Ashoo is experienced in advising high profile clients on foreign direct investment in real estate including setting up and acquisition of Industrial Parks, structuring investments in special economic zones, township projects, slum rehabilitation projects, student housing, warehousing and securities lending in Real Estate sector. She has advised developers and investors in areas related to acquisition of property, construction and development projects including township, slum rehabilitation and Real Estate documentation for multinational companies. She has also advised non-banking financial institutions in relation to securities lending transactions.
Some of the key assignments in these areas handled by Ashoo include advising on a wide range of corporate commercial transactions in Private Equity and Real Estate. She has advised on securities lending transactions, matters pertaining to foreign investments in India including setting up and acquisition of Industrial Parks under automatic route, structuring investments in special economic zones, and setting up branch offices and subsidiary of foreign entities in India.
Ashoo has advised on real estate transactions including acquisition of land for developing a township, acquisition of land and buildings, taking premises on leave and license agreements, business centre agreements, property management agreements, lease deeds, development agreements, joint development agreements, powers of attorney, transfer of development rights (“TDR”) agreement, project consultancy agreements, tenancy agreements, agreements for transfer of tenancy rights, agreements for surrender of tenancy rights, alternate accommodation agreements, deeds of rectification, cancellation deeds, deeds of apartment, declarations, mortgage deeds, hypothecation agreements, reconveyance deeds, release deeds, guarantees, deeds of indemnity, gift deeds, escrow agreements, hire purchase agreements, family settlements, partnership deeds, construction contracts, letters of intent, architect agreements, franchise agreements, mall management agreements, and advertising contracts.
Ashoo has also advised on matters pertaining to joint ventures, shareholder agreements, business transfer agreements, asset transfer agreements, share purchase agreements, demergers, management agreements, slum rehabilitation projects, limited liability partnership deeds, supply agreements, technology transfer agreements in hospitality sector and pharmaceutical sector, negotiation and closing the entire transaction.
Ashoo has authored many articles on Real Estate and related laws dealing with investigation of title, powers of attorney, lease v/s ownership, updates on new real estate regulations viz. Real Estate (regulation and development) Bill 2013 and 2015, amendment to The Registration Act, New Mining Act, Costal Road, amendments to Rent Control Act, 1999 which have been published in some of the country’s leading newspaper and news websites.
Prior to joining Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas, she worked as a Partner with J. Sagar Associates.
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