Nishith Desai Associates


Nishith Desai Associates (NDA) is a research based international law firm with offices in Mumbai, Bangalore, Silicon Valley, Singapore, New Delhi, Munich. We specialize in strategic legal, regulatory and tax advice coupled with industry expertise in an integrated manner. We focus on niche areas in which we provide significant value and are invariably involved in select highly complex, innovative transactions. Our key clients include marquee repeat Fortune 500 clientele.
Core practice areas include International Tax, International Tax Litigation, Litigation & Dispute Resolution, Fund Formation, Fund Investments, Capital Markets, Employment and HR, Intellectual Property, Corporate & Securities Law, Competition Law, Mergers & Acquisitions, JVs & Restructuring, General Commercial Law and Succession and Estate Planning. Our specialized industry niches include financial services, IT and telecom, education, pharma and life sciences, media and entertainment, real estate and infrastructure. Our research oriented approach has also led to the team members being recognized and felicitated for thought leadership.
Consecutively for the fifth year in 2010, NDAites have won the global competition for dissertations at the International Bar Association. Nishith Desai, Founder of Nishith Desai Associates, 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 also been ranked No. 28 in a global Top 50 ‘Gold List’ by Tax Business, a UK-based journal for the international tax community. He 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. Muhammad Yunus ‘Social Business Pioneer of India’ — 2010 award.



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