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Nidhi Arya


Finance, Real Estate,

Nidhi’s primary practice areas are banking & finance, real estate and general corporate. She regularly advises banks, non-banking financial companies and funds on debt transactions, including construction finance, corporate loans, external commercial borrowings, issuance of non-convertible debentures and due diligences.

In the real estate sector, Nidhi has extensive experience in providing compliance-based advisory services to clients, especially in light of the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016 (RERA). She has also handled multiple transactions for townships and real estate projects, including real estate financing, joint ventures, joint developments, leases and RERA documentation.

Nidhi’s general corporate practice includes advising corporate houses on day-to-day matters. She has also been involved in various corporate transactions in the fields of power, turnkey projects, and logistics. 

Nidhi graduated from Symbiosis Law School, Pune in the year 2008, and then went on to complete her L.L.M. (Master of Law) in International Finance Law from King’s College London. Nidhi started her legal career with Gagrats, Mumbai. Thereafter, she was a part of the international capital markets team at Rajani Associates, Mumbai, before joining the Firm in the year 2013.

Select Professional Experience

  • Advised SWAMIH Investment Fund I on its investment of INR 300 crores in the Hubtown Group project 'Rising City'.
  • Advised ACRE ARC on purchase of distressed loans from HDFC Limited.
  • Advised Polygenta Technologies Limited (a leading PET recycling company engaged in sustainable circular economy), on Indian law aspects on the external commercial borrowing raised from DEG - German Investment and Development Company mbH and Danish development financier IFU.
  • Advising one of India’s leading housing finance companies on various credit facilities being provided to construction finance and corporate borrowers on an ongoing basis, including credit facilities under the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme formulated by the Department of Financial Services, Ministry of Finance, Government of India.
  • Advising banks and financial institutions on syndication of credit facilities availed by several borrowers.
  • Advising a large corporate house in the power sector on restructuring of its loans of about INR 4500 crores.
  • Advising an alternate investment fund set up by the Government under the Special Window for Completion of Construction of Affordable and Mid-Income Housing Projects, on an ongoing basis, on their investments in various real estate projects across the country.
  • Providing ongoing legal advisory services for development of two integrated townships and various other real estate projects in the State of West Bengal.
  • Undertaking a compliance-based risk assessment for a prominent conglomerate in the steel industry.

Awards & Recognition

  • The Legal 500 Asia-Pacific Rankings 2024, 2023 & 2022, ‘Recommended Lawyer’ for Finance.
  • Notable practitioner by Chambers & Partners Asia-Pacific Guide 2023 India Corporate/Commercial: Kolkata.
  • Asialaw Profiles Leading Lawyers 2023 ‘Notable Practitioner’ for Banking and Finance.
  • IFLR1000 2023 Rankings ‘Rising Star’ for Banking.


  • Bar Council of Delhi.

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11th Apr, 2023

RERA Regime - The Exemption Conundrum

19th Nov, 2020

RERA Regime - Landowners and Promoters

03rd Apr, 2020

Force Majeure in the Time of COVID-19 - An Overview

03rd Feb, 2020

The Mineral Laws (Amendment) Ordinance - Key Changes

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