The Firm has a significant practice in advising clients in projects and infrastructure. The expertise spans a wide range of sectors including energy, airports, oil and gas, special economic zones, ports construction, real estate, transportation, water treatment and other infrastructure and manufacturing sectors. The Firm provides assistance in addressing various legal and project risk-related issues, investment in project companies, structuring of project companies, debt structuring, security creation, environmental protection, EPC contracts, insurance, and land use rights. The Firm has also advised lenders, investors and project companies in relation to obtaining financing for their projects and also has represented various clients in disputes arising in the implementation of infrastructure projects.
Dua Associates’ team of 15 partners and over 25 professionals are well-versed and updated on all the legal aspects of projects in diverse infrastructure sectors, spanning roads and highways, ports, rapid mass transportation and railways, smart cities, and real estate among others.
The Firm has qualified lawyers as well as industry specific experts to address various legal and project related risks throughout the implementation process of the project, including the structuring of project companies, debt structuring, security creation, environmental compliance, EPC contract, land use rights issues, various approvals and coordination with Government and regulatory authorities.
The team’s sector-specific expertise includes :
Power & Energy : Dua Associates was among the first Indian law firms to provide advice on power, oil and natural gas, non-conventional sources of energy projects when these sectors were opened up by the Government to private participation. The Firm advises clients on the establishment and management of power generation as well as Transmission & Distribution projects. The Firm has advised on the restructuring of state electricity boards and the privatization of the power sector in India.
The Firm has a dedicated team of lawyers advising on projects in conventional, nuclear and non-conventional energy. We provide advisory services to domestic and international clients on the establishment and management of power generation, distribution and transmission projects. The team has also advised on the restructuring of state electricity boards and on the privatization of the power sector in India.
Mining : The Firm advises on regulatory issues relating to exploration and mining concessions, on land related matters and on the contractual documentation process. The Firm has also been involved in amendments to the domestic mining laws. The litigation team of the Firm has also represented global leaders in mining before various courts and/or tribunals in India.
Infrastructure : The Firm represents financial institutions, investment funds, development banks, private project developers, Government authorities, project companies, contractors and other parties. We have experienced lawyers as well as vertical-specific experts to address various legal and project risks including the structuring of project companies, debt structuring, security creation, environmental compliance, contracts, insurance, land use rights issues, taxation regime, exchange control regulations, various approvals, licenses and registrations, and coordination with Government and regulatory authorities etc.
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