s. Jalan & co.

Corporate Office:

6/7-A, A J C Bose Road,
Kolkata 700 017
Tel +91 33 2280 7559/60/61
Fax +91 33 2287 9610
E-mail: kolkata@sjalanco.com
Contact Person:
Mr. Tanmay Jalan / Mr.B. S Purohit

New Delhi office:

J-1833, Chittranjan Park,
New Delhi-110019.
Phone: +91-11-26272916, 26271810,
Fax: +91 11-,
E-mail: del@sjalanco.com
Contact Person: Ms Asha Nayar Basu

Litigation Office:

10, Old Post Office Street,
Kolkata 700 001
Tel +91-33-2248 3383, 2220 7427
Fax +91-33-2210 4641
E-mail: kolkata@sjalanco.com
Contact Person:
Mr. Tanmay Jalan / Mr.B. S Purohit

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The firm founded by the renowned jurist Mr Shyamanand Jalan, traces its origin to 1950. It is one of the oldest and best-known Law firms in Calcutta.


The firm has developed multi locational presence in India with its offices at Calcutta and New Delhi . The offices are fully functional, modern and well equipped with a legal support staff consisting of Lawyers, in-house counsels, Chartered Accountants, professional retainers and paralegal personnel, accountants, hardware and software personnel and office administrators headed by a team of cohesive partners. The knowledge/database dedicated round the clock service (the Head Office remains open 24 hours) and team of practice area specific experts enable the firm to provide services of international standards and requirements.


The firm has established a solid reputation in Calcutta, where it was founded and also enjoys a coveted niche in Northern India, primarily through its dedication to serving our varied clientele that includes – Industries (both in Public and Private Sectors), Financial Institutions, Multinationals, Software Houses, SOHO, Charitable and Educational Organisations, NGOs and individuals. The firm also has Disinvestment experience.


The Asia Pacific Legal 500 has also named the firm among the top Law Firms in India.


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New Delhi-

Real Estate-“The Delhi office of Kolkata-based Sjalan Company has been retained by Bennett, Coleman & Co in relation to its significant real estate portal and has advised Ambience Developers & Infrastructure on the Ambience Island township project that will comprise residential and commercial developments. According to one high-profile client, the firm ‘has a deep understanding of all aspects of real estate legal issues. They service clients throughout the country and abroad’ and ‘are able to take care of a large range of issues from different regions. Since they have prestigious clients, they have knowledge beyond what books can provide and are able to draw on their rich experience to answer tricky problems’. Asha Nayar Basu is highly recommended


Corporate/M&A-“Kolkata-based Sjalan Company property-focused Delhi office is headed by Asha Nayar-Basu and has been retained by Bennett, Coleman & Co, owners of India’s largest newspaper The Times of India, in relation to its real estate portfolio. Media Lab Asia, Singapore-registered Blueprint Impex and Express Newspapers also regularly retain the firm’s legal counsel.”

Dispute resolution: Asha N Basu’s team at Kolkata-based Sjalan Company acts for Express Newspapers on various longstanding disputes.



Corporate/M&A- Sjalan Company is perhaps best known in the market for its real estate work, though the firm also handles a range of corporate and litigation matters. The firm is currently advising on a number of high-profile commercial property, housing development and real estate joint venture matters in Kolkata. Shyamanand Jalan is recommended. The firm is described by clients as ‘innovative in its approach and correct in its advice’.


Languages in which the members of the firm are proficient: English, Hindi, Bengali, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kannada, Oriya, Punjabi and other Indian Languages.