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Navigating dynamic regulatory issues, political concerns and market susceptibilities, while designing innovative project structures.


AZB has and continues to represent a range of players in the infrastructure segment, from strategic and financial investors to promoters and government authorities. Our advice regularly covers innovative transaction structures and complex deals and our lawyers have been the preferred legal advisors on various marquee and first–of–its–kind projects in recent years.     

As industry experts, we understand the critical interplay of regulatory issues, political concerns and market susceptibilities that dominate and drive investments in this sector. We focus on providing comprehensive legal advisory services, which includes an analysis of regulatory, operational and commercial issues, supported by deep domain knowledge and experience. 

Specifically, it means bringing to bear the learning from unique transactions and lawyers dually qualified in Engineering and Accounts, who are thus able to appreciate the nuances of techno–commercial issues. Our Infrastructure team has significant experience in advising on large scale, core infrastructure projects, and provide value additions to strategy and daily challenges.

Involved in the Government of India’s think tanks, with memberships on several committees, our senior partners bring an additional depth and clarity of perspective.

Work Highlights


Known for its activity in project finance as well as energy and infrastructure–related acquisitions. Regularly represents financial institutions and project investors. Additionally draws praise for its handling of commercial agreements and bids for projects.

Chambers & Partners Global (2018) on our Infrastructure & Project Finance practice


The infrastructure sector spans railways and metros, roads and highways, airports, ports, aviation, mining, healthcare, education, water and waste management, urban street lighting, smart cities and more. The technical, commercial and regulatory issues are peculiar to each sub-sector, which demands an alignment of our knowledge base and being able to cross-utilise the experience gained in other sectors. Given the nuances in this sector, we ensure senior level or partner attention at almost every step of any transaction. 

Our lawyers have acquired a wealth of experience from advising government clients on various Public Private Partnership (PPP) projects. This experience helps us streamline our approach to each PPP transaction, with valuable inputs for those clients who intend to participate in government bids for PPP projects. 

We keep a constant watch for regulatory updates and judgements that might impact our clients’ businesses, regularly engaging with them on new market structures and intelligence.