At Nishith Desai Associates, we have earned the reputation of being Asia’s most Innovative Law Firm – and the go-to
specialists for companies around the world, looking to conduct businesses in India and for Indian companies considering
business expansion abroad. In fact, we have conceptualized and created a state-of-the-art Blue Sky Thinking and
Research Campus, Imaginarium Aligunjan, an international institution dedicated to designing a premeditated future with
an embedded strategic foresight capability.
We are a research and strategy driven international firm with offices in Mumbai, Palo Alto (Silicon Valley), Bangalore,
Singapore, New Delhi, Munich, and New York. Our team comprises of specialists who provide strategic advice on legal,
regulatory, and tax related matters in an integrated manner basis key insights carefully culled from the allied industries.
As an active participant in shaping India’s regulatory environment, we at NDA, have the expertise and more importantly
– the VISION – to navigate its complexities. Our ongoing endeavors in conducting and facilitating original research in
emerging areas of law has helped us develop unparalleled proficiency to anticipate legal obstacles, mitigate potential
risks and identify new opportunities for our clients on a global scale. Simply put, for conglomerates looking to conduct
business in the subcontinent, NDA takes the uncertainty out of new frontiers.
As a firm of doyens, we pride ourselves in working with select clients within select verticals on complex matters. Our
forte lies in providing innovative and strategic advice in futuristic areas of law such as those relating to Blockchain and
virtual currencies, Internet of Things (IOT), Aviation, Artificial Intelligence, Privatization of Outer Space, Drones, Robotics,
Virtual Reality, Ed-Tech, Med-Tech & Medical Devices and Nanotechnology with our key clientele comprising of marquee
Fortune 500 corporations.
The firm has been consistently ranked as one of the Most Innovative Law Firms, across the globe. In fact, NDA has been
the proud recipient of the Financial Times – RSG award 4 times in a row, (2014-2017) as the Most Innovative Indian
We are a trust based, non-hierarchical, democratic organization that leverages research and knowledge to deliver
extraordinary value to our clients. Datum, our unique employer proposition has been developed into a global case study,
aptly titled ‘Management by Trust in a Democratic Enterprise,’ published by John Wiley & Sons, USA.