Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas has strengthened its Real Estate Practice with Abhishek Sharma joining the Firm as Partner and Co-Head of the Real Estate Practice. Abhishek will be based out of Mumbai. He will Co-Head the Real Estate Practice with Namrata Kolar, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, who is based out of Bangalore. Sandeep Dave will be a Senior Mentor and Partner in the Real Estate Practice.
Discussing the Firm’s plan for its Real Estate practice, Mr Cyril Shroff, Managing Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas said, “The real estate sector in India presents a major growth opportunity for the firm. Appointment of Abhishek and Namrata, as Co-heads for our Real Estate Practice, is a reflection of our focus for the creation of a national and integrated practice across the six offices of the Firm.”
Abhishek comes with an experience of over 17 years and specialises in commercial and residential Real Estate transactions in and outside India. He has advised various domestic and international companies, including Corporate Houses, Developers, Real Estate Funds, and High Net worth Individuals. His expertise extends to complex matters on Special Townships, Information Technology Parks, Special Economic Zones, Commercial Properties, Agricultural Lands, and RERA etc.
Welcoming Abhishek to the Real Estate team, Mr Cyril Shroff said, “Abhishek brings with him extensive experience with a clearly demonstrated history of successfully leading several landmark real estate transactions of various kinds. With him joining us, we are looking forward to strengthening our Practice, delivering efficiently and achieving the stellar goals that we as a Firm have set for the Practice.”
Taking over his new role, Abhishek Sharma, Partner, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas, said, “As a market leader, CAM does great work in the space. With my experience and the vast opportunities lying ahead of us as a team, we are looking ahead to very interesting times and to creating a leading national real estate practice. I am looking forward to working with Namrata and the other excellent Partners of CAM.”
Prior to joining CAM, Abhishek, a 2002 GLC Mumbai law graduate and a Solicitor was working with a leading firm for over 13 years. He was recognized as an ‘Up and Coming’ Real Estate Lawyer by Chambers & Partners in its 2017 ranking. Abhishek has been recognized as an ‘Outstanding Partner’ for Real Estate by Chambers and Partners in its 2018 Edition of The Client Guide – Asia Pacific Leading Lawyers for Business.