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1ST FLOOR, 10 BRUCE STREET, HOMI MODY STREET, FORT, MUMBAI 400 001, MAHARASHTRA, INDIA
Tel:
Work +91 22 2278 0600
Fax:
Fax +91 22 2204 6823
Web:
www.hariani.co.in
Email:

Ameet Hariani

Tel:
Work +91 22 22780600
Email:
Hariani & Co

Work Department

Litigation, real estate and corporate law.

Position

Managing partner. Some prominent litigations: acting for Standard Chartered for all its Special Court matters, post the Harshad Mehta led 1990s securities and capital markets scams; litigations relating to large tract of land in Mumbai for K Raheja Corp; represented UB Group in its litigations against Kishore Chhabria Group relating to control of Herbertsons Ltd; represented the Maharashtra government in its litigation with Enron Corp in relation to the Dabhol power project. Real estate: advised Knight Frank, Marathon Realty, Oberoi Realty, Godrej Properties, Tata Housing, Hindoostan Mills, Ackruti-Hubtown, etc. Corporate: counsel to CIPLA Ltd (pharmaceuticals), Deepak Fertilizers and Petrochemicals, Batliboi Ltd (engineering), John Deere India, etc. Acted as a member of the board of administrators of Reader’s Digest, India – appointed pursuant to a Company Law Board order (1993-95).

Career

Trained Government Law College, Mumbai; qualified 1984; partner Ambubhai & Diwanji 1986-91; founding and managing partner Hariani & Co 1991-2001; partner Anderson Legal 2002; managing partner Hariani & Co 2003 to date. Publications of note: book – Real Estate Laws, March 2011, published by Bombay Chartered Accountants Society. Current directorships: Capricon Realty, Batliboi Ltd, Vascon Engineers, Ras Resorts.

Languages

English, Gujarati, Hindi.

Member

Bombay Incorporated Law Society; Law Society of England & Wales; Law Society of Singapore; Bar Council of Maharashtra; Bombay Bar Association.

Education

Sydenham College of Commerce and Economics (1981 Bachelor of Commerce); Government Law College, Mumbai (1984 Bachelor of Law); Bombay Incorporated Law Society (1986 Solicitor); Law Society of England and Wales (1987 solicitor); Bombay University (1987 Masters of Law).

Leisure

Reading, travelling, cooking.

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