Hardeep Sachdeva is a senior partner at AZB & Partners. With more than 22 years’ experience, he advises Indian as well as international clients and is consistently rated as India’s leading corporate and M&A lawyer.
Hardeep advises across several sectors, including real estate, retail, hospitality, industrial parks, SEZs, e-commerce, education, technology, infrastructure, alcoholic beverages and others. Hardeep has been associated with several landmark M&A and private equity investment transactions in such sectors and has done some pioneering work in these areas.
Hardeep has been actively advising on various private equity investments and other financing transactions, including listed debt securities within and outside India, in both listed and unlisted companies and on numerous acquisitions, joint ventures, including cross-border transactions. He advises clients on investment strategies, transaction structures and is involved in drafting and negotiating transaction documents for such investments and restructuring of companies in preparation for investment and otherwise.
Hardeep has been a member of governmental and other industry committees. He is an economics graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce (SRCC), Delhi University and a law graduate from the Campus Law Centre (CLC), Faculty of Law, Delhi University. He was admitted to the Indian Bar in 1995. He is a member of the Bar Council of Delhi and Delhi High Court Bar Association. In 1995, he joined Ajay Bahl & Co, a Delhi-based corporate law firm which was one of the predecessor firms that formed AZB & Partners in the year 2004. He has been a key member of AZB & Partners since.