Real Estate

The Real Estate team consists of lawyers focusing on all aspects of property and real estate laws including foreign direct investment in real estate.

Our lawyers seek to acquire a keen understanding of your requirements, whether you are acquiring or disposing of real estate, creating a tax efficient investment vehicle, or implementing a development project, and thrive in helping you achieve optimal solutions tailored to your needs.

No matter what your interest in real estate – as investor, financier, owner, occupier or developer – you strive for the maximum return on your investment with minimum exposure to risk. The Group provides strategic legal advice to property developers, property owners and government undertakings including new town development authorities on various issues relating to real estate transactions. Our clients appreciate the Group’s expertise to provide thorough due diligence and comprehensive documentation and particularly value our support in dispute resolution.

Services Offered include:

  • Drafting, reviewing & negotiating various property documents for:
    • Sale
    • Mortgage
    • Agency
    • Leave and license
    • Property Joint Ventures
    • Property Development Transferable Development rights
    • Construction contracts
    • Contractor arrangements
    • Power of Attorney
  • Transaction support for all types of real estate projects including due diligence and title reports
  • Litigation and arbitration
  • Advice on various issues under diverse legislation, Including:
    • Transfer of Property Act
    • Maharashtra Ownership Flats Act
    • Apartment Ownership Act
    • Co-operative Societies Act
    • Bombay Municipal Corporation Act
    • Maharashtra Regional Town Planning Act
    • Development Control Regulations
    • Rent Control Laws
    • Land Revenue Laws
  • Strategic legal advice on issues relating to stamp duty, registration and environmental laws
  • In-depth advice on issues relating to Special Economic Zones, townships, technology and biotechnology parks, hotels, multiplexes and malls
  • Advice on matters relating to land tenures and uses, including agricultural land issues
  • Foreign Direct Investment in real estate


The Real Estate team also works with International law / consulting firms to deliver seamless solutions to global challenges, through a single point of contact with the client.

DSK Legal also provides legal advice on issues relating to Banking & Finance, Corporate & Commercial, Employment, IT & Intellectual Property, Infrastructure & Project Finance, Litigation & Arbitration, Media & Entertainment, Shipping, Tax and Transaction Support.