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ATLAS LAW PARTNERS
250, Okhla Industrial Estate Phase 3 Rd
Delhi 110020
New Delhi
India

India > Corporate and M&A Tier 5

Long-standing clients of ATLAS LAW PARTNERS‘ corporate and M&A practice include Indian and foreign corporates in the renewable energy, real estate and manufacturing industries. The team, which is led by Niti Paul, assists with general M&A deals alongside more complex regulatory issues, government approvals and competition due diligence. Harry Chawla is the go-to partner for private equity transactions.

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Key clients

Atria Group

M3M India Private Limited

Indian Farmers Fertiliser Cooperative Limited (IFFCO)

Euramco GmBh (formerly Sachsenfonds GmBh)

Kunshan QTech Microelectronics (India) Private Limited

Carzonrent (India) Private Limited

Krrish Group

Dalian Wanda Group

Manfield Chemical Investment Limited

Ebiquity India Private Limited

Adie Broswon Breweries Private Limited

A.B. Grains Spirits Private Limited

Emaar India Limited

Fosun Group

Hashed Inc.

Work highlights

  • Advised Kunshan Q Tech Microelectronics (India) Private Limited on acquisition of immovable assets from Havells India Limited.
  • Advised Intellicar Telematics Private Limited and its shareholders on the 100% sale of the company to TVS Motor Company Limited.

India > Private equity and investment funds Tier 5

Acting for venture capital and private equity funds from a range of jurisdictions, ATLAS LAW PARTNERS assists with investments and seed funding for start-ups and growth companies in the real estate, TMT, e-commerce and financial services industries. Throughout 2021, the group received numerous early-stage investment instructions from South Korea. Practice head Niti Paul and Harry Chawla are the key contacts.

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Key clients

Hashed Inc.

Euramco GmBh (formerly Sachsenfonds GmBh)

Fosun Group

M3M Group

Work highlights

  • Advised Hashed, Inc. and a group of Korean Angel Investors on their Series B Funding of Diacoustic Labs Private Limited, in a round size of $2.2m.
  • Advised Ruizheng Investment Limited, an investment vehicle of Fosun Group’s Fosun RZ Capital, on its Series B1 funding of Lets Transport, owned and operated by Diptab Ventures Private Limited, in a round size of $7.5m.
  • Advised Ruizheng Investment Limited, an investment vehicle of Fosun Group’s Fosun RZ Capital, on its Series A funding of Dotpe Private Limited, in a round size of $27.5m.

India > Real estate and construction

Headed by Harry Chawla in New Delhi, ATLAS LAW PARTNERS assists corporate clients and ultra HNW individuals in a range of real estate deals but with a focus on the acquisition of land parcels for commercial or industrial development. It also advises on joint development agreements.
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Atlas Law Partners is a boutique corporate and transactional advisory law firm, with expertise in corporate commercial laws, mergers and acquisitions, real estate, banking and finance, private client practice matters, regulatory matters, antitrust/competition laws and dispute resolution. The firm is head quartered in New Delhi and has a pan India practice.

The firm was established in November 2016. The attorneys at Atlas Law Partners comprise of legal practitioners with varied experience across diverse practice areas and expertise across multiple industries, including banking and financial services, real estate, e-commerce, oil and gas, hospitality, health care, media, technology and entertainment, retail trade, education, steel and power, shipping, aviation, infrastructure, projects and more.

The attorneys at the firm have worked with leading Indian and multinational corporations, financial institutions, start-ups, small and medium sized businesses and governments/government corporations in India and abroad.

Awards and accolades
The firm has received several awards and accolades:

  • Harry Chawla ranked in India Business Law Journal’s A-list of Top 100 lawyers in 2020
  • Ranked for Corporate M&A and Private Equity & Investment Funds by Legal500 Asia Pacific Guide 2021
  • Ranked for both Banking, M&A and Private Equity practices by IFLR1000 2022
  • Ranked as a Recognized Firm for Banking Finance and Real Estate and Notable Firm for Corporate M&A and Private Equity practices by AsiaLaw 2022
  • Awarded Real Estate Law Firm of the Year – 2021 by The Lawyer Network
  • Awarded Real Estate Law Firm of the Year – 2020 by Global Law Experts
  • Awarded Best Boutique Transactional Advisory Law Firm – India by APAC Legal Awards 2020
  • Harry Chawla awarded Leading Legal Mind in Corporate Finance (India) by APAC Legal Awards 2020
  • Awarded M&A and Banking Finance Law Firm of the Year in India by 2020 Corporate INTL Global Awards
  • Awarded Banking & Finance Law Firm of The Year – India by ACQ5 Global Awards 2019
  • Harry Chawla recommended as Real Estate Expert in India by Global Law Experts
  • Awarded the Banking & Finance Law Firm of the Year in India – 2019 by Global Law Experts
  • Named as the Rising Star of India’s legal profession, by India Business Law Journal for two consecutive years in 2017 and 2018
  • Ranked as the Rising Star in 2018 by Practise League
  • Harry Chawla, co-founder and senior partner at the firm was ranked for his work in corporate M&A by Asia Law Leading Lawyers in 2018
  • Harry Chawla ranked in India Business Law Journal’s A-list of Top 100 lawyers in 2016-17
  • Niti Paul, the co-founder and a senior partner at the firm, has been featured as one of the prominent figures in The Phenomenal She 2019, published by the Indian National Bar Association
  • Harry Chawla featured in the “Constellations – Shining Stars of Indian Legal Fraternity” released by Corporate Counsels Association of India in 2019
  • Atlas Law Partners and its co-founders, Harry Chawla and Niti Paul recognized as a Rising Star in the Legal Firmament by InsightsSuccess
DepartmentNameEmailTelephone
General Corporate Harry Chawlaharry.chawla@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-4054 2305
Mergers & Acquisitions Niti Paulniti.paul@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-4054 2305
Private Equity & Venture Capital Medha Srivastavamedha.srivastava@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-4054 2305
Banking & Finance Harry Chawlaharry.chawla@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
Real Estate Harry Chawlaharry.chawla@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
Real Estate Maureen Z Raltemaureen.ralte@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
Regulatory Affairs & Public Policy Niti Paulniti.paul@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
Antitrust / Competition Law Medha Srivastavamedha.srivastava@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
Labour and Employment Maureen Z Raltemaureen.ralte@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
Litigation and Dispute Resolution Sidhartha Dassidhartha.das@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Sidhartha Dassidhartha.das@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
Private Client and Family Office Harry Chawlaharry.chawla@atlaslawpartners.com+91-11-40542305
PhotoNamePositionProfile
Aditya Abhyankar photoMr Aditya AbhyankarManaging Associate
Harry Chawla photoMr Harry ChawlaSenior Partner and Co-founder
Sidhartha Das photoMr Sidhartha DasManaging Associate
Akshit Kapoor photoMr Akshit KapoorManaging Associate
Niti Paul photoMs Niti PaulSenior Partner and Co-founder
Maureen Z. Ralte photoMs Maureen Z. RalteAssociate Partner
Medha Srivastava photoMs Medha SrivastavaPartner
Varun Vaish photoMr Varun VaishManaging Associate
English (fluent)
Hindi
Punjabi
Bengali
Inter-Pacific Bar Association (IPBA)
New York Bar Association
IBA (International Bar Association)

  1. Advised Deli CMF Pte Ltd (an investment vehicle of Fosun Group’s China Momentum Fund) in the sale of its shares of, and part exit from, Delhivery Part Limited to : (i) Südasien Investmentfonds A Ltd. and Südasien Investmentfonds B Ltd. (ii) Bay Capital Holding Ltd. and (iii) Amamsa Investments Ltd.
  2. Advised IFFCO in the restructuring of the credit facilities amounting to USD 850 mn. availed by IFFCO’s foreign subsidiary i.e. Jordan India Fertilizer Company.
  3. Advised and represented the Corporate Applicant, Loon Land Development Ltd., in its Application for initiation of pre-packaged insolvency under Section 54C of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016, which was admitted by the Hon’ble Tribunal under the newly introduced Chapter III-A for pre-packaged insolvency resolution process of MSMEs and is the first admission order passed by the Hon’ble New Delhi Bench after introduction of pre-packaged insolvency resolution regime.
  4. Advised Ruizheng Investment (BVI) Limited, an investment vehicle of Fosun Group’s Fosun RZ Capital, in their Series B1 funding of Lets Transport, owned and operated by Diptab Ventures Private Limited, in a round size of US$ 7.5 mn.
  5. Advised Ruizheng Investment (BVI) Limited, an investment vehicle of Fosun Group’s Fosun RZ Capital, in their Series A funding of Dotpe Private Limited, in a round size of US$ 27.5 mn.
  6. Advised Ruizheng Investment (BVI) Limited, an investment vehicle of Fosun Group’s Fosun RZ Capital, in assignment of its rights under the Series B Share Subscription Agreement, to MA Theta, a private trust incorporated under the laws of India.
  7. Advised Goodwater Capital in their Seed Funding of US$ 10,000, by way of Convertible Notes, of NSquared Systems Private Limited.
  8. Advised Hashed Venture Fund I, an investment vehicle of Hashed Inc., in their Series B2 funding of Megashots Internet Private Limited, in a round size of US$ 12.7 mn.
  9. Advised Shyam Spectra Private Limited in a financing transaction with Advance India Projects Limited.
  10. Advised M3M India Private Limited in raising a long facility of approximately INR 200 crores from IndusInd Bank.
  11. Advised M3M India Private Limited in acquisition of a land owning company (which was part of the Shipra Group) owning 73 Acres of land valued at over INR 1400 Crores.