Nishith Desai

Nishith Desai

Nishith Desai is the founder of the research-based strategy driven international law firm, Nishith Desai Associates (www.nishithdesai.com) with offices in Mumbai, Silicon Valley, Bangalore, Singapore, Mumbai – BKC, New Delhi and Munich.

He is a renowned international tax, corporate, IP lawyer researcher, published author and lecturer in leading academic institutions around the world. Post 1991, he established the first five India Focused funds and pioneered the roots of the asset management industry.  His firm has over 900 funds across all classes of asset.

The Firm recently won an award for being the ‘Most Innovative Indian Law Firm’ and the ‘2nd Most Innovative Law firm in Asia and Australia’.

Nishith Desai is a practicing advocate in India and also holds a special license from the State Bar of California and Singapore to practice Indian law. His vast understanding of international comparative law along with lateral thinking helps him be solution oriented and very innovative lawyer