry rules, the publication of secret Home Ministry immigration regulations, and documents required by a mentally handicapped 14-year-old girl necessary for her treatment.

Foreign Investment Regulations
Advised foreign clients on investing in India.


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Employment

Nomura
Manager
2010 - 2011
The work consisted of: drafting, vetting and negotiating more than a hundred contracts, including service agreements, professional/consultant engagements, banking documents and NDAs; giving legal...
Arktos Media Ltd
Counsel
2008 - 2010
Advised on legal issues relating to IP rights, web-domain ownership issues, tax, and copyright and consumer protection law; negotiated and executed merger with another publisher; negotiated and...
Broxtowe Borough Council
Legal Officer
2006 - 2007
Planning: Drafted byelaws in relation to a high-profile planning dispute. Advised on planning law in general. Housing: Advised on merits, quantum and procedure under in housing disrepair...

Education

University of Copenhagen
LL. M.
2012 - Present
Nottingham Law School
Bar Vocational Course
2006 - 2007
University of Buckingham
Bachelor of Laws
2004 - 2007

Keywords

contract
agreement
drafting
immigration
india
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