The specialists in our Real Estate practice have a comprehensive grasp of the demands of one of India's most heavily regulated sectors.
Trilegal’s real estate lawyers advise some of India’s largest real estate-focused funds and companies on investments, joint ventures, and property acquisition, sale and lease transactions. We are well versed with a range of real estate structures and have extensive experience in handling complex issues in this sector.
The practice comprises a team of specialist lawyers who understand the unique commercial and regulatory issues of the sector and are particularly focussed on transactions in the infrastructure, education, hotel, and hospitality sectors. The team has an incisive knowledge of property laws and development contracts.
The Partners regularly advise on conducting detailed title due diligence; structuring the acquisition of property, including stamp duty and registration procedures; and drafting and negotiating agreements relating to property acquisition, development, construction, project management, and EPC. They are proficient in drafting and negotiating commercial leases, as also in structuring FDI into real estate projects in India. The team has worked with major international real estate brokers and consultants, and is familiar with their work practices and standard form documentation.
The firm’s Real Estate practice is empanelled by the Maharashtra Chamber of Housing Industry, the only recognised body of real estate developers in Mumbai and the MMR.
Chambers and Partners has rated the Real Estate practice at Trilegal as: “A substantial practice with a broad geographical footprint, acting for developers, investors and corporates seeking commercial or industrial premises. It is able to provide support on all transactional and regulatory issues, thanks to the wider firm’s full-service capability, and is particularly well-equipped to advise on taxation questions and exit strategies.”
Apollo Global Management:
Edelweiss Alternative Asset Advisors:
Bain Capital Credit Asia, LLC, on bidding for the real estate projects of IL&FS across India
Piramal Glass, on its sale of the glass business segment including the terms of sale of the lands underlying the glass manufacturing and packaging units, assistance during negotiations and evaluation of the risks from a seller’s perspective
Piramal Enterprises Ltd, on its bid for Dewan Housing Finance Ltd, including detailed due diligence on DHFL and its subsidiaries, and drafting the resolution plan to be submitted to the committee of creditors