Alok is Senior Partner and Head of the Firm’s Real Estate practice. He is also a key member of the Corporate Practice group.
Over the last 21 years Alok has extensively advised and represented numerous Indian and foreign companies, including major real estate developers, funds and construction companies, on a wide spectrum of issues relating to Real Estate and Construction laws in India. He also regularly advises clients on foreign direct investment (FDI) issues, acquisition and sale of commercial/industrial real estate, government incentives, sale and leaseback transactions, all aspects of commercial leasing, land zoning issues, joint development agreements, etc.
Alok’s practice includes advising clients in the IT & ITeS, manufacturing, warehousing, retail, banking, education, hospitality and construction sectors. He is actively involved in setting up of data centres and in this regard advises on data centre policies and incentives offered by various states, drafting and negotiating transactional documents, assisting in availing stamp duty exemption, etc.
Alok also advises clients on mergers & acquisitions (M&A), joint ventures (both entry and exit), foreign collaborations, technology transfers, asset sales (slump sales), etc. and has been the lead attorney in successfully representing several Indian and foreign companies in multiple transactions within India. He also regularly advises on issues pertaining to business formation, company laws, exchange control & foreign investment laws, employment laws, and data privacy.