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Dhir & Dhir Associates

D-55, DEFENCE COLONY, NEW DELHI 110 024, INDIA
Tel:
Work +91 11 4241 0000
Fax:
Fax +91 11 4241 0091
Email:
Web:
www.dhirassociates.com
Aichi-Ken, Hyperbad, Mumbai, New Delhi

Alok Dhir

Tel:
Work +91 42410000
Email:
Dhir & Dhir Associates

Position

He specialises in Corporate and Financial Restructuring, Bankruptcy Laws, Mergers, Acquisitions and Takeovers, Banking Law, Real Estate, Company Law Matters and Shareholders Disputes (Company Law Board). Besides this, he also specialises in private equity placements, structuring of transactions for turning around of the financially unviable entities in the country and issues related to Asset Reconstruction & Securitization.

Career

Alok Dhir, a chartered accountant and a renowned lawyer is in practice since 1983. He has established the firm in 1993 with offices in New Delhi,Mumbai and a representative office in Japan. He is a leading lawyer and represents clients, which include multinational corporations, public sectors, Banks and Financial Institutions in various courts and tribunals, including the Supreme Court,High Courts,AAIFR, BIFR, DRT/DRAT and CLB.

Languages

English and Hindi

Member

Appointed by Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) on the Panel of Experts for the subject relating to Corporate Rescue and Asset Reconstruction. He is the Founder President of AAIFR / BIFR Bar Association of India. Member of INSOL India, INSOL International, Indian council of Arbitration and Society of Indian Law Firm.


India

Corporate and M&A

Within: Corporate and M&A

Managing partners Alok Dhir and Maneesha Dhir jointly lead the practice Dhir & Dhir Associates, which advises clients from a wide range of sectors, including infrastructure, telecoms, real estate, energy and finance, on entry strategy, foreign direct investment, and joint ventures, among other areas. Highlights include advising INR Energy Ventures on acquiring the entire shareholding of Greeno Projects and Greenolite Solar for acquiring and implementing a solar power project.

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Dispute resolution

Within: Dispute resolution

At Dhir & Dhir Associates, recent work includes representing the Save Avali Trust in an objection against the construction of an abattoir in Faridabad, on the grounds that the information provided for the construction was misrepresented. Simbhaoli Sugars is another recent client. Managing partners Alok Dhir and Maneesha Dhir are notable disputes practitioners, and Sachin Gupta heads the practice.

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Restructuring and insolvency

Within: Restructuring and insolvency

The corporate restructuring and insolvency practice at Dhir & Dhir Associates is frequently instructed in restructuring and insolvency code proceedings, with particular experience advising creditors. In a matter jointly led by managing partner Alok Dhir and associate partner Carsha Banerjee – both based in New Delhi – a team was instructed both initially by Punjab National Bank and later by the Industrial Development Bank of India in relation to MBL Infrastructures insolvency process. A team led by Nilesh Sharma is also advising a committee of creditors in the corporate insolvency resolution process of Athena Domwe Power.  In another highlight, the team is advising the suspended board of Essar Steel on legal issues arising from the company's insolvency.

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