LegalBase (Private) Limited


LegalBase is a legal outsourcing firm (LPO) ranked by Legal 500 (, Chambers and Partners (, Asia Law ( and as one of the world’s “Best 5” legal service providers by IAOP and as a top “100” global outsourcing company by IAOP ( from 2012-2016.

We operate globally and have clients across Europe, North America and Asia. We provide services at significantly reduced rates compared to onshore law firms with fixed fees for most types of work to provide cost efficiency and cost certainty for our clients.

LegalBase differentiates itself by providing specialist and niche legal services to its clients across a range of jurisdictions to produce legal work that matches or exceeds that produced by onshore law firms.

Our management has extensive international legal experience at leading international law firms and our team includes lawyers who are educated and qualified in the EU and North America.

Core Competencies / Specializations

LegalBase provides “onshore” results and quality with offshore pricing and flexibility. LegalBase offers both traditional legal outsourcing work as well as more complex and sophisticated services as a real alternative to onshore law firms and legal services providers.
We provide the following services:

Banking and Finance
• Loan financing
• Private equity and venture capital
• Asset finance
• Projects and real estate finance
• Derivatives and energy trading

Corporate and Commercial
• Commercial contracts
• Private equity and venture capital
• Mergers and acquisitions and joint ventures
• Contract management and administration
• Corporate support and company secretarial

Discovery and Document Review Services
• e-discovery / e-disclosure and due diligence
• Document review for materiality, confidentiality and other privilege
• Document coding based on issue tags
• Creation of document and privilege logs
• Commoditised contract review and management

Real Estate
• Virtual due diligence
• Commoditised services

Dispute Resolution
• Pre-dispute resolution and litigation counseling
• Disclosure and discovery, including e-discovery
• Preparation of pleadings, witness statements and other litigation-related materials
• Commoditised dispute resolution support services

Intellectual Property, Brand Protection and Border Measures
• Domain name and Arbitration Services
• Marketplace Services
• Social Media Services
• Website Content Services
• Keywords and Adwords
• Customs recordation and Border measures
• Trademark registrations, administration and IP Rights licensing

Regulatory Affairs and Compliance
• Regulatory and legislative compliance advice
• Government relations advice across a range of jurisdictions
• Policy development, analysis and evaluation
• Comprehensive strategic advice
• Regulatory submission support services, including document review and production support

Key Clientele

We have a diverse portfolio of clients across the globe including law firms, global corporations and small businesses that include clients operating in a variety of sectors including, energy, finance, FMCG, IT, telecommunications, designer clothing, luxury brands and consumer products.

Recognitions / Achievements

Ranked in Chambers and Partners, Legal 500 and Asia Law (leading global legal publications):
• Legal 500: “LegalBase has a growing portfolio of IP work. The ‘outstanding’ Ali Tyebkhan is a ‘very astute lawyer with the ability to apply a practical approach’. He heads a ‘first-rate team’ which handles matters for clients such as Swarovski, Dilmah Tea and Victoria’s Secret,” and “LegalBase provides ‘competitive rates’ and a ‘professional and personalised service.” "LegalBase ‘promptly attends to client needs, and is fantastic value for money’. Ali Tyebkhan is ‘extremely experienced and pragmatic in his advice’, and Philippe Van Eeckhout also attracts praise."

• Chambers and Partners: LegalBase “wins praise from clients for its creative problem-solving and responsiveness”, “Sources say: "I could not be happier with the exceptional level of service. The team is highly skilled and boasts wide-ranging international expertise. They adopt a fair billing practice, have a sound understanding of the needs of developing businesses and look for creative solutions to problems” and “Recent work includes handling large anti-counterfeiting and copyright matters for Red Bull and Swarovski, for which Legalbase identified online trade mark infringements. It also handles document review, litigation support and due diligence matters for multinational companies and financial institutions. ”

• Ranked in Asia Law as a recommended law firm for Corporate/M&A and Intellectual Property Law (

International Association of Outsourcing Professionals (IAOP) 2011 - 2014 “Top 5” legal outsourcing provider and IAOP 2012-2016 “Top 100” global outsourcing companies, as most recently featured in Fortune magazine.

2012 AT Kearney report identifying highlights of Sri Lanka’s knowledge services industry, singled out LegalBase, stating:
“LegalBase provides legal services ranging from document review to sophisticated transactional advisory services to clients in countries as diverse as Norway and the Maldives. Clients include small businesses, law firms, global consumer companies such as Dilmah, Red Bull, and the Virgin Group, as well as boutique private equity houses.”

Contact Us

  • Address:
    5, 9th Lane, Nawala Road, Nawala
  • Fax:

Office 1

  • Address:
    5, 9th Lane, Nawala Road, Nawala
  • Phone:
    011 7808610
  • Fax:
    011 2806804

Key Executives

  • Ali Tyebkhan, CEO