Banking and Finance , Dispute Resolution
Nishant has more than thirteen years of professional experience practicing law in India and Myanmar, over five years of which have been spent in Myanmar. He has advised on some of the largest, most challenging and groundbreaking transactions and investments in Myanmar. His areas of specialization include M&A and general corporate, banking and finance, telecommunication, aviation, energy and real estate. Nishant’s client portfolio features some of the leading Myanmar companies across a range of sectors. In addition to transactional advisory work, he has substantial experience with dispute resolution in India. 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. He is often quoted for his views on legal matters relating to Myanmar by several Myanmar and international newspapers. Ranked by Chambers and Partners, Nishant was also awarded as 40 EU-India Business Leader 2019, which he received at the European Parliament at Brussels by the hands of Hon Caroline Nagtegaal, MEP – Netherlands & Vice Chair- European Parliament delegation for relations with India. 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