Real Estate Lawyer

Secure your property with the help of a real estate lawyer.


A real estate lawyer is a legal professional who specialises in matters related to real estate law. They provide legal services to individuals and organisations involved in real estate transactions including buying, selling, leasing and financing of properties. The main role of a real estate lawyer is to ensure that the legal aspects of a real estate transaction are in compliance with applicable laws and regulations. 

A real estate lawyer is an essential part of the real estate transaction process, providing clients with expert legal guidance and representation to ensure a smooth and successful transaction. When a dispute ends up in court, a real estate lawyer may also act as the buyer's or the seller's legal representative. The real estate lawyer gathers information from all parties involved and works to resolve the conflict. To sort out the specifics, this might entail hiring a surveyor or title company.


For Bachelor’s

  • Candidates must have successfully completed their Intermediate/10+2 or equivalent examination from a recognised educational board.
  • Seekers ought to have received a minimum of 50% of the possible points across all subjects.
  • In India, there is no age restriction on taking law courses.

For Masters

  • Candidates must have graduated from an accredited university to be admitted to postgraduate programmes.
  • Aspirants must have an LLB or an equivalent degree from an esteemed university to be admitted to an LLM programme.
  • In order to graduate, students need to have at least a 55% grade point average.

Job Roles

The main goals of studying real estate law rules and regulations are to provide students with in-depth knowledge and an enhanced capacity to resolve property disputes. To complete such a task, a variety of job profiles are available in the field of real estate law study. 

  • Property Dispute Lawyers
  • Property Advocate
  • Assistant Manager - Real Estate Division 
  • RERA Lawyer
  • Legal Advisor - Real Estate

Employment Sector Jobs

The leading companies that employ real estate lawyers belong to the below-mentioned employment sectors or industries: 

  • Law Firms 
  • Real Estate Companies
  • Government Firms or Public Departments
  • State Government- Real Estate Regulatory Authority

Top Recruiters

There are many businesses that hire real estate lawyers to provide legal services to resolve property disputes. The following are the top companies looking for real estate lawyers:

  • AZB & Partners
  • DSK Legal
  • Shardul Amarchand Mangaldas & Co
  • Hariani & Co., Advocates and Solicitors
  • Khaitan & Co LLP
  • Real Estate Regulatory Authority
  • L&L Partners Law Offices
  • Jaypee Group
  • Bhutani Infra
  • Omaxe Ltd.


The salary of a real estate lawyer in India varies depending on factors such as the size, type of organisation they work for, their level of experience and their location.


Entry-level Real Estate lawyers

4 lakhs to 6 lakhs per year

Senior Real Estate lawyers

7 lakhs - 12 lakhs per annum

Top-level Real Estate lawyers

15 lakhs - 40 lakhs per annum


A real estate lawyer's practice area includes a broad range of legal services pertaining to property disputes. A real estate attorney may specialise in a variety of areas, including:

  • Preparing and examining real estate agreements and contracts
  • Providing clients with guidance on real estate transactions, such as purchases, sales and leases
  • Real estate transaction terms and conditions can be negotiated
  • Conducting title searches and due diligence
  • Representing clients in real estate conflicts including boundary disputes, zoning issues and property damage claims
  • Advising on real estate development initiatives including zoning and land use regulations
  • Assistance with real estate financing and refinancing
  • Providing guidance on the tax effects of real estate transactions


The benefits of a Real Estate law study include: 

  • The Real estate lawyers have specialised knowledge and experience in the field of real estate law and can provide informed advice on various legal issues related to real estate transactions.
  • They can help protect their clients' interests by reviewing contracts, negotiating terms and ensuring that all parties comply with the law.
  • Hiring a real estate lawyer can help save time and money in the long run by preventing costly legal disputes and ensuring that transactions are completed smoothly and efficiently.
  • Moreover, they can provide advice on tax implications of real estate transactions and help clients take advantage of tax benefits.
  • These lawyers are skilled negotiators and can help clients achieve the best possible outcome in real estate transactions.


The drawbacks of  a real estate lawyer include: 

  • Hiring a real estate lawyer can be expensive, especially for complex transactions. The cost of legal services can be a significant expense, especially for individuals and businesses with limited budgets.
  • Involving a real estate lawyer in a transaction can be time-consuming, as they need to review and negotiate contracts, conduct due diligence and handle other legal matters.
  • The legal process can be slow and bureaucratic, which can be frustrating for those who want to complete real estate transactions quickly.
  • Some real estate lawyers only provide limited services such as contract review or dispute resolution and may not be able to provide comprehensive advice on all aspects of a real estate transaction.
  • There is always a risk of conflicts of interest when working with a real estate lawyer, especially when they represent multiple parties in a transaction.
  • Real estate lawyers may not be able to accommodate client preferences or be flexible with their schedules, which can create challenges for those with tight deadlines.