Pathik Arora

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Ph: +91-11 4155 1824, 4155 1825, 4155 0586
Email: pathik.arora@hammurabisolomon.com

 

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Pathik Arora 

Senior Partner, Hammurabi & Solomon

  • Associate Member of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India in 1998
  • LLB, Faculty of Law, University of Delhi, Delhi, India
  • B. Com (Hons) Delhi University, Delhi

Pathik has extensively advised on and led various transactions including investments into various Companies through equity and debt (including FDI); drafting & negotiations on Shareholders Agreement, joint venture agreements, share subscription/purchase agreements; transactions for raising of debt including Project Financing, USD Bond issuance in international market, NCDs (under FPI route), ECBs, etc.; drafting & negotiations on debenture purchase agreements, Debenture Trustee Agreements, Project lending agreements, Loan agreements, security creation agreements, etc., Power Purchase Agreements, Land Lease & Infrastructure Agreements with solar park developers, negotiation on RFS, RFPs, with various government authorities, acquisition of land – outright purchase and long term variable leases.

Pathik has also advised private equity funds based out of Europe, USA, Singapore for their investments into India (including structuring of the transaction through tax beneficial states like Mauritius, Cyprus etc.,), drafted & negotiated investment contracts and liaisioned with government authorities for obtaining various approvals required during various stages of implementation of projects.

He has also led due diligences of real estate pan India – land and constructed properties including regulatory approvals, advising, drafting and negotiations on EPC and LSTK contracts including for PPPs, PSUs etc, He also has spearheaded a robust compliance management program encompassing all functions and departments, advising and ensuring compliance of business by all applicable laws – domestic & international. He has an experience of handing compliances at NYSE, ESOP for NYSE listed entity, Mauritius Companies Act, FCPA, and providing training for the same and handled all secretarial functions including conducting board, shareholders' and committee meetings, dealing with ROC, RBI, MCA, monitoring of filings with ROC, RBI.

Pathik has experience of almost two decades. Before Joining H&S, he has worked with Azure Power (AZRE-NYSE), a leading solar power plant developer & operator as a Head of Legal, Secretarial & Compliance and InterGlobe Hotels Pvt. Ltd., a JV of InterGlobe Group and Accor Group as Head – Legal, Secretarial and Estate Management, part of leadership team. He has also worked with Technip KT India Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of Technip, France as 'Legal Counsel and Company Secretary'.

Pathik has also authored various articles in leading law journals including on “Proposed Changes to Labour Laws – a boon or bane” and “Class Action Suits under the Companies Act, 2013” on Lex Witness.

Practice Area:

  • Corporate
  • M&A Project Finance
  • Joint Venture
  • Corporate & Commercial
  • Banking & Financial Laws & Advisory Documentation