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Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

AMARCHAND TOWERS, 216 OKHLA INDUSTRIAL ESTATE, PHASE 3, NEW DELHI 110 020, INDIA
Tel:
Work +91 11 4159 0700
Fax:
Fax +91 11 2692 4900
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Web:
www.amsshardul.com
Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Chennai, Gurugram, Kolkata, Mumbai and 1 more

Mrinal Kumar

Tel:
Work + 91 11 4159 0700
Email:
Web:
www.amsshardul.com
Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Work Department

General Corporate
Real Estate Financing

 

Position

Mr. Mrinal Kumar is a Partner with the Firm and specialises in areas of General Corporate, Real Estate and Retail. Mrinal has worked extensively on the real estate practice area on structuring merger & acquisitions, joint ventures, development & construction, compliance, foreign direct investment laws, land acquisition, local land laws on pan India basis.

Mrinal has been actively involved in the corporate commercial advisory relating to Corporate & Real Estate transactions including structuring, drafting and negotiating transactions for domestic and international clients. He is Advising NLMK International B.V. on setting up of a steel manufacturing facility in India. He is Advising American Express India Private Limited on setting up of a new campus in NCR.  Advised Maruti Suzuki India Private Limited on setting up of Dealership Service Station and stock yard on pan India level.   Advised VIVO India Private Limited for acquisition of land for setting up of manufacturing facility in NCR.

Advised NBCC India Limited in relation to a proposed tender of 5 star hotel at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi. Advised Aman Resorts on structuring their hotel business.  Advised Burman GSC Private Limited on Renting Pool Agreement and Operation of Service Apartment. Advised OPPO Mobiles India Private Limited for acquisition of land for setting up of manufacturing facility in NCR. Advised J K Paper Ltd. on acquisition of the plant & land under Insolvency & Bankruptcy Law. Advised Tata Housing Development Company Limited on drafting of a proposed dispute resolution policy for customer complaints and advised in relation to customer complaints filed before the Real Estate Regulatory Authority, Haryana.

Some of the prominent matters that Mrinal has advised on includes advisory services to promoters of DLF through their 3 group companies, in the sale of their 40% CCPs stake in DLF Cyber City Developers Limited, Tata Realty & Infrastructure Limited and Standard Chartered Private Equity Advisory (India) Private Limited on acquisition of 100% share capital of an SEZ company in Gurgaon, Sumitomo Corporation on development of a residential complex on a joint venture model and on various issues related to foreign direct investments. He has advised Walmart India on setting up Cash and Carry Stores on pan India basis.    He has also advised Global Health Private Limited in acquisition of hospitals in various States of India.   Another prominent matter was the advisory to Bharti Land Limited in development of high end smart homes in NCR. Advised H&M Hennes & Mauritz on leasing of properties for setting up its stores in India.

Advised International Monetary Fund, International Finance Corporation on leasing of various commercial office spaces in New Delhi and Gurugram. 

Mrinal has been advising Government of India, Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation on various legislations (i) The Real Estate (Regulation & Development) Bill, 2011, (ii) The Model Tenancy Act, 2015 (iii) Draft Model Contract for PPP in Housing Sector.

Career

Prior to joining the firm in 2006, Mrinal was working with AZB & Partners, Delhi. He has received his Bachelor’s degree in Law from Symbiosis Law College, Pune (University of Pune).

Languages

English, Hindi

Member

Bar Council of Delhi
Delhi High Court Bar Association

Education

B.SL. LL.B. (Hons), Symbiosis Law College, Pune (University of Pune)”


India

Real estate and construction

Within: Leading individuals

Mrinal Kumar - Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co

Within: Real estate and construction

The 'professional and time-tested' real estate team at Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co is noted for offering 'good response times, business acumen, industry knowledge and value for money'. The practice, which is jointly led by Delhi-based Mrinal Kumar and Akshay Chudasama in Mumbai, advised Mangalam Multiplex Private on agreements with Birla Estates for a joint development of a group housing project in Gurugram. The team also acted for Piramal Fund Management on two transactions for the issue of non-convertible debentures by Lodha Developers Private. Aarthi Lakshminarayanan – praised for her 'apt advice based on legal prepositions' – is another key name to note, particularly for title examination and RERA disputes.

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