Hardeep Sachdeva is a Senior Partner at AZB & Partners. With over 27 years of experience, he advises Indian and multinational clients and is consistently rated as India’s leading corporate and M&A lawyer. His expertise across varied segments includes foundation, impact sector, real estate, retail, hospitality, e-commerce, education, technology, infrastructure and manufacturing.
He has been associated with several landmark M&A and private equity investment transactions and has done pioneering work. He guides on investment strategies, transactions structuring and insolvency and bankruptcy matters. He advises on acquisition, investments, joint ventures and financing transactions, within and outside India, including cross-border transactions, and on various aspects of resolution applications under IBC. Hardeep’s guidance to companies and foundations on their India entry strategy has brought outstanding results. He has been instrumental in working with Government agencies on authoring and contributions to various legislations.
An Economics graduate from Shri Ram College of Commerce, and a Law graduate from the Campus Law Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, in 1995, he joined Ajay Bahl & Co., a Delhi-based corporate law firm, one of the predecessor firms that formed AZB & Partners in 2004. Ever since, he is a key member of the firm. He has been member of governmental and other industry committees, he was admitted to the Bar in 1995. Hardeep is known for his clarity of goals in life and of those associated with him; and is recognised as one of the leading lawyers in the country. His strong leadership skills have brought him accolades and laurels.
“Your hard-work, commitment and courage – with positive attitude – will get you achieve all of your goals. Treat clients as your friends and your team as your family”
“Hardeep Sachdeva is regularly called upon by foreign investors and private equity funds to handle large-cap transactions and structure joint ventures with developers. One source attests: “He is a seasoned lawyer with good commercial sense”
Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific (2021)
Known for his distinctive personality and sharp acumen, he has created a niche for himself in varied fields of legal services. His strategies have yielded excellent results, adding value to clients, the legal fraternity by providing them solution-oriented models to follow.