Property disputes, whether commercial or residential, can be costly and time consuming. With one of the largest database of wide range of real estate and property lawyers, Helpline Law is committed in helping you find the right solution at right level with right price. Our database comprises of lawyers with decades of experience in all aspects of property law including real estate acquisition for the purposes of residential / commercial development, SEZs, townships, hospitality, affordable housing, healthcare, education, information technology / industrial parks, etc., investments / financing in the real estate sector, and dispute resolution services. Real Estate lawyers have represented Indian and international developers, property owners, government entities / agencies, corporate houses, warehousing and logistics companies, hotel operators, educational institutions, offshore and domestic funds / lenders, investors, contractors, financial institutions, landlords and tenants. Their in-depth knowledge and understanding of local legal and regulatory framework enables them to provide cost-effective, practical and commercial advice, while ensuring legal compliance.
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 Delhi 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.
Real Estate (Regulation and Development Act), 2016:
Due to constant increase in number of complaints by the real estate stake holders and lack of proper regulatory system, the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 was passed in March, 2016 and made effective from 1st May, 2016. The objective was to promote real estate sector and to ensure that the sale of plot, apartment or building, or real estate project happens in an efficient and transparent manner protecting the interest of consumers. RERA aims to address issues like delay in transfer of possession, dispute over prices, quality of construction and the construction material etc.
Hierarchy of Tribunals and Courts under RERA:
Property lawyers represent both, corporate commercial and private property owners, in handling commercial and domestic purchases and sales, mortgages, gifts and leasehold transactions. They assist with drafting of lease deeds, sale or purchase deeds, mortgage deeds, title deeds and gift deeds.Hierarchy of Courts in India handling property dispute related matters:
Address of Tribunals & Courts in India for processing real estate/property appeals:
|RERA Office||Address: Vikas Minar, 14th Floor, ITO, New Delhi-110002, India|
|District Courts (Tis Hazari)||Address: Kamla Nehru Ridge, Civil Lines, Bhiku Ram Jain Marg, New Delhi-110054, India|
|District Court (Patiala House Court)||Address: India Gate, F-30C, Connaught Circus, Patiala House, Connaught Place, New Delhi-110001, India|
|District Court (Karkardooma)||Address: Maharaja Surajmal Marg, Shahdara, New Delhi-110032, India|
|District Court (Rohini)||Address: Rohini Court Complex, Block D, Sector 14, Rohini, New Delhi-110085, India|
|District Court (Saket)||Address: District Court Complex, Saket, New Delhi-110017, India|
|District Court (Dwarka)||Address: Dwarka Court Complex Sector-10, New Delhi-110075, India|
|High Court||Address: Shershah Road, Near, India Gate, New Delhi-110503, India|
|Supreme Court of India||Address: Tilak Marg, Supreme Court, Mandi House, New Delhi-110201, India|
Disputes involving real estate and real estate transactions can hinder a company’s efforts to navigate new paths to growth. The lawyers in our database have decades of experience successfully representing real estate clients, whether in court or alternative dispute resolution proceedings. They bring a strategic, business-minded approach to problem solving that proactively helps clients achieve their objectives in the most efficient and cost-efficient manner possible – whether in a single locale or across multiple jurisdictions.
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