Tatva Legal > Mumbai, India > Firm Profile
Tatva Legal Offices
1st Floor, Janmabhoomi Bhavan
Janmabhoomi Marg, Fort
Tatva Legal > The Legal 500 Rankings
India > Banking and finance Tier 3Highly active in real estate finance, Tatva Legal‘s banking and finance group maintains a strong and growing footprint in Bangalore and Hyderabad. NBFCs and alternative investment funds feature prominently on the team’s client list. Co-head Raghu Nandana is a go-to partner for financial restructuring matters on behalf of both lenders and borrowers. Co-heads N.K. Dilip and Shailendra Komartreddy are also experienced in commercial lending transactions.
Walton Street India Finance Private Limited
ESR Advisers India Pvt Ltd.
- Advised Walton Street India Finance Private Limited on the drafting of transaction documents for issuance of non-convertible Debentures; and assisting the client in execution and closing of the transaction.
- Advised Swamih Investment Funds-I on the refinancing of stressed assets for numerous development projects.
- Conducted title due diligence on behalf of Piramel Group for numerous projects across Hyderabad and Bangalore.
India > Corporate and M&A Tier 3Sell-side M&A mandates are a primary focus for Tatva Legal‘s corporate department, particularly in the real estate sector. The team keeps a domestic practice alongside international transactions, supported by a wide geographical footprint which includes a large Hyderabad offering. N.K. Dilip provides commercial and regulatory advice including entry strategies, regulatory approvals and joint ventures. Shailendra Komatreddy recently completed cross-border share acquisitions on behalf of Singaporean entities. Avinash Mody leads operations in New Delhi.
‘The team is very proactive and think outside the box.’
‘Avinash Mody never fails to provide timely, creative and clear advice.’
‘Avinash Mody always provides very practical advice in timely manner, well considering the reality of business. The team is excellent as to its expertise and client care, and the firm’s fees are reasonable.’
‘Impressive – fast responses and eager to provide solutions.’
‘Mr. Avinash Mody is excellent in negotiation with the counterparts.‘
Way2Wealth Securities Private Limited
Coffeeday Enterprises Pvt. Ltd.
Modern Food Enterprises Private Limited
DRA Projects Private Limited
C4C Holdings Pte. Ltd.
C4C Digital Pte. Ltd.
- Advised on Coffeeday Enterprises’ 2000 crore fundraising from Blackstone.
- Assisted Way2Wealth in sale of 100% stake of Way2Wealth Securities Private Limited to Shriram Trust.
- Advsied Bosch Limited, a public listed company, on an investent in Nivaata Systems Private Limited, an urban startup that helps augment corporate transportation.
‘People with knowledge, expertise, thought leadership and innovation.’
‘Team is collaborative and has good understanding of technology and innovation sectors.’
‘The members of Tatva walk you through all the options and the pros and cons of all the options. It’s a one-stop shop for me. Their understanding of Govt Business and Contractual obligations that need to be built into the contracts are outstanding.’
Shapoorji Pallonji Group
Walton Street India Finance Private Limited
Lake Shore India & Piramal Group
Avenue Supermarts Limited (DMart)
Jain Housing and Constructions Private Limited
Cybercity Builders and Developers Private Limited
Megha Engineering India Limited
- Advised Coffee Day Enterprises Limited, Tanglin Developments Limited on Blackstone and Salarpuria’s acquisition of Global Village Tech Park, an IT Tech Park consisting of a built-up area of 5 million sq.ft. and approximately 100 acres of land.
- Advised Rajapushpa Properties on the acquisition of freehold and development rights over 25 acres of land in Hyderabad, Telangana for the development of a high-end residential township.
- Assisted Shapoorji Pallonji Group with conducting title due diligence on land measuring 200 Acres for undertaking residential and commercial developments.
India > Capital markets Tier 4
The capital markets group at Bangalore-based Tatva Legal is led by Dilip N.K and is instructed by investor clients on private equity transactions. Co-founder Manav Nagaraj left the partnership to join Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co in May 2021.
‘The team is very knowledgeable, very responsive and solves the issues that we come across in a very balanced manner.’
‘Expertise, Experience, responsiveness, attention to detail and balancing risk/upside; as well as business/law perspectives.’
Way2Wealth Securities Private Limited
Ideaspring Capital Future Now
HDFC Capital Advisors Limited
Titan Company Limited
Start 2 Scale Ventures LLP
Lightstone Global Fund
Accion Frontier Inclusion Mauritius
Coffeeday Enterprises Ltd.
Radiance Renewables Pvt. Ltd.
Indegene Private Limited
- Advising Way2Wealth Securities on Shriram Trust’s 100% stake acquisition in the client.
- Advised Lightstone Global Fund S.A. on its 14% stake acquisition of Vogo Automotive.
- Advised Accion Frontier Inclusion Mauritius on the acquisition of a stake in Digikredit Finance Private Limited.
Tatva Legal > Firm Profile
The firm: Tatva Legal is a boutique Indian law firm focused on the technology, healthcare, education, real estate, infrastructure, manufacturing funds, and financial services sectors. We have over 80 lawyers based in five offices across India.
Tatva Legal is relationship-driven and built to meet the ongoing legal needs of clients wherever they choose to do business in India within the areas of our expertise.
We offer clients an extensive range of legal services through the following groups:
Corporate advisory and M&A
Banking and finance
Insolvency and restructuring
Our lawyers in all our locations provide the same dedicated approach to legal services and quality, are fully versed in their local and cultural business communities and apply the highest technical skills with the best-informed current thinking.
Tatva Legal has a well-established presence in India. We have five offices located in: Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, New Delhi and Chennai.
Our lawyers are specialised legal professionals, including those who have previously worked in leading international law firms. Our team delivers the highest standard of legal services required by our Indian and international clients.
Main areas of practice
Tatva Legal offers clients an extensive range of legal services through the following practice areas:
Corporate advisory and M&A: Tatva Legal’s corporate advisory practice covers the full range of legal advisory services including structuring and evaluating entry strategies, company formation, reorganisation and restructuring, corporate governance and contract law. The team also has extensive experience in mergers, acquisitions and joint ventures (domestic and cross border). The firm has advised acquirors, target companies and promoters (as the case may be) in the purchase and sale of equity interests across various sectors including telecom, insurance, infrastructure, education, real estate IT and healthcare
Real estate: Tatva Legal has a leading real estate practice advising investors and lenders to the Indian real estate industry. The transactions we advise on ranges from the issuance of secured listed bonds, unlisted bonds and domestic as well as foreign equity to mergers and acquisition, structured financing, construction finance and straight debt.
We advise corporates, hospitals and hotels on their real estate acquisition needs such as built-to-suit buildings, operating assets and leasing built-up spaces and logistic parks. We also advise real estate developers on the acquisition of properties, title due diligence, joint development agreements, structuring of transactions and exiting transactions.
Key clients: Godrej Properties Ltd, Phoenix Mills Ltd, Dudhwala Builders and Bredco Ltd, Reliance Capital, Essel Finance and A K Capital.
Banking and finance: Tatval Legal has an active practice in advising Banks and Non-Banking Financial Companies (NBFCs) in fund deployment, including through listed, unlisted corporate bonds, mezzanine debt, structured financing, construction finance and vanilla debt.
Dispute resolution: The dispute resolution team comprises reputed and renowned lawyers (both in-house and of-counsels) who specialise in arbitration and litigation.
Key clients: K Raheja Group, Kuoni Travels, BSE, Maker Developers.