Founder, Nishith Desai Associates
Nishith Desai is the founder of the multi-skilled, research-based international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates (www.nishithdesai.com) with offices in Mumbai, Silicon Valley, Bangalore, Singapore, New Delhi and Mumbai – BKC.
He is an international tax and corporate law expert, researcher, published author and lecturer in leading academic institutions around the world. Nishith Desai is listed in the Lex Witness “Hall of fame: Top 50‟ individuals who have helped shape the legal landscape of modern India. He is also the recipient of Prof. Yunus “Social Business Pioneer of India‟ – 2010 award. He has been voted “External Counsel of the Year 2009‟ by Asian Counsel and Pacific Business Press and the “Most In Demand Practitioners‟ by Chambers Asia 2009. He has been ranked No. 28 in a global Top 50 “Gold List” by Tax Business, a UK-based journal for the international tax community. Nishith Desai holds a special licence from the State Bar of California to practice Indian law. He is also a leading lawyer for private equity and venture capital, highly recommended for tax and recommended for M&A and Media laws by “PLC Which Lawyer? 2009”.