Hardeep Sachdeva

AZB & Partners - India

Senior Partner

Plot No. A-8, Sector 4
National Capital Region
Noida, Uttar Pradesh

+91 120 417 9999

Distinguished Practitioner



Practice area:

Real estate

Career highlights: With more than 25 years’ experience, Senior Partner Hardeep Sachdeva advises Indian as well as international clients and is consistently rated as India’s leading corporate and M&A lawyer. Hardeep advises across several sectors, including real estate, retail, hospitality, industrial parks, foundations, impact investment, manufacturing, e-commerce, education, technology, infrastructure, alcoholic beverages and others and has been associated with several landmark M&A and private equity investment transactions in such sectors. He has been actively advising on various private equity investments and other financing transactions, including debt securities, acquisitions, joint ventures and cross-border transactions. He also advises on contentious matters involving re-structuring & disputes under commercial contracts. Hardeep has been consistently ranked as a leading corporate lawyer in India by some of the most credible publications. He is an economics graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce, Delhi University and a law graduate from the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, Delhi University. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and Delhi High Court Bar Association. In 1995, he joined Ajay Bahl & Co., which was one of the predecessor firms that formed AZB & Partners in the year 2004 and is a key member of AZB & Partners since.

Recent key transactions:

  • Advised Amazon Inc. on investment in Future Coupon Ltd. for a transaction value of approx.. INR 1500 crores; and also on acquisition of minority stake in Quess Corp Ltd.
  • Advised Xander Investments on acquisition of 100% stake in two entities owning and operating the Weikfield IT Citi Info Park from New Vernon Capital at a transaction value of approx.. INR 900 crores; and also advised Xander in set-up of warehousing platform together with forward purchase investments in warehouses in India.
  • Advised Virtuous Retail (a retail investment platform of Xander and APG) on acquisition of 100% stake in two "Trillium" retail mall entities from Tata Realty for transaction value of approx.. INR 700 crores. 
  • Advised Michael & Susan Dell Foundation in its investments in Shiksha Financial Services India Private Limited and Catbus Infolabs Private Limited.

Telephone No.: 9810065311 / E-mail ID: hardeep.sachdeva@azbpartners.com

Asialaw Distinguished Practitioner 2021 in Real Estate