Best Law Firms in Real Estate in India

It encompasses the broad spectrum of stakeholders in the real estate market, with particular focus on working for developers, property buyers and sellers, and real estate financiers.

Team Law Community
November 27, 2020
  1. AZB & Partners

It advises owners, lenders and developers on all aspects of real estate deals, including joint ventures and international investments in mixed-use developments and projects in industrial, residential, warehousing and special economic zones. Real estate agreements, lending and debt reduction, are other areas of specialization for the agency, which also advises clients concerning leasing, licensing, sales structures and relevant municipal levies, including laws on zoning and land use.

Project Head: Sai Krishna Bharathan; Nohid Nooreyezdan; Hardeep Sachdeva

Other key lawyers: Vivek Bajaj; Ananya Sharma; Shivani Kabra; Monika Bhonsale; Rohit Bajaj.

  1. Hariani & Co., Advocates and Solicitors

It encompasses the broad spectrum of stakeholders in the real estate market, with particular focus on working for developers, property buyers and sellers, and real estate financiers. The profession includes all facets of real estate transactions, including buying and selling residential flats, property, and industrial and office premises.

Another key area of practice for the department is high-value real estate finance, which includes managing partner and project head Mr Ameet Hariani.

  1. Khaitan & Co LLP

Provides advice in India on all phases of real estate transactions, namely acquisitions, improvements, leases and property sales. In real estate matters, the team also brings to the table cross-practice expertise in funds, tax and commercial law. Typical guidelines provide guidance on financing for the immovable property as well as construction disputes.

Head of practice Mr Sudip Mullick specialises in commercial, industrial and residential real estate and is experienced in joint development transactions with Mr Harsh Parikh.

  1. L&L Partners Law Offices

The practice has expertise consulting on land ownership and acquisition, land use and transfer, building permits and international real estate investments. The company's directives include funding matters and the leasing and construction of the commercial, residential and industrial real estate, such as IT parks and mega-city and slum rehabilitation projects.

Practice head(s): Sachit Mathur; Vaibhav Suri; Rajiv Luthra.

  1. Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

It encompasses the entire range of real estate concerns, including commercial leasing, asset sales, acquisitions, private equity and land financing. Offering a pan-India operation, the company is also well prepared to serve as local counsel on land and property issues.

  1. Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas

Deals with the entire spectrum of mandates, from title due diligence to writing and negotiating transportation contracts, leases, permits and building contracts. The practice is capable of dealing with complex real estate transactions, including the funding of equity and debt and joint venture agreements, and also offers guidance on land acquisition, urban development and slum reconstruction.

  1. DSK Legal

Advises on all aspects of property issues, including sales and acquisitions, leasing and real estate development. Advising on the creation of real estate funds and the structuring of real estate investment trusts are also common instructions.

Sajit Suvarna, who frequently assists with regulatory issues surrounding land aggregation for large townships and manufacturing, warehousing and logistics parks, leads the profession. The team is well versed in investments in private equity and real estate finance.

  1. Kochhar & Co.

It offers advice on the entire spectrum of real estate and construction law issues across India. The firm is especially involved in managing the country's real estate portfolios, providing advice on joint ventures, foreign investment, and establishment of factories and manufacturing units, as well as on land acquisition and lease. It focuses on the structuring of real estate transactions and complex issues linked to the purchase of the local property. Commercial real estate, including the development of property and due diligence, is a field of specialization.

  1. Law Point

A team of qualified as well as specialized attorneys and chartered accountants who mainly assist developers and constructors in real estate matters, including development deals, joint ventures, leasehold property allocations, and transportation. In real estate finance as well as legal cases, the firm is also well prepared to work for clients.

Practice head(s): Joyita Sabharwal; Samir Sanghavi; Dharmesh Shah.

Other key lawyers: M. H. Murlidhar; Shrikant Kherkar; Mehul Gada; Sachin Karia.

  1. Advaita Legal

A team of regulatory specialists with long-standing experience in the preparation and negotiation of lease agreements and sales deeds is involved. The profession is well-versed in all forms of real estate ventures, including residential, commercial, and industrial, providing guidance on relevant foreign direct investment and structuring real estate transactions such as joint development and conveyance.

Practice head(s): Shailendra Singh.

  1. ALMT

Developers, multinationals and individuals are seeking advice from ALMT Legal on property transactions, which is to develop tax-efficient frameworks for real estate ventures and investments. The usual instructions obtained by the department often include performing title investigations, advising on the acquisition of residential and commercial land, development agreements and township planning.

Practice head(s): Sameer Tapia; Prashant Popat

Other key lawyers: Jyothi Rego; Chhaya Virani