Dhaval Vussonji


Mr. Dhaval Vussonji is the founder of the young and fast expanding firm Dhaval Vussonji & Associates. Under his leadership and active tutelage, the Firm has gained rapid recognition for its solution-oriented approach in diverse areas of practice including Banking & Finance, Capital Markets, Corporate Advisory, Mergers & Acquisitions and Real Estate laws.

Described as a “sound, very hands-on lawyer who understands the issues”, Mr. Vussonji is also consistently titled as a “Leading Lawyer” by well recognised legal publications, for the APAC region.

Mr. Vussonji extensively practices in the areas of Real Estate, Corporate Debt Restructuring, EPC Contracts, Hotel Management Contracts, International Commercial Arbitration, Litigation and Arbitration, Private Equity Investments and Maritime Laws.

In the course of advising clients on real estate matters, Mr. Vussonji regularly deals with several issues relating to land titles, acquisition of lands, development of such lands, sale of premises constructed on the lands, leasing of premises of such lands, construction of malls, leasing of premises in malls and construction of hotels. He advises transactions involving foreign direct equity investment in completed and under construction real estate projects in India.

He has advised structuring of apartment funds, formulating of 80:20 schemes, compliant with RBI norms and setting up of businesses for Non-Banking Financial companies.


  • B.Com. Bombay University
  • C.A., Institute of Chartered Accountants of India
  • LL.B. Bombay University Advocate, Bar Council of Maharashtra
  • Solicitor, High Court, Bombay


  • Real Estate
  • Banking and Finance
  • Corporate Debt Restructuring
  • Capital Markets
  • Private Equity Investments
  • Dispute Resolution
  • Private Equity Investments

Representative Matters

  • Represented Binani Cements, the operational creditors in a landmark judgement, the newly introduced insolvency law was made effective in the nation, there was chaos as regards the rights of the various stakeholders in insolvency under the new code.
  • Represented Bharti Shipyards
  • Advised the Xander Group with acquisition of approx. 20 Acres of Prime Land at Thane, near Viviana Mall from J.K. Investo Trade (India) Limited (Raymond Group), that once upon a time, housed its flagship textile factory.
  • Advised Varde India Investment Adviser Private Limited with Strata acquisition (bulk) of Commercial Premises in Lodha Excelus, New Cuffe Parade.
  • Advised Raysut Cement Company on acquisition in the Middle East/Africa and have drafted Shareholder and Share Purchase Agreements for these jurisdictions.


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