DIVYA MALCOLM

DIVYA MALCOLM

DIVYA MALCOLM

Ex-Partner,

Kochhar & Co.

Ex-Partner, Kochhar & Co.

Divya is an Ex-Partner at Kochhar & Co. and heads the Real Estate Practice at the firm’s Mumbai Office. Her expertise includes forest issues, townships, acquisition of agricultural lands, tribal lands, Special Economic Zones (SEZs), leasing of properties in industrial estates/ malls/ IT/ITES Parks, redevelopment projects (slum rehabilitation schemes/ co-operative society redevelopment/ old and cessed buildings), affordable housing projects.

She regularly conducts due diligence on title for funds, banks/ financial institutions, investors, multinationals, developers, Fortune 500 companies. Her drafting experience includes a holistic range of real estate documentation: tender documents, memoranda of understanding, term sheets, conveyances, development agreements, template agreements for sale of flats, condominium documents, mortgages, leases, leave and licence agreements etc. She also assists clients in structuring and negotiation of transactions.

She serves on the POSH – Internal Complaints Committee of various organizations conducts enquiries should a complaint arise. Her articles and book reviews are widely published.