Abhilash Pillai



Abhilash has experience in advising real estate funds, multi-national companies, lenders, borrowers, retailers, institutional and non-institutional real estate investors, developers and operators in a broad range of business arena.

His practice areas include advising on all aspects of investments into real estate projects, creation of security, sale and purchase of real properties, including commercial leasing, due diligence, structuring, negotiation and documentation of the transaction, drafting and negotiating agreements relating to sale, mortgage, loans, license, construction, services, agency & franchise, litigation and arbitration related to real properties, among many others and advising domestic and international corporate clients on their general legal requirements.

Professional Experience

  • Apollo Asia RE Singapore II Pte. Limited on the real estate aspects of its lending transactions with Logix Group, a developer in Uttar Pradesh.
  • Blackstone on the real estate aspects of its recent acquisitions of commercial assets in North India.
  • Peninsula Brookfield India Real Estate Fund on the real estate aspects of its multiple lending transactions with Ansal API, a leading developer in North India.
  • The Indian subsidiary of Vicat S. A. (world’s 2nd largest cement manufacturer) in acquiring 2,900 acres (12,63,24,000 square feet) of land in Gulbarga District of Karnataka for setting-up of a cement plant having a production capacity of 5.5 million tonnes (approx) per annum.
  • The Mauritius Commercial Bank Limited on the real estate aspects of its multiple lending transactions with IREO, a leading developer in North India.


  • Bar Council of Delhi, India
  • Supreme Court Bar Association


  • 2004 B.A., LLB., Government Law College, Trivandrum


Practice Areas

  • Real Estate

Published Works


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