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Obtain expertly crafted Shareholders Agreement services to define the relationship between a company’s shareholders and the business, minimizing legal risks and averting litigation.

Overview Of Shareholders Agreement Services

Shareholder agreement services encompass the provision of legal support and documentation tailored to the needs of companies and their shareholders. These services are aimed at drafting, reviewing, and implementing shareholder agreements, which are crucial for defining the rights, obligations, and governance structures within a company.

The objective of a shareholders’ agreement is to provide equal protection to all shareholders and enable them to decide whether to become shareholders in the future. Such an agreement emphasizes the commitment of majority shareholders to safeguard minority shareholders from exploitation and to give them a voice when crucial decisions are made. This is why minority shareholders often place a higher value on shareholder agreements compared to majority shareholders.

Shareholders Agreement

Why choose The Startup Gig For Shareholders Agreement Services


We Are Honest Professionals Who Understand The Importance Of Knowing Our Business

A shareholders agreement is a legally binding contract that outlines the regulations used to run a corporation. This agreement, also called a stockholders’ agreement or SHA, is used to protect the interests of each individual shareholder and establish a fair relationship within the company.

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In the span of 7 years, we have mentored more than 2000+ startups for legal consultation. THE STARTUP GIG helps ambitious entrepreneurs and early-stage companies with best-in-class fundraising services to scale up their business.


We Help You Structure The Deal And Draft The Document Accordingly

A careful analysis of any deal is extremely critical while any Investment related document is drafted. We help you negotiate the right structure, investment strategy and accordingly draft a deal which covers the rights and obligations of the founders, Investors and the Company.

Benefits of a Shareholders Agreement

There are mainly two benefits of Shareholders Agreement:

  • It establishes authority.

A shareholders agreement in India clarifies a shareholder’s authority and standing, as well as the license held as the issuer of such shares, by describing the powers and risks for all parties involved. Furthermore, it acts as a gatekeeper in the interaction between small and large shareholders.

  • Making changes is simple

    A shareholders agreement facilitates the process of amending the company constitution, making it suitable for small and medium-sized businesses that prefer not to overhaul the entire constitution for minor changes.

Shareholders Agreement Include

sBefore finalising the shareholders agreement, ensure that all necessary provisions are included by reviewing the shareholders agreement.

1.  Right of Shareholders

  • The right to vote.
  • The right to appoint directors and the company auditor.
  • The right to call a general meeting.
  • Right to inspect the company’s books and registers as well as its financial statements.

2. Regulations governing the transfer and sale of the company’s shares

A shareholders agreement must include certain rules to protect the shareholders’ interests in the transfer and sale of the company’s shares. Such rules would ensure that a sale or transfer occurs only after the parties involved have given their mutual consent.

3. The company’s financial requirements

When shareholders believe it will benefit the company, they can proceed to obtain the most viable source of funding. The procedure for obtaining such funds is outlined in the draught shareholders agreement.

4. Minimum quorum requirements
The shareholders agreement will specify the quorum requirements (the minimum number of members required to constitute a valid meeting).

5. Methods for Valuing the Company’s Shares

Given the market’s frequent fluctuations, proper valuation of company shares is critical to the company’s fortunes. In India, the valuation methods and approaches are precisely laid out in the shareholders agreement.

6. Operating Procedures for the Company
In India, the shareholders agreement would include guidelines, policies, and procedures to ensure the smooth operation of the company on a daily basis.

7. Liability of Shareholders

Shareholders have limited liability with the company and are not directly liable for its actions. The shareholders’ liabilities are clearly defined in the agreement.

8. Minority shareholder protection
The rights of minority company shareholders are outlined in the shareholders agreement, according to the provisions of the 2013 Companies Act. The agreement will safeguard minority shareholders in the event of mismanagement, oppression, or piggybacking (the sale of shares by the majority shareholders).



Iyer Gayatri
Iyer Gayatri
I would highly recommend Ms Pooja Terwad and her team .They are very professional and responsive. Pooja is generous with her knowledge and makes sure that all our queries are well attended. Glad to be associated with The Startup Gig.
Aakanksha G Paranjpe
Aakanksha G Paranjpe
Pooja and the team at The Startup Gig are extremely helpful, prompt and will give you sound legal advice- crucial for any new company. Thanks for always being just a phone call away!
Mantuja Bibi
Mantuja Bibi
The view Pooja handles her clients is commendable. For my startup..I couldn't have had a better lawyer. She spends a lot of time understanding the issue and then comes up with the best solution. Her team is equally competent. I have worked with Pooja and Shubhi on multiple contracts and transactions.
Aman Dasot
Aman Dasot
The company has been really helpful and has provided with very professional work and the most commendable part was the friendly guidance through the legalities. Kudos to Pooja and Deekhit:)
Saurabh Gupta
Saurabh Gupta
Great work by The Startup Gig! We have used their services and they are top notch in their segment. I would highly recommend their services to those who are running a startup and need a modern solution when it comes to legal matters.
Gaurav Srivastav
Gaurav Srivastav
Pooja is a ball of fire, gets the gist of the conversation quickly and is able to pin point important things to consider accurately. She is also able to give a quick holistic view of the available solutions.
Vaneet Garg
Vaneet Garg
Very Professional, helpful, listens to you with whole heartedly, Guide you in an efficient and realistic manner. Very satisfied with my interaction with them
Arjun Vijayanarayanan
Arjun Vijayanarayanan
I had a wonderful experience working with Pooja on a startup exit settlement agreement. All the processes, communications and pricing were all amazing. Their knowledge on all startup related issues/concerns and being flexible working with startups are all key for any startup to collaborate with The startup GIg 🙂 I highly recommend their services and I wish them the best 🙂
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Saurabh Agnihotri
Saurabh Agnihotri
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