Purnachandra Rao Tadepalli

Purnachandra Rao Tadepalli, Principal Associate, JSA

Purna’s key focus area is corporate commercial as well as dispute resolution. He has advised and assisted multinational corporations and enterprises in large-scale cross-border transactions.

His practice areas include verification of corporate and regulatory compliances; advising corporates in the acquisition of vast tracts of immovable properties for industrial and commercial purposes and representing before government authorities in matters connected with land usage conversion as well as carrying out mutations in the property records. Purna has worked with various governmental authorities and has assisted clients in meeting various requirements imposed by such authorities.

Purna has extensive experience in advising clients on real estate acquisitions rendering assistance from identification of suitable properties, carrying out due diligence and title search exercises to negotiating on behalf of clients, drafting of transactional documents, execution, registration and help in the completion of the transaction and in fulfilling all statutory and regulatory compliances.

He has advised international financial majors on external commercial borrowings including foreign direct investments. Purna has also advised several national and multinational companies relating to various aspects of joint venture agreements, real estate, employment and commercial contract issues as well as on immigration laws.

Purna has been practicing Law since 1994. Before joining JSA in 2006, he was part of a premier litigation office at Chittoor (A.P) for about twelve years and has substantial experience in carrying out title diligences, handling civil, criminal and corporate litigations, apart from handling arbitration and constitutional matters.

 

Memberships

  • Bar Council of Andhra Pradesh
  • High Court of Telangana Bar Association at Hyderabad

 

Education

  • Master of Laws in Corporate Law from Osmania University, Hyderabad
  • Bachelor of Laws from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh

 

Languages

  • English
  • Hindi
  • Telugu
  • Tamil

Some of the key assignments in these areas handled and being handled by Purna amongst others, cover the following:-

Advised Anheuser-Busch InBev, one of the largest alcoholic beverage companies in the world, in acquiring real estate properties through its Indian subsidiary, for the expansion of its existing facility near Hyderabad. The assignment involved advising the client in environment and pollution control issues apart from real estate and revenue issues as well as identifying potential revenue compliances and resolution of legal compliances including land usage conversion and other transactional issues. The value of the deal was around INR 100 million.

Assisted a religious society, the Indian Society of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, in acquiring commercial land in Hyderabad, Rajahmundry and Visakhapatnam. He handled all transactional documentation apart from helping the clients in mutation etc.

Advised M/s.  Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) and defended it in Writ Petitions relating to Employment issues filed before the High Court at Hyderabad for the State of Telangana and the State of Andhra Pradesh.

Assisted M/s. Lakshmi Infratech Projects Private Limited, a Hyderabad based Real Estate Company and its group companies in acquiring landed properties from various individuals and also from a Christian Society, viz., South India Assemblies of God. He handled all transactional documentation apart from advising the client on FCRA issues and compliances under RERA etc.

Handled real estate due diligences for Deloitte and assisted it in the process of acquiring lease hold interest in commercial office spaces at Hyderabad.

Advised NRI’s based in USA, Canada, UK and Austria in handling the legal issues relating to their movable and  immovable properties located in the States of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, including identification of the landed properties, assisting the clients in revenue compliances and filing title litigations etc. before the Courts.