The Infrastructure team works in active collaboration with the Mergers & Acquisitions, Dispute Resolution & Litigation, Intellectual Property, Labour & Employment, Regulatory & Public policy and Tax teams across all offices. The expert legal team conducts transactional, advisory, litigation and arbitration across all offices relating to Infrastructure disputes. The lawyers advise on public procurement, FDI, tendering process, PPPs, Joint Ventures, collaboration agreements, due diligence, negotiations etc.
The infrastructure sector primarily consists of Highways and Roads, Railways, Metro, Ports, Airports, Waste Management, Power Generation, Energy Trading, power transmission & distribution.
Considering the vitality of the infrastructure sector, we advise regularly to companies involved in the sector. We assist in bidding for projects, regulatory compliances, project related transactional work, environmental approvals, employment and labour agreements. We also assist in structuring, negotiating and documenting contracts in Infrastructure sector.
The firm also advises of corporate restructuring as well as strategic ventures such Joint Ventures, collaboration agreements etc as well as Foreign Direct Investments in setting up greenfield and brownfield projects.
The firm also conducts due diligence for acquisition of infrastructure projects as well as draft and review agreements related to infrastructure and construction such as Concession Agreement and EPC contracts as well as performance bank guarantees. We also handle agreements related to architects, designers, contractors and sub-contractors.
The disputes related to the sector arise in regulators and tribunals such as Appellate Tribunal for Electricity, National Green Tribunal, statutory and regulatory bodies including the Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, State Electricity Regulatory Commissions, Tariff Authority for Ports, Airport Economic Regulatory Authority, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, Central and State Pollution Control Boards as well as High Courts and Supreme Court of India.