Hardeep Sachdeva

AZB & Partners - India

Senior Partner


+91 120 417 9999

Distinguished Practitioner

English and Punjabi



Practice area:

Real estate

Hardeep Sachdeva is a Senior Partner at AZB & Partners. With more than 26 years’ experience, he advises Indian as well as international clients and is consistently rated as India’s leading corporate and M&A lawyer.

He advises across several sectors, including real estate, impact investments, retail, hospitality, industrial parks, SEZs, e-commerce, education, technology, infrastructure, alcoholic beverages and others. Hardeep has been associated with several landmark M&A and private equity investment transactions in such sectors and has done some pioneering work in these areas.

  • Advised Amazon on its investment in Mynd Solutions Private Limited (which is a Trade Receivables Discounting System (TReDs) company, by leading the Series A2 funding round in Mynd Solutions Private Limited and acquiring Compulsorily Convertible Preference Shares of Mynd Solutions Private Limited.
  • Advised Varde Partners on its investment of Rs. 1,135 Crores into Hyderabad-based Phoenix Group’s company having under-construction information technology special economic zone (IT-SEZ) at Gachibowli, Hyderabad, Telangana, by way of subscription of non-convertible debentures.
  • Advised Xander, in inter alia structuring the redemption of the 100% of the non-convertible debentures held by Xander and exit of Xander entities from Kapstone Constructions Private Limited, a group company of the Rustomjee group;
  • Advised Michael & Susan Dell Foundation with respect to the legal aspects of launch of a private-led 'credit guarantee' product in India, to guarantee a loan portfolio aimed at improving credit access for the unserved/underserved but viable micro, small & medium enterprises;
  • Advised Model Economic Township Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, in relation to its joint venture with IndoSpace for undertaking the business of warehousing and logistics.

  • Construction
  • Corporate and M&A
  • Investment funds
  • Private equity
  • Restructuring and insolvency

  • Consumer goods and services
  • Infrastructure
  • Real estate
  • Technology and telecommunications

  • Bar Council of Delhi and Delhi High Court Bar Association.

  • B.A. (Hons) Economics, Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi University, 1992; and
  • LL.B., Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, Delhi University, 1995.