Banking and Finance , Dispute Resolution
Nishant’s client portfolio is diverse and features leading companies across various sectors; he has more than fifteen years of professional experience practicing law in India, Myanmar and Cambodia. He has been focusing on Myanmar since 2014, which remains his primary focus. In Myanmar, his practice focuses on M&A (and general Corporate and Commercial), B&F (including Fintech and Capital Market), Energy and Infrastructure, TMT, Real Estate, Aviation, and Dispute Resolution. Nishant has been instrumental in the development of DFDL Myanmar in the past several years, given his solid technical and commercial understanding of Myanmar laws and management skills. In addition to leading DFDL’s Myanmar practice, Nishant heads DFDL’s dispute resolution practice and focuses on banking, finance, and dispute matters for Cambodia. In addition to being a frequent speaker at various national and international conferences and seminars across the globe, Nishant has authored several articles and papers published in various journals such as the IBA, Asia-MENA, Lexis Nexis and IFLR. Ranked by most of the leading directories like Chambers and Partners, IFLR and Asia Law, Nishant was also awarded as 40 EU-India Business Leader 2019 at the European Parliament at Brussels. Nishant is often quoted for his views on legal matters relating to Myanmar by several Myanmar and international newspapers. He holds a Master of Laws (LL.M.) in Business and Finance Law from the George Washington University Law School, Washington DC.
DFDL was established in 1994 and founded on a unique vision: to create an integrated legal and tax advisory firm, with in-depth knowledge of the jurisdictions where we are based.
DFDL is a leading regional law firm specialized in emerging markets with legal and tax expertise developed throughout the Mekong region, with a dedicated focus on South and Southeast Asia.
With a team of nearly 170 legal and tax advisers, working closely together within a fast-growing network of offices in Bangladesh, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. DFDL provides personalized and cost-effective legal, tax and consulting services and solutions. We draw on the resources of one or more of our offices throughout the region to provide seamless, efficient and tailored legal and tax services on cross-border transactions and investments.
Our clients benefit from our team\’s comprehensive understanding of the legal, regulatory and cultural frameworks of our operating jurisdictions, factors that are critical for the successful completion of transactions. We pride ourselves on an in-depth knowledge of the countries where we operate, combined with our network of relationships with regulators and key industry players, to deliver the best possible results for our clients.
Our key practice areas include:
Banking, Finance & Technology
Compliance & Investigations
Employment & Labour
Energy, Mining & Infrastructure
Real Estate & Construction Restructuring & Insolvency Taxation & Accounting