Kolkata Real Estate And Property Lawyers

In the ‘city of joy’, Kolkata, Helpline Law offers a platform to corporates as well as individuals to connect to qualified and experienced Property Lawyers. Whether you are buying or selling a home, in a real estate law dispute, or contemplating a real estate transaction, it is important to know your rights and have them explained to you by a real estate lawyer. Real estate law encompasses a broad range of issues in relation to property law that you may have never thought about before, such as easement disputes, foreclosures, injuries, property taxes, neighbor relations, property deeds, real estate warranties, different types of mortgages, insurance, landlord/tenant matters, and issues related to buying and selling real estate.

Some of the specialized services offered by the real estate lawyer are:

  • Conducting due diligence investigation in a commercial or industrial real estate transaction to discover all material facts and conditions affecting the Property and the transaction
  • Exposition services for registration of properties at sub-registrar offices
  • Rendering service to clients to receive various approvals/permission/licenses from authorities concerned
  • Vetting, conveyance, drafting and interpretation of various types of contracts/annexure such as co-partnership, joint venture, consortium, sale deed, lease deed, general power of attorney, builder buyer agreement, special power of attorney and other legal documents
  • Evaluating and verifying title deeds, conducting title search/title inquiry of properties all over India
  • Handling legal aspects of project sanctioning, housing loan and other types of cases involving mortgage
  • Providing services to oversees clients in fulfilling post-disbursement requirements
  • Recommending clients beyond the basic legal requirements while acquiring, disposing and transferring properties
  • Making risk assessments, advising on the compliance of different environmental laws, obtaining allowance and approvals from the authorities concerned
  • Offering consultation on tax planning related to transactions to bring down tax liability

In addition to the above, lawyers also provides dispute resolution services, which includes regional and multi-jurisdictional litigation and arbitration, as well as other forms of alternative dispute resolution and associated legal services. Where a foreign entity is involved with a domestic business, these Pune based property lawyers work closely with international law firms or consulting firms to provide a single point of contact with the client.

Various laws that govern the Real Estate sector:

We have the Transfer of Property Act, which deals with both movable and immovable property, and the Indian Easements Act, both effective from 1882; the Registration Act, again which is old from 1908; the Slum Areas (Improvement and Clearance) Act which was passed in 1956, and the not so old Environment (Protection) Act 1986 and the Forest (Conservation) Act of 1980; and then the very recent Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act of 2013, and Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act 2016 and the Benami Transactions (Prohibition) Amendment Act, which came into effect on 1st November 2016; and the Indian Stamp Act 1899 which is also old but has been amended several times by various States; and the Special Economic Zones Act of 2005. And of course there are other municipal and local laws.

Hierarchy of Courts in India handling property dispute related matters:

Address Courts in Kolkata for processing real estate/property appeals:

NameAddress
District & Sessions Judges CourtAddress: A.G. Road, Champadali, Barasat, Kolkata-700124, India
District Civil And Sessions CourtAddress: 18, Judges Ct Rd, Alipore, Kolkata-700027, India
City Civil Court, CalcuttaAddress: 2 and 3, Kiran Shankar Ray Rd, BBD Bagh, Kolkata-700001, India
District Civil And Sessions CourtAddress: 18, Judges Ct Rd, Alipore, Kolkata-700027, India
High CourtAddress: 3, Esplanade Row W, BBD Bagh, Kolkata-700001, India
Jurisdiction: West Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands

How do we help?

The legal experts in our database understand the commercial and practical concerns of the property sector and try to help clients avoid disputes in the first place. However, if that is not possible, they use their skills in negotiation, alternative dispute resolution and property litigation to resolve matters quickly and efficiently. They work closely with their clients in order to understand the issues they face and find workable, cost-effective solutions.

For powerful advocacy in real property disputes, contact Helpline Law that will connect you with the most suitable real estate lawyer.