Nishith Desai

Nishith Desai

Founder and Managing Partner, Nishith Desai Associates, India

Nishith is an international tax and corporate lawyer, researcher, author and lecturer. He is the Founder of Nishith Desai Associates. Nishith has substantial experience in the Fund sector, advising a large number of offshore investment funds and playing a seminal role in structuring several private equity funds, in addition to structuring several domestic venture capital funds. He is a member of the International Bar Association, American Bar Association, Inter Pacific Bar Association, LAWASIA, International Tax Planning Association, and Supreme Court Bar Association. He is listed in the Lex Witness ‘Hall of fame: Top 50’ individuals who have helped shape the legal landscape of modern India. Nishith also holds a special license from the State Bar of California to practice Indian law.