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Abir Lal Dey

Partner

OVERVIEW

Abir’s practice focuses primarily on rendering legal advice, structuring, drafting, risk allocation and negotiation assistance to borrowers and lenders for all their Banking & Finance (B&F) needs.

Abir has advised on a multitude of domestic Indian lending structures & products, and various overseas India linked borrowing and lending matters. Abir possesses an expertise on infrastructure and PPP related laws & practices in India, foreign investment regulations & practices, and is sought out for advice on structuring investments into India.

His work has covered multiple sectors including Logistics & Warehousing, Infrastructure, Aviation, Highways, Renewable Energy, Oil & Gas, Transmission, Ports, Real Estate, Stressed Assets, Financial Services and Asset Management, and has advised on diverse products covering Project Finance, Structured Finance, External Borrowings, Trade Finance, Acquisition Finance, Bond issuances, Insolvencies and Restructurings. Abir also assists Indian and foreign clients in legal risk management.

Abir has a vast experience over 15 years of Indian B&F and other practice areas and started his career as an in-house counsel at Wockhardt Limited and subsequently worked at Link Legal ILS, Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (erstwhile Amarchand & Mangaldas Suresh A. Shroff & Co.) and L&L Partners.

EXPERIENCE

Banking & Finance, Restructuring & Insolvency, Projects & Infrastructure, Real Estate.

AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS

Abir has been featured in India’s Super 50 Lawyer by Asian Law Business in Client Service Category and featured as one of India's Future Legal Leaders by India Business Law Journal. He also won India’s Rising Stars, 2020 award by Asian Law Business.