- 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
- IFLR1000 – Leading Lawyer in Banking and Finance, Capital Markets and Mergers and Acquisitions
- Chambers Asia Pacific - Leading Lawyer in Real Estate
- Asia law Leading Lawyers – Real Estate
- RSG Consulting - Listed as ‘25 leading second generation individuals of Indian corporate law’ recommended by clients
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.
He has been a pioneer, having advised one of the first foreign direct investments in a real estate commercial project under the foreign direct investment regime. He also advised the Pudumjee group on a three way de-merger involving two listed companies and listing of the resulting company without a public offer. He was the sole legal advisor to Bharati Shipyard Limited in the course of takeover of Great Offshore Limited (a listed Company), which was one of the most contested takeovers in the Indian securities market. He was also the exclusive legal advisor to Ess Dee Aluminium Limited in the course of takeover of India Foils (being a listed company) during the erstwhile BIFR regime. Being an expert, Mr. Vussonji is often invited to contribute on topical issues by various legal and accounting publications.