Former Cyril Amarchand Mangaldas (CAM) Partner and Co-Head of its Real Estate practice Abhishek Sharma has set up his own independent practice, called Abhishek Sharma & Associates..Sharma is a 2002 graduate of the Government Law College, Mumbai. He has more than 20 years of practice as a qualified Solicitor. Over the course of his career, he has employed both traditional model of advice, along with the mature adoption of deal-friendly international standards for complex cross-border transactions in the real estate private equity space. He has advised marquee developers, domestic and foreign funds, financial institutions, corporate house, NRIs and high net worth individuals on various facets of real estate transactions and the regulatory framework in India..He started his professional journey with Wadia Ghandy & Co, following which he joined Khaitan & Co, where he rose to the partnership in 2011. In June 2019, he was roped in by CAM to co-head the firm's nation-wide Real Estate Practice. He resigned from the firm at the end of February 2023..Commenting on the move Sharma, shared,"Having worked pan-India on some of the largest and marquee deals over the past 20 plus years, I am now beginning a new phase of my professional life. On a very positive note, I am starting this new journey of supporting clients and law firms as an independent specialist counsel, with clearly defined ‘no conflict' policies. I would like to bring forth my experience of having worked extensively with real estate private equity funds, new age investors, financial institutions, developers and other intermediaries in the sector. Another area of contribution is of playing a role as a strategic advisor to the above stakeholders in dispute resolution.”“I am extremely grateful to Mr. Cyril Shroff giving me an opportunity to be part of the leadership position real estate practice of Cyril Amarchand Mangaladas. As a leader of the Indian legal services sector, Mr. Shroff has an unparallel understanding of India’s legal framework, economy and the legal market. It was an absolute pleasure to work with him, and all the other talented lawyers at CAM,” he added..Abhishek Sharma & Associates has set up an office at ‘One Lodha Centre’ in Lower Parel, Mumbai..If you would like your Deals, Columns, Press Releases to be published on Bar & Bench, please fill in the form available here.