Fareed Karachiwala is an Indian lawyer who was included in the 50 Super Lawyers by Asian Legal Business in 2020.
Farid Karachiwala was born in Mumbai. In 1993, he did his schooling from The New Era High School, Panchgani, Maharashtra. In 2000, he did BLS and LLB, a five-year course at Government Law College, Mumbai. Farid had a desire to become a lawyer since childhood. While attending college, he worked in his father’s law office, helping him decide which path he wanted to pursue in law.
Hair Color: black
Eye Colour: brown
parents and siblings
Farid’s father was also a lawyer. He has two sisters, Farah Karachiwala and Zahra Ibrahim.
relationships / affairs
Farid came in a relationship with TV actress Rakhi Vision. They met through a common friend. Rakhi and Farid planned to get married in 2021, however, the wedding was postponed due to the sudden demise of Rakhi’s father.
as a lawyer
After completing his law degree, Farid wanted to join a larger law firm to experience a different work culture. In 2006, he was hired by Wadia Ghandi, one of the oldest law firms in India. Later, he became a partner in the firm. In 2012, Farid opened an office in Delhi with one of Wadia Gandhi’s colleagues. In addition, he became an advocate on the record of the Supreme Court of India in 2012. He represented the central government in a case against Reliance and other companies in connection with the KG-D6 gas case, which lasted for nearly four years. In 2018, Farid joined as a partner Fareed specializes in corporate, commercial litigation and arbitration and appears regularly for banks and business houses. He has also handled dispute cases for banks and business houses in Ahmedabad, Delhi, Chennai, Goa, Lucknow, Kolkata and Bangalore. He has represented both the State Government and the Central Government in international commercial arbitration and proceedings before the High Court and Supreme Court of India in London. In July 2020, Farid became a member of the Bar Council of Maharashtra and Goa as an advocate. In January 2002, he became a member of Bombay Incorporated Law Society as an advocate.
in real estate
With extensive experience in handling real estate transactions, Fareed scrutinizes title and draft documents. He regularly advises business houses and realtors in all aspects of real estate transactions and strategies for acquisition and sale of real estate. Farid also advises on special laws relating to redevelopment of societies and slum rehabilitation. His clients include some of the top banks and high-net individuals who have involved him on issues related to townships, acquisition of agricultural land, establishment of townships, slum rehabilitation and social development and have advised clients in some of the most complex real . Property and transfer transactions. Farid also advises in succession planning, and gives general advice relating to various laws in India.
Facts / Trivia
- When Farid was working in the Wadia Gandhi firm, he was also very interested in real estate.
- According to Farid, he works from 8 am to 7 pm.
- Farid told an interviewer that he was greatly encouraged during his law practice by the judges of the High Court and the Supreme Court.
- Farid has a farmhouse in Pune.
- According to Farid’s girlfriend Rakhi, he also has a poultry farm in Mumbai.