Practice Areas

Real estate, projects, infrastructure

Hariani & Co. represents eminent business houses, developers, investors, lenders and individuals in diverse real estate transactions. It has earned a strong reputation for developing innovative structures and assisting clients in documentation and negotiations in this practice area. It was the first firm to implement FDI in the Real Estate sector at an entity level. It is also geared up to handle and advice on challenges and transformation proposed in the Real Estate sector in the future. It has also represented clients in respect of “built to suit” transactions. Hariani & Co. being a full service law firm is also involved in transactions involving a combination of real estate and corporate structuring. It has also successfully launched and defended litigation concerning massive properties.

Our firm’s expertise in this practice area inter-alia includes :
  • Conducting due diligence and title verification in respect of acquisition and disposal of agricultural & non agricultural lands, structures, building, flats, commercial spaces, industrial units on Pan India level. issuing title reports and certificates relating to title
  • Documentation in respect of construction and development of residential, industrial, commercial premises including office buildings, IT parks, hotels, shopping malls and service apartment
  • Redevelopment of properties belonging to co-operative societies
  • Slum rehabilitation projects (SRA)
  • Redevelopment of properties having lease from government bodies such as Central Government, State Government, MCGB, MIDC, HUDCO, CIDCO and other government bodies across the country
  • Investment, funds, real estate trust, NCD Structures, inter corporate deposits
  • Joint ventures
  • Letting, leasing and tenancy of all types of properties
  • Setting up townships and layout development under diverse policies of the Central and State Government such Special Township Policy, MIDC, Tourism Policy, IT and ITES Policy etc.
  • Due diligence of properties in investment transactions, loan transaction, inter corporate deposit, trusts, funds etc;
  • Special Economic Zone projects and their implementation throughout India
  • Zoning & regulation of land use
  • Assisting companies to undertake road development, setting up wind mill, power projects, ports and other infrastructure work
  • Taxation issues
  • Advising on legal and regulatory aspects of foreign investment in real estate sector
  • Advising on suitable structures for real estate funds, trusts, corporate houses from a legal, tax and regulatory perspective, and undertaking related documentation;
  • Advising on stamp duty and registration related issues
  • Litigation involving real estate in all the aforesaid sectors.