Practice Areas

Dispute Resolution

Hariani & Co. has had a strong litigation practice for over 25 years and is known for having successfully represented clients (including major business houses and high net-worth individuals) in complicated and intricate disputes across the country. The firm has handled commercial and civil matters for clients before fora from the lowest courts in India to the Supreme Court.

Real Estate And Construction

Hariani & Co. represents eminent business houses, developers, investors, financial institutions, lenders, real estate funds, consultancies, brokers and individuals in diverse real estate transactions. The firm has a strong foundation in advising and representing clients in conventional real estate practice areas such as the sale and purchase of property and conducting investigations into unique and complicated issues relating to property title.

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Hariani & Co. has an extremely active and competent corporate practice, advising and acting for clients on a wide range of corporate and commercial law issues.

Corporate Finance And Securities

Hariani & Co. has represented clients in various corporate finance matters, including corporate financing through loans, private equity investments, venture capital investments and mergers and acquisitions.

Banking And Finance

Hariani & Co. advises on all aspects of banking law, including banking regulations, secured commercial lending, leasing and hire-purchase, the raising of loan finance, loan agreements and negotiations. With appreciable experience in debt recovery litigation, the firm also advises on the enforcement and realisation of security interests.


Hariani & Co. has the expertise to advise on various types of insurance-related matters including medical insurance and real estate-related insurance.

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Foreign Investments And Regulatory Compliances

There are a number of regulatory and legal requirements for foreign investments in India and by Indians. Hariani & Co. advises overseas and domestic companies on such issues, including on entry strategies into India, and outbound and inbound cross-border transactions. The firm provides a wide range of services relating to the structuring, establishment and operation of public and private companies in India. The firm also advises international companies on government policies on foreign investment in various sectors.

Family Law And Estate Management

Hariani & Co. advises on a wide variety of family law issues. The firm advises individual clients (including high net-worth individuals), as well as family-run corporations and partnerships on India's complicated family law regime.

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Intellectual Property And Technology

Hariani & Co. provides a wide spectrum of intellectual property services to its clients based in India and abroad. The firm also advises clients on various aspects of telecommunications and technology law. The firm has advised a number of clients on copyright and trademark laws, and acted in intellectual property licensing matters. The firm has helped several clients to leverage their IP and unlock the value of their intellectual assets in a competitive marketplace.

Media And Entertainment

Hariani & Co. has for the past several years been at the forefront in the practice area of media and entertainment law in India. The firm's media and entertainment practice encompasses films, television, drama, performing arts, publications, sports, gaming, advertising and public relations. The firm?s clients include several media houses, film distributors, broadcasters, advertising agencies, actors and other artists.

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Hariani & Co. has extensive experience advising start-up companies and new ventures in India. The Hariani & Co. team is able to provide multifaceted guidance to and about new ventures and start-ups, through all the phases of their growth, including their formation, financing, intellectual property etc.

Hospitality And Leisure

Hariani & Co. has handled several high-profile transactions in the hospitality sector. With an in-depth understanding of this sector, the firm has represented clients involved in both aspects of the sector, i.e., the construction and development of hotels and the management and operation of hotels. The firm has assisted clients with several unique hospitality projects, such as setting up eco-friendly resort hotels.

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Shipping And Maritime

Hariani & Co. is well-equipped to handle the complexity of shipping transportation matters. The firm has a comprehensive understanding of the maritime industry. The firm has a lot of experience in this practice area, both with respect to transactions and disputes.


Hariani & Co. has a strong pharmaceuticals practice. The firm's practice in this sector involves a wide variety of legal services. These include advising on, drafting and negotiating various domestic and international agreements and arrangements. The firm actively advises clients on various corporate and commercial law issues and contracts, including pharmaceutical product, drug and active pharmaceutical ingredient (API) purchases, sales, contract manufacturing, development and supply, distribution, clinical trials, custom house agents, agency, dossier licensing, and other incidental matters.


Hariani & Co. has acted for clients in numerous contentious and non-contentious environmental matters. The firm has represented clients before the National Green Tribunal of India and its benches, the Forest Bench of the Indian Supreme Court and other writ courts. The firm has appeared for environmental organisations and citizens' groups in public interest matters in various courts. The firm also represents clients before Indian Environment Departments.